Los Angeles is one of the best places to go on vacation, particularly if you want to rent a houseboat. If you want to make the most of your beach holiday, renting a houseboat is the way to go! You can appreciate the beautiful scenery onboard a luxurious yacht or a sleek boat. Houseboats are also ideal for birthday celebrations, bachelor or bachelorette parties, and even family vacations. Most offer a fully equipped galley where guests can prepare their own meals during their stay. Ready to book your dream water vacation? Scroll below for the top houseboat rentals near Los Angeles, California.
This stunning houseboat near Los Angeles is permanently docked at Martina Cortez on Harbor Island, close to San Diego International Airport. It has two separate bedrooms and two bathrooms, making it very comfortable, with a sleeping capacity of four. There’s a master bedroom equipped with a flat-screen TV while the other bedroom has a queen-size bed. The kitchen is equipped with everything you need to be able to prepare meals. But perhaps the most remarkable feature of this accommodation is the rooftop patio, where guests can take their meals and watch the sunset. Food deliveries from local restaurants and a gated swimming pool are also available.
Houseboat on Beautiful San Diego BaySan Diego, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen has useful amenities and fully stocked with all the kitchen needswarm weather great patio and comfortable bedsthe rooftop deck was amazing and patt had lots of supplies for the beach or poolwi-fi worked fine pleanty of hot water all the time all goodsmall kitchen had the basics needed we enjoyed the rooftop patio as welleverything was very clean and comfortablethe houseboat is very clean and functionalthe house is clean and comfortablethe space was clean and very comfortablehouseboat was clean and we had everything we needed
Host:the host is a very helpful and accommodating one toothe home was well equipped and the manager molly was very kind and helpfulshe was very helpful and made our trip much bettermolly the property manager is so helpful kind and makes us feel right at homepatt was very responsive to any questions/e-mails i sent and was very thorough with check-in directionsRead more reviewsgreat location and central to downtownthe location is perfectthe location was also greatwe were very close to the airport which was definitely an advantage for transportationthe location was great for the zoo uss midway and beaches
This houseboat features a sleek interior with views to die for. It is located in Long Beach, close to many shopping areas and landmarks, such as USS Iowa and Aquarium of the Pacific. Despite its convenient location, guests will still be able to enjoy a quiet moment inside the houseboat, which is perfect for rest and relaxation. They also offer free continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi in public areas. For convenience, there are two separate bathrooms as well as furnished balconies and patios perfect for just chilling and appreciating the view. The kitchenette is free for use, equipped with a refrigerator, a microwave, coffee/tea facilities, as well as all the cookware and utensils that you need to prepare hearty meals.
Dockside Boat & Bed Long Beach
Price: from 225 USD
Number of Guests: 4
3. Captained boat with cockpit table for al fresco dining
Make your family trips to California more memorable and unique with this three-cabin luxury houseboat rental. It has all the amenities that you need for a convenient and comfortable stay: two bathrooms and the galley is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, stove, dishes, and utensils. Stereos and speakers are also available if you want to listen to some music while enjoying dinner or perhaps when you’re just chilling and appreciating a view of Newport Beach. For dining, a salon dining table is provided, but if you want to enjoy fresh air, there’s a cockpit table and a forward deck as well.
Price: from 1,400 USD
Number of Guests: 7
4. Huge boat perfect for events and gatherings
This 72-ft (22-m) boat can accommodate up to 12 people and is perfect for reunions, anniversaries, yacht parties, bachelor parties, Catalina tours, photoshoots, and more. It is huge enough to make events extra unique and special. The boat features a bar, a galley with a stove and oven, and enough cabins and bathrooms. The boat is manned, meaning you will have a captain and crew so you get to maximize your time on the water. Bring your friends, family, or even your colleagues aboard Kayla Lynne and sail to your dream vacation!
72' Custom Matthews Yacht
Price: from 450 USD
Number of Guests: 12
Ideal for couples, solo adventurers, and business travelers, this luxury houseboat for rent offers a wonderful experience thanks to its exclusivity and its complete amenities. If you’re looking for honeymoon ideas, staying in this yacht is one of them. It is located close to the Marvin Baude Bike Path, with nearby top-rated restaurants. Back in the boat, you can rest in comfortable beds, or finish some work in the laptop-friendly workspace. Breakfast is provided for free, and there’s also a kitchen available for use. One feature that guests are encouraged to avail of is the tandem kayak which can be launched straight from the boat. If you’re looking for a quiet but special venue to celebrate occasions or simply to relax, this rental comes highly recommended by recent travelers.
