Top 10 Beach House Rentals In Dillon Beach, California - Updated 2021

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Located 62 miles (100 kilometers) north-west of San Francisco, Dillon Beach is a tiny beach town in Northern California that boasts nice surfing, fun bodyboarding, excellent fishing, and wondrous tide pool exploration. Because Dillon Beach experiences bigger waves crashing onshore than other beaches in the area, surfers are naturally drawn to this section of the coastline. Dillon Beach is a picturesque sight replete with a rocky shoreline, shimmering tide pools, and glorious sunsets. Any visit to this serene hamlet should include lodging along the beautiful bluffside coast. To find which is the best, you must read on to see the top beach house rentals in Dillon Beach, California.

1. Charming home in fabulous location (from USD 329)

This spacious three-bedroom house is within easy walking distance to the beach - just one block away. Awash in an upscale cottage-like ambiance, this dwelling is choice when it comes to comfy living by the water. This fully furnished lodging showcases a unique exterior design and the interior offers rich wood accents, eclectic maritime decor, and a roomy top-notch kitchen. Enjoy ocean breezes and great views on the outdoor deck. The town’s quaint grocery store, also known as the general store, can be found only steps away, so you can shop with ease.

Great Location & Views
34 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
neighborhood is quiet with really nice people
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2. Large bluffside house with hot tub (from USD 1238)

Near the ocean’s edge, this attractive three-level, five-bedroom accommodation displays a cozy charm with a blend of contemporary leisure. Boasting exhilarating views from almost every room and only a 10-minute stroll to the beach, this house is a true winner in every sense. The breezy bluff-front deck is a prime spot to relax with your favorite bottle of wine and relish the sound of the waves rolling in. For further relaxation, hit the fabulous second-level hot tub that overlooks the water. If you want to enjoy a cookout, there’s a nice gas grill and intimate outdoor table seating.

Absolute Oceanfront on Bluff w/ Crashing Surf - Vacation/Honeymoon/Work Remotely
167 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is well equipped and the grill was great
well appointed kitchen incredible fireplace creative outdoor seating very comfortable
it was comfortable and clean and the ocean views were breathtaking
everything was very organized beds were super cozy we didn’t want to leave
all the rooms were spacious and clean
the kitchen was clean spacious and had everything we needed for indoor cooking and barbequing
the owner of this home was available and helpful every step of the way
tracy was incredibly responsive to our questions too - both prior to our arrival and during our stay
tracy answered all my questions before my arrival and was very responsive during my stay
the communication with the owner was superb
beautiful home with incredible views the check in process was extremely easy and the owners were lovely
it's a pleasant walk from the house to the beach
walking into the house and seeing the crashing waves thru the huge windows was awesome
beds were comfortable location was excellent could not have been better
was great sorry we broke one plateamazing time at unbelievable location - thanks
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3. Deluxe oceanfront property (from USD 1170)

Overlooking the deep-blue ocean and moments from the beach, this spacious four-bedroom house has an open layout, towering beamed ceilings, a professional chefs kitchen, and stylish furnishings From an expert 3D movie theater to a deep-soak jetted tub, this abode is a genuine jewel on the Dillon Beach seascape that will surely spoil you. Guests can admire unobstructed views from the deck or watch the sunset while soaking in the outdoor hot tub. This is an ideal upscale hideaway.

Incredible Ocean Front Home with 3 Master Suites and Secluded Beach
139 reviews
House 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of great space fantastic view of the ocean well equipped kitchen
the views are amazing movie room was a great place to be together
the beds and bedding are very comfortable
all clean and extremely well organized
i would have liked more towels in the bathrooms and access to some cleaning supplies
the home is exactly as depicted in the listing- clean and airy cliff side home with stunning views
randy was very responsive and helpful when needed
great location and awesome accommodations for a large group
short walk to the beach we will be back for sure thanks randy
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4. Cozy and eclectic bungalow by the water (from USD 500)

Soothing ocean waves are heard throughout this three-bedroom accommodation. There’s a handy - yet challenging for those with mobility issues - winding path leading to the sandy beach. You can also reach the main portion of the beach via a two-minute car ride through the village of Dillon Beach. The games room that includes a ping pong table provides fun diversions. To unwind, immerse yourself in the hot tub or opt for breezy splendor on the roomy wraparound porch, where you can savor your favorite bottle of beer or glass of wine while watching the sunset over the Pacific Ocean.

