21 Beach Houses On Airbnb That'll Inspire You To Book A Trip

1.A darling studio cottage in Pismo Beach, California that is sure to help you relax and enjoy some privacy. This picturesque guest house is just steps from Shell Beach and some great restaurants — the perfect ingredients for a quick weekend getaway.

Pismo Beach

Stephen And Judy's little studio comfortably sleeps two guests. Unfortunately, there are no pets or children allowed — it's more of a romantic getaway than a place for family fun. Enjoy your stay in this quiet neighborhood where you have your own full kitchen and a heavenly queen bed.

Promising review: "What a perfectly sweet studio cottage! Judy and Stephen are fabulous hosts and easy to reach should any need arise. The little extra touches makes for cozy contentment and the location superb for exploration of local wonders such as the Oceano Dunes, Monarch Grove, Spooner's Cove and many other hidden treasures." —Jessica

Average price: $164/night

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2.A three-bed full home rental by the sea in Coos Bay, Oregon with sweeping windows, so you always feel like you're on the beach. Enjoy a weekend (or week) of solitude at this modern home with a lovely balcony that's just a hop, skip and a jump away from the beach.

View of Coos Bay

Amy's two-bedroom, three-bed, three-bathroom home comfortably sleeps eight guests and boasts a beautiful mid-century modern style. Located on a point overlooking the sea, it has floor-to-ceiling windows and stunning views. Cuddle up with a great book and enjoy your coffee on a deck overlooking the sea at this picturesque rental.

Promising review: "Everything about the place was easy and enjoyable. Host was accessible, easy check in and checkout, clean and cozy house (great decor), and the location is perfect and stunning. We primarily stayed to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city for quiet and nature and to explore the coast. Mission accomplished!" —Sarah

Average price: $348/night

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3.A room in a cute little Inn in Cambria, California, that's just steps from Moonstone Beach. Windrush Inn reminds me off something straight out of a 1950s romantic movie — it's def where characters played by Doris Day and Rock Hudson would honeymoon.

Moonstone Beach, Ca

Unit B at Windrush Inn offers one bed and one bathroom to comfortably accommodate two guests. Be sure to take in the lovely ocean views from the bench right outside your unit. It's simply divine!

Promising review: "We LOVED our time spent here. We stayed in room B, and it was quite comfortable. The beach boardwalk couldn't have been closer. It is literally across two lanes of a calm street, and there are benches outside of each room and along the boardwalk. The view is overwhelmingly gorgeous. We didn't go down to the beach, but we saw that beach access wasn't far at all. One point was definitely within walking distance, while the larger beach access point was a bit further (but probably walkable without much stuff). The bed and pillows were incredibly comfortable, and I slept better on them than I do at home. We enjoyed every minute of our stay here, and definitely hope to return time and time again. Both humans and the dog approve of this place!" —AnnA

Average price: $170/night

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4.A cozy cottage located in Copalis, Washington, so you can enjoy both the beach and mountains! Check out those wonderful oversized windows that provide tons of natural light. This sweet rental, which is nestled in trees but also right by the beach, provides an awesome environment for curling up with your favorite book!

Copalis, Washington

Sandy's beach cottage is the perfect spot to get away from the busy city life. This two-bedroom, one-bathroom rental comfortably sleeps eight guests.

Promising review: "Superb location and access to the beach for a fabulous beach get away. The house is in a beautiful area, close to many beaches and less than an hour's drive to Lake Quinault. I high recommend staying here and would love to return." —Ann

Average price: $117/night

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5.A modern and luxurious oceanfront home in Mendocino, California, that is perched right above the coast, offering sweeping beach views. The property has a rich history and is close to hiking trails such as the Point Cabrillo Light Station, and State Historic Park — and also has a hot tub, if your ideas about relaxation involve more kicking back than walking.

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The Frolic is a two-bedroom, three-bathroom cottage that comfortably sleeps four guests. It is a private home minutes away from downtown Mendocino, where there are a variety of shops, galleries, gardens, and restaurants in this idyllic community.

Promising review: "The Frolic is an incredibly special place; easily one of my top AirBnB stays anywhere. The photos of the property are accurate: the views really are that stunning. Located adjacent to the lighthouse my friends and I relished getting swept by the beam while soaking in the hot tub looking at the Milky Way. The house had great energy, a well-thought-out floor plan (perfect for two couples), and was equipped with everything you would want for an extended stay. Check-in went smoothly as we were able to pick up the keys from the property management company on our way into town. Can’t think of a single complaint other than that I don’t get to live here year-round. Highly recommend to anyone looking to get off the grid and enjoy nature." —Andrew

Average price: $415/night

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6.A gorgeous two-bedroom guest house nestled in the trees in Ucluelet, British Columbia, with a hot tub and views for days. Saltwood has 83 reviews that are all 5 stars. FIVE stars!

