21 Best Beachfront Vacation Rentals In Los Angeles, California, USA - Updated 2022

vacation rentals on the beach in los angeles
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Take a look at these amazing vacation rentals by the beach that will have you wanting to pack your bags and heading out to the coast. These homes are suitable for both individual travelers and group travelers looking to soak up the California sun. If you looking for easy access to the beach and you enjoy a swim in the ocean without having to drive from your accommodation to the sea side, then these properties might interest you. Consider booking any of these beautiful and stylish beachfront vacation rentals in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1. Stylish home with a private pool (from USD 132)

With its bright and white decor, this stylish home will make guests feel at home. Those who prefer to spend their days by the water will find this lodging to be convenient because of its close proximity to the beach.

During your stay, feel free to prepare some tasty meals in the well-appointed kitchenette, which comes with a large refrigerator and an oven. Then, take advantage of the private pool to relax and have fun while swimming in the morning or afternoon.

California Casual - A garden oasis in Los Angeles
43 reviews  Wifi Available
guest house 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed having a kitchenette and the pool was nice for a refreshing morning or evening dip
we look forward to being able to take advantage of the very nice yard and beautiful pool
debra’s guest house had everything we needed for a relaxing and comfortable stay
it had everything we needed and bed is so comfortable and shower felt amazing
we enjoyed our stay tremendously the guest house and pool were perfect for my niece and i
Cleanliness:
the bed was very comfortable and everything was very clean
Host:
the owner was so helpful and provided great suggestions on activities and dining
our host debra is definitely a premier host she was very welcoming and hospitable
debra was an amazing host the property is a peaceful oasis in the city
host was great and available for anything we needed during our stay
debra was very friendly and always easy to contact if we had questions
Location:
very secluded beautiful property and close to everything
the property is close to many la attractions
the guesthouse is really nice and not to far from many places
nice neighborhood within walking distance to a grocery store and coffee shops
great owner great location great stay great all around
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2. Sunny vacation house with a lovely garden (from USD 220)

Two travelers seeking a fantastic holiday spot close to the beach will love this sunny vacation property. The house is surrounded by a lovely garden, offering privacy and lovely nature views.

During your stay, enjoy the warmth of the sun on your skin while sipping an energetic afternoon beverage on the cozy patio. The grill can also be used to cook tasty barbecues and kebabs. Plus, if you’re looking for more places to explore, there are also restaurants, nightclubs, and grocery stores close by.

HOLLYWOOD SUNSET STRIP HIDEAWAY - Private Executive Suite
74 reviews  Wifi Available
House 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the owners were accessible but never intrusive, and super friendly
owners are wonderfully warm people
the house was tranquil
well maintained, quiet, comfy and near everything!
Cleanliness:
close proximity to facilities was especially helpful
Host:
welcoming and responsive hosts who made the stay easy and enjoyable
our hosts were the most wonderful people and took very good care of us - always availbale if you needed anything
the hosts were so helpful and were always contactable if we had any questions
lovely spot, beautifully designed, very clean, and the hosts could not have been nicer
it was ideal for all the places we wanted to visit and so close to beverly hills and the hollywood bowl
Location:
well appointed quiet guest cottage near the grove and within walking distance to restaurants and shops
zero issues
super cute guest house in rear of property
my husband and i stayed at this beautiful location to celebrate our anniversary
charming, secluded, quiet, old world country elegant feel to the property
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3. Charming guest house with an outdoor pool (from USD 125)

This charming guest house boasts a lovely yard with an outdoor pool where you can have fun swimming and lounging on sunny days. You will also have access to a contemporary bathroom and a modern kitchenette, plus a stylish outdoor dining area.

Furthermore, this vacation rental is complete with air-conditioning and heating systems to provide you with comfort, as well as stable internet and parking spaces for your convenience. Other nearby attractions that you should visit include restaurants, movie theaters, boutiques, and the beach.

