10 Best Vacation Rentals In Ventura County, California - Updated 2022


Rich in breathtaking mountains, great islands, and gleaming beaches, Ventura County is undeniably one of the best places for those who want to explore the great outdoors. It is located in the southern part of California, and it has a coastline that extends up to 42 mi (67.6 km). Not only is it home to famous islands such as Anacapa and San Nicolas Island, but the county is also a leading agricultural producer, with its fertile valleys. Ventura has also become a favorite location to shoot films due to its perfectly temperate climate and picturesque scenes. If you are planning to visit the county soon, check out the best vacation rentals in Ventura County, California.

1. Cozy studio near hiking trails (from USD 184)

This studio-style house can ensure four guests a cozy stay. The whole place is spacious and furnished with lovely decorations to complete the homey ambiance. You can have a kitchenette that is well-equipped with cooking supplies and appliances, including a mini convection oven and mini fridge. It is located on an organic farm. You can hike in the nearby private trails, where you can see the stunning Ojai Valley and Matilija Canyon.

Large Zen Studio Amidst Nature
Ojai, California, United States
232 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower was excellent and the air conditioning worked well when we needed it
what a beautiful property gorgeous and comfortable amenities in the beauty of the ojai hills
we were comfortable and at ease it was a perfect setting for our family reunion
the view is incredible and the place is peaceful cozy and exactly what every travel needs
zen and serenity beautiful studio and comfortable stay
very clean and comfortable
the studio is very clean and spacious
the studio is immaculately clean and felt very spacious
bathroom was newer and very clean
beautiful place and amazing property super clean and comfortable
your hosts are caring and attentive
amat the host lady is very helpful
hosts were very communicative and welcoming
the farm manager shawn was also helpful
great property maintained by very thoughtful host
the location of this studio is perfect
this is a beautiful location on a mountain
the location is great if you want to get away from the city buzz
the hot springs are 15 min away and the town is super close too
amazing house location and hosts
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2. Newly remodeled beachfront house for six (from USD 692)

This two-story beach house can provide guests with easy access to Highway 101, Santa Barbara, Carpenteria, Ventura, and Los Angeles. The blue and white colors of the interiors can give off a calming ambiance. It is also beautifully decorated with all the luxuries you need to feel at home. There is a rooftop where you can hang out. You can also take a dip in the hot tub on the deck. Additionally, the living room has an attached patio where you enjoy some water views. Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom for the guests’ convenience.

Rare on the Sand - Luxury & Romantic Seaside Ocean Front Getaway
107 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

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

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
love this place such an amazing patio and all the comfortable furniture
this beach house was beautifully decorated and had all the amenities we needed for a comfortable stay
clean and easy access to beach
this house was spotless upon our arrival and extremely comfortable
big thank you to the owner
owner was fabulous and communicated well
the owner was easy to communicate with and always available should you have any questions
and fm was a great host immediately responsive and extremely friendly
the family staying there was warm and friendly and our kids even played at the beach together
easy access to the beach and also close driving distance to restaurants and shops in ventura
beautiful home in a beautiful location
the location is amazing with just a few steps down to the beach
we loved it comfortable and in a perfect location
we will coming back to this amazing place for our next annual trip to the area
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3. Immaculate house with a gourmet kitchen (from USD 1263)

Book this fully remodeled house to have a marvelous experience on one of the most beautiful beaches in Ventura County. This accommodation can satisfy its guests, with luxurious features and cozy interiors. It features four spacious bedrooms that can sleep up to eight guests. You can also have access to a well-stocked gourmet kitchen where you can prepare your delicious meals. There are lots of activities to do, with a beach nearby.

Gorgeous waterfront home w/ a private hot tub, gas fireplace, & beach access
Oxnard, CA, US
26 reviews
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the jacuzzi outside was heated perfectly and the property amenities make it a very comfortable stay
kitchen fully equipped loved having the alexa speaker for music
plenty of room for our family and great remodeling since our last stay about 10 years ago
highly recommend very clean and spacious great for a small group
close to great restaurants
we loved the location of this home wish the kitchen was better stocked but everything else was amazing
the house was equally as gorgeous as the photos beautiful location
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4. Well-furnished home with stunning views (from USD 844)

Here, you can wake up to the breathtaking views of the gorgeous ocean. This guest suite can bring you closer to one of the majestic oceans in southern California, where you can enjoy kayaking or fishing. It is situated in an idyllic location by the beach while still being five minutes away from Ventura and Marina Village Yacht Harbor, where you can find lots of shops and restaurants. The rental can offer lots of storage space for your belongings and a dedicated room for laundry. The suite is also adorned with many large windows and a seating area, where you can see the beautiful Anacapa and Santa Cruz Island.

