Malibu is, somewhat, a playground for the rich and famous. Found just a few miles west of Los Angeles, this beach city is frequented by Hollywood’s A-list celebrities, with top-of-the-range mansions peppering this landscape, homes to the wealthy. There are a lot of great things to do in Malibu Beach, and its waters are pristine and heavenly, making this city an oceanside paradise, one that attracts avid beach lovers. From the golden sands of Zuma Beach to the thrilling waves of Surfrider Beach, this is truly a haven for those who seek a whimsical vacation. To help you plan your trip, we’ve compiled a list of the best beach house vacation rentals In Malibu, California. Read below to find out more.
This charming house is perched atop a platform that faces the mesmerizing beach. This Malibu vacation home rental is endowed with a breathtaking view of the ocean, one that will make you want to extend your stay. There are three bedrooms here and a total of six guests can call this home throughout their vacation. Despite its very secluded location, you aren’t far from the shops and restaurants in Malibu, allowing you to easily explore the town. What you get when staying here, other than the intoxicating view, is a luxurious house in which there are a spacious and cozy living area and an open kitchen that’s equipped with modern appliances. A large window constantly offers an excellent view of the ocean and you can walk out onto the deck to enjoy the outdoors. The master bedroom also boasts this view but the other two bedrooms only get skylights. This is a wonderful place for a beachside vacation.
Ocean View Malibu GetawayMalibu, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe view was fantastic all of the furniture beds and pillows were all very comfortablethe a/c is great on those hot daysmy 2 adult boys decided to sleep on the huge and comfortable couch every nightbeautiful bathrooms - had a wonderful stay herealso the bed is super comfyclean and very spaciousrooms are clean and spaciousit was clean and the perfect spot for us for our business tripthe bathrooms were also super spacious and cleanvery clean and amazing location
Host:the host really couldn't be bothered to help ushost is clearly well-organisedari the manager was extremely responsive and made the process a piece of cakeit's a wonderful place and the communication and service with the host were greatcommunication was very easy with the hosts and check-in/check-out was seamlessRead more reviewslocation is perfectthe location is terrificamazing location right on the waterit was a great location and great pricebeautiful beachside location and place
This Malibu beach house rental also has three bedrooms like the one above, however, it can accommodate up to eight guests. The main draw of this house is the fact that it’s perched right at the beach, with an undisturbed view of the magnificent ocean. And with a deck area that’s accessible via the living room, you’ll feel like you’re constantly floating on the water. Speaking of the living room, this space is brightly lit owing to the massive glass door that beautifully frames the ocean view. You also get to enjoy having your very own kitchen with an open plan, a major selling point for those wishing to self-cater. From here, a two-minute walk will bring you to a private beach, your haven of relaxation.
Ocean Front Malibu House.3BRDs + PRIVATE BEACH A++Malibu, California, United States
Top guest reviewsamazing view and great experience felt very comfortable and had all amenities will be backplenty of entertainment options and strong wifi throughout the housethe place is just like it looks in the pictures the view is amazing and very comfortableit is super clean with lots of helpful amenities - irons steamers etcwe loved making breakfast and watching the sun rise from our balcony viewvery clean and well keptcommunication was smooth and the house clean and lovely (just as pictured)super clean house with plenty of towels and cookware for making dinnerclean / roomy / comfortable bedsgorgeous and super clean home
Host:jackson is a wonderful hostjackson is an amazing hostjackson is an amazing hosthe was very responsive to my questions and made sure i had a great stayjackson was a friendly and accommodating hostRead more reviewsexcellent location in walking distance to moonshadowsamazing location house was perfect for what we neededit was lovely staying right on the water but also a close drive to shops and restaurantshowever it will be easier because it is close to the restaurantabsolutely beautiful place right on the water
Just like the listing above, this vacation rental can comfortably accommodate eight guests. And as you would expect, it sits right at the beach. This house a slightly different design, with circular windows giving it a unique façade. Via these windows, you can be mesmerized by the stunning ocean right from your living room. A blue couch stands here, emulating the ocean’s color, a theme that creates a relaxing atmosphere. This is a very spacious house in which a large family or group of friends can stay in. There is everything you would find in an opulent home, from a massive kitchen to a dining area and even a TV room. Book this house and enjoy a memorable vacation in Malibu.