Charming Guest house/Private en suite bathroom+pool + best breakfast in town!
60 reviews  Wifi Available
House 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage (pool side room) was beautiful filled with lovely art and every amenity you could wish for
we were met with open arms and the breakfast was just an added bonus
ronit's breakfasts were fabulous
we sat at the pool side table and enjoyed our breakfast in the fresh air
your breakfast was amazing and we had 2 very peaceful nights sleep
Cleanliness:
very quiet clean with comfortable bed
friendly clean thoughtful beautiful cozy peaceful setting and convenient for our needs
the breakfasts were delicious the room was comfortable clean and appointed with everything you could think of
Host:
the home is charming but the hosts were even more so
thank you for your kind and friendly hospitality
the hosts we're fabulous they took care of my every need and were very welcoming
this husband and wife duo are so friendly and made us feel like family
my husband and i very much enjoyed our stay here ronit and pini are perfect hosts
Location:
beautiful calming location we will be back for sure
the home is located is a great place with access to museums and to universal studios
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4. Magnificent property on the hills (from USD 395)

This magnificent property is perfectly situated at the top of Hollywood Hills. Enjoy the well-equipped kitchen with basic equipment and appliances and feel free to prepare some wonderful meals during your stay. The place also features comfy seating spaces and dining areas that overlook the hillside, offering you the best views of sunsets daily.

Spend some time outdoors while enjoying a bottle of delectable wine and taking in the stunning views of the greenery to make your trip even more memorable.

STUNNING private Designer villa/duplex in the top of Hollywood Hills.
Los Angeles , CA, US
3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

5. Spacious house right on the beach (from USD 997)

Located right on the beach, this spacious house perfectly encapsulates what California living is like. The structure is designed to take advantage of the state’s sunny weather — there are skylights and vaulted ceilings, giving the whole place a bright and airy feel.

Additionally, you can find impeccably furnished rooms inside. The three bedrooms have plush beds and ensuite bathrooms, and they can accommodate up to seven people. The gourmet kitchen will inspire you to cook delicious meals, and there’s a breakfast dining area that overlooks the ocean.

Take advantage of the beach during your stay here. Play in the sand or swim in the cool, blue seawater. You can also rent boats. If you want to do more exploring, you can head to several attractions nearby, such as Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Venice Beach Boardwalk.

LAX Beachhouse - Luxury on the sand for your dream vacation or stay-cation
123 reviews  Wifi Available
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
right on the beach with great views and lots of room
the house has 3 bathrooms which was a blessing with 6 teenage girls in tow
large very comfortable beds with quality linens pillows and towels
Cleanliness:
great well maintained and clean property
the house itself is clean spacious open up to date and very well equipped
great location very clean and i definitely recommend it
Host:
host was very responsive and information provided was spot on
owners were easy to communicate with
owner was easy to work with and very friendly
we sent a text asking for restaurants to try and they were so helpful
will miss that amazing view frank is also very helpful and quickly answers any questions
Location:
restaurants within walking distance are excellent
perfect location if you don't plan to eat out every meal
the house was great the kitchen well stocked the location terrific
place was nicely kept conveniently located and enjoyable to stay at
beautiful location right on the beach and in a nice area
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6. Contemporary condo unit in Marina Del Rey (from USD 652)

Inside this contemporary condo unit in Marina Del Rey, you can find a bright and cozy space that features a high-class kitchen with Italian quartz countertops and top-of-the-line appliances. The beautiful living area opens to a porch that overlooks the beach — this is the best place to sit back and watch the sunrise or sunset.

Since you don’t have a neighbor on either side, you’re free to explore the strip of beach in front. You can also rent a bike and travel all the way to Santa Monica Pier, marveling at the sight and cool breeze on your skin. If you love football, then you might get lucky and be able to catch a game at Rose Bowl and the Coliseum.

Modern, Oceanfront Beach Level Condo on Sand; Central Location!
73 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
what cozy space with breathtaking views
that glass you see in the living room opens up to the beach - very cool
Cleanliness:
beach was very clean nice and private
i'd definitely come back to this place because it was very clean quiet private and accessible
Host:
the owner was great to work with too
lastly communicating with the owner and getting directions help with the condo or general questions was very easy
great location very cool home & great owner/manager
you will not be disappointed at this perfect spot tara super accessible and helpful too
Location:
great location beautiful house and responsive landlord
great location great property it was the best stocked vrbo we have ever stayed at
the location is amazing as you step directly onto the beach
really nice place right on the beach and away from the crowd
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7. Three-bedroom house with a roof deck overlooking the ocean (from USD 625)

This beach house features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a large kitchen with granite counters and high-end appliances. This property is also located right in front of a beach, so no matter where you are inside, you’ll get a stunning view of the ocean.

