Santa Monica boasts the unique combination of an urban center with a spectacular beach. This seaside city experiences 340 days of sunshine per year and is conveniently only eight miles north of LAX and less than an hour from most major Southern California attractions. Play volleyball, swim in the Pacific, or simply lounge on the beach. Take in fabulous views of the beach and the famous Santa Monica Pier from Palisades Park.
Visit world-famous Muscle Beach or go on the rides at Pacific Park. Dining at world-class restaurants, shopping at hundreds of retail shops, and exciting nightlife are all at your fingertips in this pedestrian-friendly city. Choose from a wide variety of hotels and facilities that will make your reunion, wedding, or corporate convention unforgettable. Visit the City of Santa Monica.