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Vacation rentals in Malibu

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Highest Mountain Top retreat in Malibu, Ocean View
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Entire guest suite · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath

Highest Mountain Top retreat in Malibu, Ocean ViewTiny eagles nest high atop the Santa Monica mountains with soaring ocean views

Monte Nido Retreat,  minutes to Malibu/Pepperdine
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Entire guesthouse · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath

Monte Nido Retreat, minutes to Malibu/PepperdineMonte Nido is nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains between Calabasas and Malibu, 5 minutes away from Pepperdine University in Malibu. You can walk to the Backbone trail head from our yard. The guest house has a private entrance, full kitchen, bath and french doors that open up to a private patio with a fountain. There is also a private deck for star gazing and afternoon naps. Perfect for hiking, biking, surfing, and relaxation. There are no streetlights or sidewalks. It is truly paradise.

WAVERLY’S WHITE BUNGALOW OVER THE WATER~~~~~~~
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Entire bungalow · 4 guests · 3 beds · 1 bath

WAVERLY’S WHITE BUNGALOW OVER THE WATER~~~~~~~WE ARE CONTINUING TO HOST THROUGH CORONAVIRUS... MAKE OUR BEACH FRONT BUNGALOW YOU’RE SAFE HAVEN HOME. DETAILED SANITIZATION ON PRIVATE BEACH This IS the Real thing! We are DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. Why settle for a view of the beach, when you can have the entire Ocean at your feet ! Located on the most desired SECLUDED NOT CROWDED beach, along our gorgeous coast~ We now do a Detail Sanitizing of all Surfaces, door handles, keypads, and Lysol /Bleach along with Wipes are left for guest use.

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  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Studio City
Hilltop Boho Bungalow w/ Views!

Boho Modern Chic bungalow in the heart of Studio City Hills. Light, bright, cozy, private, hillside mini-retreat with separate entry, private deck, indoor/outdoor experience, and jetliner views. Minutes from Hollywood, Universal Studios, LA Zoo, & other major attractions.

ﺩ.ﺇ622 per night
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  1. Entire apartment
  2. Topanga
Peaceful Canyon Views

My place is close to Topanga center restaurants and dining like Inn of the Seventh Ray and Canyon Bistro, great views, the beach, and family-friendly activities such as hiking the Backbone trail and Topanga State Park. You’ll love my place because of the coziness, the views, and the location. Great for couples, solo adventurers, and business travelers. This lofty retreat contains many steps up to an expansive deck with commanding views. Once ensconced, you will be hard pressed to go anywhere!

ﺩ.ﺇ584 per night
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  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Culver City
Beautiful Culver Bungalow

**Update September 2020 - Our next-door neighbors have started construction on their house and there will be construction noise at our studio M-F 8:30-4:30** It's not overwhelming but we wanted to give our potential guests a heads up! Lovely and sunny guesthouse studio space really close to Downtown Culver City. Only a few miles by bike or train to the beach or to Downtown LA. A perfect central homebase to see all that Los Angeles has to offer!

ﺩ.ﺇ365 per night
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  1. Tiny house
  2. Topanga
ShangriLaLa Tiny House Mountaintop Getaway

Elegant and simple, ShangriLaLa is tucked away amongst in the flowers and trees of a tranquil sanctuary garden, on one of the most private drives (with some of the best canyon views) in Topanga. If ever you wished for a treehouse to live in (and don't want to sacrifice comfort) your wish is granted! It is truly magical to bathe outdoors under the stars with a hot shower or soak in the hot oakwood bathtub. You won't believe this mountain paradise is so close to bustling Los Angeles!

ﺩ.ﺇ741 per night
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  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Malibu
Malibu Modern 1 bedroom Pool House

*COVID UPDATE: Please note that we have implemented a strict cleaning protocol between guests which includes sanitizing the pool house with the use of an ozone machine after every guest checks out. Private and secluded Private pool 5 minutes to PCH Powerful A/C and heat 4 miles to "downtown" Malibu, 10 miles to Santa Monica Strong Wifi Check-in: 3:00PM-8:00PM (No check-ins after 8:00PM) Check-out: 11:00am Two guests maximum, no unregistered visitors NO PARTIES NO SMOKING ANYWHERE ON PROPERTY

ﺩ.ﺇ1,443 per night
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  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Santa Monica
Beautiful guesthouse in Santa Monica

This is not just a private room but a freestanding guesthouse with it's own entrance. Located in the wonderful Sunset Park area of Santa Monica, you are close to the beach and cool shops, cafes and restaurants.

ﺩ.ﺇ386 per night
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  1. Entire cottage
  2. Topanga
Romantic cottage w outdoor soaking tub on trails

This cottage is tranquil and sun filled with gorgeous views into the Glenview Meadow and state park trails. The private bath house has a shower with amazing water pressure. A private outdoor soaking tub is located steps from your bedroom and gourmet meals can be catered on request. Please note that this is a rustic, bohemian retreat and is not fancy with luxury updates. Massages and private yoga lessons are also available on premises. The main hiking trail is at your back door. Parking fr 1 car

ﺩ.ﺇ588 per night
  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Malibu
Mountain Views. 5 min from Beach. Private Studio.

