For plant lovers, Encinitas is the “Flower Capital of the World” and one of the top cultivators of poinsettias across the globe. In fact, it is where you can find San Diego Botanic Garden, home to a wide variety of plants including cacti, bamboo, palms, and flowering trees. There is, however, more to the city than its foliage. While it is associated with ornamental plants most for the holidays and winter, Encinitas is actually a quintessential California attraction, complete with surf spots and gorgeous beaches. Another place worth checking out in the city is San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, one of the few remaining coastal wetlands in the area. If you want to stay at a rental that is as cute and quirky as the city, check out our list of the top 10 Airbnb tiny houses in Encinitas, California.
This rental may be tiny but it makes up for its location and furnishings. The studio, which is just right for two people, features several luxurious touches, including quartz countertops and a Nespresso machine in the kitchen, a flat-screen TV, a queen-sized bed, and even its very own patio. The rental is also equipped with laundry facilities and an outdoor shower. If these aren’t enough, it’s also within walking distance from a beach and some shops. Botanic Gardens is just a short walk away.
LUX Studio - Encinitas - Coastal, San DiegoEncinitas, California, United States
Top guest reviewsat 7 months pregnant the bed was incredibly comfortableyou'll love the peaceful quiet setting of this adorable cottage with cozy patioi especially love the private patio and outdoor showereven the patio and outside shower were completely private and nicely landscapedcute “little” house with a patio and outdoor showerit was also so clean and just smelled very nice and freshit's very modern and clean and comfortableit’s clean has a gorgeous modern yet cozy feel to it and we loved the outdoor shower experiencegreat place really enjoyed the clean stylish spaceclean well-designed perfect space for a quick trip
Host:tina & bill were excellent hoststina & bill were wonderful hoststina and bill were excellent hoststina and bill were fantastic hoststina & bill are the quintessential super hostsRead more reviewsthe location is right near the middle of town and near a beautiful public parkcute place walking distance to the beachalso the location was great as it was about 10 minute walk to the shops and beachwithin walking distance to a great beach toobest spot ever very close to all the shops + restaurants
Tiny houses are usually bigger on the inside than it appears from outside, and this rental certainly delivers on that front. Able to accommodate up to three people, this rental is actually furnished with all the necessities, including a loft-style bedroom, a kitchen, hot water in the shower, and WiFi. Hammocks can also be set up, in case you want a different way of chilling out during your stay here. While the property doesn’t have laundry facilities, there’s a nearby laundromat if you need to wash your clothes.
The Tiniest HouseEncinitas, California, United States
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Host:ian is a perfect hosthe was responsive from the moment we booked his tiny home until even after we checked outstylish setup and a great host would definitely recommend this placeian is a great host and provided us with detailed explanations of how the space works (eian was a great host and offered lots of yummy snack options in the kitchenRead more reviewsloved the tucked away locationwould recommend if you are considering great location and hostlocation is decent - the property itself is cool and like a tiny oasis with goats etclots of charm and the location is wonderfulthe location was amazing you have access to some of the land around his tiny home
Don’t let its size fool you: this tiny house has everything that you can expect from a larger home, including a kitchen, laundry facilities, and even a patio. Both the beach and Legoland are just 15 minutes away from the property. Check with the host first if you’re planning to bring your pet with you to Encinitas. Do be aware that the stairs leading to the loft are pretty steep, so those who have mobility issues may have trouble getting to and from there.
ℂome & Enjoy a Tiny Retreat @ Vista/San MarcosVista, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe outside table and chairs were a nice touchthe house was clean and comfortableit was very clean and had everything that i needed to enjoy my staysuper clean designed so well and has everything you could needsuper clean and lexi responds quickly if you ever need anything
Host:the host was super responsive and kindlexie is very nice and a super hostthe host was also super friendly & helpful with answering any questions i had upon arrivalthe host is welcoming and check in is smoothwhat an amazing host everything was better than imaginedRead more reviewsthe location was perfectcute tiny house with privacy in a good locationeasy to find really quiet at night and has a space to park right out frontthis place is truly amazing
Think of this rental as a compact home that comes with the amenities that you can expect from a hotel. Staying here will allow you to have access to a gorgeous infinity pool with a spa as well as a hot tub. The house itself has a kitchenette and a barbecue grill that you are welcome to use during your stay. There are also dining options nearby if you want to grab a bite. Other essentials, such as towels, umbrellas, blankets, and snorkeling equipment, are made available for those who want to hit the beach.