102 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the master living room and deck as out if this world everyone enjoyed their stay
every room has an amazing view and it was fun to be on the beach
we were there for thanksgiving and the kitchen was very well equipped to cater for a complex meal
it’s beautifully furnished and the kitchen is stocked with everything you’d need
the house is even better than the pictures can possibly show clean and spacious and comfortable
it felt safe too the host made it so seamless
everything about the house and about the hosts was absolutely perfect
the owner is kind and a delight to communicate with as well
property manager (bunnie) was super helpful and always available
the owners were extremely helpful and answered every email timely
walking distance to pier and good restaurants
the pictures really don't do the property justice and the location was amazing
wonderful location with powerful panoramic of the ocean from upstairs rooms
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5. Beautiful apartment with modern amenities (from USD 98)

Have a relaxing and calming rest after a long day of adventure. This bright and clean apartment is in Camarillo City, and it is fully furnished with modern comforts. With complementing colors of furniture and thoughtful details, this apartment has an airy ambiance. There is a queen-sized bed as well as a newly renovated bathroom for convenience. Modern amenities such as high-speed WiFi and cable TV with Netflix/Hulu can be used by the guests.

AVOCADO ACRES APT | Unique Spot | Comfy | Private
Camarillo, California, United States
328 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
having breakfast supplies made it so easy to have our coffee and watch the sunrise
full kitchen and dining area with a great coffee and tea selection
very comfortable and cozy pleasant decor and bountiful amenities
great kitchen good coffee i would live in the place if i could
comfortable bedroom and kitchen well supplied with the tools i needed for doing camping food prep
beyond clean and comfortable
so clean and bright
very clean quiet and peaceful spot
everything was extremely clean and organized
nice place clean and would stay again
sterling was a wonderful host
sterling was an amazing host as usual
sterling and jessica were great host
hosts make sure you are comfortable and at home
host was helpful and responsive
amazing location and value
beautiful location wonderful value
it’s in a great location as well
great place in a great neighborhood
wonderful place great and quiet location
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6. Hillside bungalow near the downtown area (from USD 99)

This cozy and fully furnished bungalow is in an upscale hillside neighborhood. It comes with a brand-new king-sized bed that can be shared by two guests. A single or queen bed can be added for additional guests. The kitchen is also well-stocked with equipment, and there is a dining area for four. It is well-situated close to the beach and the downtown area. The Pacific Ocean and the Channel Islands can be viewed from this place. Additionally, there are walking and biking paths nearby.

Ventura Hillside W/ Oceanview
11 reviews  Wifi Available
bungalow 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great bedding comfortable furniture
we just moved to ventura and wanted a comfortable place to stay while searching for a rental
clean as can be
the unit is not new but everything was kept very clean and we had new bedding and linens
hospitable hosts to help with anything you need
good short term rental; good to have a place to come home to; owner ready to help with problems
beyond that shelley is a great host and responded to all my questions very promptly
if the integrity of a property owner is important to you please do not rent this property
location quiet and relaxing
this place is in a wonderful neighborhood that seems to be close to everything
nice trail for hiking within walking distance
great location in ventura— convenient out of the rush and safe
the place was perfect for us due to the location and also because it is pet friendly
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7. Private cottage for two (from USD 116)

This well-equipped cottage is located on a family orchard in the city of Thousand Oaks. It is ideal for couples who want to enjoy a relaxing getaway. It is furnished with a queen bed, dresser, couch, desk, and other essentials for a comfortable stay. Home safety devices and precautions are provided as well. There is a spacious fenced yard with outdoor furniture where visitors can hang out.

