10 Best Airbnbs in Long Beach, CA

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Head to Southern California to discover the coastal gem of Long Beach. This seriously cool neighborhood has plenty to shout about, from its long stretches of golden sand to its incredible dining scene, artistic flair, and unique vibe. It’s true that you’ll probably be running on a pretty tight schedule while you’re here as there’s so much to see and do. And, at the end of each day, you’ll need somewhere relaxing to head back to before making plans for another jam-packed day of fun. Not sure where to stay in Long Beach, California? Read on for our favorite Airbnbs in the area.

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The Beach House
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The Beach House

The Beach House

The Beach House is the epitome of cool, classy California living in one of the best beach towns in America. This beautiful house is one that will last forever in your memory and likely that of your companions, too. With four bedrooms and space for up to 12 guests, there’s more than enough room to bring the whole family here. Situated directly on the sand with a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and a great view of the bay, you’re free to roam around without direct neighbors at this gorgeous Airbnb. Wake up to the colorful sailboats and kites, with stunning views from each of the bedrooms. Wander through the house to discover the living room, dining room, and bedrooms, all of which have been completely remodeled with brand new furniture. There’s a stunning outdoor terrace for evening drinks, where you can admire the rainbow-toned sunsets each evening from the house.

Beautiful, Spacious Beach House on the Peninsula
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Beautiful and Spacious Beach House on the Peninsula

Beautiful, Spacious Beach House on the Peninsula

This three-bedroom house takes interior design seriously, with a stunning setting that ensures attention to detail in each and every room. The first thing you’ll notice is the double-height living room with a mezzanine-style balcony from the upstairs level. Floor-to-ceiling windows ensure rooms are bathed fully in sunlight as soon as you wake up in the morning. With room for ten guests, it’s ideal for two families looking to vacation together or a group of friends heading to Long Beach for a fun-filled trip. As well as the thoroughly-filled house itself, there’s everything you need for fun at one of California’s best beach beaches. Think bikes, paddle boards, beach toys, and beach chairs, which you’re free to use as much as you like throughout your stay. If that wasn’t enough, it’s also within easy walking distance to plenty of great shops, restaurants, and bars.

Oceanfront Home with Amazing Views
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Oceanfront home with amazing views

Oceanfront Home with Amazing Views

This oceanfront home doesn’t hold back with the great views no matter which direction you’re looking. From one end of this Airbnb, you’ll have direct access to the ocean, while from across the hallway, you’ll be able to gaze out at picturesque grassland. A place for photographers and explorers alike, this four-bedroom home is one you’ll enjoy from the moment you check in until the final hours when you wave goodbye. Inside, this mid-century home has plenty to explore. As well as all of the essentials, like bedrooms filled with a variety of different-sized beds, a fully stocked kitchen, and a welcoming living room, there are a few added extras. The BBQ outside and the ping pong table are two of previous guests’ favorite features at this Airbnb. Its great location is another.

Belmont Shore Beach House, Steps From The Beach
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Large communal dining space for the whole family to enjoy together

Belmont Shore Beach House, Steps From The Beach

While some Airbnbs may be steps to the beach but far away from the sights or vice versa, you’ve got the best of both worlds when you check into this Southern California beachfront Airbnb. Pulling together everything you could need for a stress-free vacation and based in a gorgeous setting, this is almost definitely an Airbnb you’ll recommend to friends when you’ve spent a little time here. With space for up to six guests throughout its three bedrooms, this spot is best suited for a family vacation. It’s large enough to ensure no stepping on each other’s toes but cozy enough that you’ll never have to shout dinner requests or evening entertainment ideas at one another. Only steps from the beach and walking distance to Naples Canals, it’s more than easy to create great memories in this stylish and spacious house.

Oceanfront Oasis
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Oceanfront Oasis

Oceanfront Oasis

This cozy three-bedroom beachfront rental is one you’ll feel immediately comfortable in. Based directly in front of the ocean, it’s a place where you’ll fall asleep and wake up listening to the waves crashing just outside if you fall asleep with the windows open. Breathtakingly relaxing from start to finish, this spot is an ideal mix of a stylish vacation home and comfortably familiar house. There’s space for six guests at this Airbnb, with bedrooms decked out with queen-size beds and a large kitchen perfect for cooking all sorts of dishes. Offering both harbor views and ocean views from the multiple outdoor terraces, it’s a place you’ll struggle to capture enough photos, no matter how many of you are snapping away. Inside, there’s strong WiFi throughout, a 55″ HDTV with standard cable/satellite, and two levels to explore.

