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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.
Jan 19 – 26
$634 per night
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Guest suite in Malibu
Private Malibu Getaway with White Water Ocean Views
Fire up the barbecue on a spacious private deck as the sun sets over the Pacific. This intimate and modern guest suite offers spectacular panoramic ocean views. Jump into your own private plunge pool (6’x12’) to cool off, or take a short walk to the beach. This is the perfect spot to escape the crowds and relax in your own secret hideaway. Our place is a beautiful one bedroom multi-level modern apartment with amazing views and loud waves. It is perfect for 2 people but can accommodates up to maximum of 4 people: queen size bed in the bedroom, and a queen size sleeper sofa in the living room. Bedroom, bathroom and a walk-in closet are located on the upper level of the apartment. Bathroom has a shower cabin. Washer and dryer are in the bedroom behind the curtain. Open plan living, dining and kitchen area are on the lower level of the apartment leading to the big outside deck with the small pool. Kitchen has all the amenities - refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, gas stove/oven with plenty of dishes and cooking utensils. We provide light breakfast - coffee, tea, oatmeal. The pool is at the deck level, just right outside of the apartment main entry. The pool can be heated for an extra daily fee of $50.00 BBQ is available, if you wish to grill something. Our home is a non-smoking environment. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the property, either inside or outside. We politely ask to respect our guest policy and not to have more than 4 people in the apartment. Guests that don't follow our policy will be reported to Airbnb immediately. We are located right off PCH up the hill. You can access the apartment by going down the long set of stairs along the blue railing on the left side of the property. There is plenty of free street parking at the apartment. Always available in person, via phone or text, if you need anything. The guest suite sits in the lower level of the main house on a quiet street. It's within walking distance to Duke's, Old Malibu Courthouse, and La Costa Country Mart. The house is located in eastern Malibu. Why wait - come and experience the beautiful Malibu firsthand! Many people rent a car or use a car service like Uber or Lyft, but public transportation is also available. Metro line bus #534 (bus stop is 3 minute walk from the house) takes you to downtown Malibu and Santa Monica, and from there you can transfer to the Expo train line which takes you to downtown LA and elsewhere. There are also Big Blue Bus and Culver City Bus lines available in Santa Monica. It’s almost never winter in Malibu: sunny and warm, gorgeous sunsets and sunrises. Malibu always offers a great escape from a busy city to enjoy the ocean, beach and sun.
Jul 22 – 29
$415 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.
Oct 29 – Nov 5
$756 per night

Popular amenities for Santa Monica beachfront rentals

Beachfront home rentals with a pool

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Condo in Santa Monica
Ocean front Santa Monica, walk to everything!
Apr 21 – 28
$342 per night
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Apartment in Long Beach
Apartment on the boardwalk with an amazing view
Sep 2 – 9
$227 per night
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Condo in Malibu
Spectacular Malibu Beach Front
Oct 17 – 24
$434 per night
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Condo in Malibu
Malibu's Best Oceanfront Condo
Jun 23 – 30
$750 per night
Superhost
Condo in Malibu
1 Bedroom Carbon Beach Condo near Nobu & the pier
Dec 29 – Jan 5
$437 per night
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Guesthouse in Malibu
Malibu OceanFront Guest House
Jun 26 – Jul 3
$895 per night
Apartment in Marina del Rey
Harbor Views |Pool & Spa & Gym| Venice&Marina
Sep 10 – 17
$405 per night
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Apartment in Marina del Rey
Harbor Elegance: Your Waterfront Retreat | Balcony
Feb 15 – 22
$589 per night
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Condo in Malibu
Newly Renovated Oceanfront Carbon Beach Escape
Sep 17 – 24
$579 per night
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Condo in Long Beach
Oceanfront Belmont Shore Coastal Lux nearby Disney
May 3 – 10
$243 per night
Apartment in Marina del Rey
Blue Water Views Luxury Retreat Venice Beach
Oct 7 – 14
$566 per night
Apartment in Marina del Rey
Harbor Front Haven With Stunning Marina View
Dec 13 – 20
$398 per night

Beachfront home rentals with a hot tub

Superhost
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 Malibu
Malibu beachfront condo w pool, 2 bedroom 1 bath
Apr 29 – May 6
$442 per night
Superhost
Villa in Malibu
POOL+HOTTUB | VINEYARD | BEACH 2 MINS | SWINGS
Jul 25 – Aug 1
$251 per night
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Home in Malibu
Beachfront 3bdrm 3 ba w/Surfboards
Sep 16 – 23
$810 per night
Superhost
Home in Malibu
Beachfront Paraiso Villa +RoofTop +Private Beach
Mar 28 – Apr 4
$601 per night
Superhost
Home in Malibu
Malibu Breeze - Hot tub, steps to beach
Dec 6 – 13
$899 per night
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Condo in Malibu
Beautiful oceanfront Malibu condo
May 17 – 24
$550 per night
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Apartment in Marina del Rey
Amazing Marina King Bed Suite, Tennis Court&Sauna
Sep 11 – 18
$304 per night
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Apartment in Hermosa Beach
90210 Beachhouse middle unit (used on tv show)
Aug 22 – 29
$750 per night
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Condo in Marina del Rey
Luxury waterfront with resort style amenities
Jun 3 – 10
$325 per night
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Apartment in Marina del Rey
Charming Retreat on the Westside MDR/Venice/SM
Nov 18 – 25
$569 per night
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Apartment in Malibu
koolkondo Malibu Oceanview Getaway
Jul 31 – Aug 7
$692 per night

Pet-friendly beachfront home rentals

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Condo in Malibu
Premium Sunset Penthouse Ocean Front Malibu Road
Mar 3 – 10
$821 per night
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Apartment in Malibu
SA Beach Suite #3 by Stay Awhile Villas
Jan 16 – 23
$511 per night
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Home in Malibu
Malibu Sea View Home within minutes to the Beach.
Nov 7 – 14
$270 per night
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Apartment in Long Beach
BelmontShoresBH - A
Aug 3 – 10
$248 per night
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Apartment in Venice
1877' 2bd/2ba 50yds to beach-2 car private garage!
Oct 28 – Nov 4
$369 per night
Superhost
Condo in Malibu
Malibu Condo near Santa Monica
Mar 28 – Apr 4
$600 per night
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Home in Long Beach
Oceanfront Oasis
Oct 20 – 27
$585 per night
Superhost
Home in Long Beach
OCEAN front house with full size TENNIS court.
Oct 1 – 8
$783 per night
Superhost
Home in Long Beach
Beach House 50m to Sand 2King Suites, Sleeper & RD
Sep 21 – 28
$340 per night
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Camper/RV in Redondo Beach,
Experience Van Life by the beach in a 1973 VW Bus!
May 15 – 22
$159 per night
Superhost
Condo in Malibu
Malibu Five - No. 5 - Beachfront Suite w/ Parking
Dec 2 – 9
$474 per night
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Home in Santa Monica
Santa Monica DREAM Modern Home
Feb 4 – 11
$581 per night

Quick stats about beachfront rentals in Santa Monica

Total rentals

110 properties

Rentals with a pool

10 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

70 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

20 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

4.3K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$50 before taxes and fees

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