Cottage In The Orchard
60 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage has an air conditioner that cools the room down very nicely
it is charming- private light airy and spacious with comfortable indoor and outdoor spaces
nice kitchen with modern updates
not only is it stylish in its decor but the room is highly functional as well
quiet clean peaceful and full of charm
spotlessly clean well appointed many warm and welcoming touches
the cottage is a beautiful place very clean neat and quiet
ron & elke are outstanding hosts
ron and elke were amazing hosts who love to host and it shows
warm friendly host and easy check-in
they were so friendly and welcoming
thank you ron and elke for being fantastic hosts
it’s the cutest place in a great location with easy access to travel to surrounding areas
this place is adorable so comfortable and cute
ron and elke have created a calm well appointed traveller's retreat
beautiful private location with a view
comfortable cozy great location for exploring all around that area and the santa monica mountain range
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8. Cute cottage in an idyllic location (from USD 195)

This lovely cottage is well-situated near beautiful attractions, making it perfect for guests who want to explore the area. You can rent bikes if you and your companions want to explore. The stunning beach and Grant Park are located nearby. Lots of stores, restaurants, pubs, and refineries are also just a few minutes away from the rental. The cottage is complete with amenities such as a full kitchen and a spacious living room. There is a yard with a hot tub, so guests can relax after a long day of exploring.

Pink Panther Beach Cottage
Ventura, California, United States
250 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice sized bedroom and comfortable fold out couch
we had some friends stay with us so the couch pull out bed was really nice to have
it’s a nice cozy place and the patio/backyard is relaxing
there is a nice breakfast nook and a small patio in the back
outdoor patio is cozy private and has quite a nice vibe
very clean and lovely styling
clean comfortable and charming accommodations
kristy's place is very clean and comfortable
private and clean hot tub
everything was super clean and there are plenty of towels linens and pillows
host was very responsive
host was very responsive to any questions and communications
kristy is a wonderful host she was always very quick to respond
host is extremely responsive and immediately rectified one small issue we had
good communication with hosts
great location and very comfortable
cute place close to downtown and beach
very cute and comfortable place
such a cute home and so close to everything
this place was perfect for needing to stay near ojai
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9. Mid-century guesthouse for three

Enjoy your vacation in Ventura by booking this stunning guesthouse. It is beautifully established with mid-century furniture and decorations to give off an eye-catching and organic style. The kitchen is well-stocked, so you can easily prepare your meals. There is also a private yard with a table and seating, where you can spend a relaxing time outdoors. It is situated in a quiet neighborhood in the middle of Midtown Ventura.

Private Midcentury Midtown Guest House
Ventura, California, United States
196 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we truly appreciated the smart tv with netflix and amazon prime capabilities
i cooked every night internet was fast bed was cozy tv was easy to figure out
check in was easy and we had some yummy breakfast at the coffee shop around the corner
the bed was a treat
we loved the easy check-in secluded and cozy outdoor space super comfy foam king bed and beautiful decor
clean cute and comfortable
a clean private and quiet place
nice place clean and well appointed small kitchen
nanette's place is very clean and stylish
nanette’s place was clean convenient and comfortable
nanette is a great host
great host great rental
they were also super responsive accommodating and helpful
great private spot with extremely helpful hosts
nanette and jason were great hosts
great location quiet and yet close to everything
the location is awesome
convenient access great location private house yet close to everything
the location is in a nice neighborhood with easy access to 101
nanette’s place is really cute
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10. Luxurious guesthouse with ocean views

This three-bedroom guesthouse can sleep up to six people. It is stylishly built with hardwood floors, bright walls, and vintage furniture. The interior has modern amenities for convenience. You can have access to a gourmet kitchen that is newly remodeled as well as two spacious bathrooms with a walk-in shower and tub. You can have a relaxing afternoon by enjoying the ocean views on the balcony.

Promenera till Downtown! "The Avenue" 3BR w / Privat Deck & Peeks Ocean Views
35 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice & comfortable furniture & a big smart tv with roku & internet included
very comfortable and spacious home with beautiful sunset views
the place was spacious and comfortable for the five of us
very comfortable for 3 couples
very clean and easily accessible
clean house with very comfy beds
very cozy & clean
it was clean and the kitchen and bathrooms were remodeled
the place was clean and we had everything we needed in the kitchen
highly recommend this place great hosts
the owners of this property are very kind and helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
great house and perfect location
we loved walking into downtown
it was in a great location
casa bartsch is quiet and relaxing and a short walk to the shops and restaurants downtown
overall it was a great location house and experience
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Ventura County is home to marvelous beaches and landscapes, captivating the hearts of many travelers. Elevate your vacation experience, and book the best vacation rentals in Ventura County, California.

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