When it comes to beautiful Airbnbs in California, the list is endless for options. From unique cabins to stunning homes, California has a wonderful selection of Airbnbs to choose from.
This is list of Airbnbs are ones that are destinations in of themselves. Well-located and well-reviewed, each of these Airbnbs would be a stand out experience. Below, you’ll find the sections broken down by region of California, with several options in each. So whether you’re looking to escape for a weekend getaway or go rent longterm, you’ll want to browse through these Airbnbs in California.
I’ve already got my eye on that mountaintop retreat in Topanga and some of those cabins in the redwoods of Mendocino!
(As I find more Airbnbs, I will be continuously adding to this list. So be sure to check back every once in a while for updates!)
25+ Unique and Stunning Airbnbs in California
Architect’s Off-Grid Stargazing Cabin in Twentynine Palms | from $325 a night
Let’s kick the list off here for beautifully designed Airbnbs in California. How incredible is this one? The bedroom is open-air to the sky, so you can stargaze from the comfort of your bed!
Idyllic, Romantic Beachfront Apartment in Malibu | from $399 a night
Escape the city life for a few days right on the ocean’s edge in Malibu.
Stunning Mountainside Retreat in Topanaga | from $1,120 a night
A dreamy escape that comes with its own private pool. The kind of place that inside blends perfectly with the outdoors.
Warm Wooded Barn in Santa Barbara | from $195 a night
Beautiful barn location in the hills of Santa Barbara.
Ocean view Tiny House in Carpinteria | from $185 a night
Lunette Hut at Blue Sky Center in Cuyama | from $100 a night
A modern light-filled haven in Bonita, California | from $125 a night
Lovely and bright two bedroom, two bathroom home near San Diego.
Glamping Tent at Lazy Sky in Yucca Valley | from $150 a night
Glamping out in the desert, with acreage.
Sueno Sagrada in Pioneertown | from $332 a night
Near Black Lava Butte National Monument, you’ll have this whole earthy home to yourself for an epic retreat.
The Pinecone Treehouse in Bonny Doon | from $450 a night
Stay in this architectural wonder up in the redwoods. Truly on of the most unique treehouse Airbnbs in California.
Treehouse in Vineyard Overlooking Monterey Bay in Los Gatos | from $230 a night
Spend a night in a glamping tent perched in a treehouse, with epic vineyard views.
Peaceful Treehouse with Ocean View in Aptos | from $495 a night
An epic mid-century furnished treehouse suitable for up to 6 guests.
Immaculate Vintage Airstream in Mill Valley | from $145 a night
Suitable for 2 guests, this chic airstream has been beautiful appointed for a cozy stay. Right in the heart of Mill Valley, you’ll be close to San Francisco and nearby sights.
Japanese Oceanview Retreat in Stinson Beach | from $175 a night
A few minutes’ walk to the town of Stinson, this Japanese-inspired bungalow is the perfect escape for those looking to be near the ocean in Marin County.
Waterfront cottage in San Rafael, California | from $149 a night
If you’re looking for a stay in Marin County with close proximity to San Francisco and the coast, then this one is a beautiful stay. Great for a couple or single traveler.
Serene Gem in the Redwoods of Mill Valley | from $600 a night
A chic getaway in Mill Valley, this Airbnb Plus rental fits up to 6 people.
Inverness A-Frame in Point Reyes Station | from $395 a night
One of the most talked-about Airbnbs in Northern California is this A-Frame. A peaceful retreat that welcomes everyone for a coastal escape.
Enticing Craftsman-Style Bungalow in Calistoga | from $395 a night
Escape to Calistoga in the heart of Napa Valley for close access to wineries, in one adorable bungalow.
A sophisticated Wine country Cottage in Sonoma | from $367 a night
Chic, open-floor cottage in Sonoma County. Beautifully designed, this cottage is part of two buildings that you could rent out for a larger group.
The Warrington House in Santa Rosa Mountains | from $550 a night
One of our favorite stays in Sonoma has been at the Warrington House. Great for a group of friends looking to unwind in chic digs, this home is one of a kind. You’ll be close to Sonoma and Napa’s wineries and will have a private home to enjoy.
Stone’s Throw Cottage in Auburn | from $150 a night
Absolutely adore this stone cottage in my hometown of Auburn, California. There is a lot to do in the area from wine tasting to river rafting and this location is perfect for it all.
Escher Tiny Cabin with Soak Tub in Boulder Creek | from $275 a night
A thoughtful tiny cabin that comes with incredible valley views and a soaking tub. A great location for those wanting to explore Big Basin State Park in Boulder Creek, CA.
Cottage at Reverie Retreat in Garden Valley | from $165 a night
Near Coloma in El Dorado County, this garden retreat comes with a hot tub and pool with epic views.
Charming Sierra Foothills cottage | from $75 a night
This adorable cottage is a soulful place for those looking for country charm. It fits up to four people, with one bedroom and one bath.
Green Off-Grid Glass House in Grass Valley | from $250 a night
With soaring river views, go off the grid in this glass and airy home in Grass Valley.
Wes Anderson—Style Cabin rental near Squaw Valley, California | from $942 a night
Make way for a chic cabin rental in Lake Tahoe region for the ski-lover’s and those who escape during the summer. Huge fan of the decor and at this price point, you can fit up to 16 people!
Modern Mountain A-Frame on Lake Tahoe | from $225 a night
Cozy and updated A-frame cabin near the shores of Lake Tahoe. The clean and bright interior makes for a modern space.
Handcrafted Hideaway Near Mendocino | from $165 a night
Near the wild Pacific Ocean on the Mendocino Coastline, this rustic and charming cabin is private escape. Suitable for 2 guests, it would make for an epic romantic weekend away.
Water Tower Retreat Near Mendocino | from $150 a night
A bohemian getaway near the small town of Elk which is around 30 minutes south of Mendocino. This airbnb rental is remote and meant for those looking to disconnect.
Mendocino Grove Glamping Tent | from $250 a night
I’ve personally stayed here in Mendocino and what a delightful place to stay. Truly a wonderful experience and the opportunity to stay in a chic glamping tent was incredible.
The Juniper Rose Near Shasta Valley | from $74 a night
A tiny house with epic views of Mt Shasta, spend quality time off the grid at this Airbnb.
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