1. Home
  2. California
  3. Santa Monica

studio apartments for rent in Santa Monica, CA

  • Apartments
  • Studio
78 Properties

Filter by price

Set a maximum price for your search.

Find Apartments with AT&T FIBER (SM) Internet

AT&T Filter
AT&T Globe

Filter by bathrooms

How many bathrooms do you need?

Tour from home

Live video tours, 3D tours and videos to help you explore from home
1 - 30 of 78 Properties
Next Page >

Overview of Santa Monica

A vibrant, upscale beachside community, Santa Monica offers plenty of studio apartments and other places for rent. As part of Los Angeles County, California, the area is home to a number of people who want to live close to the beach and those who crave fun. Nightclubs like Zanzibar and The Room offer all the excitement that you need with bands and other types of live entertainment nearly every night. You may also love relaxing on the beach and taking water-skiing or surfing classes. Locals love Tar & Roses as well, which is a slightly upscale restaurant that is perfect for visiting on a night out with friends or for a romantic meal. The city is also home to the annual Santa Monica Festival, which boasts live music, fun activities and lots of food. With plenty of apartments and complexes to choose from, Rent.com makes finding studio apartments in Santa Monica easy.

Searching for Studio Apartments in Santa Monica

Studio apartments in Los Angeles County are perfect for those who want to save money. You can use the money you save every month to put towards a house later. These apartments are also popular with young professionals just starting out who might not make enough to rent a larger place. Students attending Santa Monica College and other nearby schools also flock to studios, which range in price from around $1,050 a month to $1,350 a month. As these apartments are on the smaller side, you might find that you need help deciding what to take and what to leave behind. This Rent.com blog offers some advice on getting rid of clutter before you move.

Typical Layout for Studio Apartments in Santa Monica

Studio apartments come with just enough space for one or two people. You can live in one comfortably and still have enough room for inviting a friend over. Most come with one large living space that you use for entertaining and as a bedroom and living room. Though some have a separate kitchen, most include the kitchen as part of the main room. Studio and efficiency apartments come with a private bathroom with a toilet, sink and tub or shower as well. The amount of space you get often ranges from 300 to 600 square feet. When looking at the studio apartments available for rent in Santa Monica, you may also want to look at complexes near the beach, with views of the beach or large windows that let in natural light.