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Apartment in Malibu
Idyllic, Romantic Beachfront Apartment in Malibu
Fall asleep to the sound of ocean waves in this charming beachfront apartment. The light, airy home features open-plan living and a wall of windows to maximize the amazing views. Enjoy drinks on the deck and a sunset over the water—it's pure bliss. This beachfront apartment is right above the sand and surf. At night the sounds of the sea will lull you to sleep. During the day, you can watch the sea lions sunning on the rocks and dolphins and whales swimming by or go for a walk along the water's edge and dive in yourself. This is an amazing place to have a glass of wine and watch the sunset and relax! In the evening, the lights of the "Queen's Necklace" glimmer in the distance and the moonlight shines on the water. The living room is cozy with two loveseats to snuggle in and watch a movie on the 50" flat screen TV. Three large sliding glass doors open up if you want to let the ocean breezes blow through. The kitchen is small but fully equipped with an apartment size stove and oven, a microwave, a Keurig coffee maker and a French press, tea kettle, toaster and all the dishes and pots and pans you need. A round table with linens provides a beautiful spot for morning coffee. The bedroom has a queen bed with a new organic mattress and designer sheets, pillows and duvet. There is a large closet with room to store your clothes. Books line the bookshelves if you'd like something to read. Mostly, this is just a quiet, beautiful space to put your feet up and really relax while watching the endless panorama of the natural world outside. And....if you want to feel like a movie star, the apartment was recently used as a glamorous setting in an independent film due out soon!!! Two-person kayak (life jackets available) Boogie Boards and a surfboard Television with premium channels (HBO, Showtime, etc.) Wi-Fi Shared entry gate with one other unit. My husband and I live in a small cottage above the apartment but the only shared space is the entry door. We rarely even see our guests. However, I am always available to answer questions or concerns but almost no one has them! Situated directly above the sand and surf, the home is in a residential area along the Malibu coast, away from the tourist areas. Take in the stars at night while strolling along the beach, or eat at one of the nearby restaurants right on the water. There is bus service available just a minute from the apartment that will take you into Santa Monica or the center of Malibu, or farther north to some of Malibu's more remote beaches. Uber is readily available. At high tide, the ocean may come right up to the seawall limiting beach availability. This all depends on the moon, the tides and the amount of sand that we have. This can really vary from day to day and depending on the season. This winter, rough seas washed away our private stairs to the beach, so guests need to use the public access stairs just a few houses away and a very short walk.
Dec 30 – Jan 6
$650 per night
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Condo in Malibu
Beachfront Townhouse with Stunning Ocean Views
This contemporary oceanfront townhouse on quiet and star-studded Malibu Road has amazing views, granite and limestone kitchen & bathrooms, living room with fireplace, tub for two, one parking space, and lounge/recreation area. It is spacious, quiet and private with sounds of the rhythmic surf in every room. We are located a short drive or bike ride to all the great shopping and dining Malibu has to offer. In addition to the beach, there are lots of hiking/biking trails and wine tasting nearby.
Nov 18 – 25
$677 per night
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Townhouse in Malibu
New Superior Malibu Road Oceanfront Townhouse
Remodeled 5/2022. New floors, kitchen, baths. Oceanfront Malibu Road beach property with easy access to your own private beach and Air Conditioning. Located off-highway on exclusive quiet Malibu Road, 2 bed 2 bath, private parking, 86’ LED TV. Full Premium kitchen with Subzero Refrigerator, Wolf Gas Range, and Bosch Dishwasher. $50 per night per dog if accepted. Possible construction 2 lots away with sand drilling M-F 8 to 3. This is the least affected unit but might her some equipment noise.
Mar 28 – Apr 4
$825 per night

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Waterfront apartment rentals