Beachfront - Sleeps 8
Dillon Beach, CA, US
3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Four-bedroom home with top amenities (from USD 1345)

Replete with a collection of windows facing the shimmering ocean, this spacious four-bedroom home offers spectacular views and has everything you need for a luxurious stay. From the gourmet kitchen with top-grade appliances to the outdoor hot tub with powerful jets to rejuvenate tired muscles, this lodging is a cut above when it comes to comfort and convenience and it is easy to see why this is a popular accommodation in Dillon Beach. The interior is a homey delight, and you can reach the soft and sandy beach in just five minutes on foot from this property.

Sea Glass! AMAZING VIEWS!!!! On the Bluff! Walk to Beach! Hot Tub!! BBQ! Fast WiFi! A Dillon Beach Jewel!!!
17 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
appreciated the full kitchen games and puzzles and lovely furnishings
very secluded but a 5 minute walk to a wonderfully soft sandy beach
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6. Sleek-looking abode with best luxuries (from USD 1197)

Situated in a tranquil neighborhood and only a three-to-five-minute stroll to the beach, this lovely, bluffside three-bedroom house is a first-rate home away from home by the ocean. Soaring cathedral ceilings, pretty accent lighting, and a spacious floorplan are what you’ll find at this classic beach house. When you’re not enjoying the sun and surf, a well-equipped game room offers lots of exciting diversions from poker to table-top shuffleboard. If you want to soothe any aching muscles, opt for bath time leisure in the hot tub or enjoy hot tub action on the pleasant wraparound deck.

Tide Pool! PERFECT Location! AMAZING views! Short Walk to Beach! Hot Tub!! Game Room!! BBQ!! Fast WiFi!! Dog Friendly!
38 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
hot tub and sun deck was awesome and kitchen was well-equipped with gas bbq on the deck
stace is very helpful and quick to respond with questions
such a relaxing location and the kitchen was stocked so well
the hot tub was an amazing location to watch the sunset
great place to get away and relax
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7. Heavenly custom-made beach home with amazing views (from USD 625)

Panoramic views from every direction, this gorgeous three-bedroom lodging is a slice of paradise. Just minutes from Dillon Beach, this lodging is furnished in an easygoing style and features so much for guests to utilize - an eye-catching stone fireplace, a reinvigorating outdoor hot tub, numerous decks to lounge and sip your favorite drink, a reliable grill for cookouts, and a washer and dryer for utmost convenience. The kitchen is nicely appointed but if you plan on cooking a lot during your stay, be aware Dillon Beach only has a small grocery store, so it may be wise to pack a few extra supplies for large elaborate meals.

Dillon Beach Nirvana
Dillon Beach, California, United States
105 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great views from every room
a little cozier but still very comfortable
very comfortable home to stay and enjoy the view
it is very comfortable for the whole family with everything we needed to complete our weekend celebrations
the hot tub while cozy is great out on the deck
this house is spotless well cared for and very spacious
super clean comfortable and relaxing honestly 3 days here is just not enough
owners were very nice and accommodating
excellent hosts and we will definitely be back
dillon beach is full of friendly dogs and friendly people
patty was an amazing host from the beginning to the end of the vacation
patrice and patty are very thoughtful hosts and excellent communicators
this is an awesome and comfortable house in a truly amazing location
it’s a 5 mile round trip from the house and just the best beach walk imaginable
pictures don't show the true beauty of the location and the home
great host breathtaking location with beautiful house
the minute you walk in you’ll feel a soothing wave of “nirvana” wash over you
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8. Family-friendly home with delightful views (from USD 714)

This fantastic, three-bedroom accommodation affords a quick stroll down the hill to the beach. The layout is expansive with rows of windows and skylights in almost every room for ample oceanfront views and streaming sunlight. Even the oversized tub in the master bathroom offers a nice view of the water. The furnishings provide a minimalist coziness and the kitchen has first-class appliances with plenty of counter space to prepare a full course meal. Engaging toys and fun games are available for children in your traveling party.