If you want a better glimpse of your surroundings, you can head to the spacious roof deck, which overlooks the ocean and lets you observe the whole coastline — from Palos Verdes to Malibu. You can also find a barbeque grill, so you can cook and eat as you please.

When you want to swim in the ocean or sunbathe on the sandy shores, you only have to venture outside. You can also walk to other nearby beaches, such as Dockweiler State Beach, Playa Del Rey Beach, and Marina Beach.

Ocean Front Spectacular Beach Views 3bedrm Home /sand! Close to Marina Del Rey
Los Angeles, CA, US
6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Beachfront apartment near restaurants and other attractions (from USD 333)

At 1,100 square feet (102.19 square meters), this beachfront apartment comes with two bedrooms that can accommodate a maximum of six people. For this reason, this rental is ideal for families and other moderately sized groups. You can even bring your pets here as well — just make sure to inform the host beforehand.

Aside from the bedrooms, you’ll also be able to use the high-speed internet and fully equipped kitchen. If you don’t like to cook, there are several restaurants nearby that offer delicious food. You can go to some of them and try out the local cuisine.

While you’re outside, you can choose this opportunity to do some sightseeing. Some of the places you might want to visit are Dockweiler State Beach, Venice Fishing Pier, and Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

OCEANFRONT!!! DESIGNERS HOME newly remodeled
33 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was very comfortable and attractive
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and in great condition
a very updated clean and comfortable property right on the beach
house: the house is gorgeous it has clean modern shabby sleek charm
the place was exceptionally clean customer service (lisa) was outstanding; best vacation ever
lisa is a great hostess and her rental is clean and comfortable
Host:
great home the beach is beautiful and the owner was easy to reach and very informative
she looked after us provided us with great recommendations and is just the friendliest person
lisa was a great host and was extremely helpful answering all our questions
owner is awesome helps or gets you anything you may need
lisa was an amazing host from the moment that i booked her condo for a short getaway vacation
Location:
the location was walkable to restaurants and night life and presented a safe family friendly vibe
the house/location was perfect for a great beach weekend
not a place for loud parties as you are in close proximity to neighboring residences
nevertheless we enjoyed our daily walks on the beach and would recommend this house
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9. Beach studio apartment best for couples (from USD 160)

About 150 steps from the beach lies a studio apartment on the Venice Beach Boardwalk. The apartment is located right next to Muscle Beach and the famous paddle tennis courts. Visitors will enjoy its central location near to the many restaurants in the area as well as the amusement park. There is a lot of activities to do in the area like taking a bike ride along the coastal path or shopping at Abbot Kinney Boulevard – a place famous for its trendy boutiques and art galleries. The studio can be occupied a maximum of two guests at a time and has broadband internet for guests to stay connected.

Venice Beach Studio with Parking
68 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the "air conditioning" too - just open windows and cool breezy ocean air
cathy's guesthouse was very comfortable
cathy was great as well as the little apt
thank you very much cathy for this amazing apartment
the apartment was even nicer than the photos such a lovely and bright space inside and out
Cleanliness:
clean with nice outside area
very clean organized and well equipped
the place was super clean in fact when we arrived it was freshly cleaned which was nice
loved the stay in this very clean and bright apartment
every room was very clean
Host:
she is very responsive if you need her
great host we stayed one week with my wife
he was very kind
very nice host have everything u need in the (website hidden by airbnb) of my best airb&b experiences
they're terrific attentive thoughtful cheerful kind and respectful
Location:
the location is perfect
the location was amazing
it's very well located and very comfortable
this studio apartment is in the best location
near the beach and stores but still quiet to have a good sleep
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10. Family-friendly penthouse with panoramic ocean views (from USD 242)

