10 Best Vacation Rentals With Private Pool In California, USA

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From Santa Barbara to San Diego, this side of the West Coast is famed for its white-sand beaches, buzzing nightlife, laidback vibe, and cultural diversity. No matter where you decide to go in California, expect great weather, fantastic food, adventure, and beautiful scenery. Here, you will find some of the best and world-famous attractions such as Universal Studios Hollywood, Golden Gate Bridge, and Disneyland. West Coast beaches are the perfect spot for sunbathing, surfing, and taking in the Californian spirit. Still, they often get packed with locals and travelers in search of fun and adventure. Luckily, there are accommodations that come with a private pool for those looking to enjoy the sun and water away from the crowded beaches. Scroll down for a list of the best vacation rentals with private pool in California, USA.

1. Luxury villa in Santa Barbara overlooking the ocean (from USD 781)

From magnificent ocean views to luxurious interiors, this vacation rental offers an upgraded stay. Its floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors allow natural light to soak the interiors and offer guests sweeping views of the ocean. Additionally, guests have direct access to the pool. The open-plan layout makes hanging out effortless since there is plenty of space for cooking meals, dining, and gathering around the two-sided fireplace. Outside, guests can find a private pool, a hot tub, sun loungers, and various patio areas with cozy seating.

Luxury Hilltop Home w/ Epic Views, Pool & Hot Tub
Santa Barbara, California, United States
14 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views from every room
though modern it was still cozy and comfortable
Location:
the house is just beautiful and location is fantastic
we loved the house and the location
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2. Family-friendly villa in Anaheim with hot tub (from USD 309)

Whether you’re traveling with the kids or looking for a home-away-from-home experience with a touch of luxury, this spectacular vacation rental is for you. There are four bedrooms and two full bathrooms, all of which are bright, spacious, and tastefully decorated. The open-plan living, dining, and kitchen area is perfect for spending time with the family. The backyard is the highlight that makes guests want to stay. The entire family can swim in the private pool or soak in the hot tub; kids will have lots of pool toys to play with while adults set up the barbecue.

Resort-Style Home with Private Pool and Game Room
Anaheim, California, United States
95 reviews
Entire house 8 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
additional air conditioned game room is a nice touch
immaculate comfortable and filled with ideal amenities especially for traveling families
the beds were comfortable with many sleeping options
beautiful space we really enjoyed the pool hot tub and grill
great place pool and hot tub were awesome we definitely made use of the grill
Cleanliness:
the house is clean and well decorated
this place is beautiful spotless and so comfy
the house is very clean and well-equipped
apartment was very clean and with good eguipments
this property was beautiful clean comfortable and inviting
Host:
property management was very responsive to any questions and requests
the host was very responsive and friendly
i also appreciate the communications had with the hosts
the host and property managers were excellent super responsive and helpful
very professional and responsive hosts
Location:
location was good close to disneyland just 20min walk
the location was beautiful safe and secure
really enjoyed the house and location
great location close to disneyland shopping grocery and dining spots
this is a great spot and is in walking distance to disneyland
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3. Lodge in South Lake Tahoe for large groups (from USD 975)

This spectacular lodge in South Lake Tahoe boasts sweeping mountain views and luxury amenities galore. With an open-plan layout, the rental invites guests to gather in the kitchen, around the dining table, or by the fireplace. The lodge spreads over three floors, each with its deck or patio. Each section is fully furnished with plenty of seating and dining space, beach chairs, and a Jacuzzi. Guests will get to enjoy a spa room with an indoor heated pool, a sauna, a hot tub, and a steam room.

7 rooms w/ beds + Living room + Game room + Indoor heated pool & more!
94 reviews
lodge 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the home was beautiful with amazing views three levels with lots of room for multiple families
we adults did as well but also appreciated the well-stocked kitchen and the scenic views from the decks
kids enjoyed the pool and the rec room and we all enjoyed the wonderful deck
the pool sauna steam room and hot tub area was the highlight of our trip
the pool is smaller than it looks in the picture but overall a beautiful home
Cleanliness:
we all enjoy in this place so much clean and convenient
spacious clean comfortable- really happy we stayed here
the house was exactly how it was described in the postings and very clean
Host:
consuelo was very helpful and responded to all our messages
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4. Hillside vacation rental with panoramic views of Downton Los Angeles (from USD 166)

Sitting atop a hill, this spectacular vacation rental boasts the most amazing views of Los Angeles. While residents live in the main house, guests will have exclusive access to the pool house. Here, they will get to enjoy their privacy in a guest house furnished with a modern design, an open layout, and amenities that include cable television, a fully equipped kitchen, an office desk, and free Wi-Fi. While the pool and laundry are shared with other residents, there’s a beautiful private back patio where only guests have access.