Ocean Front Malibu Beach House UPMalibu, California, United States
Top guest reviewsboth levels are beautifully decorated with all modern conveniences and comfortable furnishingsone bathroom was remodeled but the other one looked like an old dingy antique bathroomand perfect if you have small children as behind one of the rooms are the twin single bedsthe house was clean and comfortablethe towels provided are a bit discoloured but cleanquiet secluded clean and spaciousotherwise house is very cleanwe found the accommodations to be very clean and comfortable
Host:amazing home away from home angie was an amazing host and we had the most relaxing tripangie our host was incredibly accommodating and kind and responded to our every requestthe owner has febreze available to help offset itgreat host great locationangie was helpful from the beggining and very prompt with responsesRead more reviewsthe location is wonderfulthe location is greatgorgeous house in perfect locationbeautiful location and great houseamazing location right on the beach
This lovely home overlooks the beaches of Westward and Zuma and is the perfect Malibu retreat. It has a private entrance that leads to a secret garden atop Point Dume Bluffs and is ideal for five guests. The expansive outdoor living space is furnished with sunbeds, oceanfront dining areas, a garden picnic area, a barbecue grill, and a private hot tub. The interiors of the house are well-appointed with cozy furniture and comfortable beds. The immaculate bathroom also has fresh towels and essential toiletries provided. Its convenient location makes exploring the charming neighborhood effortless and enjoyable.
Beautiful 2 Bdrm Designer Beach House On The Pt. Dume Bluffs
Top guest reviewsthe deck overlooking the beach is wonderful with comfortable lounges and sunset viewsspotless and very cleanthe views are amazing the sunsets are gorgeous the house was clean and updated
Host:nick was an amazing hostgreat and attentive owners as wellnicholas is a great hostour host was perfect and very attentive five starsnick was very helpful in getting me checked-in accommodating and earlier arrivalRead more reviewslocation was perfect close to stores and a few restaurantsall of the reviews are true; incredible location and great propertywalking trails were pleasant in point dume state parkthe location is hard to beat and the bed was super comfortablevery pretty home in a stunning location
Here’s another vacation rental that’s ideal for the picky vacationer who’s looking for the perfect beachside home. There is one bedroom here but four guests can stay in luxury. The interior boasts a beautiful appeal that’s complemented by the bright light that floods the space. The blue ocean waters, clearly visible inside, creating a very relaxing aura. Classy furniture and chic décor characterize the space with the balcony acting as the cherry on top of this delightful home. There’s a television but it’s doubtful that you’ll need it since the stunning vistas are bound to entrance you. And just a few steps away are some of the top restaurants and popular shopping outlets in Malibu.
Oceanfront Home w/ Luxury Accommodations+Endless Views
Top guest reviewsOne other thing to notebut the ocean view was amazing from the balconyThe unit itself was cozy and had everything we neededClean and comfortable with an amazing viewThat was difficult to figure outvery clean lots of amenities
Host:so they quickly refunded pur money and gave us clear direction on the closest board rental storeThey were prompt with communication and very professionalEven the repairman from the property management company was amazed with how bad it wasSeaBreeze was quick to answer our calls/emails and there was a rep who stopped by in times of needThe outside community deck was covered in sand which was the only problem outside of the rentalRead more reviewsbut the communication problem NEEDS to be addressedThe unit has a great location along PCH only 10 minutes from Santa Monica but still close to small shopping centers and well known restaurants in MalibuWe connected to wi fi in restaurants in the area with NO problemsThis aptmt seriously needs a booster to enhance receptionMaybe management could include an instruction booklet next time? Thanks:-)
This stunning vacation home with a Spanish flair sits on the shores of Zuma Beach. It features high, vaulted ceilings and charming tiled floors. The home boasts gorgeous French doors that open out to an impressive private garden and patio. A number of must-visit places like Paradise Cove and Surfrider Beach, as well as some shops, restaurants, and cafes, are within walking distance. This accommodation is perfect for eight guests, and it has a king-size bed, two queen-size beds, and a queen-size sofa sleeper. After a long day, guests can enjoy a relaxing soak in the bath.