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Apartment in Santa Monica
Venice Canals Sanctuary
Jan 20 – 27
$325 per night
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Apartment in Topanga
NEW! Topanga Studio w/ Hot Tub, Creek + Mtn Views!
Mar 27 – Apr 3
$191 per night
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Apartment in Long Beach
Private New Beautiful 1 Bdrm Beach Apartment w/AC
Aug 8 – 15
$179 per night
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Apartment in Malibu
RIGHT on the OCEAN, Mtn &City View, NO HWY noise
Dec 8 – 15
$400 per night
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Apartment in Santa Monica
Spectacular Panoramic Ocean View & Cal King Bed
Oct 18 – 25
$293 per night
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Apartment in Redondo Beach
Beach Front. Entire Condo.
Jan 18 – 25
$500 per night
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Apartment in Long Beach
Apartment on the boardwalk with an amazing view
Sep 3 – 10
$222 per night
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Apartment in Hermosa Beach
90210 Beachhouse middle unit (used on tv show)
Mar 2 – 9
$621 per night
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Apartment in Santa Monica
Unique, historic Beach pad. Very well appointed.
Mar 4 – 11
$267 per night
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Apartment in Oxnard
Rolling Beach Dunes Cozy Studio
Dec 1 – 8
$137 per night
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Apartment in Oxnard
Bungalow by the Sea
Mar 13 – 20
$188 per night
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Apartment in Santa Monica
Downtown Santa Monica Top Floor Ocean View 2BR/2BA
May 24 – 31
$572 per night

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in Malibu
Modern Malibu home with Ocean View
Jul 27 – Aug 3
$995 per night
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Home in Huntington Beach
Beachfront Oasis
Jan 22 – 29
$626 per night
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Home in Huntington Beach
The Pacific Sunset on the Sand in Sunset Beach.
May 20 – 27
$572 per night
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Home in Oxnard
Jamestown Ln/Channel Islands Waterfront 3 BR/2 BA
Feb 8 – 15
$270 per night
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Home in Redondo Beach
Entire House | By Beach | Parking | Wholefoods
Dec 19 – 26
$182 per night
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Home in Oxnard
Cool Cali Vibe - Barefoot Stepping Distance 2 Sand
Jun 6 – 13
$632 per night
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Home in Ventura
Boatel California Stay on a Boat in Ventura Harbor
Aug 23 – 30
$241 per night
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Home in Los Angeles
Ocean/Sunset views 2Dream of /Private Home,parking
Dec 4 – 11
$554 per night
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Home in Long Beach
Oceanfront Oasis
May 10 – 17
$540 per night
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Home in Long Beach
ON THE SAND 2-bedroom sunny BEACH apartment
Sep 7 – 14
$321 per night
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Home in Long Beach
Canal & Bay Home w/ Parking, Bikes, Gym (By Beach)
Jun 12 – 19
$373 per night
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Home in Malibu
Sandy Toes Oasis: Beachfront Gem
Oct 2 – 9
$432 per night

Waterfront condo rentals

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Condo in Malibu
Malibu beachfront condo w pool, 2 bedroom 1 bath
Apr 28 – May 5
$445 per night
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Condo in Malibu
60 Feet Ocean Front 3-Bedroom Malibu Condo
Apr 19 – 26
$753 per night
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Condo in Malibu
Malibu Condo near Santa Monica
Jul 25 – Aug 1
$600 per night
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Condo in Marina del Rey
Waterfront 1 Bed 1 Bath - Marina views - Spacious
Apr 27 – May 4
$413 per night
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Condo in Seal Beach
BEAUTIFUL beach apartment, OCEAN FRONT! Must-See!
Apr 8 – 15
$147 per night
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Condo in Port Hueneme
Quiet Beach Get-Away
Apr 8 – 15
$209 per night
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Condo in Seal Beach
On the Sand ocean front 3b/2b remodeled 1st floor
Feb 15 – 22
$598 per night
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Condo in Malibu
Malibu Five - No. 5 - Beachfront Suite w/ Parking
Dec 4 – 11
$475 per night
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Condo in Malibu
Beautiful oceanfront Malibu condo
May 17 – 24
$550 per night
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Condo in Malibu
Malibu's Best Oceanfront Condo
Jun 23 – 30
$750 per night
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Condo in Huntington Beach
Oceanfront Penthouse On Sand - Epic Views/Sunsets!
Jun 13 – 20
$913 per night
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Condo in Manhattan Beach
Top Floor Ocean Views & 2 Car Garage Steps to Sand
Sep 13 – 20
$512 per night

Quick stats about waterfront rentals in Malibu

Total rentals

170 properties

Rentals with a pool

20 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

60 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

120 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

13K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$180 before taxes and fees

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