Top 10 Vrbo Vacation Rentals To Escape To In Menodicino, CA - Updated 2021

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Mendocino is picture perfect from the crashing waves at the bay to the architecture and parks. In fact, Mendocino is the only town on the California Coast that is designated as a Historical Landmark. So, we know that you want to pack your bags right away and head to the coast, so check out our top Vrbo vacation rentals to make sure that you have the best holiday ever!

1. Chapman Point Cottage

First on our list in Chapman Point Cottage, which actually feels more like a cabin, and is located just across the bay in Mendocino. Just a few minutes in either direction will either see you reach the main town area or beach front, everything you could ever want from your holiday rental is right there on the doorstep. The bedroom loft offers views over the bay which entices you to go exploring.

Chapman Point Cottage- lavish simplicity across the bay from Mendocino
71 reviews
cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater worked really well as did the hot tub
reviewer comments:the cottage is a wonderful quiet cozy romantic setting with nice views of mendocino's peninsula
Cleanliness:
it was clean with the exception of pet hair on the sofa
the cabin was spacious and clean upon arrival
the site is always clean and people in the area very friendly
the cottage was charming clean with many wood working talents on display
Host:
rating details:the property manager was very 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
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
Location:
its location is outstanding
great house great location
reviewer comments:perfect location great house in perfect condition
the location was super convenient to both mendocino as well as ft
best of all so close to town why cook order out
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2. Restful Retreat (from 229 USD)

Want a rest, want to retreat for a few days? Then look no further this modern house and studio option in Mendocino. This private unit has its own access, The hosts go out of their way to ensure that everyone has a fantastic stay and it shows, just look at the reviews for this gem on Vrbo. The house is well decorated and is neat and tidy ready for each new guest to step through the door.

Restful Retreat

Price: from 229 USD

Number of Guests: 6

3. Bluff House (from USD 428)

“Oh wow, the view!” is all that we really need to write for this property. The main house of this property sleeps four whilst there is space for an additional two people in the cottage on the property. Located on the ocean front in Mendocino you’ll wake up to awe inspiring views every day. There is polished wooden flooring throughout the house and creative use of space; offering up lots of different nooks to relax in.

Bluff House - a wonderful oceanfront home a short distance from town.
123 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a very comfortable home with all the amenities
the old hardwood floors in the main cottage (where we stayed) provide a warm and comfortable homely feel
absolutely amazing views from this very comfortable well-appointed home
reviewer comments:nice size property views of ocean from lr kitchen bedrm
it's secluded and the house (and cottage) were very clean and comfortable
Cleanliness:
it’s clean with an adequate kitchen
the vacation rental was clean
the vacation rental was clean
the house was very clean and “as advertised”
reviewer comments:the bluff house is a very pleasant place clean and well supplied
Host:
rating details:the property manager was adequately 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
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
Location:
overall it's great place within walking distance to downtown mendocino
the location couldn't be better and the house is great for two people
the house is in a wonderful location and fits our needs perfectly
reviewer comments:amazing location great house
i was very happy with the location
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4. Historic McCloud House

This 1880 coastal home is on the edge of Mendocino and also offers fantastic sea front views. We love the furnishings of this property, the colour-wash wooden furniture gives an elegant antiquated feel. whilst the kitchen has a modern appliances. There are plenty of spaces to relax in this property with the large lounge area and the gorgeous “den.”

Mendocino's Historic McCloud House Headland Views on the Edge of the Village
44 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
reviewer comments:charming comfortable home with views of ocean
this house was charming comfortable and we loved the ocean view we will definitely be back
Cleanliness:
loved this place great setup and very clean
the house is very comfortable clean and well-appointed
reviewer comments:very clean comfortable and inviting
the vacation rental was very clean
the vacation rental was very clean
Host:
rating details:the property manager was very 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
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
Location:
) check in and check out were easy and the location is great
easy walk to town and to the headlands trails
great landscapes restaurants and real special places to visit
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
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5. Charming Studio With Hot Tub (from USD 153)

Located just 7 minutes from Mendocino but is still in walking distance to Casper Beach. This spacious and bright studio-style home even comes equipped with its own private hot tub. The bohemian cottage style decoration of this property is perfect to relax in and the bedroom is a restful place to lie your head for a few days.