Private Pool House with Amazing Views!
Los Angeles, California, United States
202 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing view from the pool area overlooking la from the hill
washer dryer well equipped kitchen nice linens good wifi
great place nice view and pool
the view from the pool area is stunning
the view from their pool house was absolutely stunning
Cleanliness:
it's very clean and comfortable
the pool house is super clean and cozy
clean well appointed with plenty of special touches
it offers a very quiet clean & beautiful place to stay on the outskirts of la
the pool house is super comfortable clean and well-equipped with all sorts of thoughtful touches
Host:
dna were the perfect hosts
hosts are very good
they were really helpful and made us feel relaxed
the hosts are brilliant and communicative
alex and dennis are really nice hosts
Location:
great location just a hidden gem
close to some outstanding restaurants and easy access to interstates
great location in la as well
easy access to highways and located in a great neighbourhood with vast options for shopping and restaurants
truly a wonderful location that has to be experienced
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5. Private house in San Diego with outdoor bar and hot tub (from USD 340)

Couples looking for a romantic getaway in San Diego, California, should look no further. This private and well-appointed pool house rental has everything you might dream of. The bedroom features a king-size bed, a flat-screen television, and a sliding glass door that offers direct access to the outdoor area. With a private pool, an outdoor barbecue grill, and a bar, there won’t be a dull moment while staying here. Come evening, guests can sit back on the outdoor sofa and relax in front of the fire pit.

The Most Amazing Completely Private Pool House!
San Diego, California, United States
403 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice big screen tv in the bedroom
really fabulous little pool house with outdoor amenities and large bedroom that opens to the outside
heater was not working due to previous rainfall knocking power out came to rescue to fix it
the heated wading pool was a perfect way to relax after exploring the area
bedroom is spacious with great lighting enough closet space large bed with great bedding
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and tidy
it was very clean and well laid out
most importantly it was spotless and well maintained
very clean accommodation imaginative use of space
very nice and super clean
Host:
host was super responsive
host was very responsive to any questions we had
host is very helpful and informative
host was really responsive when it came to needing help
great spot easy and convenient host were very good
Location:
away; which makes this location very beneficial
great location with a short driving distance to anywhere in san diego
great location with the best pool
great location in sd close to old town little italy downtown & hillcrest
it was the perfect location
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6. Private family vacation rental in La Quinta with Jacuzzi (from USD 175)

Away from California’s buzz, this La Quinta vacation rental is an excellent choice for guests looking for privacy, outdoor space, and great amenities. The pet-friendly villa is close to bars, restaurants, golf courses, and shopping options yet offers guests intimacy and relaxation. The outdoor area boasts a fully furnished deck, a swimming pool, barbecue facilities, and a hot tub – everything needed for a successful vacation.

Private Vacation Home w/salt water system. Pool/Spa
195 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The living room is very comfy
kept everything we could have wanted or needed
The kitchen is well appointed and everything is labelled
the property was as described and the photos reflected the amenities and appearance
I loved the comfortable feel of the indoor space: big squishy sofas great sleep on the huge bed air conditioning hot water
Cleanliness:
The house is beautifully decorated and so clean
The pool and yard were beautiful
The house and grounds were very clean and well maintained
We didn't use the house as much as most renters
Stufft Pizza was very good (and always busy)
Host:
all it had to offer The arrangements to rent this home could not have been easier We have traveled extensively and have rented MANY homes through VRBO both in the US and Italy
We hope to return many times Thanks again Jane for being a positive and trustworthy owner
She has a wonderful repairman Alex and housekeeper Rosa both who speak very well about Jane and have been with her a long time and sound more like friends
We hope to return during the summer
We wanted a quick sunny getaway
Location:
(there are many other good restaurants
We did a little grocery shopping at Ralph's in The Village
The River at Rancho Mirage is a lovely area to stroll in the evening & drop into the Cheesecake Factory 1000 Palms Oasis is very interesting and a nice easy walk around
but we also drove out to Henry's Market on Highway 111
It was easy to walk my pups in this neighborhood
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7. Family-friendly vacation rental in Los Angeles with covered patio (from USD 198)

This spacious two-bedroom, two-bathroom vacation rental in Los Angeles is an excellent choice for families. However, guests should keep in mind that the home is not suited for pets or infants. The rooms are elegant and tastefully furnished with a fully equipped kitchen, a family room with flat-screen television and fireplace, and a laundry room. Outside, guests will find a fully furnished covered patio with plenty of seating and dining space, a barbecue grill, and direct access to a private pool.

