10 Best Airbnb Farm Stays In Southern California, USA - Updated 2023


Southern California, or SoCal as it is fondly called by its locals and ardent fans, is one of the most popular destinations in the world. This southern region of the Californian state has quite a diverse landscape, spanning inland deserts, woodland forests, and Pacific Ocean shorelines. Aside from its natural wonders, it offers a great number of awesome places to visit. Explore San Diego for their world-class theme parks and zoos, drink your way through the towns of Ramona, Escondido, and Temecula in their vineyards and wineries, then rub elbows with the creative locals of Topanga. Be sure to check out some must-visit museums as well. With the region’s extensive freeway system, you can easily explore this part of California. Complete your wide-ranging trip by booking a beautifully immersive farm stay. Read our list of the best Airbnb farm stays in Southern California, USA, before taking your pick.

1. Charming studio close to beaches and hiking trails, Escondido

This converted studio is furnished comfortably to accommodate up to four guests. It sits on top of the host’s garage so you will need to climb some stairs to access it. Each window in the flat offers views of the surroundings, including a mini farm with animals, as well as oak and exotic fruit trees. The flat is situated near many beautiful hiking spots and biking trails. Ask your host for mountain biking tips as he’s an enthusiast.

Family friendly Mini-Farm in Elfin Forest
Escondido, California, United States
322 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 4 Guests

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it could comfortably fit 4 people with the sofa bed
cool board games included in the room
coming in the house was beautifully clean and smelled clean
apartment was extremely clean and comfortable
the place is fabulous very clean and comfortable
her apartment was sparkling clean and fully functional
the home was clean well equipped and stocked up on necessities
the hosts were so welcoming
great accomodations and great hosts
jessica was a wonderful host
jessica is an amazing host
host was helpful and communicated well
lovely location and home perfect little getaway away from the city
very quiet very peaceful location
this is a very cute place to stay
so it’s close to everything but quiet and serene
my husband and i loved jessica's place the location is beautiful and secluded
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2. Rustic one-bedroom farmhouse, Ramona (from USD 177)

This remodeled barn is a charming and modern one-bedroom house that can perfectly fit up to four guests. It is fabulously furnished for your daily comfort. What makes this farm stay special is that it gives you private access to the animal feeding stations, the barn, and the yard all within the rental property. You can even request a country breakfast from your host for an additional fee. It’s made with the farm chicken’s fresh eggs.

Unique farm experience w/swimming hole. Book now!
Ramona, California, United States
293 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the water pressure is great toilet worked perfectly and the water heated super fast for the shower
also it’s potentially the most comfortable bed we’ve ever slept in including our own
our accommodation was clean and quiet
beautiful space quiet and clean
house was beautiful super clean quiet and private
the house was stylish and very clean
the cottage is just as beautiful as advertised and is very clean
hosts are really welcoming and make you feel at home
the hosts were so friendly and offered great hospitality
they were so kind and their warm hospitality made it feel like i was home
my oldest got to pick out our eggs for breakfast jamie & dawn were fantastic hosts
jamie & dawn are responsive
they have created a wonderful place to get away from city life
my husband and i loved the location
great location & felt extremely safe the entire time i was there
the place was so cute and perfect for a weekend getaway
beautiful place and so much fun for kids who are animal lovers
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3. Stylish two-bedroom farm-stay apartment, San Diego (from USD 127)

Featuring mid-century and boho-chic interiors, this spacious and fully equipped two-bedroom apartment is perfect for a group or family of six. It has a relaxing farm vibe, thanks to the surrounding communal property with views of the hills and lush trees and the friendly goats roaming around the area. The highlight of the apartment is the wide covered patio with hammocks that you can enjoy all to yourself.

Farm Vibe near the City with Large Relaxing Patio
San Diego, California, United States
127 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were so comfortable
very clean and comfortable
very clean and nicely put together house
very clean and spotless well stocked with towels toilet paper etc
very clean and stylist place
the place was super clean and decorated so nicely
the hosts were amazing and responded immediately to all questions
sweet little underground home with lovely decorations and accommodating hosts
the hosts are very responsive and nice :)
thank you for hosting us
owners were very friendly and quick to respond
in a pretty good location close to all major things
also a great location
location and parking were also great
what a cute place we loved staying here
additionally it’s in a prime location that is near a lot of great attractions
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4. Secluded mountain cabin for two, Lebec (from USD 104)

If you want to enjoy amazing scenery and total solitude, then this mountain cabin is ideal for you. Set on Camelid Ranch, this cozy one-bedroom stay is a stylishly modern take on the wood cabin. This cabin gives you access to 80 acres (32.4 hectares) of private land where you can roam around and pet the llamas on the property while enjoying the sunset. Note that you will need a four-wheeler to get to this mountain-top accommodation during winter.

