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.

25+ Unique and Stunning Airbnbs in California

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


Southern California

Unique 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!


Unique Airbnbs in California

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.


Unique Airbnbs in California

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.


Unique Airbnbs in California

Warm Wooded Barn in Santa Barbara | from $195 a night

Beautiful barn location in the hills of Santa Barbara.


Unique Airbnbs in California

Ocean view Tiny House in Carpinteria | from $185 a night


Unique Airbnbs in California

Lunette Hut at Blue Sky Center in Cuyama | from $100 a night


Unique Airbnbs in California

A modern light-filled haven in Bonita, California | from $125 a night

Lovely and bright two bedroom, two bathroom home near San Diego.


Unique Airbnbs in California

Glamping Tent at Lazy Sky in Yucca Valley | from $150 a night

Glamping out in the desert, with acreage.


Unique Airbnbs in California

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.


Central California

Unique Airbnbs in California

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.


Unique 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.


Northern California

Airbnbs in Northern California

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.


9 Awesome Airbnbs For a Weekend in Northern California

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.


Unique Airbnbs in California

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.


Airbnbs in Northern California

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.


9 Awesome Airbnbs For a Weekend in Northern California

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.


Unique Airbnbs in California

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.


Unique Airbnbs in California

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.


Airbnbs in Northern California

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.


Unique Airbnbs in California

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.


Airbnbs in Northern California

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.


Airbnbs in Northern California

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.


Airbnbs in Northern California

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.


Unique Airbnbs in California

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!


Unique Airbnbs in California

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.


Airbnbs in Northern California

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.


Airbnbs in Northern California

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.


25+ Unique and Stunning Airbnbs in California

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.


Airbnbs in Northern California

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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