Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Venice

Enjoy the live music and other features of Venice. This walkable city is known for its beaches, seaside and surfing. Venice Beach and Santa Monica Pier are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Venice

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy Venice for its surfing, rollerskating and cycling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Venice a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Monica Pier (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • NBC Studios (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk (1 mi / 1.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Venice

Travellers enjoy Venice for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Venice

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Venice has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Venice is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Griffith Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Muscle Beach Venice (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Marina Beach, Mother's Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Venice

The nearest airport is in Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), located 1.8 mi (3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 4.9 mi (7.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Venice?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 710 holiday rentals near Venice. From 275 Houses to 294 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Venice for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Venice?

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 Venice:

  • Hollywood Hills: 1,763 holiday homes
  • Studio City: 2,067 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Hills West: 1,734 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 343 holiday homes
  • Beverly Grove: 901 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 Venice?

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

  • Venice Beach: 5,592 holiday rentals
  • Muscle Beach Venice: 5,550 holiday rentals
  • Venice Fishing Pier: 5,545 holiday rentals
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame: 5,674 holiday rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 3,843 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Venice 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 Venice?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 275 Houses in Venice. Our other popular types of Venice holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 294 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 48 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 48 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Venice?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 80 holiday homes with pool available in Venice. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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