Enjoy beautiful mountain and ocean walking views with hiking trails walking distance from the house. Located within a 5 minute drive from the beach in the Santa Monica mountains in Malibu, California. A dream place for beach lovers and hikers. There is a private deck with amenities such as a work out bench, free weights, surf and boogie boards. It is quiet at night and the stars are spectacular. 12 minute drive from great restaurants and a Whole Foods grocery store.

ﺩ.ﺇ731 per night
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  1. Entire guest suite
  2. El Segundo
Beautiful quiet/ studio/ bath/ garden & bikes B

This is a private space that is quiet with it's own entrance and parking. We have air-conditioning. The bed is new w medium firmness. Pets are allowed but I prefer small, however if you ask in advance, we can talk. I do charge an additional cleaning fee per pet. All is negotiable. There is a BQ and bikes and & baby bed. You will have access to Jacuzzi, garden and outdoor tables & it's surrounded by trees and flowers and vines. It's cozy (small) but has everything you need. Very clean

ﺩ.ﺇ264 per night
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  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Los Angeles
Gst studio/bath Kg bed NearTop Cyn private space

Perfect getaway for anyone looking for a FRESH and CLEAN AIRY comfy like sanctuary that is conveniently located near Warner Center, Westfield Topanga ,The Village, Topanga Canyon and the beach! STRONG WIFI Its 484 sq ft with KITCHENETTE (no stove or sink) including a Microwave, large Refrigerator with Freezer, Keurig with coffee/ Tea pods also plates, bowls, glasses, cups and Ice. 6 windows Air Cond/ Heating unit Ceiling fan 3 clean blankets provide (light/med/hvy) & hypoallergenic pillows

ﺩ.ﺇ331 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Topanga
Cool and cozy Topanga retreat

Private brand new 1 bedroom detached guesthouse with beautiful views of Topanga. Spacious great room with large kitchen and huge dining table. A deck to enjoy your coffee or wine while taking in the fabulous views. Large comfy couch to relax on after an eventful day. The cozy bedroom has a comfortable queen size bed that will allow you to get all the sleep you need. The bathroom is functional funky and cool. Come enjoy the outdoors and the city life of LA.

ﺩ.ﺇ468 per night
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  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Venice
Venice Beach Guest Studio with Pool and Hot Tub

Cool off in the swimming pool at this Spanish architecture pool house. Discover a relaxing beach atmosphere in a cozy space featuring a private outdoor bathroom, a sauna, 3 fire pits, and bikes to borrow for a ride down to the beach. The hot tub is available to use and has to be scheduled 45 minutes ahead of time so it can heat up to 103 degrees fahrenheit. This listing is for two adults only.

ﺩ.ﺇ470 per night

All About Malibu

Malibu might be California's only seaside town whose residents are as famous as its beaches. This photogenic slice of sand and surf fits firmly into the Los Angeles ethos: It’s beautiful, breezy, and irresistible. Here, celebrity homes and beachfront retreats have overlooked one of Southern California's most pristine coastlines since the 1930s. As Malibu has grown in status and fame, it has added flashy see-and-be-seen restaurants but somehow still retains the quaint charm of a small town. Its 20 square miles contain more than three dozen beaches, and choosing the right one is important. If waves and tan lines aren’t your thing, however, Malibu is hemmed in by the Santa Monica Mountains, which beckon trail runners, hikers, and wild animals.

How do I get around Malibu?

Malibu is located near the western edge of Los Angeles County, 18 miles west of Santa Monica, on the iconic Pacific Coast Highway. The most convenient airport to fly into is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which is 29 miles away. Expect it to take approximately one hour to make the trip by car due to frequent traffic in the area. Taxis and rideshares are both available at this busy airport; there’s also a bus that takes approximately two hours. Oxnard Airport (KOXR) is a smaller airport served by a few commercial flights, but its location 30 miles to the north means you can reach Malibu in 40 minutes by car.

When is the best time to book a Malibu vacation rental?

Malibu's weather is flat-out gorgeous. Thanks to its Mediterranean climate, almost any time of year is a good time to visit. If you're looking for the classic golden sun and swimsuit weather, then July through September are the ideal months to visit, with average highs in the mid-70s Fahrenheit but plenty of days rising into the 80s. This is peak season, so be sure to book well in advance. The coldest months are December through February, with temperatures often dipping into the 40s, though you'll still get rogue warm days. Winter is often pleasant enough for you to take advantage of the local bluffs and mountains, but summer and fall are best for water sports.

What are the top things to do in Malibu?

Point Dume Nature Preserve

The long, craggy bluff jutting into the Pacific Ocean known as Point Dume has become a Malibu icon. It's an ideal perch from which to watch the sunset or, from December to April, spot migrating gray whales. The preserve is connected to a state beach that's popular for swimming, scuba diving, and long scenic walks. Point Dume also abuts another not-to-be-missed Malibu attraction: Zuma Beach.

Paradise Cove

One of the most notable beaches in Malibu delivers a one-two punch: prime beach real estate and a cafe with ocean-view seating that is nearly as coveted. People line up early to stake out a table. To the east is a row of Malibu mansions clinging to coastal bluffs, and to the west, a stretch of sandstone cliffs tailor-made for sunset strolls.

Escondido Falls

At 150 feet tall, Escondido Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls in Southern California, and the trail leading up to it offers a refreshing shady break from worshipping the sun. The waterfall’s three tiers cascade down a series of limestone ledges. To reach it, tread the 3.8-mile moderate trail from Winding Way East. The reward will be worth it.

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