Kitchen of rental

Shoshana's guesthouse offers two bedrooms and one bathroom that comfortably sleeps four guests. This rental has a kitchen, open layout, vaulted wood ceiling, gas fireplace, and a private deck with a stunning view. You will never want to leave this luxurious home is just steps from the beach as well as the Wild Pacific Trail.

Promising review: "We just stayed at Saltwood and had a fantastic time. We decided to take a girls' trip for a few days and Saltwood could not have been a more perfect spot to stay. The suite was impeccable. The design and view were absolutely stunning. The hosts were amazing to communicate with and very welcoming. We also had whales spouting nearly the entire trip. So beautiful! We will be back!" —Chantelle

Average price: $435/night

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7.A dope oceanfront home in Ensenda, Mexico that even has a rock climbing wall! This is an amazing spot to work remotely while you take in the views of a beautiful beach just 300 feet away!

Patio of rental

Silvia is a super host whose home offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms that will comfortably sleep seven guests. You can enjoy the ocean views and sunsets from almost every room of this house! Also, check out that stellar balcony equipped with a fireplace and hammock. I'm here for it.

Promising review: "We had a most wonderful stay at Silvia's home! The house is lovely and easily accommodated our family group of three couples. The San Miguel surf break is right in front of the house. Valle is about 30 minutes away. The rooftop is a perfect gathering place. Thank you, Silvia, for the list of suggested restaurants, wineries, and cervecerías in the area. I wish we didn't have to go home so soon. Till next time." —Josephine

Average price: $265/night

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8.A vintage mid-century modern home just minutes from the beach in Del Mar, California. This home, with its outdoor showers and private courtyard, is perfect for a family or friends who are looking for the most magical beach vacay.

View of sunset over Del Mar beach

Karen's killer modern home offers four bedrooms and two bathrooms to comfortably sleep seven guests. There is a private courtyard, with a jacuzzi, as well as a front yard hangout area with a fire pit. There is also an additional small patio with an outdoor shower so you can rinse off after a day at the beach.

Promising review: "We stayed at Karen’s for two months and enjoyed every minute of it. The house has everything you need for cooking, including a nice charcoal grill. We really enjoyed the outdoor area, and having the beach so close was incredible. We will definitely be back!" —Rebecca

Average price: $371/night

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9.A townhouse by the ocean where you can ride horses on the beach in Port Saint Joe, Florida. Yep, horses! 🐴 Enjoy the quiet beachfront that is located along the "Forgotten Coast" — but trust me, you won't be forgetting how amazing your stay here will be!

Guests riding horses on the beach

Tighe And Debbie's beachfront home offers two bedrooms and two bathrooms that will comfortably sleep six guests. There is also a deck with chaise lounge for sunbathing, so you can lie back and watch the dolphins, seabirds, and horses meander by.

Promising review: "We were thrilled with our stay! There was more space than we expected, and could easily see returning with more family. It was just me, my fiancé, and our daughter this time. We LOVED the loft area! The Lazy Boy chairs are so comfy, and made a great spot for building blanket forts or curling up for a movie. Could easily see a couple staying up there too. It’s so cozy. So convenient and right on the beach. The use of the shed and beach toys was amazing because it meant we didn’t have to pack chairs and an umbrella. There were so many wonderful things in the shed, it was an amazing treat to have that access!! We are already planning our next visit back. My daughter asked if we could live there forever, and we were not ready to leave." —Casey

Average price: $150/night

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10.A stylish and newly renovated private beach shack located in Newport Beach, California, just one short block from the beach. You can actually see the ocean from the lovely little patio. Fire up that Weber or take the provided bikes into town and visit the many restaurants the area has to offer.

Sunset over Newport Beach, Ca

Colleen's stylish residential home offers two bedrooms and one bathroom and comfortably sleeps four guests. Take advantage of their awesome amenities such as Sonos speakers, a Vitamix, pour-over coffee, plus all the things you need for the beach!

Promising review: "Wonderful time with my husband and two teenage daughters! Excellent location with beach and great restaurant, coffee shops within walking distance. Condo was well stocked and the availability of beach stuff to use was fantastic. Also, the mattresses and sheets made ours nights super cozy! Thanks for the memory…"—Cory

Average price: $266/night

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11.A stunning bayfront condo in Ocean City, Maryland, with a porch that guests can't stop raving about! Escape from your busy life and enjoy a glass of wine (or two) out on that stellar balcony while you take in that glorious sunset. You don't have to twist my arm!

