Off California’s famed Highway 1 - also known as Pacific Coast Highway - is the tiny seaside town of Cayucos. Boasting 6 miles (9.6 kilometers) of soft white-sand beach, this Central California coastal destination is a top spot in the Golden State for exciting surfing, refreshing swimming, and soaking up the sun’s rays. One of a handful of intimate, offbeat beach towns still in existence in California, Cayucos offers gentle waves, salty sea air, and a chill vibe. If you long to explore Califonia’s coastal bliss and stay in equally enjoyable surroundings then you must read on to see the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Cayucos, California.
Situated on a marvelous bluff, this cozy suite in a wonderful home is a nice motel alternative. The standout feature is access to the roomy deck with water views! This room is set up as a mini kitchenette: equipped with a small fridge, a handy microwave, an essential Kuerig coffee machine, and a kettle if you’re a tea drinker. The host also provides dishes and cutlery when needed. If you’re a hiking fan, this accommodation is adjacent to a lovely state park that offers scenic hiking trails. The locale is also within strolling distance of downtown Cayucos and a delightful beach.
Spacious modern bedroom with private bath.Cayucos, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe view was so beautiful from our rooma great little room with a fantastic view of the coastan absolutely stunning location sunrise and sunset views from the roomhad breakfast at the sea shanty and the food was amazingthe bed is very comfortable and the decor is stylishlaurie's place is amazing it is clean comfortable and stylishoutstanding views and sparkling clean large suite
Host:laurie is a lovely hostlaurie was a sweet and welcoming hostand laurie was very nice and great hostlaurie was gracious and friendlyand laurie was the perfect host for my stayRead more reviewslocation is great and easy walk to downtownthe location couldn’t be more perfect right next to walking trailthe location laurie has here is incredibly thoughtful and ideal for a quiet get-awayduring this time it is very easy to social distance at this locationit’s a perfect cosy and quiet place to rest and enjoy the central coast
Centrally located in the downtown area and across from the surf, this beautiful guest suite offers plenty of plush comforts. Replete with seafaring decor, a warm fireplace, and lots of natural light, this lodging displays a dreamy ambiance. The highlight is the breezy balcony that’s equipped with a soothing outdoor hot tub and superb ocean views. The cute kitchenette is nicely appointed with up-to-date appliances and the roomy king-sized bed is ideal for restful sleep. This property provides a shared game room that includes table tennis and billiards. Bicycles, fun beach toys, and handy beach gear are available.
Walk to the Beach from an Ocean View SuiteCayucos, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsnice coffee shop down stairs with very good coffee and huge breakfast burritos that were yummyfurniture and furnishings were clean and comfortablenice cozy place with a view of the beach and the piergorgeous room with lovely views & a great locationthe ocean view suite was extremely comfortable (especially the bed - like a cloud )very clean and would stay there againsuper clean and easy to findeverything was clean and comfortable and we appreciated the blackout shadesfabulous we loved everything about this property spotlessly clean comfortable and very well appropriatedvery clean great location and amenities
Host:the host is very responsivetaylor is a wonderful hostthe hosts are wonderful and very helpful if neededawesome host and awesome place loved everything about itthe family was attentive prompt and friendlyRead more reviewsthe location is fantasticthe location is wonderfulgreat location and great valuegreat location walking distance to everything you might want to donice apartment in a great location
Just moments from the beach, this spacious garage has been transformed into a wonderful studio apartment. Displayed with bits of festive beach-inspired decor such as colorful rugs and a pastel-hued color scheme, this studio has high ceilings and large windows to add to the expansive feel. No kitchen is presented but this studio is equipped with a small fridge, convenient microwave, and a nice coffee machine. An unassuming paved patio offers a relaxed spot to unwind at the end of the day.
Perfect Stop Traveling Hwy 1/Tesla chargerCayucos, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe place was comfortable and had all of the necessary amenitiesevery question was answered in minutes and we appreciated the local guidance in the roomnice space with lots of roomcoffee maker extra toiletries beach towels and sweaters for moments of overcast making stay more comfortablealso whilst we appreciate there wasn't a kitchen there was a fridge microwave and water heatersuper clean and cozyvery clean and as describedspace was very clean with quaint touchesthe space was clean and cozythe space was very clean and welcoming
Host:host was very responsivehost was very kind and welcominghost is responsive and friendlyshe was very friendly and accommodating she even invited us along to her workout class and a hikelaura was a great host and was attentive to our needsRead more reviewsthe house is located in a pleasant residential street very close to the beachreally cute and spacious room private and super close to the beacha pretty place in a very nice locationthis is a neat little spot near major attractions on central coastreally cute place super close to the beach and the highway
If you have a furry friend accompanying you then this is the ultimate accommodation. Decorated with great care, this charming two-bedroom dwelling offers lots of room to lounge and there’s a great dog-friendly beach that spans 4 miles (6.43 kilometers). Be aware, housing your four-legged companion costs an additional 20 USD per night and the canine limit is two. For indoor entertainment, guests can utilize reliable WiFi and streaming services like Netflix and Hulu. When you’re ready to hit the beach it’s only five minutes on foot.
