Why BA Holidays?

Plan and book your holiday with British Airways, online or by phone. Enjoy all these great benefits:

  • Combine and save - book your flight + hotel or flight + car rental together for the best deals
  • Choose from a wide range of hotels
  • 24-hour support helpline
  • Low online deposits
  • All holidays booked on ba.com are protected, giving you peace of mind whilst on holiday

Holidays in Los Angeles

Explore LA’s diverse neighbourhoods on your city break. Their unique personalities make it impossible to stay in one place. Combine the glitz and glamour of Hollywood with the natural beauty of Griffith Park and the thrills of Anaheim.

Holidays in Los Angeles blend the iconic tourist sights with a glimpse into the real LA lifestyle. Downtown LA is home to bustling gastro pubs and funky vintage bars. Enjoy an energetic shopping experience in Santee Alley or a concert under the stars at the Greek Theatre in Griffith Park. The rooftop bar at the Andaz West Hollywood is the perfect place to spend hot summer nights, while Loews Santa Monica provides a peaceful beach retreat.

Find your Los Angeles holiday type

First time holidays in Los Angeles

First time holidays in Los Angeles

For many, first time holidays in Los Angeles will be spent seeing the sights and ticking off all of the best-known attractions. From the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to the theme parks of Anaheim and trendy nightspots of the Sunset Strip. Stroll along the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame and catch a glimpse of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, which represents Hollywood’s Golden Age. Choose a fantastic experience to enhance your LA break, from the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus to the electric bicycle tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach.

Beach holidays in Los Angeles

Beach holidays in Los Angeles

Situated on one of the most beautiful coastlines in the US, Los Angeles has some spectacular beaches located right on its doorstep. Each area has its own personality, from the laid back Californian vibe of Huntington Beach to the die-hard surf scene at Malibu. Hire a car and spend some time exploring the coastline. Absorb the sophisticated seaside resorts of Orange County or the vibrant art scene at Venice Beach. Enjoy superb golfing, world-class shopping and yachting at Newport Beach.

Fly-drive holidays in Los Angeles

Fly-drive holidays in Los Angeles

Fly-drive holidays in Los Angeles give you the freedom and flexibility to explore at your own pace. There is so much to see and do, from taking in popular attractions to relaxing on sun-kissed Californian beaches. Hotel hop and get the most out of your Los Angeles holiday, embrace the LA outdoor lifestyle in Joshua Tree National Park or enjoy a daytrip in picturesque Santa Barbara. Create the ultimate road trip experience and combine cosmopolitan San Francisco with larger than life Las Vegas.

Active holidays in Los Angeles

Active holidays in Los Angeles

Los Angeles' sunny climate makes it ideal for outdoor adventures. Hike from the Griffith Park Observatory to the summit of Mount Hollywood – the highest peak of the park offers fantastic views of the Los Angeles basin. Hire a bike and explore Venice Beach, make plenty of stops for people watching in the cafes and restaurants that line the boardwalk. Or learn to surf at Santa Monica beach, which is a great location for beginners. Hire a car and head to Santa Barbara for world-class golfing.

Family Friendly holidays in Los Angeles

Family-friendly holidays in Los Angeles

Family friendly holidays in Los Angeles start in Orange County, with its fantastic theme parks and exhilarating thrill rides. There are plenty of things to do for children of all ages, not forgetting you too. Meet Mickey Mouse at Disneyland Resort, experience your favourite movie moments at Universal Studios Hollywood or get an adrenalin rush at Knotts Berry Farm. Buy souvenirs from the shops at Downtown Disney or go bowling at GardenWalk – a shopping, dining and entertainment complex.

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Prepare for the weather before your Los Angeles holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • 18°Jan
  • 19°Feb
  • 19°Mar
  • 21°Apr
  • 22°May
  • 24°Jun
  • 27°Jul
  • 28°Aug
  • 27°Sep
  • 24°Oct
  • 23°Nov
  • 19°Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 79
  • 76
  • 71
  • 25
  • 10
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
  • 5
  • 15
  • 31
  • 66
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 9
  • 9
  • 10
  • 12
  • 11
  • 10
  • 9
  • 8
  • 8

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