Beautiful Modern House with Pool & Outside Patio
Los Angeles, California, United States
71 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice modern decor and a great outdoor gazebo area bbq grill and beautiful pool
bed in second room not the most comfortable but other than that very very pleased
Cleanliness:
very clean and great place
stylish clean and comfortable
very clean and had everything we needed
the place was clean and confortable
clean comfortable plenty of space
Host:
very kind and answers any questions you may have completely
wonderful host wonderful house it really was a home from home
zaven is a great host me and my family had a great time
great host the place is also amazing
pool was great and zaven was a great host
Location:
the location is perfect 20 minutes to downtown
great neighborhood close to shopping and a great japanese garden also close
there is close stores walking distance like starbucks cvs liquor store a few other restaurants
zavens location is perfect for the stuff you can do at l
nice place served the purpose of our visit
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8. Adults-only escapade in Santa Barbara with tropical garden (from USD 335)

Located in beautiful Montecito, Santa Barbara, this one-bedroom villa is the perfect tropical getaway for couples looking for luxury and romance. The vacation rental is surrounded by lush vegetation, boasting a paradise-like garden with an outdoor natural pool, a spa, beach chairs, and a barbecue grill. Those looking for adventure can explore the trails and beaches nearby or head to Santa Barbara’s downtown for dining and shopping galore. Additionally, guests can request a massage, a concierge, and housekeeping services.

Cabana Las Floras- A Tropical Cabana Paradise with Pool, Spa, and WiFi
259 reviews
villa 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the gardens were gorgeous and the pool and spa were just as perfect as pictured
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and orderly
the unit was spacious and clean the spa and pool was all ours
we found the cabana to be very clean and comfortable and the owners even provided ppe
Host:
dino was the perfect host from the start
lovely property and charming hosts
dino and florida were fantastic hosts
dino and florida were welcoming hosts
dino was an excellent host and gave us the privacy we were looking for
Location:
the location is ideal for day trips or beautiful on its own
this place was a perfect paradise
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9. Joshua Tree cabin with hot tub and desert views (from USD 215)

The ultimate destination for peace, quiet, and tranquility, this bright and spacious log cabin is nestled at the border of Joshua Tree National Park. The rental is the perfect starting point for hiking and climbing. Still, guests can also stay at the cabin to relax in the hot tub and cool off in the pool while taking in the desert vistas. Indoors, guests will find a living area with plenty of seating space, a shelf packed with books, and a flat-screen television. Other amenities include a washer and dryer, a fireplace, and air conditioning.

Joshua Tree Retreat (on the Border of National Park)Hot Tub,Pool,WiFi
121 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable surroundings adjacent to joshua tree
the earth bed was incredible and we had the best sleeps in months
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and they also walked through right before we came and sanitized everything thoroughly
this place is quiet and super clean
Host:
the hosts are perfect
the hosts were also excellent in being welcoming and communicative
everything was great and the hosts were very nice
the owners greeted us and showed us around the property which we really appreciated
the hosts are both super welcoming and easy to be around
Location:
the place was great steps away from the park close to downtown and stores
(interesting park) so much info about the area for you to read/watch in the cabin perfect place
also the property is so private that they provide a sense of security being close by
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10. Stylish modern villa in Palm Springs with two master suites (from USD 294)

Comfort, luxury, and modern amenities blend perfectly together in this stunning Palm Springs villa. The interior is colorful and bright and features modern decor. Plus, it offers pool views through the floor-to-ceiling glass doors. Guests have plenty of options for relaxation and entertainment, whether it’s binge-watching Netflix series, sunbathing in the backyard, taking a swim in the pool, or cooking up a barbecue.

Perfect Palm Springs FUN Getaway!
Palm Springs, CA, US
4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Indulge in deluxe amenities under the Californian sun

This list of the best vacation rentals with a private pool in California, USA, will provide you with top-notch amenities, scenic views, and a refreshing experience. Choose among which accommodation is best for you and your traveling style. After you’ve chosen, all that’s left for you to do is decide if you want to explore Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Diego, or Palm Springs. Luckily, no matter what destination you choose, you’re bound to have a fantastic vacation.

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Karina is a content creator based in Bucharest, Romania. A world traveler, obsessed over F.R.I.E.N.D.S, and a coffee addict, she dreams of one day calling Colorado home. Some of her favorite...Read more

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