HGTV Featured Modern Bungalow Minutes to the Beach
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HGTV featured modern bungalow, minutes to the beach

HGTV Featured Modern Bungalow Minutes to the Beach

This one-level bungalow comes with pops of color in every room. A place with unique charm and plenty of comfortable amenities, it has space for up to eight guests and three bedrooms. If you’re a fan of stylish design, you’ll probably fall in love with this spot, thanks to its chic detailing in every room. With a primarily neutral color scheme but subtle hints of artwork, flowers, and soft cushions, you’ll probably return home with a few ideas to implement into your own house. Located in the hip and eclectic area of Retro Row, it’s ideally situated for anyone with an artsy vibe who loves quick and easy access to the beach. It’s within walking distance to Junipero Beach as well as the 4th Street Corridor, filled with coffee shops, unique vintage stores, farm-to-table local restaurants, outdoor lounges, and bars.

Havana Haven Pool House with Gameroom and AC
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Havana Haven Pool House with gameroom and AC

Havana Haven Pool House with Gameroom and AC

The hardest part about this Long Beach Airbnb? Deciding whether you want to spend most of your time in the ocean or the backside pool. This Havana-inspired spot is a place of dreams, filled to the brim with luxurious amenities in an enviable location that you’ll return to again and again. Located in the millionaire neighborhood, Bixby Knolls, you’ll feel a little like a celebrity yourself once you’ve checked in here. There’s space for up to eight guests inside this bungalow, with three bedrooms and multiple communal areas to hang out in during the day. But while the bedrooms and living space are beautiful, the outdoor area of this spot really takes the crown as the star attraction. There’s a sunroom next to the pool equipped with loungers, an egg chair, an air hockey and ping pong table, and outdoor dining under the covered patio.

Amazing Three-Bedroom Beach House on the Peninsula
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Amazing three-bedroom beach house on the peninsula

Amazing Three-Bedroom Beach House on the Peninsula

This three-bedroom house is perched right on the peninsula’s tip, ensuring a beautiful breeze is always flowing through and unobstructed views of the stunning ocean just out front. This stylish, cozy, family-friendly home has more than enough space for the whole family. With three bedrooms and room for more guests in the convertible living room, it’s a place that feels like home as soon as you’ve checked in. Interiors here lean towards the more traditional end of the spectrum: a spot that’s more similar to checking in to a close friend’s vacation home rather than one of a stranger in a laid-back beach town. Here, you’ve got access to a large and comforting living room with sofas and a huge TV, a fully stocked kitchen that chefs will love, and an outdoor patio to enjoy all of your dining al fresco during your stay.

Long Beach Home in Downtown Long Beach
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Dining room with space for all to enjoy

Long Beach Home in Downtown Long Beach

This artsy apartment sits in the Arts District in Downtown Long Beach. It’s the perfect spot for anyone looking to explore the area a little more than just its long stretches of golden sand. Taking Instagram-friendly decor to the next level, you’ll spot all kinds of seriously cool interior choices at this spot. With two bedrooms, it’s designed for a small family or a few friends looking to explore and, with its perfect location, it’s almost impossible not to feel a little like a local while temporarily living here. It’s less than a mile from all of Long Beach’s attractions, including the Long Beach Convention Center, the Queen Mary, Grand Prix, Aquarium, and the beaches. The hardest decision while staying here is what to do first. There’s also an outdoor cabana for relaxing after your busy days of exploring.

Luxurious Home near the Beach with Hot Tub, Rooftop Deck, and Fast WiFi
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Gorgeous rooftop terrace with plenty of space

Luxurious Home near the Beach with Hot Tub, Rooftop Deck, and Fast WiFi

You’ll probably want to spend most of your time on this fabulous Long Beach home’s rooftop. Stretching almost as far as the apartment just below, it’s one of the most spacious terraces in the area and includes beautiful views and plenty of comfortable chairs. After you’ve spent your days exploring Long Beach, you’ll almost certainly want to head upstairs with a cold drink to watch the sunset with your friends. There are three bedrooms at this Airbnb with space for up to eight guests. Downstairs, you’ll find an even more enchanting outdoor space with an enclosed patio and private hot tub, tailor-made for soaking under the stars. Any budding chefs will love the spacious, well-equipped kitchen, which features a full suite of stainless steel appliances and tons of workspace, while kids will love the shuffleboard game upstairs.

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