The Alpaca (A Lone Juniper Ranch Cabin)
Lebec, California, United States
365 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
) - was comfortable and the views and access to animals was unreal
ac standing shower microwave small stove fridge barbecue small fire pit comfortable bed and super clean cabin
everything was clean
the cabin was very clean and cozy
extremely clean and well run place to stay
it was clean cozy and thoughtfully stocked
immaculately clean well appointed cabin in a spectacular setting
excellent host and beautiful place
the donkeys were so friendly and were a joy to watch
the animals are lovely and lots of fun and the family was so kind as well
lots of different animals on the ranch and some were quite friendly
wonderful place to stay away from the hustle and bustle
the location is beautiful and the animals make it extra special
very relaxing spot for a quiet weekend away
clean and comfortable cabins very close to the animals
just follow the instructions to the place as given and you’ll definitely find the place
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5. Quirky cottage within a working sheep farm, Temecula (from USD 196)

The main cottage of this sheep farm is quirky at its finest. It can sleep up to four guests with its loft and pull-out bed. As it is a working farm, this accommodation is perfect for travelers who love animals. The rental is surrounded by sheep, goats, chickens, and even squirrels and rabbits. And while it feels secluded, it is actually quite near the city center and is right at the heart of Temecula Valley Wine Country.

Wine Country Sheep Farm Main Cottage
Temecula, California, United States
289 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 4 Guests

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved staying at this rustic cozy cottage on the farm
comfortable bed as well
clean and beautifully decorated
the cottage is clean and nicely decorated but it is small
the host was super accommodating and answer any questions we had
the farm is great and we enjoyed the animals and the transparency from the hosts
it was such an awesome stay with very accommodating hosts
excellent hosts namaste farms is a very fun and memorable experience for all
communication from the host was great from the booking throughout check out
special location to get away from la
the location was great; easy access to all the restaurants and wineries
it's super close to all the wineries can't beat it
i enjoyed my cabin to relax and had easy access to shops restaurants and the wineries nearby
excellent place to spend a weekend with your children
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6. Expansive ranch with beautiful ocean views, Topanga

This luxurious ranch house is ideal for big families or groups of up to eight guests. It is situated on a family farm in Topanga, and you can interact with the animals on the property. It has four stylishly furnished bedrooms, plus a living area and kitchen equipped for your modern needs.

Get a massage in the yurt within the property - just ask your host in advance. Enjoy a view of the ocean from the deck, or walk a few minutes to hike the nearby mountains.

Ocean View Ranch House in Topanga
Topanga, California, United States
19 reviews  Wifi Available
Farm stay 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
tamara and nic are wonderful hosts
what a special place and special hosts
this property and the hosts are truly one-of-a-kind
perhaps the best part of staying here for a week however is the owners
this place is a slice of heaven owners are amazing our favorite trip so far
beautiful location and amazing amenities
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7. Elegant estate villa within a winery, Temecula

Want to know what it feels like to live in an actual vineyard? If yes, this opulent villa is for you. This estate villa is a big and spacious property that can comfortably house up to 10 guests. It overlooks one of the most exclusive wineries in Temecula, so you can be sure that the premium feeling extends within its accommodation. The views surrounding the property are stunning. You can enjoy them while relaxing in the private pool.

Temecula Winery Villa at Longshadow Ranch Winery
Temecula, California, United States
160 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 5 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the outdoor space and had breakfast and dinner on the patio every day
i loved the large tables and especially the patio overlooking the vineyards
beds were very comfortable
we had fun playing the pool table
we had so much fun this past weekend very spacious beautiful house and amazing pool
house was very clean inside
the property was private scenic spacious comfortable and clean
the house is clean spacious and has a great view for pictures
additionally john was very responsive to any questions and hospitable to needs
john is also very responsive and was always quick to answer if and when we had any questions
john was very responsive and the house was exactly as explained
john was very responsive with any issue that came up
would recommend this location
great location great house for small groups
location of house was perfect too right in middle of wine country
my family and i enjoyed this location
the location is perfect and gives you quick access to the rest of the wine country
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8. Bright and airy one-bedroom suite, Escondido

Set within Fontaine Family Vineyards, this cozy suite is a perfect honeymoon vacation rental. It has its own private entrance and parking, well-equipped and stylishly furnished interiors, plus a patio where you can get a sweeping view of the vineyard. It is a short drive from nearby beaches and the city center. From May to October, you can book dinners in the vineyard. Just ask your host in advance.

