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Waterfront holiday rentals in California

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Top-rated waterfront rentals in California

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Home in Gualala
Abalone Cove - Oceanfront Getaway with Hot Tub
Our cozy, oceanfront gem has amazing views and is the perfect place to relax and reconnect with yourself, loved ones, and friends. When whales are migrating, you can spot them from our comfy couch. We are on the bluff with an oceanfront hot tub, within walking distance to Gualala restaurants, groceries & shops. Please respect our dream home, our neighbors, & bring only good vibes here. This is a beautiful and remote area, please plan accordingly to relax and enjoy the slow pace of life here.
11–18 Dec, Individual Host
£506 per night
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Home in Carlsbad
Ocean View Beach House With Roof Top Deck & AC
Embrace your vacation at this magnificent 2-story modern beach house with ocean views from nearly every window. Unwind on the rooftop deck or enjoy the open concept living space with fully equipped kitchen and central air conditioning. Beach access is just steps away, perfect for relaxing and playing in the ocean. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, washer/dryer, plenty of parking and easy self check-in. This home is perfect for families and friends seeking sun, sea, and nearby local attractions.
29 Oct – 5 Nov, Professional Host
£410 per night
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Cabin in Lake Arrowhead
Luxury Retreat W Cedar Hot Tub, Sun Deck & Firepit
A-Frame gem with Lake rights tucked away in the trees of Lake Arrowhead on an acre of land. Newly renovated with modern features and stylish decor. Close to the lake, hiking, restaurants & shopping. Ideal loc for all your Summer & Winter adventures. Cozy up by the wood burning fireplace in winter or open the doors to the deck in summer. AC in all rooms. This cabin is a soulful 5-star resort level top to bottom. Our Airbnb manager or myself will be avail if you need assistance during your stay.
28 May – 4 Jun, Individual Host
£374 per night

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Flat in Malibu
SA Beach Suite #1 by Stay Awhile Villas
7–14 Jan, Professional Host
£743 per night
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Flat in Topanga
NEW! Topanga Studio w/ Hot Tub, Creek + Mtn Views!
3–10 May, Individual Host
£182 per night
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Flat in Malibu
Idyllic, Romantic Beachfront Apartment in Malibu
19–26 Jan, Individual Host
£661 per night
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Flat in Pacifica
Luxury Beach View Apartment
3–10 Dec
£162 per night
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Flat in Santa Monica
Venice Canals Sanctuary
14–21 Dec, Individual Host
£357 per night
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Flat in Mill Valley
Floating condo 'A' on Sausalito's Richardson Bay.
13–20 Sept
£233 per night
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Flat in Capitola
180°OceanviewCondo-Surfboards-Bikes
15–22 Sept
£295 per night
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Flat in Oceanside
Forty feet from Pacific Ocean
27 Nov – 4 Dec
£290 per night
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Flat in Long Beach
Private New Beautiful 1 Bdrm Beach Apartment w/AC
9–16 Nov
£192 per night
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Flat in Long Beach
RENOVATED Bungalow Steps to Beach, Shops & Dining
4–11 Jun, Individual Host
£314 per night
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Flat in Newport Beach
2-blocks to beach, private rooftop deck & PARKING
28 Oct – 4 Nov, Individual Host
£196 per night
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Flat in Stinson Beach
Stinson Oceanfront - La Sirena
15–22 Aug, Individual Host
£315 per night

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in Santa Cruz
180°OceanView+HotTub+EBikes+Surfboards+SUPS+Kayak
30 Oct – 6 Nov, Individual Host
£739 per night
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Home in Springville
Modern Cabin, Private Fishing Lake, Near Sequoias
18–25 Nov, Individual Host
£249 per night
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Home in Moss Landing
Oceanfront Beach House
21–28 Nov, Individual Host
£880 per night
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Home in Shingletown
Lassen creekside cabin. EV Charging. Pet Friendly!
15–22 Aug, Individual Host
£323 per night
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Home in Bolinas
Bolinas Beach Home
27 Apr – 4 May, Individual Host
£965 per night
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Home in Clearlake Oaks
Dany’s Lake house with dock/paddle boat/kayak
12–19 Nov, Individual Host
£135 per night
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Home in Summerland
"Strand Hus" An Ocean Front California Dream
26 Oct – 2 Nov, Individual Host
£896 per night
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Home in San Diego
Casa Ballena, Luxury On The Bay!
14–21 Nov, Professional Host
£978 per night
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Home in San Francisco
Charming Garden Apartment, Steps From The Beach
7–14 Nov, Individual Host
£145 per night
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Home in Long Beach
Beach House 50m to Sand 2King Suites, Sleeper & RD
21–28 Sept, Individual Host
£370 per night
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Home in Long Beach
ON THE SAND 2-bedroom sunny BEACH apartment
30 Jun – 7 Jul, Individual Host
£397 per night
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Home in Pacifica
Oceanfront Boho Retreat - Pacific Sunset Views 🌅🌊🐳
15–22 Sept
£491 per night

Waterfront apartment rentals

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Apartment in Oceanside
Studio Oceanview King in Beachfront Apt (207)
12–19 Sept
£282 per night
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Apartment in Malibu
Oceanfront Malibu Townhouse On Quiet Road
30 Apr – 7 May, Individual Host
£850 per night
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Apartment in San Diego
Beautifully remodeled 10th floor oceanfront condo
6–13 Oct
£388 per night
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Apartment in Imperial Beach
BeachBreak #6 Spacious+Luxurious Beachfront Suite
24–31 Dec, Individual Host
£527 per night
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Apartment in Oceanside
Stay Steps from the Sea at Pacific Villas #2
28 Jan – 4 Feb, Professional Host
£287 per night
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Apartment in Seal Beach
BEAUTIFUL beach apartment, OCEAN FRONT! Must-See!
14–21 May
£132 per night
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Apartment in Oceanside
The Pier House | Lux Oceanfront Penthouse | A/C
15–22 May, Professional Host
£375 per night
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Apartment in Avalon
Vista Blanca 🌊 Brand New | Oceanfront Villa with breathtaking views on Catalina Island
11–18 Jun
£665 per night
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Apartment in Marina del Rey
Waterfront 1 Bed 1 Bath - Marina views - Spacious
27 Apr – 4 May, Individual Host
£397 per night
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Apartment in San Diego
Ocean Front Mission Beach Penthouse!
15–22 Nov
£410 per night
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Apartment in Malibu
60 Feet Ocean Front 3-Bedroom Malibu Condo
22–29 Apr
£801 per night
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Apartment in Malibu
Malibu beachfront condo w pool, 2 bedroom 1 bath
29 Apr – 6 May, Individual Host
£497 per night

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