Last Updated December 7, 2021 12/7/2021

13 Best Airbnbs in Venice Beach, California

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Vibrant waterways, performers on the boardwalk and, of course, the shore and the sea itself: Venice Beach is LA’s most bohemian beachfront neighborhood and has plenty to offer for a weekend away. This charming district has something to show behind every corner, from eclectic pop up stores and artistic houses to Muscle Beach and the idyllic canals. As you might expect from such a diverse neighborhood, Airbnbs here come in all shapes and sizes. From canal-front picturesque spots where you can start each day watching the water to stylish penthouse suites overlooking the sea and beyond, Venice Beach has something for everyone. Read on for all of our favorite Venice Beach Airbnbs.

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Venice Canals Sanctuary
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Venice Canals Sanctuary

This bright and airy one bedroom apartment is a place you’ll immediately feel at home in, thanks to its large windows and laid back atmosphere. With room for three guests, it’s perfectly located for all of your adventures throughout Santa Monica, especially if you’re looking to spend a lot of time on Venice Beach itself. This Orchid Bungalow sits on one of the prettiest rows in the historic Venice Canals, which promises a gentle breeze all day and gorgeous sights to sit and watch from the kitchen. Inside this apartment, you’ll find one bedroom and one bathroom as well as a full kitchen. Outside, there’s direct access to the canals, for long evening walks as the sun begins to set. This original bungalow, built in 1950, is only a block and a half walk to Venice Beach, with easy access to Venice Boardwalk, Venice Pier and Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

Garden Beach House
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Garden Beach House

The Garden Beach House brings together a little of everything when it comes to that typical Santa Monica charm. Large and spacious, it’s big enough to comfortably fit eight guests throughout three bedrooms. This spot is a great find for anyone who appreciates some seriously sleek interior design, with large white rooms decorated with minimalistic expertise. An Airbnb that feels more like a home than it does somewhere to simply stay for a few nights, it’s home to comforting attention to detail in the form of a Tuscan-style patio and a characterful old brick oven. Just outside the front door, vibrant Venice awaits with a beautiful walk to marina and its boats, plenty of superb restaurants close by, and Main Street Venice to wander around.

Artist's Retreat with Rooftop in Heart of Venice
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Wooden rooftop with stunning views

Artist's Retreat with Rooftop in Heart of Venice

One of the best parts of this artistic Airbnb is its rooftop, which shows beautiful views across all of the surrounding areas and scorching sunshine beating down from above. If you’re looking to tan without leaving the house, this is one of the best places to stay. With three bedrooms and space for up to six guests, it’s ideal for families or groups of friends looking for a bit of downtime by Venice Beach. As well as the huge rooftop, you’ve got full access to three bathrooms and two large outdoor dining spaces. This modern beach house is just one block to the beach and one block to the world famous Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Enjoy the sunsets on the rooftop deck over a glass of wine, or chill in the evenings in the outdoor dining area with its BBQ grill, outdoor heaters, retractable awning and ping pong table.

Tranquil and Contemporary Secluded Guest Suite in Venice
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Studio room with white walls and monochrome furniture

Tranquil and Contemporary Secluded Guest Suite in Venice

This luxurious self-contained suite exists in a secluded walled garden, which means no distractions from anyone else while you’re relaxing here. A small but perfectly stocked spot, it’s got space for two people in one bedroom, making it more than suitable for couples looking for a chilled out break. And it’s a place where you’ll never feel anything less than perfectly relaxed, with sliding glass pocket doors that look over at the lily pond and hummingbirds, and a tree-shaded bedroom with cork floors for quiet comfort. The airy bathroom is home to a powerful shower facing a private deck, and the main room has complete kitchen facilities for all kinds of cooking adventures. This modern suite features vibrant colors and artwork throughout, just adding to the local neighborhood’s unique charm.

Sea and Ocean View House @ Pacific Palisade
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Stunning views from the Airbnb

Sea and Ocean View House @ Pacific Palisade

The ocean views from this incredible Venice Beach Airbnb ensure a spectacular vacation in a brilliant location. With space for up to seven guests across five bedrooms, it’s ideal for groups of friends who want to spend time together without getting under each other’s feet. This airy home is well-known for its beautiful dolphin sightings, which are known to jump out of the water in front of your eyes. And, when you’re not watching the animals swimming, you’ll be able to gaze out at the rest of the panoramic view from each room. As well as those breathtaking views, this Airbnb has a lot to offer. Some of its most impressive features include the large balcony with chairs for a relaxed glass of wine with friends, the open plan living and dining room, the huge windows overlooking nature all around and the cute nautical blue and white theme running throughout.

Hip Top Floor Venice Gem, 5 Minutes to Beach
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White walled bedroom with dark interiors

Hip Top Floor Venice Gem, 5 Minutes to Beach

No one could say that this Venice Beach Airbnb isn’t seriously stylish. A top floor gem with room for seven guests, staying here comes with a guarantee of taking the first place for “best Airbnb finder” amongst your friendship group. Each room here is uniquely designed, with three bedrooms all complete with interesting artwork and comfortable beds. Each room also comes with its own work-from-home space, which makes it a great spot for digital nomads or remote workers. Tucked away in a coveted top-floor position, it overlooks the sea down below with a balcony that’s perfect for breathing in that seriously fresh air. A fully stocked kitchen, strong Wi-Fi and a washing machine all add to this Airbnb’s appeal, especially for those looking to make themselves temporarily at home in the area.

