Santa Monica Tourism

Situated in southern California and a few miles from Los Angeles, is the coastal city of Santa Monica. It is a charming little sea side city spread across an area of only 22 km². From pubs to museums, from bike tracks to hiking in the mountains, from food delicacies to surfing, you can enjoy these various things the city has to offer.

While on a trip to Santa Monica, take a stroll along the Santa Monica Pier, grab a beach towel and a good book and head to the beach, window shop along Montana Avenue or soak in the culture by visiting the many museums. There is a lot to do once you travel to Santa Monica. Here’s a gist of what you may expect.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Santa Monica

  • Know the pollution level of Santa Monica before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 15 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 45 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Santa Monica for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Santa Monica.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.11 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.89 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 27.78 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.89 (Low)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 61.11 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 69.44 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.22 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Santa Monica is 149.51 (High)

    • Safety Index 60.91 (High)
    • Climate Index 95.95 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 52.5 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 75.9 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 27.78 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.96 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 123.76 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Santa Monica

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.86 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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