If you’re looking for Los Angeles vacation beach house rentals, then consider booking this penthouse. This Venice Beach penthouse is the perfect rental for a family looking to spend time listening to the sounds of the waves and feel the cool ocean breeze blowing through the living space. The apartment lies directly on the oceanfront and can accommodate a family of four in one bedroom and two bathrooms. The property has minimal furnishings, allowing guests to enjoy the postcard views of the ocean and the sandy beach from all the windows of the property. There is a fully fitted kitchen and a dining table so that guests can still have the pleasure of enjoying a home-cooked meal while on vacation.

Venice Beach Ocean-Front Penthouse - Killer Views!
Los Angeles, California, United States
113 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wireless and apple tv
the view bedding kitchen everything was perfect
rental is great with fantastic views sleeping arrangements are comfortable as well
apartment is great view is super
great amenities super comfy bed top notch choice for venice
Cleanliness:
clean great facilities good beds and very charmy
the apartment is adorable clean and perfectly placed to catch the ocean breeze
the unit was very clean
quiet cosy and clean
the space was very clean and everything needed was available and easy to find
Host:
kind and thoughtful host
brendan was a great host
brendan was a great host
brendan a great host
the host was very responsive before i checked in
Location:
great place for sunset lovers
shopping on venice is interesting and awesome
the location is absolutely perfect: right on the beach
the location was perfect on the boardwalk
the beachfront location is incredible and the surrounding neighborhood is fantastic
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11. Cozy carriage house with private deck (from USD 325)

This is a gorgeous two-story house located a five-minute walk from downtown Santa Monica, with shopping, theaters, top restaurants, bars, parks and the amusement pier nearby. This vacation rental home in Los Angeles, CA, offers spectacular sunsets, and the beach is only a few steps away. There is a private deck and a lounging area complete with a barbeque. Visitors can take advantage of the bicycles offered by the property to explore the area.

Best Beach Location in Santa Monica! Walk Score10
203 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
They found the couch sleeper to be very comfortable and our bed was as well
The kitchen was on the second level which made it great to make breakfast because you had the view of everything going on around you
we tidied up before leaving removing trash and cleaning up clutter as well as throwing used towels in washing machine
quiet and well kept and had everything you need for a comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
The house was very clean
The Place was clean and very homey
Host:
The owner gave us an early check in to accommodate our arrival time and had a nice welcome basket
They even let us check out late
Next July we hope to find friendlier accommodations
" added extra stress on a long awaited yearly family vacation
Thank you so much Dayle & Chris for being so great to us
Location:
15 min walk to Venice and nearby restaurants and shops (just up and down the street)
so we did not take advantage of the grill and patio area
The choice of restaurants nearby is unmatched
The pier is very close and you can easily reach Venice beach on foot or by bicyle There are some nice restaurants nearby
while watching the white caps role in Parking is super easy with a street pass given at check in Location is fabulous
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12. Private cottage in a historic setting (from USD 2070)

An exceptional four-bedroom and four-bathroom home in Santa Monica, that allows guests to enjoy the natural sunlight coming through into the cottage. This private cottage has a historic feel to it, yet not taking away from its modern beach theme. There are 1,000 ft (304.8 meters) of sand between the water and the house for direct access to the beach and taking long walks along the coastline. The rental has unobstructed views of the ocean and there is a daily breakfast and concierge service offered at the property.

