11 Beachy Airbnbs in California That Prove The West Coast Is The Best Coast

It’s official: California has the most beautiful beaches in the world. Okay, it might not be official-official, but anyone who’s stuck their toes on the sandy shore of the Golden State knows it’s true. It is simply too easy to fall in love with our varied landscapes and the refreshing waters of the Pacific. California Coast’s Best Airbnbs

With 840 miles of coastline, even locals have plenty of new places to explore – and what better way to experience California’s beaches than by spending the night in a seaside Airbnb? Whether you’ve lived in California your entire life or crossed a trip off your to-do list, these 11 Airbnbs are just steps from the water, which means your days will be sunny and your nights filled. of sounds. breaking tides.

Want some tunes to get you in the mood as you plan (or drive to) your Airbnb? To verify this playlist inspired by our favorite stays! Let’s start:

⭐️4.9 🏅Superhost

A true oasis, this Malibu Airbnb combines all the beauty of the apartment’s natural environment with a romantic and chic decoration on the coast. This idyllic listing offers one bedroom and one bathroom, so it’s perfect for a romantic seaside getaway. The sound of the waves creates a dreamy ambience that will fill your days and nights with tranquility, while gazing at the white walls. and dazzling floods with color at sunset.

Preferred feature: Rinse off the sand in the outdoor rain shower!

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Location: Malibu, California

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This coastal apartment is just a few yards from the sand of Mission Beach and is ideal for a getaway with your daughters. The apartment has two bedrooms, three beds and a bathroom, so it is comfortable and can comfortably accommodate six people! This place is nicely decorated and its location is ideal for walking to the waves, going for bike rides, exploring nearby attractions like Belmont Park or Sea World or just enjoying a picnic by the beach.

Local preview: Take a Caribe Welcome from Miss B’s Coconut Club close.

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Location: San Diego, California

⭐️4.85 🏅Superhost

A cozy one-bedroom cabin with a cabin feel, this Laguna Beach Airbnb is an amazing place for a romantic couples getaway. The ocean is so close that you can hear the waves and taste the salt in the air while taking in the view from your private terrace. The log walls and large river stone fire pit are warm and inviting, but we think your favorite part will be the stairs that lead you down to the sands of quiet, less crowded Tablerock beach.

Local preview: Venture out and explore the Thousand Steps Sea Cave.

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Location: Laguna Beach, California

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⭐️4.81 🏅Superhost

Pristine white walls, a red tile roof, and a nine-minute walk to the beach: this spacious Santa Barbara condo has it all and features an open one-bedroom design with clean, minimalist decor and access to a beautiful common yard. Perfect for couples or a family of four (with an air mattress provided), this gorgeous condo underwent a renovation in May 2020. Whether you want to soak up the sun or explore the tasting rooms and local shops along State Street , this list offers a wonderful slice of life in Santa Barbara.

Preferred feature: Extra high ceilings!

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⭐️4.9 🏅Superhost

When you settle into this beachfront bungalow, you will immediately be charmed by its boutique spirit and breathtaking location. The white decor creates the perfect ambiance for sunny Malibu days and clear, warm nights. The property can accommodate four people, so it is ideal for a trip with close friends or family. If you are someone who wants to jump in the ocean anytime, this is Airbnb for you.

Preferred feature: Located on a secluded and quiet beach.

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Location: Malibu, California

⭐️4.98 🏅Superhost

Enjoy an entire guesthouse to yourself at a truly special Stinson Beach Airbnb. This Japanese-inspired one bed and one bath property is just a short walk to town and local trails. Tranquil and calming, the views of the ocean and surrounding greenery provide a spa effect – it’s perfect for couples who want to visit the Bay Area without staying in a bustling city.

Preferred feature: Outdoor public bath for ultimate serenity.

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Location: Stinson Beach, California

⭐️4.94 🏅Superhost

Perfectly sandwiched between the beach and bustling pedestrianized 2nd Street, this Belmont Shores apartment is a quaint coastal retreat from the bustling city. The decor is gorgeous and clean with pops of robin egg blue, making it a gorgeous spot for two to four guests to enjoy when not exploring the surroundings!

Local preview: You are only a short drive from the famous Roscoe’s Homemade Chicken and Waffles.

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Location: Long Beach, California

⭐️4.96 🏅Superhost

Two beds + two bathrooms + two blocks from the ocean = too amazing to jump! With its stunning rose garden, proximity to Venice Beach, and Insta-worthy design, this Marina del Rey home is the perfect place for a getaway. The space is full of memorable details, such as murals by local artists, and has plenty of amenities that will make you feel like your dream home away from home.

Preferred feature: The spacious patio has “alfresco dining” written all over it.

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Location: Marina del Rey, California


Ready to get the whole gang together? And yes, we mean the whole gang! This spacious beachfront home can accommodate up to 16 people, making it a truly amazing place for an unforgettable getaway. Enjoy beach access anytime with stunning ocean views, ample parking, and tons of space to lay out, relax, and have an amazing time.

Preferred feature: It must be the private beach!

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Location: Oceanside, California


Escape to your little slice of paradise with this ocean-view hideaway in Ventura. With room for eight, you and your team can enjoy a spacious yard, covered veranda, and comfortable indoor space for ultimate relaxation. It’s just steps from La Conchita Beach, and the tropical foliage and outdoor shower only add to the Eden-esque feel!

Local preview: If you are traveling by train, you are a short drive from Uber from Carpenteria station.

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Location: Ventura, California

⭐️ 5 🏅Superhost

Enjoy a five star retreat for up to four people! This San Clemente condominium is beautifully decorated and the surrounding seaside town provides a truly relaxing getaway from your everyday life. Sit in the swivel chair on the patio to combine your morning coffee with the sound of the crashing waves nearby, or stroll down Avenida Del Mar to explore all the amazing local restaurants and shops. This condo is just steps from the beach and the pier, so get ready for some fun in the sun!

Local preview: Order a cheese platter at The cave to enjoy in your Airbnb.

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Location: San Clemente, California

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About the Author

Born and raised near the Pacific coast, Jordan Nishkian is a Californian girl through and through. She graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a BA in Creative Writing and a BA in Anthropology, and her favorite spot is curled up in a comfy chair with a book in her hand and a pen in her hair.

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