Vacation Rentals in California

Vacation Rentals in California

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Pool
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Pets allowed
4.0
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Best vacation rental deals in California

3 nights
$1,291
$1,140
$380 / night
12% discount
Fri, 01/21 - Mon, 01/24
Cabin for 4 people
4 pers.2 bedrooms753ft²
FREE cancellation
3 nights
$2,623
$2,304
$768 / night
12% discount
Fri, 01/21 - Mon, 01/24
Cabin for 5 people
5 pers.3 bedrooms
FREE cancellation
4.3
(9 reviews)
3 nights
$4,935
$4,437
$1,479 / night
10% discount
Fri, 01/21 - Mon, 01/24
Vacation rental for 10 people, child-friendly
10 pers.4 bedrooms1,927ft²
FREE cancellation
3.6
(6 reviews)

Vacation rentals with free cancellation

from
$127
per night
Vacation rental for 6 people, with garden and view
6 pers.2 bedrooms
FREE cancellation
3.9
(13 reviews)
from
$86
per night
Vacation rental for 4 people, with garden
4 pers.1 bedroom904ft²
FREE cancellation
3.8
(7 reviews)
from
$564
per night
Vacation rental for 14 people, with sauna and balcony as well as view
14 pers.6 bedrooms
FREE cancellation
4.5
(29 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals in California

from
$291
per night
Vacation rental for 8 people, with sauna and balcony, child-friendly
8 pers.3 bedrooms900yd to the beach
4.4
(6 reviews)
from
$391
per night
Vacation rental for 16 people, with garden and jacuzzi, with pets
16 pers.6 bedrooms
4.7
(9 reviews)
from
$326
per night
Vacation rental for 14 people, with pets
14 pers.5 bedrooms
4.7
(4 reviews)
from
$271
per night
Vacation rental for 6 people, child-friendly
6 pers.3 bedrooms
FREE cancellation
from
$508
per night
Vacation rental for 24 people, with garden and sauna as well as jacuzzi and pool, child-friendly
24 pers.7 bedrooms5,199ft²
4.9
(18 reviews)
from
$326
per night
Vacation rental for 14 people, with jacuzzi, child-friendly
14 pers.5 bedrooms
4.8
(5 reviews)
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Pet-friendly Vacation Rentals

from
$544
per night
Vacation rental for 10 people, with pets
10 pers.3 bedrooms700yd to the beach
from
$189
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with jacuzzi and pool as well as garden, with pets
2 pers.1 bedroom
4.2
(649 reviews)
from
$145
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, child-friendly
2 pers.1 bedroom
FREE cancellation
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Vacation Rentals with Pool

from
$636
per night
Vacation rental for 17 people, with pool and jacuzzi, with pets
17 pers.6 bedrooms4,004ft²950yd to the beach
4.0
(6 reviews)
from
$80
per night
Vacation rental for 4 people, with jacuzzi and pool as well as balcony
4 pers.1 bedroom
FREE cancellation
4.0
(26 reviews)
from
$142
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with garden and view as well as pool
2 pers.1 bedroom
4.6
(111 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Internet

from
$957
per night
Vacation rental for 16 people
16 pers.7 bedrooms3,294ft²
4.7
(7 reviews)
from
$326
per night
Vacation rental for 8 people, with jacuzzi, with pets
8 pers.3 bedrooms8.2mi to the beach
5.0
from
$48
per night
Vacation rental for 3 people, with garden and view
3 pers.1 bedroom
FREE cancellation
4.7
(103 reviews)
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Highlights California

  • Disneyland
  • Sequoia National Park
  • Griffith Park
  • Hollywood
  • Big Sur
  • San Onofre State Park
  • Silicon Valley

Most popular in California

Pool 3,802
Internet 10,266
Pets allowed 3,546
Balcony/Terrace 5,377
TV 9,733
Air conditioning 4,866

Prices and availability

Prices

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April
$580
Average price per week

Availabilities

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46 %
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in California

Come for a week and end up staying the year when you experience the electric energy of California State. There are a variety of vacation rental options to choose from with modern amenities such as private pools, big rustic fireplaces, and stunning views. Choose to stay in areas around Lake Tahoe, Big Bear, or Joshua Treeto experience the rural beauty of California state. Conversely, there are also many upscale apartments and beach houses available in areas like San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles for those looking to get in on the big city life. From grand log cabins in the north, to cozy beach houses down south--there's something to accommodate everyone in the "Golden State."