Panoramic Ocean View Penthouse with Private Rooftop
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Arched living room with neutral decor

Panoramic Ocean View Penthouse with Private Rooftop

This two bedroom penthouse is one of the coolest Airbnbs for those looking to explore Venice Beach in luxury. With room for up to four guests, it’s airy and spacious with stunning views all around. Taking the prestigious penthouse spot means this apartment has plenty of room for all to enjoy and top quality facilities to make the most of. Staying here means waking up to the sound of the seals from the nearby ocean and the most beautiful views you can get in the marina. Set in a gorgeous neighborhood just minutes to Venice and Santa Monica, each bedroom here comes with its own bathroom and huge closet. While you’re staying at this Airbnb, you can also use the apartment’s other facilities like a gym and heated pool. Looking to take your vacation to the next level? The owner also owns a jet ski available for rent exclusively for Airbnb guests for an extra charge.

Renovated Venice Beach Home in Prime Location
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Bright and airy entrance

Renovated Venice Beach Home in Prime Location

This three bedroom home looks a little like a loft conversion from inside, with double height ceilings and stylish wooden designs from one room to another. It has space for up to six guests and would most suit those looking to explore, thanks to its prime location in the heart of Venice Beach. Wonderfully located and newly renovated, it’s sat on one of the most quiet and gorgeous streets in Venice, only steps to the famous Abbot Kinney. It’s close enough to feel the ocean breeze and comes flooded with skylights and sunlight, which means a cheerful wake up each morning you spend at this spot. There’s a charming front porch and back seating area, as well as spacious communal areas with plenty of seating. A minimal white design throughout makes this place feel even bigger than it already is.

Fully Sanitized Oceanfront Penthouse Marina and Ocean Views
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Spacious living room with L sofa and large TV

Fully Sanitized Oceanfront Penthouse Marina and Ocean Views

Any Airbnb labeled with “Oceanfront Penthouse Marina” must be pretty good and this one is maybe the best of the best. A prime spot overlooking nothing but blue skies and even bluer water, this three bedroom Airbnb is one you’ll always remember. There’s space for up to seven guests here, all who’ll no doubt love those incredible sea views as much as this rental’s previous guests. While all of the bedrooms here are immaculately decorated, the master bedroom truly shows off, with a king-size bed, en-suite bathroom and walk-in closet. The second bedroom, also known as the Blue Room, comes with a queen size bed, a big closet and more mesmerizing views of Venice Beach. Perfectly fusing the gap between comfort and style, you’ll find endless cushions scattered around for a homely feel here, along with impressive artworks giving it a unique artistic feel.

Ocean Front Beach Villa
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Large living room with snooker table

Ocean Front Beach Villa

This spacious beach villa is one of the largest in the area, with six bedrooms and room for up to 10 guests. If it wasn’t big enough just from the sheer amount of rooms here, you only have to look upwards at the double height ceilings to realize there’s even more space for you to enjoy. This relaxing getaway is ideal for a weekend trip or a long beachside holiday, with all of the amenities needed for a stress-free vacation. Split across two levels with ample natural light, this spacious and modern home is beautifully presented. The kitchen is the heart of this Airbnb, which connects with the dining room and has plenty of space for up to 10 guests. If you’re traveling with another family, you’ll love this area for its homey and welcoming feel. Its two living rooms – one for relaxing with a good book or long conversation, the other fitted with electronics for a movie night – ensure everyone’s satisfied while staying here.

Stunning Condo Marina View Top Floor Free Parking
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Open plan living room with large sofa and TV on wall

Stunning Condo Marina View Top Floor Free Parking

This top floor condo comes with hard to beat views of the marina outside, which means you’ll likely spend every morning with a cup of coffee in hand watching the world go by. With room for up to seven guests and two bedrooms, this stylish Airbnb is a popular choice in the area for anyone looking to spend a few days relaxing by the beach or strolling around the surrounding areas. The canal view and marina view fight for attention here and, with two bedrooms, you’ll be able to choose which view you prefer. Two bathrooms, a kitchen and a living room means plenty of space for everyone to enjoy. It’s also kitted out with all of the modcons you could need to stay connected, like a large TV, Wi-Fi running throughout and a Bluetooth sound system.

The Full Venice Experience
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Cozy living room with lots of artwork

The Full Venice Experience

This impossibly cool three bedroom Airbnb is one of the most popular in the area, with around 100 positive reviews and plenty of returning customers. And it’s not hard to see why, when you’ve taken a look around inside. With three bedrooms and room for eight guests, it’s designed in a way that feels more like a close friend’s home than a rental apartment. All bedrooms have comfy mattresses, in a variety of sizes for all kinds of guests. The kitchen is fully stocked, if you don’t fancy eating dinner at one of the nearby restaurants. As well as the cute patio just outside the main bedroom, there’s a fire pit and seating for eight in the front yard. Looking for a cozy evening? You can also curl up by the indoor fireplace to watch TV or relax with a cocktail – you’ll find Apple TV, Sonos speakers and even a record player and LP collection to use at your disposal.

Fully Sanitized Penthouse Style with Astonishing View
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Open plan living and dining area

Fully Sanitized Penthouse Style with Astonishing View

You’ll be able to wake up to stunning views of Marina del Rey and Venice Beach from every window of this romantic home. The bright, contemporary aesthetic style on display throughout this artsy space ensures its ongoing popularity, and that’s before you’ve even taken into account all of its impressive features. With three bedrooms and room for up to seven guests, this top-level oceanfront penthouse comes with plenty of space and eclectic decor throughout. Each room of this place comes with a unique charm, like the master bedroom with its California king size bed and stylish private bathroom. Or the second bedroom, where you’ll find an amazing view of Venice Beach. The third bedroom offers a full size bed and the most impressive panorama of LA and the marina. Guests have access to the entire condo apartment – kitchen, dining, living, bedroom, bathroom, closet, balcony, in-unit washer/dryer.

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