Beautiful beach house with parking and breakfast, at world famous beach.
27 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the linens feel amazing! the air conditioning is fantastic also
view was spectacular
bottom-line, the cottage is an incredibly located piece of real estate that exudes beach living, while offering unlimited amenities in one of the most diverse cities in our nation
the kitchen is well-stocked and the owner provided coffee, various fresh milks and juices, cheese, a bottle of good wine, and more
it is a well proportioned four bedroom with all the amenities
Cleanliness:
there were fresh cut flowers everywhere, and fresh bakery items and fruit were delivered every morning
the owners were extremely friendly and committed to ensuring are vacation was everything we wanted it to be
the decor was cheerful, clean and meticulously decorated
Host:
the owners and property managers were very accommodating and made sure our family needs were well met
enjoy!brooke
the feel of this home gives the most relaxing, peaceful and joyful vibe that you could imagine
the cottage bed & breakfast is the first and only b&b in santa monica, but it is also the perfect alternative to the run of the mill hotel chains nearby which only offer generic hospitality for the...
our family spent the most delightful week in this fabulous, beautifully decorated and sweet, not so little cottage
Location:
beautiful beach house! great location!
literally the best hone away ever
the kids loved the path in front of the cottage that led through venice and santa monica beach where they would ride a "lime" or "bird" that was rented online
the location put us steps away from the beach, pier, restaurants, etc
the kids loved being able to walk to the santa monica pier and the 3rd street promenade shopping area was just a short walk from there
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13. Mid-century guesthouse a block from the beach (from USD 139)

A modern vacation rental situated a mere one block from the famous Venice Beach. The guesthouse has an airy feel to it with it’s white painted walls and modern furnishings. The property can be home to five people at a time as there are two bedrooms and one bathroom. Before you take a step out for your swim in the ocean, you will pass through a gorgeous Zen garden located within the gates of the guesthouse.

1 block to Beach - MODERN beach getaway
Los Angeles, California, United States
278 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 5 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house with nice balcony is very confortable and cozy
la is huge and venice is crowded bit the apartment and deck were a lovely bit of calm
the styling of the apartment was fantastic felt very welcome very warm amy and sam are awesome
beds and linens were super comfy although we chose not to use sofa as a bed
very comfortable and a lot of space
Cleanliness:
apartment is clean and spacious
this spot is clean and comfortable
the airbnb was very clean and stylish
the unit is clean and decorated well
the apartment was super clean and tidy
Host:
our hosts are very responsive
the hosts are very responsive and will accommodate requests
great host and great apartment
easy interactions with the host
amy lives downstairs and was really helpful with tips and any questions we had
Location:
awesome location just near venice beach
great location with a short walk to venice beach
good location easy walk to the beach
the location is really wonderful- near shopping eating and beach
it was walking distance from the best places in the area
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14. Newly renovated studio

This cozy studio apartment is perfect for two travelers looking for a great vacation place near the beach. With beautiful paintings hanging on the wall and a cozy interior, this accommodation will surely provide its guests with comfort. Have an energizing afternoon drink on the snug patio and enjoy the warmth of the sun on your skin. A theater and an art gallery are nearby as well if you are looking for some more forms of entertainment.

Renovated small Venice studio- great neighborhood
Los Angeles, California, United States
8 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
place is clean private and quiet
the place was really clean and comfortable
cute clean and well appointed little apartment
Host:
great was a great host
super accommodating and generous host
Location:
the location was amazing
nice and cozy apartment with great location
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15. Refurbished apartment with hot tub (from USD 125)

This lovely apartment has a clean, fresh, and well-lit interior that is pleasing to the eye. It features one bedroom with a queen-size bed to make the guests’ stay more comfortable. On the private patio, there is a cedar hot tub available for your enjoyment. Sit outside and relish the amazing views for a truly wonderful experience. A modern kitchen with a chic dining area and a contemporary bathroom are also accessible to guests. The entire apartment is surrounded by beautiful trees, making it an amazing vacation rental in a pleasant location. The beach and several shops, restaurants and bars are at a walking distance from this property.

The Jasmine Oasis w/Cedar Hot Tub!
Los Angeles, California, United States
78 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
worth noting there is no air conditioning but there is an effective fan
it is definitely small but the space is so well designed it feels cozy
bed was super comfy
the apartment was beautiful but like others we had issues with the hot water
i found that the shower never really warmed up so hopefully this will be resolved for future renters
Cleanliness:
super clean and accommodating
the place was very clean and cozy
the bathroom was clean and we loved the white towels and robes
so clean so many nice little touches inside and out
the bathroom is beautiful and clean
Host:
the host dominique was helpful and responsive when i needed her
frankie was quick to respond to any and all of my questions and was such a lovely host
frankie and kelly were both extremely helpful and communicative
you really couldn’t ask for a better host
but i think the hosts are aware and this might be a work in progress
Location:
the location was amazing
great location for a lovely venice weekend getaway
great neighborhood with all venice hot spots within walking distance
cozy digs in a great location
the location was in perfect proximity to santa monica central la and surrounding areas
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16. Spacious retreat with beachfront views (from USD 1880)

