Santa Monica is one of the most beautiful places in Los Angeles area dubbed as one of “10 Great Public Spaces in the U.S.” It is also home to world famous Santa Monica pier, sunny climate and beach which access the Pacific Ocean. With so many exciting things to offer, Santa Monica is the perfect destination for a laid-back yet fun filled vacation.
Stroll down Santa Monica and get to know its rich history and culture through their landmarks. Some of these historical landmarks include Miles Playhouse for theater productions, Paul Getty Museum where antiques, sculptures, paintings and photos are displayed. There’s Looff Hippodrome, Miramar hotel, former homes of celebrities and of course the Santa Monica pier packed with amusement park attractions and entertainment.
Explore Third Street Promenade – a pedestrian mall where people from all walks of life head to. Movie centers, shops where major US stores have branches and cafes are accessible in this walkway. Plus, a variety of restaurants abound catering to every culinary preference matched with street musicians and entertainers for a relaxing afternoon.
After swimming and soaking into the water, bikes, skateboards, roller blades and other non motorized transportation are available for rent. Grab your preferred non motorized transportation and take the trail to slash off the extra pounds you gained after dining at different Santa Monica restaurants.
The Venice Beach Cotel is a great Los Angeles hostel is available where you can stay to fully enjoy the benefits of your vacation. This hostel is affordable to cater your accommodation needs. Amenities and facilities vary according to price, thus it is important to book your hostel experience first beforehand to estimate your budget.