Top 5 HomeAway & Vrbo Vacation Rentals Under 400 USD In Malibu, CA

Top 5 HomeAway & Vrbo Vacation Rentals Under 400 USD In Malibu, CA
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The oceanfront home of many top Hollywood celebrities, such as Brad Pitt, Richard Gere, Jennifer Aniston, and Whoopi Goldberg, this beach town is one that will take your breath away. Apart from the lucky glimpse you may get of your favorite stars, this sophisticated and elegant beach town can sometimes be a true beach. From the upscale designer shops to the high-class restaurants, the hole that burns in your wallet is real. Clothes and food are one thing, but the struggle is real when you attempt to source an affordable accommodation that looks nice and is located well. Give your wallet a comforting pat, because here are 5 HomeAway and Vrbo vacation rentals under 500 USD in Malibu that will let you live like a star too:

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 13, 2023.

1. Chic and private: 3-bedroom Malibu guesthouse (from 295 USD)

This pristine architectural gem is an eco-friendly oasis complete with solar energy and hot water, a chic and private guesthouse that will give you the ideal getaway. The guesthouse is located at the end of a private driveway on a 5-acre (2-hectare) property. Over an acre (0.4 hectares) from the owner’s main house, guests can come and go freely. However, to respect privacy and safety, guests are not permitted to explore the grounds around the main house without permission from the host. The spacious and sizable living room has soaring ceilings and natural light from the many glass windows. Sit on the leather couches and enjoy thousands of free movies on the flat-screen TV. What can beat having dinner with such a view? Have a good time of bonding and laughter while having your meals. All cutlery, glasses, and crockery are provided. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to prepare a feast. This roomy master bedroom is great for late-night conversations and gossiping if you’re too excited to sleep during your stay. Each bedroom is accompanied with a cute soft toy pig waiting for you to hug it to sleep.

Chic & Private Malibu Guesthouse, Close To Beach And Hiking Trails

Address: Central Malibu, CA (see map)

Price: from 295 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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2. Spectacular view: luxurious 1-bedroom town home (from 262 USD)

Located in the heart of Malibu, this elegant and luxurious town home is just one minute from Pepperdine University and 35 minutes away from Beverly Hills. Live luxuriously, for this apartment is suited for the most discerning tastes. Decorated with Roche Bobois furnishings, this town home is of designer showroom quality. Apart from the lush furnishings, the living room has lots of sunlight from the large glass windows, and a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. Luxuriously decorated, the dining table is located at the outdoor deck for you to embrace the sea salt air of Malibu. The king-sized bed, brimming with pillows, cushions, and comforters, looks like one of the most comfortable things on the planet. Snuggle and tuck yourself in the thick soft comforters, this comfortable haven will give you a soundless slumber like no other. The ocean is great, but this community pool, which is walking distance away, sure deserves some love too, right?


Address: Eastern Malibu, CA (see map)

Price: from 262 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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3. Large and deluxe: 1-bedroom oceanfront cottage (from USD 375)

This large, deluxe, oceanfront rental is located on Malibu’s best dry sandy beach. Also known as Carbon Beach, or Billionaire’s Row, this beautiful restful beach has catered to many famous celebrities. The spacious and open-concept living room has a wood-burning fireplace and a flat-screen TV for you to snuggle up and catch a movie on cold nights. Indoors, outdoors, take your pick! The possibilities here in Malibu are endless. And what can be more magical than sleeping right beside the ocean? This day bed can be used as a sitting area or as an extra bed. Laze around with a cold drink to hand and admire the stunning coastline, pier, and ocean views from the outdoor deck. The master bedroom includes a king-sized bed and fine linens for you to have the ultimate slumber.

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87 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds nice kitchen
very clean and pleasant
clean and bright but needs some updating and fresher smell
place was very clean and comfortable with amazing beach right outside the deck
the owner was very accessible and kind
the managers are friendly and accommodating
onsite staff personnel are very friendly courteous and helpful
he was wonderful and helpful
and the location is perfect
the location was great very close to the malibu pier
this place is beautiful and the location is magnificent
great location with easy access to beaches and dining
it was however close to nice restaurants nobu malibu farm and vs which was walking distance
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4. Fabulously convenient: 1-bedroom oceanfront cottage (from USD 395)

Also located at Billionaire’s Row, this fabulous beach house has unobstructed panoramic ocean views of Queens Necklace and Catalina Island. With pegged hardwood floors lining every inch of this cosy apartment, this living space has a large sleeper sofa for last-minute guests. This apartment is outfitted tastefully with beautiful decor that will make you never want to leave. Enjoy your meals in this modern and contemporary dining space. The beautiful azure waters next to you are a bonus feature. The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwater and accented with stainless steel appliances with plenty of space and a bar sink. Everyone needs their beauty sleep! Rest your tired bones on the soft bouncy mattress and fluffy pillows, it’s time for a good night’s rest!

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112 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
the condo was very clean
the unit was clean and completely stocked with everything you need
the owner even called personally to make sure we were satisfied
angel & staff were very helpful when we needed anything
caretaker angel could not have been more helpful and accommodating
beautiful location cozy place and the staff as well as the owner were excellent
location was great we walked almost everywhere
very nice little condo close walking distance to restaurants and stuff
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Affordable luxury is the new in thing

Some tend to think that money brings us the most joy and happiness, but there are clearly things money can’t buy! And a vacation in these gorgeous HomeAways with loved ones is one of the finer things in life to treasure. Being on a budget doesn’t need to be hard. When you are surrounded with a great view and even better company, fun comes naturally!

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