150 ft away (45 meters) from the beach lies this 2500 sqft (232 sqm) home, that is the epitome of luxury with its four bedrooms in a two-story mansion that can cater for up to eight guests at a time. There is an outdoor dining area in the beautifully landscaped garden, allowing for families or a group of friends to enjoy a meal outside in the tranquil environment with the ocean calls adding to the ambiance. Finish off your night around the fire sharing stories and get cozy with a loved one. This is certainly one of the best luxury vacation rentals in Los Angeles.

Bright, Charming & Spacious Beach Home by Santa Monica Pier
26 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 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 rooms are spacious and the kitchen dining room and living room all very welcoming
The house layout was great - master bed downstairs and 3 more bedrooms upstairs
The home is beautiful and light and airy with plenty of room for guests on two levels
It has the feel of both a comfy beach house and a clean modern home
My title of this review captures the essence of it all
Cleanliness:
easily Very very clean
Host:
the property manager and the cleaning team were all to a person friendly helpful communicative and charming
Tom is a wonderful and responsive host
Christina was very prompt with all communications and was very helpful
My highest recommendation for the best vacation rental property and experience
The owner was available when needed for any questions although we had very few Great place
Location:
About 50 steps in one direction from the best beach vibe
It is only steps away from the beach on a charming "walk" street
Very repeat very safe area
We really enjoyed the lovely house
The location was great as it was Within walking distance to shops restaurants and the beach
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17. Luxurious beach house with huge front deck (from USD 1275)

This luxurious home has the most amazing and uninterrupted views of the grand blue ocean. The beach house is located in Santa Monica, an affluent neighborhood along California’s coastline. There are wooden floors throughout the property and the living room is fitted with a gas fireplace for guests to enjoy romantic evenings with the sound of the gentle waves. The house can sleep up to seven guests in four bedrooms, there is a huge deck at the front of the house to sit with a glass of wine while observing whales passing by or indulging in some quality relaxing time.

Head-on OCEAN VIEW BEACH HOUSE!
Santa Monica, CA, US
14 reviews
House 7 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The beds were so comfy
Also the beds are very comfortable Recommended
The home was comfortable and spacious
The upstairs bedrooms all had king-size beds and
a shower leaks onto the bathroom floor and one bathroom didn't have a trash can
Host:
She definitely kept her word
also Host was very responsive
everyone in the group was happy with the accommodations
The host was responsive and checked in during our stay to make sure everything was going well
ocean sky breeze
Location:
seeing sailboats and Malibu in the distance just silently taking it in
everything is literally within a 3-10min walk Even my beloved Starbucks was a block away
The house is a REAL DEAL located in an hidden walk street yet center of the world
and I will try next time to get a day pass from Lowes hotel for yoga and my morning swimming and surfing lesson Concern about the construction from other review
It's a block from the sand and other attractions
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18. Amazing beach house steps to the beach

A 90-second walk from the front door to the water’s edge is exactly where this property is located, it is a charming and intimate rental that is fit for a couple looking to take a break by the ocean. The property has one bedroom and one bathroom with French doors leading out to the backyard. There are lots to see and do in this area, with the Venice Beach Boardwalk being a 0.5 mile(0.8 km) away.