Vineyard Retreat in North San Diego County
Escondido, California, United States
111 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
their patio was very clean and welcoming we had breakfast and coffee every morning on the patio
the bed was incredibly comfortable and the outdoor patio over looking the vineyard was amazing
the place is clean and has all the amenities you’ll need to make your stay comfortable and fun
studio was the perfect size and offered breakfast as well
the room had everything we needed and barry was very welcoming
on top of that it was very clean as well
so beautiful clean and cosy
the suite was very clean well appointed and private
wonderful peaceful quiet & clean
barry’s place was sparkling clean and i already can’t wait to come back to see brody
barry was a wonderful host and my questions were responded to quickly
they are kind fun and really great company
the hosts are super friendly and super nice
barry was a great host - highly recommend
barry was an excellent host provided us with everything we needed and more
the location was great
very great location and proximity to hiking trails and the beach
barrys place is also close to a very nice hike
it was a perfect place to get away and unwind
very clean and close to everything it’s just a drive away
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9. The Outside Inn, Lakeside

This one-bedroom property is a small and cozy accommodation that’s a tribute to Greg Aiello and his love for the great outdoors. This Airbnb with a pool has a hot tub as well, not to mention an equipped recreational area and gym for your total enjoyment. Outside, you can interact with the goats, alpacas, and chickens on the ranch. Its unique location is its highlight. Staying here grants access to both Iron Mountain and San Diego’s beautiful beaches.

The Outside Inn
Lakeside, California, United States
110 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 4 Guests

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place is clean the amenities were perfect the pool/jacuzzi was like our own private oasis
gorgeous place we are not apple tv users so we struggled a bit with that aspect
our room was so comfortable
private gym with the tv was also great
the room was very clean comfortable and stylish
the room is beautiful warm and inviting and spotless clean so many lovely details and great hospitality
bathroom was clean shower was big and the shampoo and stuff they provided was of really good quality
she is thoughtful and communicative
our host heather was very responsive to our needs and made us feel at home
she and her family are so sweet and friendly
heather was a fantastic host and went above and beyond to make our stay amazing
they were super friendly and silly and loved to be pet
excellent secluded location for any san diego trip
great location- witching short driving distance to a lot
don’t overthink this is the perfect place
this place is a true gem for a farm experience unique family getaway
great place for couples families with kids or a relaxing girls trip
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10. Peaceful guesthouse inside a century-old ranch, San Bernardino

This two-bedroom guesthouse is located on the foothills of Devore in San Bernardino, just minutes away from ski resorts, wineries, and other notable sights in the area. One of the best ways to enjoy your stay here is to roam around and have a picnic on the property where you can enjoy views of the valley. It’s a dog-friendly accommodation with a kennel for medium and large dogs.

Vineyard View Bunkhouse
San Bernardino, California, United States
171 reviews
Farm stay 5 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy antique decor and an amazing deck to stargaze and drink tea on
besides the slow wifi it is a relaxing spot with tons of unique touches
the bunkhouse is a comfortable and roomy space with a great view
the wifi wasn’t great and i would suggest having some dvd’s if you plan on watching television
the house had everything that we needed and was quaint and comfortable
super clean charming and very eclectic
sparkling clean beautiful personal touches helpful tips and excellent communication
it was clean and very comfortable and steve and peggy were so kind
he is a kind person and works hard to make the setting very clean and friendly
the space is awesome clean and has everything you need
the host is very responsive and generous
beautiful space and wonderful hosts
beautiful farm we enjoyed our time and amazing host
peggy and steve are the absolute bests hosts - extremely thoughtful and responsive
peggy greeted us upon arrival very warmly and was responsive to any questions i had during my stay
amazing location for relaxation and recharging
the bunk house is cute definitely good place for summer
great location very pup friendly wonderful artistic decor
this is such a peaceful picturesque location
it was the perfect place to get away during quarantine
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Fall in love with the different areas of Southern California

Southern California is a fantastic family-friendly destination with everything to offer: amazingly diverse vistas, fun festivals, world-class entertainment, lush vineyards and legendary wineries, and more. Make your SoCal trip truly special by booking one of the best Airbnb farm stays in Southern California, USA, from our well-curated list.

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Kannika is a full-time freelance writer, an aspiring novelist, an avid reader, and a big fan of budget travel, off-the-beaten destinations, gachapon, public parks, blue skies, and train rides.

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