Living room of rental

Wyatt's beautiful condo has one loft-style bedroom with a king-sized, one couch, and one and a half bathrooms. Right when you enter this home, you are met with natural light pouring in from the floor to ceiling windows. There is also an awesome loft in which you can take in those amazing ocean views.

Promising review: "My boyfriend and I booked for Valentine’s Day! The place was absolutely STUNNING and the views were amazing! We absolutely loved the sunsets! We greatly appreciated the constant communication from the hosts as well! It was the perfect place for a little get away! Great location! Will definitely be booking again!" —Brittany

Average price: $121/night

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12.A luxe home with the beach just a short stroll away in Amagansett Beach, New York. It's listed as *Airbnb Plus,* and I see the reason why — it's beautifully lit and decorated, and chock-full of amazing amenities. No need to thank me for telling you about it; inviting me to hang out on that gorgeous porch should suffice.

Interior of rental

Tommy's four-bedroom, two-bathroom home comfortably sleeps eight guests. The property is just steps away from the sand dunes and you can surf of the town’s eponymous beach. It is a short five-minute drive from town where you can access restaurants, shops, and the area’s many produce markets, like the Amber Waves Farm Market.

Promising review: "We loved our stay at Tommy's beach house! With the beautiful Amagansett beach just a couple minutes walk, there's everything needed for a perfect vacation at hand. The house and outdoor spaces are designed so that you have multiple places to be together or retire with a book alone (hammock for me). It's all put together with a casual beachy elegance with many thoughtful touches (the outdoor shower was a favorite). Tommy is a responsive, kind host and the whole trip was just perfect." —Anne

Average price: $781/night

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13.A pet-friendly beachfront home in Milton, Delaware, that is perfect for the whole family! Here is another rental I would not mind WFH-ing from, it's beautifully decorated and has easy access to the water, but also has enough space to set yourself up and do some work.

Balcony with ocean view

Natalie is another super host whose home offers a comfortable stay for six guests. Her three-bedroom, two-bathroom property is right on the water.

Promising review: "One of our favorite trips to date. We really wanted to rent something on the ocean with a great view where we could relax by the water, that’s exactly what we got here. The view from this living room/back porch is hard to beat. The owners truly go the extra mile to make sure the experience is top notch. Cleanliness was great, communication was on point, can’t ask for much more. Highly recommend this house!" —Nik

Average price: $426/night

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14.An idyllic private beach house just minutes from the beach in Montauk, New York. This home looks like every writer's dream, or at least this writer's dreams. I would love to just set up my laptop and click-clack away amongst those breathtaking views.

Montauk Beach in New York

Jena's beach house offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms making it the perfect stay for six guests. Hither Hills is an amazing location if you are looking for privacy and seclusion. Get off the grid in this newly furnished home — but be warned, you might not want to depart!

Promising review: "Great airy home that feels like a perch amidst the trees. Listening to the sound of the wind in the trees and the waves on the beach was a favorite way to enjoy our coffee on the fabulous wrap around deck. The beach access pass was such a great extra. The location was fantastic. We can definitely recommend!" —Liesel

Average price: $725/night

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15.A sweet little tiny home in Malibu, California that's already in my saved list titled *ultimate beach stays!* While this rental is a two-minute drive from the beach, you can still enjoy the solitude of the mountains with a killer view from your bed. Be sure to enjoy some wine and cheese out on that balcony!

Interior of rental

Bess' quaint guest house offers one bed, one bathroom and a small kitchen perfect for two guests. It's only a few minutes driving distance to Zuma Beach, as well as restaurants, a winery, horse facilities, and more. Or simply enjoy the privacy of this 6-acre lot!

Promising review: "Amazing little house in a beautiful location. House had everything we needed, a beautiful deck, comfortable bed, kitchen necessities and lots of very nice touches. Host was very communicative and super helpful. Would definitely stay here again. Highly recommend!" —Rebecca

Average price: $209/night

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16.A colorful beach villa surrounded by crystal clear waters on Andros Island in The Bahamas! Feel like a true local and eat some great meals when you book this rental. The owner even offers private fishing trips!

Outside rental with beach view

Francine is the hostess with the mostess whose one-bedroom, one-bathroom villa comfortably accommodates two guests. Can't you imagine yourself eating a lovely breakfast at that table with a breathtaking ocean view? I can!