Charming studio - walking distance to Caspar Beach!
50 reviews
House 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the light from the gas heater was cheerful and it kept the house warm at night
Cleanliness:
clean cozy and spacious
it is spacious clean and nicely decorated
it was cozy clean and a great setting for a coastal get away
casper dream was clean cozy and close to mendocino and fort bragg
in all fairness the place is clean and the bed is comfortable
Location:
the location was ideal for exploring mendocino and fort bragg
excellent beach very close by
cozy little studio in perfect location has everything you need for a weekend in mendocino
very tidy cottage - in a wonderful location
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6. Little River Retreat (from USD 227)

Sit by the roaring fire, taking in the breathtaking sea views and enjoy a glass of wine. The Little River Retreat offers a charming retreat with unique furnishings such as handwoven Persian rugs, local art and comfortable sofas. The bedroom has a large kingsized bed and there is an additional twin bed in the living room if needed.

Little River Gem /exquisite gardens / ocean views
64 reviews
cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the living room is very warm with lots of light and great views
nice cottage with lots of room
the bedroom has a comfortable king size bed with a great view of the backyard and forest beyond
where do you start with this warm comfortable well appointed cottage
big bedroom with a king bed great bath separate kitchen and large living room with a fireplace stove
Cleanliness:
cottage is very private super clean and comfortable
Host:
joanne thought of everything and was very helpful with local recommendations
i highly recommend this property as much for the property as for the attentiveness of the owner joanne
the renters on property were very friendly and not obtrusive at all
very hospitable appointments and beautiful decor
Location:
the location of this house is perfect
beautiful property great location very clean very well equipped and joanne is a pleasure to interact with
great place to stay
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7. Charming oceanview cottage (from 195 USD)

Also located in the Little River vicinity, this property is just a short walk to Van Damme Beach. With ocean views, the beach, and a state park we feel that this property is perfect for couples to relax together. Lots of natural light floods into this property and the inside the light wooden interior creates an airy feel. The kitchen is up to date and well equipped with all the essentials.

Charming oceanview cottage

Price: from 195 USD

Number of Guests: 2

8. Seadrift Cottage (from 125 USD)

We love properties that you can take your pets to and with this one you can! This little cottage is nestled in 2 acres (0.80 hectares) of land and is in both walking distance to the beach and a short drive the the national park. The second thing that we love about this property is the unique ‘tower’ that dominates the architecture, it really is like a fairytale. The open plan kitchen dining space is well equipped and compact, and the sofa folds out to be your bed for the evening.

Seadrift Cottage

Price: from 125 USD

Number of Guests: 2

9. Heart Stopping Ocean View at Stillwell Point (from USD 458)

Is it worth driving ten minutes away from Mendocino for a heart stopping ocean view? Well, for this property we think it is! Built from wrap around glass and stone this unique property offers sky high bay views as it is perched on top of a very steep cliff edge. This property lovingly encompasses natural materials that were washed up to shore such as driftwood and ancient ship anchors. The 2 bedroomed property each have queen sized beds which are perfect for relaxing in, and the huge stone fireplace in the property means that even in the depths of winter you won’t get cold.

Heart Stopping Ocean View, Secluded Getaway, Whale Watching
45 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
an older lived-in comfortable place
would be nice to have shower curtains instead of old hard plastic folding doors
plenty of firewood for the nice large stone fireplace made for cozy evenings
Cleanliness:
it was exceptionally clean and everything in working order
saw whales every day very clean
Host:
all this and wonderful hosts too
thank you ina for being such an accommodating host we will definitely return
owner very helpful would recommend to all friends and relatives and we will certainly be returning
Location:
the location of stillwell is truly amazing
we found it very comfortable and love the secluded location
we couldn't believe our luck to have found such a perfect place to come together
otto was very helpful and overall a perfect place to get away from it all
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10. Stunning Home Surrounded By Redwoods (from 350 USD)

Apparently this property called “The Nymph’s Reply” is named from the a poem by Sir Walter Raleigh and it certainly is poetic. The 2 storey property sits in 5 acres (2 hectares) of idyllic landscape basked in sun and is home to various fruit trees. Inside is spacious and airy with high wooden ceilings and comfortable seating areas. The kitchen is well equipped and can easily provide for a large number of guests. Note that this property is ten minutes away from Mendocino central and there is a 2 night minimum stay.

Stunning Home Surrounded By Redwoods

Price: from 350 USD

Number of Guests: 8

Last step

Ok, so you’ve packed your bags, selected a vacation rental from the list above and so now the only thing left to do it to leave your ‘to do’ list and home and make sure you have enough batteries for your camera; you’ll be needing it!

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