Holiday in California

Orientation

Getting There

California makes up the westernmost border of the contingent United States, with over a thousand miles of coastline offering world class Pacific Ocean views. California is bordered by other American states of Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona as well as Mexico to the south. Most visitors fly into one of the state's top three international cities of San Francisco, San Diego, or Los Angeles before renting a car to explore the towns in between. California route 1 is a scenic coastal road which travels from San Diego all the way up to Washington state in the north and becomes quite busy with tourists in the summer months. With a varied landscape and temperature throughout the state, California continues to be one of the most sought-out tourist destinations the United States.

Sunset Skyline
Sunset Skyline

Activities

Destination for beach bums

While Northern California's Big Sur beaches attract a lot of attention, its the climate down south which draws millions of visitors to the hundreds of miles of pristine white sandy beaches. Offering world class surfing, snorkeling, diving, and parasailing opportunities--the beaches of California aren't so much a destination as a way of life.

Destination for cinema lovers

California is where the magic happens--cinematically, of course. Film enthusiasts will love the abundance of theaters, concert halls, and movie theaters which help to make Los Angeles one of the world capitals of entertainment. However, the most famous destination for visitors in Southern California continues to be centered around the Hollywood neighborhood--where creative types flock for a chance in the motion picture limelight.

Destination for entrepreneurs

Northern California's Silicon Valley just outside of San Francisco has been attracting tech entrepreneurs for the past 15 years to create innovative and revolutionary technologies. Famous companies like Airbnb, Pixar, Facebook, and Netflix have their headquarters in the "Bay Area," with many more competitors setting up shop every day.

„Skateboarding was first invented in Los Angeles in 1958 by Bill Richards. The board, which was made from up-cycled roller-skates, was invented in order to help surfers practice during their down time and still "surf" when there were no waves.“
Stunning Ocean View in California
Stunning Ocean View in California

Top 5 things to do in California

Disneyland

A trip to California wouldn't be complete without stopping by the self-proclaimed "happiest place on earth." Say hello to Mickey and Minnie Mouse, brave the ghosts at the Haunted Mansion, or take the plunge at Splash Mountain at Disneyland's original flagship park. Travel package options often include board and accommodation at one of many hotels surrounding Disneyland park, and are a great way to slowly take advantage of all it's many attractions over the course of a few days.

Sequoia National Park

{{Sequoia National Park}{159784 }} attracts thousands of visitors a year who come to see some of the tallest, widest, and oldest trees in the world. The area nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains is also heralded for its huge mountains, deep canyons, and rugged foothills which give way to many outdoor sports activities like hiking, skiing, and rock climbing. Just a short day trip from Los Angeles, this park covers just over 600 square miles and is a beautiful example of the diversity of landscape in California.

Griffith Observatory

Set your sights on the stars at Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles which features public telescopes, movie screenings, and a planetarium. The free hike up through Griffith Park also offers some of the best views of the Hollywood sign in the distance, making it a well-trafficked tourist destination. Make sure to arrive early in the morning for some of the best unspoiled views of the sign and Los Angeles in the distance.

Hollywood

Los Angeles' famous Hollywood neighborhood is filled with film production studios making some of the most popular movies in the world. Take a stroll along the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, pop in for a concert at the Dolby Theatre, or compare your handprints to other great stars at the Chinese Theatre. There are also guided tours of nearby Beverly Hills, where many famous actors, directors, and other industry titans make themselves at home.

San Onofre State Beach

It was the Beach Boys who cemented California's status as one of the best beach destinations in the world with their classic song, "Surf'n USA." San Onofre State Park in between Los Angeles and San Diego is a beloved spot for local surfers thanks to its challenging waves and protected natural habitat. Looking down from the cliffs, you can view all kinds of dolphins, sea lions, and whales off in the distant waters before heading out to join them in the spray.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in California

On average, how much do vacation rentals in California cost?

California is one of the most expensive regions in the USA. The price for a vacation rental is about $437.62 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in California?

]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit California are March ($413.55 the average per night for accommodation), February ($418.37), and October ($421.92).

When does the price of vacation rentals in California go up the most?

Analyzing the data from 2020, we found that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of September ($468.43), August ($461.3), and December ($455.85).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in California?

If you decide to put California on your bucket list, we suggest planning your travels long before you go because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 83% of rentals booked in the year 2020.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

The most available months are, on average, April (with an availability of 29.5%), May (27%), and March (23.5%), according to the trends observed in 2020.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in California?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is July (only 9.25% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by August (9.8%), and November (12.5%).

How many vacation rentals are there in California?

In California we have an extensive catalogue of approximately 46000 properties, with options of all kinds, thanks to our 19 local and international providers.

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