Cayucos Guest House Entire Level Pet FriendlyCayucos, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe house is comfortable private and has beautiful beach views from 2 roomssave yourself some $$$ and make breakfast there before heading out for the daythe living room provides a view of the ocean and the hosts made us feel incredibly welcomevery beautiful and clean placedog friendly and impeccably clean is a rare find we had a great stayclean and spacious is a must for meeverything about her place was great extremely clean and smelled so amazingthe place was sparkling clean comfortable and beautifully decorated
Host:jody was a very good hostthis place was amazing the hosts provided every amenity you can imaginejody is the perfect host and makes everything smooth and well thought outit was truly a wonderful experience staying here and jody is a fantastic hostwe had a great time at jody’s super cute and lots of friendly home touchesRead more reviewsexcellent place to stay near the beachan easy walk to the beach and for adventures just a short drive to state parksvery close to downtown cayucos and morro bay absolutely beautiful locationvery nice guest house great location and jody is very thoughtful in how she sets up the spacethis lower floor of the house is in a great location well maintained with many thoughtful touches
Situated on a tranquil street across from Highway 1 and the beach, this bright one-bedroom lodging is charming throughout and offers ample sea breezes. Boasting polished hardwood floors, a collection of windows for bright streaming sunlight, and simplistic furnishings, this apartment oozes beachside bliss. The bathroom is pristine with attractive tile and a large walk-in closet offers loads of storage for your belongings. The layout is spacious with a nice kitchenette comprised of a small fridge, microwave, and an expert Keurig coffee machine.
A Piece of ParadiseCayucos, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat stay with truly comfortable amenitiesquaint cozy cottage is perfectly centralized for fun daily adventuresthe outside couch converts to a bed so this place is very comfortable for 2 peoplevery cute unit with an ocean view from the bedroom and bathroomnice comfortable place minutes from downtown cayucos---we biked downclean and quiet spacevery clean and comfortablevery clean and convenientvery clean and comfortablethe space was clean and fresh
Host:very nice hosts as wellemily is very nice & helpfulemily is an extremely hospitable and responsive hosthouse and host's were great and provided everything we needed for a wonderful weekend getawayemily’s place exceeded expectations great host great spotRead more reviewsgreat location a bike ride away from everythinggreat location and comfortable placecute location had a great timeclose to many fun things to doclose to other fun beach towns
If you want to soak up the local atmosphere then this is the ideal lodging. With the surf outside your door, this ultra-modern accommodation is a beach lover’s dream. This renovated one-bedroom features attractive accent lighting, stylish furnishings, and fine stainless steel appliances. A shared carport lounge or the tasty casual eatery next door are great spots to unwind after a busy day. This apartment is in the heart of downtown Cayucos so you’re surrounded by all the town has to offer.
Front Row on Cayucos BeachCayucos, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewssmall unit but clean and well appointedit was very clean and had everything you needit was also super clean i would def recommend this placehad everything we could possible want private fresh and clean and plenty of extras
Host:the owner was very responsive and went out of his way to helpamazing place and incredible hostbrendan was communicative and a gracious hostbrendan was responsive and helpful throughout our stayhost was helpful and has created a great atmosphere for playing or just relaxingRead more reviewsgreat location super cute spacegreat location in a awesome citysuper awesome location to enjoy the local vibebeautiful stay very close to hearst castleappreciate the walking proximity to everything in town as well
Rare in its design, this fully furnished accommodation receives high marks for comfort, convenience, and location. The neighborhood offers a great selection of dining choices within easy reach and the beach is across the street. Clean and tidy throughout, this space provides a kitchen that gleams with stellar appliances and shiny granite counters. The sleep options include an overstuffed queen-sized bed and a fun twin-over-full-sized bunk that’s fun for kids. Step onto the outdoor deck and enjoy the ultimate spot to dine al fresco: with a barbecue grill and comfortable seating on hand.
