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Relaxing under the sun is just what the doctor ordered, and there’s no better way to decompress than to wake up to sweeping ocean views from your private beach house. Accommodating adventurous travelers, romantic getaways and family trips, there’s something for everyone on Airbnb. Discover beachfront listings with easy access to pristine stretches of sand across America, from the California coast and Hawaii to Montauk and the Sunshine State. Grab your sunscreen, flip flops and floppy hat and book a beach vacation at one of these top beachfront Airbnbs in the United States.
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Set on a private island, this Florida beachfront property allows you to wake up to the sound of crashing waves. Just a short walk from the white sand beach, the three-bedroom house is the perfect home base for beachcombing, shelling or hiking on nearby nature trails. An open screened porch boasts Gulf views, while access to the Pool Club with heated pools and a Jacuzzi is available for all guests. Bikes, kayaks and beach chairs are included, as well as a golf cart for getting around.
A top-rated Airbnbs in Los Angeles, this Malibu beachfront apartment is the epitome of California dreamin’. Enjoy the open-plan living and wall of windows that allows you to take in panoramic views of the ocean. Sit on the deck and enjoy a drink as you watch the sun set over the water or take a romantic stroll on the beach before setting into the cozy one-bedroom abode. It’s located away from the tourist areas along the Malibu coast, just 30 minutes drive from Los Angeles International Airport.
A mix of old-style Hawaii with modern conveniences, this renovated island property is just 100 steps from the famous Kailua Beach. Its prime location means that there are activities available for every mood, from quiet beach strolls to kayaking, windsurfing and snorkeling. The secluded bungalow also features a private outdoor garden with a barbecue, air conditioning and a flat-screen TV with premium movie channels as well as a full kitchen and washer/dryer.
Let your worries melt away at this private “Old Florida” style oceanfront cottage located on one of Florida’s prettiest beaches, which has been fully renovated and furnished for beach lovers. Accommodating up to six guests, the Vero Beach cottage offers direct access to the untouched coastline, while smart TVs, spacious living areas and bunk beds are ideal for large groups or families. After a long day of beach activities, unwind on the back patio with its picnic table and sectional couch.
This quaint one-bedroom cottage in Gloucester is perfect for couples, offering access to a private beach. Marvel at views of Annisquam and Halibut Point on the right and Essex Bay and Portland, Maine to the left, then take a quiet stroll on the beach, plan a romantic dinner on the deck or dig your toes in the soft sand. Want an extra dose of luxury? You can also add on an in-house massage, private chef or whale watching excursion for a fee.
Live the high life in this large beachfront studio apartment in Miami Beach, which sits on the 14th floor overlooking a pristine white sand beach. It’s hard not to be lured in by the 180-degree ocean views from your king-size bed, while the apartment also comes with a 60 inch LED TV with Netflix, Keurig coffee maker and kitchenette. When you’re ready to hit the beach, there are beach chairs, towels, an umbrella and snorkel gear available, while there’s even a tiki bar by the pool area.
You will not only have private beach access to Culloden Beach when staying at this one-of-a-kind property in Montauk, but you’ll also be near The Surf Lodge, MTK train station and harbor restaurants. The biggest highlight is its spacious backyard, which has a large deck with a gas grill, Adirondack chairs and dining table as well as an inviting swimming pool. Inside, the open floor plan features a kitchen, living and family room in addition to three bedrooms.
This colorful two-bedroom townhouse offers a prime location just one block from the beach, within easy access to the family-friendly attractions in Myrtle Beach. Each bedroom has an HDTV, while the living room includes a queen-size sleeper sofa and HD smart TV. Whip up a meal in the fully equipped kitchen or enjoy the warm weather in the enclosed backyard that features a charcoal grill and dining area. Make a splash in the community pool around the corner or head to the beach with your complimentary beach chairs.
This bright and airy beach cabana is set on one of the world’s most famous beaches, Laguna Beach. The cabin-like space features a river stone fireplace and log walls, creating a romantic atmosphere where you can sit on your private deck with a glass of wine or simply snuggle up and enjoy the ocean views with your loved one. It’s within walking distance to local restaurants, bars and mini markets and has modern amenities such as a flat-screen TV, mini-fridge and Wi-Fi.
Experience a “Jersey Shore” holiday in this private beach cottage getaway. Located in North Cape May, close to the white sand beaches of Delaware Bay, the one-bedroom guesthouse has a queen-size bed, living room and kitchenette. There’s also a fire pit and beach chairs/towels available for a lazy day at the beach. When you’re ready to explore, you’ll find state parks, lively nightlife and gourmet restaurants all nearby.
Looking for a quiet getaway? This relaxing oasis in Stinson Beach is nestled on a lush hillside and features an authentic Japanese design in order to encourage a zen-like ambiance. There’s a tranquil outdoor shower and soaking tub, while the treetop ocean views can be seen from the comfy queen-size bed. Catch the sunset views from the privacy of your wooden deck, or walk five minutes to the pristine stretch of beach.
The floor-to-ceiling windows at this South Padre Airbnb offer great views, including partial views of the bay and ocean as well as sunrise and sunset views from your balcony. Located in a gated resort complex, it boasts a king-size bed and sofa bed as well as TVs in both the bedroom and living room. You’ll have access to private beach access, two swimming pools, children’s pools, a fitness center and 7th-floor sundeck, while restaurants and nightlife are a short walk away.
Only three blocks from Newport Ave, Ocean Beach’s main street, this adorable 1930’s cottage is only 50 steps from the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy your morning coffee or grill up dinner on the spacious oceanview deck, or take advantage of the flat-screen LCD TV, full kitchen and memory foam queen-size mattress indoors. If you have a furry friend, there’s a private dog run next door and leash-free dog beach four blocks away. Top attractions in San Diego, such as Sea World, the San Diego Zoo and San Diego International Airport are a 10-minute drive away.
Adorned with beachy decor, this Destin Airbnb has got all you need for a memorable beach getaway, including beautiful Gulf views. It also boasts a king-size bed, flat-screen TV and two bunk beds for little ones, as well as a dining area and living room with a sleeper sofa. You can’t beat the location right on one of Florida’s top beaches, which can be seen and appreciated from your private balcony. You’ll also have access to an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and tennis court as well as a tiki bar.