Luxurious Home, Stunning Views, Walk to Beach!
102 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 6 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of room stunning view
amazing views and a perfect kitchen for group meals
the huge well-stocked kitchen and beautiful view from the master bedroom were particular highlights
house is gorgeous and all the furniture is stylish and comfortable
everything in the kitchen you could need and amazing ocean views
very clean and spacious
the home was clean comfortable and picturesque
this place is absolutely fantastic extremely clean and looks even better than the pictures
the host was beyond considerate
jenn was incredibly responsive in addressing all our needs prior to and during our stay
jen was very accommodating and easy to work with
the location of jennifer’s house was in great proximity to the beach
beautiful beach home close to beach access
the place and location were great and we enjoyed out stay
great location near the beach and great views
just fyi most restaurants and stores close pretty early between 6pm and 8 pm
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9. Huge state-of-the-art beach house (from USD 1200)

Understated luxury is found in every corner of this seven-bedroom accommodation. Perched atop a pretty bluff, this superb house oozes ultra-modern charm with a bit of laid-back luster. Rows of large windows provide lots of natural light and incredible views of the oceanfront. With handy ravine access, guests are literally only steps away from a wonderful secluded beach. It’s also just a quick stroll to Dillon Beach’s main access area. To unwind after a busy day, take a soak in the hot tub located on the airy outdoor deck that affords top views of the ocean.

Spectacular Oceanfront, Secluded Beach, coveted Kailua Bluff Crashing Wave Views
94 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 7 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the views and openness of the living room kitchen
living room was comfortable with a view of the beautiful rugged coastline
tons of space all the kitchen ammenities and beautiful views from almost every room
the house was exactly as described comfortable fit our family of 14
almost every room has a view of the ocean and is nicely decorated
it was clean and well equipped
the house is very clean and the size is perfect for our family
we never used the hot tub but it was working and looked clean
property manager very responsive
the neighborhood is nice quiet and deer running all over the place
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10. Centrally located, pet-friendly studio

Ideal for couples or solo travelers, this relaxed studio is a nice hideaway choice by the water. This accommodation is only a three-minute walk away from the sandy beach as well as a convenient grocery store and the yummy Dillon Beach Cafe. The neighborhood offers plenty of outdoor adventures such as boating. Try fishing or crabbing in the area and you’ll have fresh seafood to add to your dinner menu. Besides welcoming pets, other perks include entertaining HBO TV, speedy internet so you can stay connected, and supply of tasty coffee and tea.

Ocean Vibes
Dillon Beach, California, United States
269 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a warm and cozy spot with an amazing view and amenities just across the street
the bed and two large chairs for tv watching are very comfortable
you have everything you need to cook brew coffee cable tv and a relaxing patio
accurate description comfortable bed easy check in
comfortable convenient space for 1 person or a couple
clean sheets and towels
the studio was clean private and quiet
it was very clean and the host eileen was amazing
very clean and great host
small space but it’s clean and has the basics for what you need on an overnight stay
relaxing enjoyable place and host is super about our requests
host was very accommodating and easy to connect with
eileen was a perfect host and gave us clear directions on where everything was
eileen helpful with questions we had about cooking facilities
host had excellent communication quick response to questions before we arrived
good location for walking to beach
the location is the best
great location and comfortable space
the location was perfect
good location to the beach
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Dillon Beach's prized beach houses

Whether you desire a cozy hideaway with lots of charm or a contemporary dwelling with premier luxuries, Dillon Beach offers it all. Comprised of a general store, a tasty cafe, and a well-equipped surf shop, this small beach venue is a go-to destination when you want a peaceful and secluded getaway by the water. Choose one of these amazing beach houses and experience the appealing Dillon Beach lifestyle.

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