Beautiful Ocean ViewCayucos, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe furnishings were great and the wi-fi worked beyond expectationsamazing view we watched whales while having breakfastloved the views from the bedroom and living rooma well stocked kitchen great view comfy beds and linensi could sit in the living room or bedroom and look out a huge window to see the oceansparkling clean and sunnythe shower was very cleanthis place is very clean and quietit was very clean and easy to findthe place was clean and was updated
Host:the neighbors were all friendly and kindthe host is easy to connect with and very responsive to all emailssuper easy communication with the hosti expect an airbnb superhost to be more compassionate understanding and responsiveRead more reviewsthe location is perfect for walking the town enjoying shopping and beachit was a perfect location and very peacefulbeautiful location and perfect little townin walking distance to beach and downtown which was great for usgreat location with a wonderful view and close to town
Atop a hill facing the water, this classic beachside studio is a quick 10-minute walk to the water and offers compelling views of the surroundings. Possessing subtle maritime decor, this studio offers a lot, from a crisp Smart TV to a soft queen-sized bed. The yard and the private patio is a highlight: an awesome spot to relax in the morning with a fresh cup of coffee or watch with anticipation for the gray-whale migration during March and April. For touristy fun, you can explore nearby Hearst Castle or take in the sights of Highway 1 aboard a bicycle.
Oceanview Studio in Cayucos BeachCayucos, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewswelcome basket toiletries fresh flowers some beach stuff and an incredibly comfortable bed for a restful night's sleepso clean and so well litmary’s place was wonderful the pictures don’t do it justice it was clean and tastefully decorated
Host:mary was very friendly and attentivemary is a very attentive and a wonderful hostmary is the best host i have had so farmary is sweet and great host i felt very welcomemary is also kind enough to provide snacks and drinksRead more reviewslocation was perfect; 5 minute walk to the beachthe beach is about a 10 minute walk from the place and the sunset is beautifuli would highly recommend this place to anyone who’s looking for a place to stay near the beachshe had the most thoughtful touches like drinks snacks toiletries and her place is so cute and cleanmary’s space is fantastic for anyone looking to have a genuine central coast experience
Relish sights from bustling Cayucos Pier to captivating Morro Rock at this stunning two-bedroom home. Offering an open floorplan, handsome exposed wood ceilings, huge picture windows, and comfy furnishings, this house is awash in splendidness. Take advantage of the full-service kitchen, a toasty fireplace, and a handy washer and dryer. Each inviting bedroom offers a luxurious king-sized bed and a grill on the dreamy patio is the ideal setting for great outdoor dining. Beachcombers are happy to know this accommodation is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the sandy beach.
Ocean view retreat with private patio - minutes to the beachCayucos, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthis comfortable home exceeded our expectationsthe property was spotless clean and well equippedclean comfortable soft touches anything you could need to relax
Host:this is a nice place to stay recommend owner is super will check with them againRead more reviewsgreat house with an amazing locationamazing location amazing house yard and all around experiencethe location between cayucos and morro bay works really wellsuch a beautiful place to visit
Only a two-minute stroll from the beach, this homey accommodation is perfect for solo travelers or tourist couples. The two-level duplex is a lovely Craftsman-style cottage and guests have access to the entire ground floor. You can unwind on the airy front porch but be aware the backyard is not available to guests. If you want to play tennis or enjoy an afternoon picnic, there are pleasant courts and a finely maintained city park across the street. Low ceilings in the bedroom give this space a cozy feel and the kitchen and lounge areas offer a great lived-in ambiance.
Charming Cayucos Beach houseCayucos, California, United States
Top guest reviewsnice quality linens and the kitchen and bath were well equippedpatrick was friendly and helpful and the place is spacious clean and in a great location
Host:patrick is a wonderful hostthe host was very gracious and timely with all communicationsthe host sent messages checking on us and was very nicethe host is close by and ready to accommodate any way he canpatrick’s is a wonderful host and person his place is exactly as describedRead more reviewsperfect location in the heart of cuyucoslocated in an ideal location close to beach and maindragsuper convenient location an easy walk to the main part of towngreat location close to the beach pier shopping and restaurantsthe location is very convenient (walking distance) to good restaurants and the pier
Cayucos' easy-living Airbnbs
The premier in beach towns, Cayucos offers sun, surf, and much more. Whether you need a cozy studio or a huge beach house, the Airbnbs in this city offer the best in comfort and location and are certain to make your beach getaway an unforgettable adventure.
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