Lovely Casita Walking Distance to Zuma Beach
Top guest reviewscomfortable beds and clean propertythe house was very clean well appointed and tastefully furnishedthis beautiful home is clean and peacefulthe property is very clean and felt safe during covid-19gorgeous clean private and excellent location
Host:lisa was very friendly and took good care of usRead more reviewsthe house and location was ideal for our growing familybeautiful and great locationgreat overall location and close to zumathis property is located in close proximity to wonderful zuma beachclose to the wedding and so close to zuma beach which we enjoyed walking on every morning
Located on Malibu Road beach, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom modern apartment with ocean views is perfect for four guests. The property is just a stairway away from the beach, and a number of beachside amenities like beach towels, umbrellas, beach chairs, as well as kayaks, and Boogie boards are also provided. The home is centrally located, so a number of shops, restaurants, and services are within easy reach. Enjoy a beautiful stretch of beach and catch the sunset, or just relax on the deck and admire the beautiful garden and ocean views. Take in the sunset on the beach or enjoy the ocean views from your private deck. With a stylish interior and comfortable living spaces, guests will truly feel at home.
Beachfront Apt - Exclusive Malibu Rd.
Top guest reviewswe enjoy listening to the waves and the view of the ocean from the deck and living roomvery shabby chic and comfortablethe property is clean well-maintained and has everything you needvery clean great location very reasonable price
Host:liza was an amazing hostproperty manager very responsive and professionalthere are also very friendly neighbors in the building whom we enjoyed chatting withRead more reviewsperfect location for access to pepperdinegreat place clean roomsgreat location close to the beach amazing view
If you’re strapped for cash but you still want to enjoy a luxurious beach getaway, then check out this studio apartment. It’s, of course, slightly cheaper than the above options with the main trade-offs being the distance to the beach and the size. However, this studio is still a very short distance to the beach with the ocean view still one that’s apparent. The studio has its own deck area that’s furnished with outdoor seats and you can spend hours here simply marveling at the picturesque ocean waters. The interior is conspicuously less chic than the other rentals on this list but you still get a homely appeal here. And with a kitchenette available, you don’t need to spend money eating out. This rental is for those who wish to save cash but still enjoy Malibu’s beach.
Ocean View - Pacific Palisades17878 Castellammare Dr
Keeping up with the standards set by the above listings is this two-bedroom duplex. There are three beds tucked away in the two bedrooms, with a total of six guests able to call this home. The house also has one bathroom so you’ll have to share. Despite this house’s slightly smaller space compared to the ones we’ve spoken about above, it still emits a very cozy and luxurious appeal. Yes, there’s a well-furnished living space and a modern kitchen but there’s also a balcony where you can relax and allow yourself to be entranced by the lovely ocean. This rental is truly worth the cost.
***NEW Stunning 2bdr Malibu OCEAN FRONT ***Malibu, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe view is beautiful the house was cozy and stylishloved the cozy cottage vibeit would be great to have a/c (it has stand up fans)overall nice and different experiencetotally worth it amazing location gorgeous view and comfortable stayvery clean stylish spacevery clean linen dishes and a full supplied kitchenthe apartment was clean and very lightclean space and everything we needed -- was overall a great weekendclean easy check-in process and great location
Host:frida our host was kind and responded quicklyfarida is a great hostgreat host and great placefarida is such an amazing hostgreat stay here farida was a great host and made our stay very easyRead more reviewsgreat location literally over the seagreat location very easy check ingreat location right on the waterwhat a great experience and the location was near great restaurantsamazing location in malibu for a quick weekend getaway
There is no shortage of homes by the beach in Malibu and this two-bedroom condo is one of them. The rental is spacious enough to house five guests and there are two bathrooms at your disposal. This rental is nestled on the top-most floor of the building, allowing its guests a breathtaking view of the ocean which, incidentally, is only a stone’s throw from the front door. A bonus of this elevated position is views of the mountains that form a picturesque backdrop to the landscape. Other than the views, you get to enjoy modern facilities like a spacious living area that’s accentuated by the cathedral ceilings. Prepare your own dishes in the open kitchen which boasts a plethora of modern cooking appliances.
