Los Angeles, over the years, has come to represent the West Coast region when it comes to debates on which side of the United States is better. After all, this megacity isn’t only known for Hollywood and healthy eats. There’s plenty of outdoor recreations to be enjoyed, public and private art galleries to explore, and hundreds of years of history to uncover in this western frontier. People used to come here in search of gold, but now, gold has taken on several connotations. It’s no longer just the precious metal – it’s come to symbolize the American Dream. We want you to experience the best of what the city has to offer, so let’s start off with these top Airbnb luxe accommodations in Los Angeles, California.
One of the best things to do in Los Angeles is to find a nice spot up on the hills to enjoy a nice view of the city. This luxe Airbnb rental called Beech Knoll gives you just that – panoramic views of the Los Angeles skyline and the Hollywood sign through floor-to-ceiling glass walls. Perched high up in the Hollywood Hills, you sure get the best seats in the city. Beech Knoll also drips with luxury, featuring resort-like amenities, housekeeping, and well-decorated spaces featured in numerous, high-profile design magazines.
Beech KnollLos Angeles, California, United States
Live it large in Beverly Hills with this ultra-modern Airbnb luxe retreat dubbed The Cosmopolitan. It’s a modern abode equipped with the latest smart home tech so you can stay at ease without worrying about anything else. The main highlight is the smart kitchen, with its gorgeous marble countertop and five stovetops so you can prepare a feast for your guests. You don’t have to be tucked away, as the open floor concept makes for a seamless kitchen-living area. Another bright spot is the rooftop balcony where you can sip a glass of champagne as you drink in the views of the city.
The CosmopolitanBeverly Hills, California, United States
Beverly Hills will always be one of Los Angeles’ most iconic and prestigious addresses, so it only makes perfect sense to include this mod-chic Airbnb luxe rental in your list of prospective getaway homes. We love the bedrooms (each bedroom design is a perfect example of California cool) and the courtyard, where you can swim in the aquamarine pool then sip martinis by the fire pit. The home is also peppered with interesting statement art, from beautiful glassworks and colorful paintings to black-and-white prints. And if you’re feeling musical, feel free to sit down on the bench and tickle the ivories of the black piano.
In the HillsBeverly Hills, California, United States
West Hollywood is one of Los Angeles’ most exciting and trendy neighborhoods, and this luxury townhome perfectly encapsulates West Hollywood’s character and spirit. Both state-of-the-art and laidback, Villa WEHO features an open floor plan and outdoor living spaces that make the most out of the sunny Los Angeles weather. Colorful art is found throughout the property, providing vibrant pops of color to the elegant and neutral indoor spaces. And if you’re traveling with a large group, all of you can rest easy as Villa WEHO has three bedrooms and a guest house on the property, complete with its own private terrace.
Villa WEHO EleganceLos Angeles, California, United States
5. Los Angeles is calling
Step inside your very own California dream when you stay at an Airbnb luxe vacation rental. We hope these recommendations will help you find the ideal place for your getaway in the City of Angels. If you want to experience more of Los Angeles, don’t forget to browse our website for more Los Angeles city guides. We’ll hook you up with the best the metro area has to offer, from top restaurants to the best beaches.
Views in Los Angeles aren’t just about the city skyline. It’s a hilly and mountainous area, so if you want to trade busy city views with lush mountain landscapes, Vistas a la Montana is the Airbnb luxe retreat for you. Located in Beverly Hills, this modern Mediterranean escape has an open-plan contemporary vibe that allows smooth indoor-outdoor living. Time stands still here, with you surrounded by well-manicured landscape, lounging in that sparkling turquoise pool. You can also request for roundtrip airport transfers, housekeeping, and guided excursions to some of the area’s best sights and attractions.
Vistas a la MontanaBeverly Hills, California, United States
Longing to be close to the ocean? Make your journey west from downtown Los Angeles to the beach city of Malibu, where you’ll find this absolute diamond of a beach home. Carbon Beach goes all out in luxury, from the black marble found throughout the house to the various living spaces with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, framed by floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding doors. And when you want to feel your toes sink in the sand, take a dip in the ocean, or go surfing, just climb down this luxury house on stilts and ta-da, you’re on Billionaire’s Beach!
Carbon BeachMalibu, California, United States
Retro meets modern in this luxury vacation rental in Beverly Hills, just a short distance away from Rodeo Drive and the central Hollywood area. It’s a three-level home that showcases a variety of statement art, but the real masterpiece can be seen outside, where you can drink in uninterrupted views of Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean beyond. It’s the perfect backdrop for Instagram-worthy shots, sure to attract thousands of likes. Inside, the kitchen is done up with Calacatta marble, while each of the three bedrooms promises views of downtown LA and outstanding sleep quality.
Flicker WayLos Angeles, California, United States
Los Angeles is quite well known for its large collection of mid-century modern homes, and since this style is making a comeback, don’t miss the opportunity to stay in this Airbnb luxe rental. Tareco Contemporary is beautiful all throughout the day - as the sun rises, as the sun sets, and when the stars are twinkling at night. You can enjoy this visual feast outside by the fire pit, swim some laps in the heated pool, and enjoy a wonderful alfresco dining experience. A full Hollywood immersion indeed!
Tareco ContemporaryLos Angeles, California, United States
Step inside this gorgeous luxury retreat deep within Hollywood Hills to find a home decorated perfectly to impress those with impeccable design sensibilities. There are three bedrooms on the property, with the master suite having direct access to the saltwater pool outside. Perfect when you want to start or end your day on a cool note. The entire home is set up for entertainment – you’ll find plenty of interesting titles on the bookshelves, as well as board games for when you’re feeling competitive. If you want to get in touch with your creative side, you’re free to do so – the host offers art supplies.
Designer PerfectLos Angeles, California, United States
We’re capping off our tour of the best luxury Airbnb rentals in Los Angeles with this beautiful and modern take on a Spanish revival villa. Perched on the side of a hill, it’s the best place to host a party or to take some time off when you’re feeling weary of the world. You’ll find peace in the meditation garden, your inner chef in the gourmet kitchen, and a good night’s sleep in any one of the well-appointed bedrooms on the property. Finally, you’ll feel relaxed and rejuvenated as you soak in the infinity pool with unobstructed views of downtown Los Angeles. What a way to live a good life!
Mediterranean ZenBeverly Hills, California, United States
Staying in Los Angeles for a couple of weeks but tired of staying in hotels? This wonderful sanctuary in the hills near Coldwater Canyon will be your luxurious home away from home. African decorative touches meet French sensibilities in this remote hideaway, tucked in a quiet street, shrouded by trees, giving you the highest level of privacy. Lounge around without a care in the world by the pool, pad around barefoot on the smooth Kentucky French oak floors, and make your favorite cocktails at the wet bar.
Sanctuary in the HillsBeverly Hills, California, United States
This Scandinavian take on mid-century modern homes proves you don’t have to set up shop in the middle of busy downtown Los Angeles in order to experience the best of this metro area. Comfortably nestled in the neighborhood of Hollywood Hills, LA Outpost is like a bird’s nest that gives all of its visitors’ fantastic views of the Los Angeles metro area from its perch. The romance and luxury don’t end there. It continues to the Japanese soaking tub, the collection of well-curated art that adorns the home’s walls, and the outdoor living spaces. It’s still in LA, but it feels like it’s worlds away.
LA OutpostLos Angeles, California, United States
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