The recreational beachfront neighborhood of Venice is among one of the most visited neighborhoods of LA. Its no wonder is has some of the most beautiful rental houses in Southern Cali.

Venice Beach welcomes millions of visitors each year who come from all over the world to stroll The Boardwalk, watch the street performers, see the colorful murals, and dine in the area’s foodie hot spots. The buzzing beach town is also home to the world-renowned skate plaza and Muscle Beach Venice gym.

With so much to do and see, there’s not enough time in a day or even a week to see it all. A temporary stay in Venice Beach at a local Airbnb gives travelers more time to indulge themselves in a serene beach lifestyle. Venice Beach has no shortage of incredible houses available for rent for vacations or short stays. These homes are able to accommodate lone travelers and families alike, and are located within close proximity to many of the area’s top attractions and events.

1. Colorful Beach House in the Silver Triangle

Charming Venice Beach Airbnb

Located within walking distance of the canals, beach and Abbot Kinney, the colorful Venice home offers a romantic and relaxing retreat for travelers in one of Venice’s most coveted neighborhoods. The 50s beach home has a vintage flair with modern features and amenities, giving renters the best of both worlds.

The Airbnb has two bedrooms and one bath, as well as a full kitchen equipped with a Subzero fridge and Wolf stove. The clean and stylish home also offers guests a wide range of amenities, including self-check in, free parking on premises, wifi, indoor fireplace, beach essentials, and much more.

2. Luxury Villa Near the Santa Monica Pier

Luxurious Venice Beach House Rental

This two-bedroom, 4.5 bath home is the epitome of luxury. The modern beach house is situated on the quiet side of Venice, only 50 yards from Penmar Park and a several-minute drive to the Santa Monica Pier.

The balcony lounge offers sweeping views and the saltwater swimming pool provides guests with a play to cool off and relax. The villa also has an office suite, salt water hot tub, outdoor living space, and a fully-equipped kitchen with seating for eight.

3. Upscale Loft Close to the Beach

Venice Beach Guest Loft RentalWhether you’re in Venice for work or play, this ultra-modern loft is sure to impress. The beach house rental offers a private entrance, spiral staircase, and mezzanine bed. Guests can spend their days reclining in the sun loungers and barbecuing their favorite foods before dining on the deck and taking in the incredible city views.

The one bedroom, one bath home is just a short walk from the Venice Canals and local shops, bars, and restaurants.

One reviewer said:

This place is truly a gem. The loft is clean, well-appointed, quiet, beautifully decorated, and conveniently located. Check-in and check-out are easy and don’t require the hosts’ involvement, and street parking is readily available. The bed is especially comfortable; the bedding is lovely; and the ceiling fan is perfect for deep sleep.

4. Remodeled Bungalow in the Heart of Venice

Venice Beach Rental HouseCentrally-located in Venice, this charming bungalow has been completely remodeled inside and out. The wall and gated front and back provide privacy and security, and the home offers French doors that lead to decks and covered patios for extended outdoor living.

The bungalow has two bedrooms and one bath, as well as a variety of amenities like wifi, laptop friendly workspace, TV, free street parking, kitchen, and a private entrance. The stylish Airbnb is located less than one mile from Venice Beach and within walking distance of several cafes and bakeries, like our favorite Gjusta.

5. Modern Home Just Steps from the Beach

Venince On The Beach House RentalThis Venice beach home is a brand-new construction located just 50 meters from the most popular beach in Los Angeles. The clean, spacious home features a full kitchen with bar and high-end appliances, as well as two comfy bedrooms and two baths.

The Airbnb is conveniently located between two beach alleys and has a private front patio and outdoor dining area, complete with BBQ and Sunbrella. There are plenty of activities to do within walking distance, including Muscle Beach, Venice Surf, and Venice Skate Park.

6. Little Oasis with Rooftop Deck

Private Venice Beach Airbnb House Rental

Nestled on a quiet street in Venice, this cozy Airbnb is the perfect place to go and unwind. The three bedroom, two-and-a-half bath home is located just a few blocks from Rose Ave and Abbot Kinney, and just a one-mile bike ride to the beach.

The open floor plan is optimal for families and the rooftop deck encourages guests to enjoy the sun, breeze, and the sights. The little oasis is equipped with everything travelers need for comfort, including wifi, kitchen, TV, bed linens, and a workspace.

7. Five-Star Rental in Prime Location

House Rental in Venice BeachEnjoy the privacy and high-end amenities at this five-star Airbnb. This second-story unit is equipped with a spacious patio with BBQ grill, hammock, and plush outdoor furniture. Inside, guests will find a comfy leather sofa, surround sound entertainment system, and access to HBO movies.

The modern two-bedroom, one bath home is open, bright, and offers views of tranquil palm trees. It is also located in a prime area of the neighborhood, giving guests easy access to the Venice Beach Boardwalk, Abbot Kinney, Venice Canals, and Farmer’s Market.

8. Stylish Colonial with Studio Guest House

Family Friendly Venice Beach RentalThis updated 1928 Spanish Colonial home features many of the property’s original elements but has been completely modernized and decorated. Situated on a beautiful tree-lined street, the two-bedroom, one bath home features sliding French doors, skylights, and an additional 350 square foot detached studio.

Take a peaceful walk down the street to Venice beach or enjoy the local shopping and restaurants at Abbot Kinney or Rose Avenue. The home has wood floors throughout, vaulted ceilings, a romantic fireplace, remodeled kitchen, and claw foot tub. Guests have access to the entire property, including BBQ areas, decks, porches, and multiple gated yard spaces.

9. Family-Friendly Home with Outdoor Living Space

Family Friendly Venice Beach RentalFamilies are drawn to this gorgeous home and its expansive indoor and outdoor living spaces. The spacious living room is cozy and provides direct access to the chef-worthy kitchen. On the rooftop deck, guests can barbecue while lounging on the patio furniture.

One reviewer said:

This is an amazing property, truly one of a kind. The artwork and decor is fascinating and unique. The beds are large and comfortable. We loved the fact that there was an in unit washer and dryer with everything we needed to clean. The roof deck is awesome. I wish we could have spent more time here!!

10. Solar Guesthouse with Large Garden

Modern Venice Beach House RentalBe one with the environment in this modernist solar guesthouse. The luxury retreat is equipped with a private desert-style cactus garden and offers sustainable living through solar electric power, organic bedding, and solar radiant floor heating. The guesthouse includes everyday amenities, such as a full kitchen, washer, dryer, TV, wifi, self check-in, indoor fireplace, and much more.

The solar guesthouse is within walking distance of both the beach and boardwalk, and mere steps to Santa Monica. One reviewer said,

Stunning house. Interior design is spot on. Wonderful garden. Fully stocked kitchen. Immaculate rooms. Comfortable, quiet and private. Fast and reliable internet. Perfectly located, close to Abbott Kinney and a Whole Foods around the corner.