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Waterfront vacation rentals in California

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Top-rated waterfront accommodations in California

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Home in Gualala
Abalone Cove - Oceanfront Getaway with Hot Tub
Our cozy, oceanfront gem has amazing views and is the perfect place to relax and reconnect with yourself, loved ones, and friends. When whales are migrating, you can spot them from our comfy couch. We are on the bluff with an oceanfront hot tub, within walking distance to Gualala restaurants, groceries & shops. Please respect our dream home, our neighbors, & bring only good vibes here. This is a beautiful and remote area, please plan accordingly to relax and enjoy the slow pace of life here.
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Home in Carlsbad
Ocean View Beach House With Roof Top Deck & AC
Embrace your vacation at this magnificent 2-story modern beach house with ocean views from nearly every window. Unwind on the rooftop deck or enjoy the open concept living space with fully equipped kitchen and central air conditioning. Beach access is just steps away, perfect for relaxing and playing in the ocean. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, washer/dryer, plenty of parking and easy self check-in. This home is perfect for families and friends seeking sun, sea, and nearby local attractions.
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Cabin in Lake Arrowhead
Luxury Retreat W Cedar Hot Tub, Sun Deck & Firepit
A-Frame gem with Lake rights tucked away in the trees of Lake Arrowhead on an acre of land. Newly renovated with modern features and stylish decor. Close to the lake, hiking, restaurants & shopping. Ideal loc for all your Summer & Winter adventures. Cozy up by the wood burning fireplace in winter or open the doors to the deck in summer. AC in all rooms. This cabin is a soulful 5-star resort level top to bottom. Our Airbnb manager or myself will be avail if you need assistance during your stay.

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Waterfront apartment rentals

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Apartment in Malibu
SA Beach Suite #3 by Stay Awhile Villas
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Apartment in Topanga
NEW! Topanga Studio w/ Hot Tub, Creek + Mtn Views!
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Apartment in Malibu
Idyllic, Romantic Beachfront Apartment in Malibu
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Apartment in Pacifica
Luxury Beach View Apartment
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Apartment in Santa Monica
Venice Canals Sanctuary
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Apartment in Mill Valley
Floating condo 'A' on Sausalito's Richardson Bay.
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Apartment in Oceanside
Forty feet from Pacific Ocean
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Apartment in Capitola
180°OceanviewCondo-Surfboards-Bikes
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Apartment in Long Beach
Private New Beautiful 1 Bdrm Beach Apartment w/AC
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Apartment in Long Beach
RENOVATED Bungalow Steps to Beach, Shops & Dining
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Apartment in Newport Beach
2-blocks to beach, private rooftop deck & PARKING
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Apartment in San Diego
OB Beachview Suite

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in Santa Cruz
180°OceanView+HotTub+EBikes+Surfboards+SUPS+Kayak
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Home in Springville
Modern Cabin, Private Fishing Lake, Near Sequoias
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Home in Moss Landing
Oceanfront Beach House
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Home in Shingletown
Lassen creekside cabin. EV Charging. Pet Friendly!
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Home in Clearlake Oaks
Dany’s Lake house w/ dock/paddle/kayak/firepit
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Home in Bolinas
Bolinas Beach Home
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Home in San Diego
Bay Front, Roll Up Glass Walls, Roof deck Jacuzzi!
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Home in San Diego
Panoramic Luxe Ocean Views Rooftop Deck Sleeps 12
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Home in Summerland
"Strand Hus" An Ocean Front California Dream
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Home in San Diego
Casa Ballena, Luxury On The Bay!
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Home in San Francisco
Charming Garden Apartment, Steps From The Beach
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Home in Long Beach
Beach House 50m to Sand 2King Suites, Sleeper & RD

Waterfront condo rentals

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Condo in Oceanside
Studio Oceanview King in Beachfront Apt (207)
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Condo in Malibu
Oceanfront Malibu Townhouse On Quiet Road
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Condo in San Diego
Beautifully remodeled 10th floor oceanfront condo
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Condo in Imperial Beach
BeachBreak #6 Spacious+Luxurious Beachfront Suite
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Condo in Oceanside
Stay Steps from the Sea at Pacific Villas #2
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Condo in Seal Beach
BEAUTIFUL beach apartment, OCEAN FRONT! Must-See!
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Condo in Avalon
Vista Blanca 🌊 Brand New | Oceanfront Villa with breathtaking views on Catalina Island
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Condo in Oceanside
The Pier House | Lux Oceanfront Penthouse | A/C
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Condo in San Diego
Ocean Front Mission Beach Penthouse!
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Condo in Marina del Rey
Waterfront 1 Bed 1 Bath - Marina views - Spacious
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Condo in Malibu
60 Feet Ocean Front 3-Bedroom Malibu Condo
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Condo in Oceanside
Penthouse B: Luxury w Rooftop deck & Ocean View!

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