Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty Manhattan Beach

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Manhattan Beach. Renowned for its beaches, sporting events and seaside, this city welcomes all visitors. Venice Beach and Sony Pictures Studios are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Manhattan Beach

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Manhattan Beach a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sony Pictures Studios (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Aquarium of the Pacific (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Lakes at El Segundo (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Campus El Segundo (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Redondo Beach Pier (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Manhattan Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Manhattan Beach

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Manhattan Beach is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Polliwog Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Cabrillo Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Seaside Lagoon (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Vincent Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Manhattan Beach

The nearest airport is in Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), located 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), which is 4.2 mi (6.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Manhattan Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,673 holiday rentals near Manhattan Beach. From 716 Houses to 610 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 Manhattan Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Manhattan Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Manhattan Beach:

  • Sand Section: 137 holiday homes
  • Tree Section: 86 holiday homes
  • Gas Lamp Section: 52 holiday homes
  • East Manhattan Beach: 67 holiday homes
  • El Porto: 50 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Manhattan Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Manhattan Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Manhattan Beach Pier: 5,585 holiday rentals
  • Polliwog Park: 5,695 holiday rentals
  • Trilogy Spa: 5,514 holiday rentals
  • Roundhouse Marine Studies Lab & Aquarium: 5,530 holiday rentals
  • The Comic Bug: 5,607 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Manhattan Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Manhattan Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 716 Houses in Manhattan Beach. Our other popular types of Manhattan Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 610 holiday houses
  • Villas: 24 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 90 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Manhattan Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 271 holiday homes with pool available in Manhattan Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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