On the Water LuxuryMarina del Rey, California, United States
Top guest reviewsbest sleep ever and the mattress was unbelievably comfortable50 yards to the bathroom and shower wasn't bad just inconvenientthe bed is extremely comfortable and having the option of watching movies was a plusawesome place super clean and well keptthe bathroom despite being a short walk is clean and the shower is greatno bathroom facilities on the boat itself but short walk up the pier to clean boaters-bathroomsmarina shower facilities were clean and convenientthe communal bathrooms were new very clean and only a quick walk from the boat
Host:jon was a great hostjon was a great hostjon was super nice and knowledgeable a great hostjon was an awesome host and the cadence was a great experiencejon is the best host on airbnbRead more reviewsvery private and secure locationgreat location with fantastic restaurants and beach a close peddle walk or paddle awayclose to great restaurants in beautiful marina del rayvery quiet relaxing atmosphere with prime walking/biking distance from everythingfor the price and the location i’d say this is the best place in the area
This cozy private room in a houseboat features a queen-size bed that will definitely make your stay here comfortable. Catch up on your favorite shows with the private TV situated right in front of the bed. Take advantage of the coffee maker and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee along with your delicious breakfast as you take in the view of the water. Bathroom essentials are provided, so you don’t have to worry about a thing. You can also enjoy a quiet afternoon out on the patio or have a barbecue if you feel like it. If you are traveling alone, socialize with the other guests onboard.
Cozy bed in Marina Del Rey next to Ritz CarltonMarina del Rey, California, United States
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Host:leila was honestly the best host i’ve ever experienced through airbnbvery attentive and fast to respond will definitely coming back
Experience the real beauty and serenity of Marina del Rey through this newly remodeled luxury yacht. Have a great view of the trees that surround the beautiful waters and enjoy the welcoming ambiance in the living room of this houseboat. If you love cooking, use the oven or microwave to prepare delicious meals. The houseboat has two cozy bedrooms with one king-size bed and one queen-size bed. If a relaxing getaway is what you have been longing for, then this is a great option.
Beautiful Serene Marina del ReyMarina del Rey, California, United States
This beautiful houseboat in Ventura Harbor is spacious enough to fit five people. It features two bedrooms with a total of four cozy beds. Enjoy a hotel-like stay in this luxurious houseboat. Guests can savor a delicious brunch while taking in the beautiful view of the water and the surrounding boats. Water activities like paddling can certainly be enjoyed here. Make sure to store your favorite food in the refrigerator so if you get hungry, you can easily heat it up using the appliances in the kitchen. Get some sun as you enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the deck. This Airbnb houseboat already has everything you’ll need for the perfect getaway.
Boatel California in the beautiful Ventura HarborVentura, California, United States
Top guest reviewsfor land lubbers better description of the sleeping and bathroom facilities would helpbreakfast is extra but excellent the next morning out on the deckthe space was comfortable and cozysuper clean and unique settingthe accommodation was clean and truly comfortable
Host:host is amazing and helps at every chance she getsmartha is a great hostnice place with great hoststhe owner does an amazing job and the place was super tidygreat boat and great host we enjoyed our stay for the weekendRead more reviewsthe location is perfectnice location - neighborhood area felt safe even to walk to at nightit is super close to good restaurants shopping and ventura beachesit's in a great location with water activities restaurants and shopping in walking distanceamazing location and very comfortable accommodations will be revisiting
This roomy houseboat features a comfortable bed as well as free Wi-Fi. The location is great, as it is very relaxing and you get to have pretty views every morning and every night. Nearby, you will find a lot of restaurants, cafés, and other activities to do. But if you prefer to prepare your meals, there’s also a kitchen here. Free breakfast is provided. This boat is perfect for couples looking to unwind and just enjoy each other’s company in an exclusive houseboat. The movement and energy of the water will surely make your nights here more peaceful and relaxing. If you’re looking for a houseboat for long-term rental, do check this one out.
Marina Del Rey Boat, Natural VibrationMarina del Rey, California, United States
Top guest reviewsglad there was a bathroom on board but super small
Host:alvertyna was a great hostalvertyna was an awesome host & look forward in renting her vessel againalvertyna is very friendly and attentiveRead more reviewsthis was a great place to stay: on the water close to local attractionsthis is an amazing location on a wonderful boat with an outstanding hostcool place to stay so close to the beach and easy to get there via scooter rental
Take your California holiday experience to the next level
Houseboat rentals allow you to stay comfortably in a boat with all the conveniences and comforts of staying in a house or hotel. It has bedrooms, bathrooms, and some even have kitchens. Whether you’re in the area for a short while, or you’re looking for a houseboat for longterm rental, there’s bound to be a comfortable option for you to choose. Spend your next family vacation or celebrate special occasions with a houseboat rental near Los Angeles, California. Explore its many beautiful beaches from the sea and make your “baycation” extra special and unique!
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