Promising review: "We wanted somewhere where we were away from tourists and more secluded. It was exactly what we got. Nichols Town has some of the nicest people! We enjoyed getting to know the locals and hear about the history of the town and the Island. This vacation was so wonderful I am not even sure I can explain it. We stayed for a week and this place is going to be one of our favorite destinations. You definitely need to be ready to be more like a local then a tourist! We did rent a car for a couple days and explored the South of the Island and we went west to Red Bay and saw the straw baskets and wood carvings. Such amazing crafts. We really enjoyed going to Bubu's in Nicols Town and Driftwood Smokehouse BBQ, which is run by Zona's sister. On our trip down south we stopped and ate at Brigadere's restaurant and it was good too. My husband went bone fishing with Zona one day and he enjoyed it. Said it was the best part of the trip. We had an enjoyable time walking the beach and relaxing. We definitely recommend you staying here! It's beautiful!" —Lindsey

Average price: $250/night

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17.A sweet little two-story cottage that's just one block away from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It's time to get cozy in this adorable vacation home that is close to all kinds of fun!

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Victor's picturesque home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms that will comfortably sleep seven guests. It is centrally located to everything you need to enjoy vacation mecca Myrtle Beach. While you are not at the beach, you can enjoy the beach or the many attractions available along the boardwalk. Victor also provides the umbrella and beach chairs you need to have a great day at the beach.

Promising review: "Clean, modest, stand-alone house near all Myrtle Beach attractions, but not so close that you are bombarded with crowds and noise. Victor is always available, responsive and helpful. The beach is only a block away." —Al

Average price: $136/night

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18.A beautifully remodeled home in Waianae, Hawaii, located just a short walk from the beach. And when you are not at the beach, you can enjoy all the amenities the home has to offer, like a BBQ and grassy lawns for the kids to run around on.

Waianae, Hawaii beach

Indar's beach house has two bedrooms and one bathroom and accommodates five guests. This newly remodeled rental is close to many restaurants and shops where you can get your sip on and listen to live music. If you are looking for a great spot for you next Hawaiian vacation, look no further!

Promising review: "Wow! What a hidden gem! The property is gorgeous, very private, and in a quiet part of the island. The couch and ottoman are great for lounging after a long day of sight seeing, the kitchen is beautiful and a joy to cook in, I definitely recommend using the grill as often as possible though :) The rain showerhead is fantastic! Beds are super comfortable - apparently I didn't snore all week, according to my wife lol. We'll never stay in a hotel again. This was a real treat :)" —Matt

Average price: $218/night

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19.A perfect beachfront cabin with access to your very own pier in Rockport, Texas. This rental is every fishing enthusiast's dream! Appropriately named Flounder Flats, this cabin is simply the best *catch of the day!*

Private pier in Rockport

Reviewers are raving about their stay at Dina's studio with one bathroom and two beds that comfortably sleeps four guests. If you are trying to plan the perfect fishing vacation, there is no need to look further. And how adorable is that pink exterior?!

Promising review: "We loved it at mom and pop's Flounder Flats cabin. We booked there based on a referral from a good friend, and we’ve referred out to my sister. You can’t go wrong here. Great host, soft towels, beautiful sunsets, plenty of room, soft sheets, comfy bed, cozy everything…AND fishing almost right out the front door. Thank you, Dina!"—Nancy

Average price: $161/day

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20.A soothing beachfront haven you'll never ever want to leave in Riverhead, New York. Relish this rental's chic style, only steps from the secluded shores of Long Island.

Ocean view from balcony

Kate's Airbnb Plus home has two bedrooms and one bathroom to accommodate five guests. This property sits on a private, 7-acre piece of land close to Wine tasting at Croteaux, lunch at the world-class North Fork Table and Inn, and the historic seaport village of Greenport.

Promising review: "The most gorgeous home + location I’ve ever stayed in. We loved how much light entered the house, the view from the house, and access to the beach. It’s also exceedingly well-stocked and appointed and was so easy to feel comfortable in. Just a really happy little corner of the world." —Shantini

Average price: $650/night

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21.A cute beach hut tucked away in Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii. This home is filled with Balinese decor and vintage surf boards that will make you want to ride those waves!

Manini Beach, Hawaii

Karen's little hut has one bedroom and one bathroom that will comfortably sleep two guests. This rental offers a fully equipped outdoor kitchen with a gas stove and refrigerator/freezer. Just steps from an exquisite beach, you are going to be jonesing to extend your stay. Oh, did I mention that there's an actual tree growing through the house??

Promising review: "A perfect retreat for the adventurous spirit! We easily settled in to the well stocked gourmet outdoor kitchen, comfortable chairs on the lanai to drink coffee and sip wine while watching the birds and little mongoose and the fabulous (addictive) outdoor shower. The neighborhood was great and just steps to beautiful Manini Beach and crystal clear Kealakekua Bay. Kayak rentals and a fruit/mac nut stand right around the corner made life easy. A visit to Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary was sublime. Yes….would go back in a heartbeat!" —Kim

Average price: $180/night

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The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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