Named one of the Top 10 Beach Cities in the World by National Geographic, Santa Monica blends urban energy, beach town atmosphere and natural beauty for an unrivaled California coastal experience.
With world-class oceanfront hotels and glorious Pacific Ocean setting, Santa Monica is one of LA’s most popular destinations. Named one of the Top 10 Beach Cities in the World by National Geographic, Santa Monica blends urban energy, beach town atmosphere and natural beauty delivering an unrivaled California beach experience. Home to many top attractions including the iconic Santa Monica Pier and Third Street Promenade, visitors can explore the endless restaurants, shopping and cultural attractions that has attracted celebrities for decades. Get a taste of Santa Monica’s award-winning culinary scene renowned for fresh Farmers Market ingredients, diverse international influences and al fresco dining with ocean views. Create the perfect LA beach look with trendsetting boutiques, celebrity favorite Fred Segal and Santa Monica Place, a three level open-air shopping haven. Embrace the Santa Monica lifestyle and live like a local with beach yoga, surfing and bicycling.