Malibu Gorgeous Ocean & Mountain Views
Top guest reviewsworkout room and private parkingThere were supposed to be 2 twin beds and a king bed there was only one twin bedAlso the place is sparseIf you are thinking about bringing food and cooking beware that there is a small dorm room sized fridge and no pots and pans Not even salt and pepper for minimal cooking All and allmixing bowls coffee potso we had to use the futon which was brokenand I did confirm with others that air conditioning was not common in Malibu
Host:For example the site says check out is 11 when the owner texted me at 9:50The owner is awesome and the property is nice but expensive for what you getThe owner did tell me this is not allowed in condoand I did assume I would not have to look for such amenities as those would be in any rentalThe unit is all recently renovated with a full kitchen 2 bedrooms and two full baths all very attractiveRead more reviewsStarbucks restaurants and shopping within walking distance Very safe areahas nearby access to restaurants stores and banking and the beachesThere are also a lot of inconsistencies between the HomeAway site and the owners directionsThis lovely condo is right in central Malibu with gorgeous views and in a secured location with attractive walkways to a poolThere were also no TV's and no WIFI
This house could be the site for your epic Malibu beach vacation. It’s a very chic three-bedroom house that’s designed to be a home for up to six guests. While here, the stunning blue waters will put you in a trance with vast windows adorning the walls of each and every room, elegantly framing this view. From the very spacious living room to the deck area, this is your answer to a perfect oceanside experience. And, of course, the bedrooms are fit for royalty, boasting comfy queen beds. If you’re planning to prepare your own meals, go ahead and use the kitchen as it’s fully equipped.
Rare Ocean View Gem by the Beach
Top guest reviewssweeping ocean views north and south from every room in the house spectacular and breathtakingthe bathrooms and kitchen are definitely circa 1950you'll want to stay in and enjoy the views we ate breakfast and lunches herewe really enjoyed long breakfasts overlooking the pacific especially when dolphins and a whale came by several morningsour initial reaction was disappointment but after a day we felt comfortable and enjoyed our stay
Host:the property manager trace is very helpful and professional and quickly responded to any of our concernstrace was very friendly and helpful with our recent stay in californiatrace was always very responsive and helpfulRead more reviewslocation is perfect no matter what you want to do in the la areathe walk to the steps and bridge over the pch was sweetwe really appreciated being able to park in a garagegreat space very comfortable easy walk to a fantastic beachit was also nice to be able to park a car in the garage
Still not tired of the ocean? Here’s another home that’s perfect for you lovers of the beach. This one has just two bedrooms, yet it can sleep up to six guests. Its interior is aptly designed to take full advantage of the stunning ocean that’s right outside the door. This Malibu rental home on the beach has its entire front wall glazed with the intent of satiating your love for the ocean views. Because of this, the interior is flooded with light that cheers up the space, keeping you in a jovial mood. If you want to relax, the best place to do this is on the deck right outside the living area, furnished with comfy outdoor seats. This deck is still accessible via the kitchen/ dining area, from where you also get a delightful ocean view. Not sure whether words do this exquisite rental justice, just book a stay and experience it for yourself.
Beachfront Home w/ Panoramic Ocean Views - 2.7 Miles to Malibu Pier
Top guest reviewsthe rooms were perfect for my family and the living room was dated but very comfortablethe vacation rental was very cleanthe vacation rental was very cleanthe vacation rental was very cleanthe vacation rental was very cleanthe vacation rental was very clean
Host:rating details:the property manager was very helpfulrating details:the property manager was very helpfulrating details:the property manager was very helpfulrating details:the property manager was very helpfulrating details:the property manager was very helpfulRead more reviewsi was very happy with the locationi was very happy with the locationi was very happy with the locationi was very happy with the locationi was very happy with the location
A world-class destination
Malibu is a world-class destination and the homes above prove that this city deserves such a reputation. If you’re looking for the ideal beachside vacation, then why not rent a beach house in Malibu. Staying in one of the homes we’ve listed above will prove an unforgettable experience. So, gather all your friends and/or family members and book one of the vacation rentals on our list.
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