Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Playa Del Rey

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Playa Del Rey. Travelers to this romantic city praise the biking, restaurants and bird watching. Venice Beach and Santa Monica Pier are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Playa Del Rey

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like biking and bird watching. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Playa Del Rey has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santa Monica Pier (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • NBC Studios (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Playa Del Rey

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 75°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Playa Del Rey

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Playa Del Rey is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Griffith Park (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Dockweiler State Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Marina Beach, Mother's Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Playa Del Rey

The nearest airport is in Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), which is 4.9 mi (7.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Playa del Rey?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 493 vacation rentals near Playa del Rey. From 192 Houses to 208 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Playa del Rey for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Playa del Rey?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Playa del Rey:

  • The Jungle: 39 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,792 vacation rentals
  • Venice: 706 vacation rentals
  • Studio City: 2,125 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 321 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Playa del Rey?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Playa del Rey. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Long Beach: 2,646 vacation rentals
  • Venice Beach: 5,753 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,792 vacation rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 3,890 vacation rentals
  • Santa Monica Pier: 1,742 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Playa del Rey?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 192 Houses in Playa del Rey. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Playa del Rey include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 208 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 28 rentals available
  • Cottages: 28 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Playa del Rey?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 100 vacation rentals with pool available in Playa del Rey. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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