Move over, Los Angeles – Santa Monica is the hot Californian destination for your bucket list

Posted July 24, 2019

If Los Angeles is on your list of places to visit – Air New Zealand direct flights from London make it easy to get there in 9 hours – then Santa Monica is a must-see destination just 20 minutes’ drive from the heart of the city.

The coastal city is growing in popularity with a thriving tourist trade transforming it from a place that people day trip to, into a destination in its own right. Perfect for a fun holiday with friends, a romantic getaway next to the ocean or a detox and wellness solo escape, here’s why Santa Monica should definitely be on your map.

Stylist, United Kingdom, May 2019

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