10 ultra-cool California Airbnbs: # 3 will leave your eyes in awe
The name of the travel game has changed over the past year or so, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a top-notch stay in Golden State. The California coast is cleared for some crazy and cool Airbnb options, and now is a great time to check out these scenic spots. From mountains and valleys to beautiful blue oceans, here are our top 10 places to stay when you need to get away from it all. Best California Airbnbs
Location: Aptos, California
This mid-century modern accommodation in Santa Cruz County is the seaside sanctuary of your dreams. Serene and clean, this upscale rental is reminiscent of a childhood treehouse with all the amenities to create incredible new memories. Relax on the outdoor hammock for an afternoon nap or take a quick cruise around Capitola to discover the colorful and quaint shops that exude sophisticated charm.
Location: San Diego, California
From the staircase to the exposed cinder block, this San Diego spot seriously lifts the roof of ordinary rooms. The industrial-chic aesthetic of this vacation destination makes it a quick visit, and the century-old floor-to-ceiling station doors add a dose of freshness to the decor. It really is the concrete jungle where dreams are made. Grab an espresso from Portal Coffee to sip slowly while enjoying the morning light this place is famous for!
Location: Twentynine Palms, California
Are you a fan of stargazing? Then this is a place for you. This remote but spacious Airbnb designed by architect Malek Alqadi is a true oasis in the middle of the desert. The corten steel cabin is chic simplicity at its best. The open-air bedroom location takes sleeping under the stars to new heights (literally), so be sure to bring someone to be the Big Dipper to your Little Dipper. Stop by the Cabazon dinosaurs on the way to your stay and make an appointment at Hadley’s to get back to reality after your off-grid respite.
Location: Pioneertown, California
It is without Drought one of the coolest places to stay in Southern California (see what we did there?). A weekend getaway to the Whisper Rock Ranch is a recipe for relaxation and well-being. Immerse yourself in the desert landscapes and relax in the outdoor concept of this magnificent piece of paradise. Bring your sauna skills to the outdoor tub and enjoy this secluded retreat. The 360-degree views of sunrise and sunset, not to mention the friendly wildlife that might pass by, virtually guarantees a viral Instagram post. And fear not, they have Wi-Fi here, but if you want to sink into the dark, we won’t!
Location: South Lake Tahoe, California
This outdoor destination is a great place to be pampered. Don’t let the wooded exterior fool you as this rental offers all the amenities from a sauna and indoor pool to an onsite cinema. Boasting nine bedrooms and sleeping up to 16, this ski chalet is made for entertaining. Pool tables, foosball and fire pits, oh my god! The activities are endless in this area of South Tahoe. Want to hit the slopes? Saddle Estate is a five minute walk from Heavenly Mountain.
Location: Malibu, California
Have you ever wanted to wake up to the sound of the waves and have your own little patch of sand to sunbathe in peace? Well, now you can. Time to indulge in opulence in this oceanfront oasis. Panoramic views of the Pacific will make you say “What a pandemic?” During your vacation in this secluded paradise. This is a great place for a girls’ getaway or a romantic trip with that special someone. On the way to your stay, be sure to do a drive-through wine pickup from Rosenthal Wines – you’ll need a cool white for your seaside spritzer!
Location: Calistoga, California
Fancy a foray into the world of rosé and red blends? Wine no! We heard it through the vineyard that Knights Valley Vista takes wine seriously with its on-site wineries that guests can browse during their stay. It’s the perfect place for a respite from reality with over 200 private acres at your disposal for dining, dancing, and drinking the night away. The grounds include a swimming pool, a hot tub, a pétanque court, a barbecue and a fireplace. Inside you’ll find larger-than-life accommodations that can accommodate up to eight people, so invite a friend or two, there’s enough wine for everyone.
Location: Los Alamos, California
Photography by: Sanford Creative
This 1920s farmhouse is an Instagram post that comes to life. Relax (or should we say wine?) On the private patio or stroll to the on-site Bodega offering a pétanque ball, plants, beer and, you guessed it, plenty of wine. The farm itself has a charming chef’s kitchen, two quaint and cozy bedrooms, and plenty of photo opportunities for your social media story. Please note: there is no television at the Bodega house. Yes, you may need to talk to each other. Everything will be fine, I promise!
Location: Culver City, California
I scream, you scream, we all scream for Airstreams! Parked in a lush oasis of plant life and privacy, this Airbnb option makes you feel like you’re glamping… only right in the middle of Culver City. Within biking distance of the beach and with an onsite hot tub, you won’t need anything else during your stay in this fully-equipped 19-foot suite. It’s weird; it’s romantic ; it’s funny. Grab a scoop or two of Ginger’s Ice Cream from the street and settle in for an unforgettable experience on wheels.
Location: San Francisco, California
Looks like this spot comes straight out of LOCALE Magazine with its rattan this and its wood that. This place is a two story stunner of a property offering alfresco dining, a private terrace for ultimate tranquility, and plenty of things to browse for those with a keen sense of interior design. A hopping, hopping and hopping of the bay, guests can head to the marina for seaside snacks or a little seaside happy hour. But you’ll want to return to your slice of San Heaven. Francisco as soon as you finish soaking up your time in this trendy urban retreat.
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