Amazing Beach House - Steps To Beach
59 reviews
House 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
high end kitchen and very comfortable bedroom and living room
fyi, the bedroom walls are open at the ceiling so minimal privacy in the space
great layout with a nice little dining room open onto the living-room
it has a large living area, separate dining room, and high end appliances in the kitchen
very little traffic or people around
Cleanliness:
if it's available, and fits your needs book it
Host:
sharon was a terrific host
sharon was very responsive on any questions
sharon is very conscientious and checked in several times to make sure everything was as expected
location a+ house a+ communication with owner a+will definitely be back
sharon, the owner, was lovely and totally responsive and interested in our well being
Location:
it is in a nice and quiet location and only 15 walking minutes away from venice or santa monica pier/3rd street
really well situated
second stay at this great little house with a beautiful garden, a 2 minute walk from santa monica beach
the outdoor area is really great
close to restaurants, stores and steps from the beach
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19. Luxury beachfront townhome

A modern vacation rental on the beachfront that does not compromise on luxury. The wall-to-ceiling glass windows in the bedrooms allow guests to wake up to the beautiful colors of the ocean against the creamy sands of the beach. The property has a custom built wine cellar and a rooftop terrace that comes with a whirlwind pool and a fire pit – making this rental an entertainers dream. The house is located right on the beach in downtown Santa Monica and the property comes with gym facilities and an Italian modern kitchen, a personal trainer and a chef can be arranged on request. A rental fit for the luxury traveler.

Luxury Beachfront Townhome
11 Marine Terrace
1 review
townhome 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

20. Oceanfront luxury bungalow

Imagine a charming bungalow that is located on the boardwalk of Venice Beach and a quarter block away from dipping your feet in the cool ocean waters under the California sun. This vacation rental will give you exactly that! The home is one of four units and is surrounded by orange trees and a lush green lawn with a barbeque area. The living room has a large flat-screen TV with surround sound and a docking station for your iPhone. The property is conveniently located just a ten-minutes drive from LAX airport.

Venice Bungalow 1/4 block to beach - bikes+parking
Los Angeles, California, United States
305 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is very comfortable and the apt has everything we needed
the sofa bed was nice but not overly comfy but great for a few nights
the deck outside the front door is shared with the other upstairs apartment
on top of that the bungalow itself is super cute and cozy and has tons of amenities
the patio was a great addition to the apartment
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable
great space clean and central
very clean everything was perfect
clean and comfortable with great facilities
place was super tidy and clean
Host:
the host was respectful and quick with responses
her recommendations were helpful and she was very responsive
molly was an excellent host and was always quick in response to any queries we had
she let us check out late and was very responsive
molly’s place was great and she was an amazing host
Location:
cute apartment super close to the beach
great location - super close to venice beach
the location to the beach is very close so that was great
the location couldn’t be better
great location however smaller than anticipated
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21. Bohemian apartment with nature views

This clean and chic apartment will make its guests feel welcome with its bright, fresh, and mostly white interiors. It has one bedroom and two beds that can comfortably fit three people. With its proximity to the beach, this accommodation will certainly be convenient for those who want to spend their days by the water. Enjoy the well-equipped kitchen, complete with a spacious refrigerator and an oven, feel free to whip up some delicious meals during your stay. You can use the closet to store and hang your clothes for a more homey vibe. To make your vacation even more special, have a great time in the outdoor space as you sip on a glass of delicious wine while admiring the wonderful views of nature.

Bohemian Venice Apartment Close to the Beach
Los Angeles, California, United States
67 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
also the bed is extremely comfortable and the furniture/decor is excellent
Cleanliness:
the apartment is adorable and very clean
my mom especially appreciated how clean it was and how comfortable the bed is
the apartment was extremely clean and well decorated
the place itself is fantastic and feels newly done and clean
delightfully clean cozy apartment appointed with all you could possibly need for your stay
Host:
great host and amazing place
great stay w/ nice host
christiane was a great host
host is very responsive and accommodating to every need
christiane is a lovely host very communicative
Location:
it’s a cute place in a secluded location
easy walk to abbot kinney for shopping and restaurants
the location is amazing you are just a few steps away from the beach
its location is perfectly situated between the beach and abbot kinney
perfectly located in a quiet street just few minutes away from abbot kinney and the beach
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Rent a property by the beach

Instead of struggling with the chaos of traffic during your next beach vacation, why not choose to rent a vacation home located with easy access the shore so you can spend more time enjoying your holiday and less time worrying about parking. Check out our top 10 vacation rentals in Venice Beach and Santa Monica, only a few steps from the beach.

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