Sunrise View ChateauetteEscondido, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe pool and jacuzzi was the perfect temperature with a beautiful viewthe jacuzzi and pool were perfect and the view from the property is stunningbtw you get amazing views from the pool areathe view was the best part along with the pool lolthe value for the space provided and resort-like pool/view was also phenomenal recommend 100%the place was sparkling clean and nicely decoratedeverything was provided from clean towels to chips and snackseverything is super clean and organizedsuper clean everywhere the bed and comforter were heavenly and the coffee deliciousguest house was super clean and cute
Host:ranu and zia were wonderful hostsranu is a great hostour host was very hospitable accommodating and friendlyfabulous host & placethe owner is so friendly and offers amazing advice about the local area and experiencesRead more reviewsa gorgeous location that makes for dreamy mornings watching birds by the poolthis place was really cute and welcomingwonderful place to get away for the weekendit's a perfect jem of a locationreally comfortable cute place
Travelers who value their privacy should consider booking this rental. Spacious enough for two, this unit comes with its own private entrance and features a self-check-in lock so you can go as you please. The property is furnished with guests’ comfort in mind; it is equipped with new furniture and mattresses, a kitchenette, and a designated work area. The house is in a central location; it is not only close to a number of shops and dining options but also provides guests with easy access to San Diego’s attractions, including La Jolla and the downtown area.
WOW!!!Private Studio Minutes To Shopping & FreewaySan Diego, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe heater was a great touch for the chilly morningstravel with a fan it was very hot during the dayonly thing that could’ve made the stay better is a/cthe bed is pretty comfortable and things like shampoo body wash q-tips etc were providedthe bed was extremely comfortablevery clean and simplevery clean and quiet placevery clean small as expectedclean with everything you needvery quiet and clean studio
Host:owner was friendly and responded quickly every timejay and his wife are always great hoststhank you for hosting usjay and the cohost were very helpful and provided immediate response when we reached out to themhe and his wife are great hosts very friendlyRead more reviewsthe location was in a safe neighborhoodperfect location to get around san diego areathe location is great because it’s not far from an abundance of restaurants and activitieseasy check in great location overall great stay :)wifi is fast too location: great suburb location close to freeways
This cute and cozy casita is close to Carlsbad. It has just about everything that you need for that dream California holiday. It is just a short walk from the beach, and the host even provides you with beach chairs. The house comes with a private yard where you can spend time resting and relaxing. The house, which sleeps three, also has a full kitchen and laundry facilities.
The Casita at Downtown CarlsbadCarlsbad, California, United States
Top guest reviews
Host:sabine was a very responsive host in generalsabine was a great host sing this was a very cute casitaRead more reviewsvery small but in good shape and great location would definitely recommendsabine's place is a great place to stay if you want to go to the beach
This property is more than your usual tiny house. It isn’t just located just a few steps from the beach but also loaded with amenities. Apart from the usual kitchenette and bathroom, it also comes with a hot tub, a barbecue grill, and even beach equipment such as surfboards, boogie boards, and beach cruiser bikes. If you’re traveling with small children, be sure to ask the host for babysitter recommendations. A travel crib may also be provided if needed.
Beach Guest House + Bikes, Jacuzzi & Parking!San Diego, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe beds were so comfortable and i stayed cozy at night with the heater onthe hide-a-bed was super comfy toonegatives-shower super small (i am a big guy)jacuzzi was mehvery clean and organizedthe house was very clean and comfortableit is clean and cozy and the area is very nicegreat hosts the place is clean and just as advertisedotherwise it is very clean and the room has a lot of nice personal touches
Host:hosts were pleasant and informativehosts were super nice and helpfulhosts are amazing and very helpfulthe hosts were very accessible kind and thoughtfulthey were extremely responsive and provided us with everything we neededRead more reviewsgreat location - close to everything you needgreat location too :)great location and a very convenient guest houseperfect location super cute and the induction stove was a bonusi also loved the location and being just a short walk away from the beach
Want to feel as though you’re staying in the countryside? Look no further than this rental. Able to accommodate up to four guests, this rental sits right on a farm. Animal lovers can have the opportunity to bond with four cute dogs and meet other adorable animals such as pigs, horses, chickens, and tortoises. Dogs can also be brought here for a fee. Besides the countryside vibe, the house is also just a short distance from the beach and across from Guajome Regional Park.
