Santa Monica, CA Meeting Planning Overview
Santa Monica is Los Angeles' beach city — a charming seaside town with all the culture, events, and urban amenities of a bustling metropolis. The blend of Santa Monica's natural beauty, beachfront setting, award-winning dining, incomparable hotel collection, and unique event venues provides participants with a quintessential Southern California chic experience that is the perfect balance between meet and play.
Santa Monica offers 41 hotels that are all within 4 miles of the Pacific Ocean and range from a four-bedroom cottage to a 347-room hotel. With over 120,000 square feet of creative event space to choose from, meeting planners and attendees have a variety of venue options, including ocean-view conference rooms with breezy terraces, poolside cabanas with flat-screen televisions, a historic beachfront estate, theater complexes, art galleries, airport hangars, and the iconic Santa Monica Pier.
Whether you're traveling for a meeting, corporate gathering, special event, or incentive program, this 8.3-square-mile city is extremely walkable and pedestrian-friendly, giving you easy access from your Santa Monica hotel to farmers-market-driven cuisine, famed shopping options, and unique activities such as a 3.5-mile-long beach — ensuring that you or your participants can enjoy an early morning run or beachside group experience.
Host your next meeting, corporate gathering, special event, or incentive program in a truly unforgettable seaside destination. Come and enjoy one of California's most iconic stretches of shoreline, Santa Monica!