Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of West Los Angeles

The area's entertainment and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to West Los Angeles. This city's restaurants, shopping and beaches draw many visitors. Sony Pictures Studios and J. Paul Getty Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around West Los Angeles

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes West Los Angeles a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sony Pictures Studios (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • NBC Studios (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • 20th Century Fox Studio (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in West Los Angeles

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in West Los Angeles

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, West Los Angeles is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Griffith Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Beverly Gardens Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Will Rogers Memorial Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • International Chess Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West Los Angeles

The nearest airport is in Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), located 1.6 mi (2.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 7.2 mi (11.5 km) away.

Where to stay near West Los Angeles?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,832 holiday rentals near West Los Angeles. From 714 Houses to 742 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Los Angeles is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in West Los Angeles?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in West Los Angeles. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Santa Monica: 3,946 holiday rentals
  • West Hollywood: 4,730 holiday rentals
  • Beverly Hills: 3,197 holiday rentals
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,760 holiday rentals
  • Hollywood: 871 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in West Los Angeles! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in West Los Angeles?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in West Los Angeles with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Santa Monica: 3,946 holiday homes
  • West Hollywood: 4,730 holiday homes
  • Beverly Hills: 3,197 holiday homes
  • Malibu: 2,310 holiday homes
  • Burbank: 3,645 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to West Los Angeles?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in West Los Angeles are:

  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): 5,699 holiday houses
  • Zamperini Field Airport (TOA): 3,324 holiday houses
  • Compton, CA (CPM-Compton - Woodley): 5,572 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in West Los Angeles?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in West Los Angeles. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Venice Beach: 5,713 holiday rentals
  • Long Beach: 2,578 holiday rentals
  • Los Angeles City Hall: 5,568 holiday rentals
  • University of Southern California: 2,111 holiday rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 3,867 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Los Angeles listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around West Los Angeles

Santa Monica
3,946 holiday rentals
West Hollywood
4,730 holiday rentals
Beverly Hills
3,197 holiday rentals
2,310 holiday rentals
3,645 holiday rentals
Long Beach
2,578 holiday rentals
Marina del Rey
1,637 holiday rentals
1,735 holiday rentals
Manhattan Beach
1,614 holiday rentals
Redondo Beach
1,840 holiday rentals
Playa del Rey
491 holiday rentals
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Culver City
3,077 holiday rentals
2,402 holiday rentals
Hidden Hills
542 holiday rentals
Agoura Hills
2,899 holiday rentals
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