Modern Farm House Retreat Near The LakeOceanside, California, United States
Top guest reviewswould've been five stars if the tv and wifi worked betterthe backyard/patio was a lovely cozy sanctuary with the relaxing scent of lavender and rosemaryit has all the amenities needed and the bed was nice and comfywe appreciated that the ac was on and fans blowing on the hot day we arrivedcomfortable bed and pillows nice ac cute private patio and friendly ownersit is clean quiet and cozyplace was very clean and detailed when we arrivedmy boyfriend dog and i had a lovely time sparkling clean and very comfortableit was clean comfortable and decorated really wellthe tiny house was great clean and stylish
Host:the host was sweet and easy to chat withthe host was also very nice and answer so quicklythe perfect host couldn’t have asked for a better onedanielle is a wonderful host and her farm is a little slice of heaventhe dogs will bark at first but are very sweet and friendlyRead more reviewsbeautiful location near guajome parkgreat spot peaceful yet close to everythinggreat park next doorlocation was great had a great park across the street and not too far from the beachawesome place located on a farm with animals walking around (so awesome being away from the city life )
This rental has proven that great things come in small packages. The space is just right for one person and a pet. Even so, it comes with its own kitchen and there’s even a dedicated workspace. Right outside the house is an outdoor seating area where you can kick back and relax, or even have fun using the grill. The property is also in a fantastic location, being just a short distance from the beach and the downtown area of San Diego.
Entire Modern Tiny Home • Minutes from DowntownVista, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe bed was comfy the ac/heater worked great
Host:awesome hosts and staythe hosts were kind responsive and great communicatorsthe home was cute and daniel was very responsive and accommodatinggreat hosts and a wonderful space with attention to every detailthese features made it absolutely evident that the hosts genuinely care about guests’ privacy safety and personal convenienceRead more reviewseasy acess and just nearby to the places she was going in oceansidethis tiny house was a great place to stay in socal
Relive your childhood when you stay at this rental. Even though its structure is a treehouse, it’s not really connected to a tree. Sitting beside a huge tree, this rental has wooden interiors that give off that laid-back, woodsy vibe. The property is furnished with the basics and located just a short driving distance from San Diego’s downtown area.
How about a Treehouse?San Diego, California, United States
Top guest reviewsloved reading my book and working on my online course in the beautiful mosaic table under the treegreat bathroom space with quality products (toothbrush dove shampoo/conditioner & body wash) for forgetful travelers =)nice and cozy good value bring your own coffeewe appreciated the wonderful little touches such as dishes an ironing board an folding chairswould def come back just for the cool cozy vibesgreat room very clean and tidyvery clean with everything you needit was very clean and the backyard area was nice and quietthe shower though was sparkling white and clean and hot with great water pressureother than that it was clean cute and comfortable
Host:super friendly hosts as wellthe hosts are very nice and communicativejen and vlad were very welcoming and helpfulcheck in process was super easy and two friendly dogs greeted me at the gatethe treehouse was great jen and vlad are amazing hosts and are extremely nice and communicativeRead more reviewsgreat location right in north parka very unique and cute place to staybeautiful place in the heart of san diegosuch a cute place we wish we had more time to just spend relaxing in the beautiful backyard areathis place is absolutely beautiful so cute and comfortable
Enjoy your time in Encinitas
With its sand, sea, and surf, it’s easy to see why tourists flock to Encinitas every year. Even a fantastic holiday in sunny California can be spoiled with uncomfortable accommodations. To avoid that issue, consider booking one of these Airbnb rentals so you can focus on having a good time in this surf town instead.
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