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 33.33 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (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 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 31.82 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 31.82 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 65.91 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.18 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.55 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 53.65 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 95.95 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.39 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 48.33 (High)
    • Health Care Index 27.78 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.81 (Moderate)
    • 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 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45 USD

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

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