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Vintage Surfari Wagons - $130/day

Cruise California in classic style in your own fully restored, and technically perfect Vintage VW camper Bus... Nicely equipped with fully functional galley, pop up top with 2 berths, and seating for 4. Every room with your choice of view, new each night! Don't look like a tourist; blend in, and go totally retro! You name it! Surf, camp and hang out. We'll help you design a perfect...

Starting at $130 Per Night

San Diego,

Crystal Pier Hotel Cottages

Sleep Over the Ocean You can't get much closer to the surf than this. You'll be sleeping directly over the waves in this unique hotel over the water. 29 quaint blue and white collages line up along the first half of Crystal Pier. You can choose between a one and two bedroom unit, each with a kitchenette, living room and outdoor deck. Parking is free. 1 car can park at a 1 bedroom unit...

Crystal Pier - Right on it
Mission Beach - 100 yards
Pacific Beach - 400 yards

Starting at $235 Per Night

San Clemente,

Casa Tropicana Boutique Beachfront Inn

Romantic San Clemente Beach Hotel - Casa Tropicana, your ideal romantic California beach getaway in San Clemente, Orange County. Thoughtfully-appointed rooms are steps from the beach and pier in historic San Clemente, California. Discover our relaxing beach hotel in the heart of Orange County, offering comfortable bed and breakfast guestrooms and hearty breakfasts. The beautiful ocean view inn...

San Clemente Pier - Right on it
T-Street - 300 yards
Trestles - 3.49 miles

Starting at $225 Per Night

Hermosa Beach,

Beach House Hotel Hermosa Beach

The Beach House Hotel Hermosa Beach is a 96 loft suite boutique hotel offering the best of big city sophistication with the casual warmth and comfort of a Southern California beach community. The hotel sits on the coastal path known as The Strand with miles of sandy beaches stretched before it, the waves of the Pacific Ocean just steps away, and the electric buzz of the South Bay nightlife ever...

Hermosa Beach - Right on it

Starting at $199 Per Night


Malibu Beach Inn

Imagine a hotel that is luxurious, distinguished, lavish and located next to one of America's best point breaks.  You've imagined the Malibu Beach Inn. The privately owned Malibu Beach Inn, Carbon Beach is nestled on the sands of famed "Billionaire's Beach," in the heart of Malibu. Built in 1989, the hotel has become a beloved destination for both leisure and business...

Malibu - 300 yards

Starting at $325 Per Night


Faria Beach Park

Some of Southern California's Most Convenient First Come - First Served Beach Camping Bring your tent or RV and stay in front of California's best point breaks! Pita's point lies right in front of this county park. The park lies between the Pacific Ocean and the base of the Santa Ynez mountains along Highway 1 off the Ventura Freeway. The views of the Channel Islands are...

Pitas Point - Right on it
Faria - 300 yards
Mondos - 1/2 mile

Starting at $37 Per Night


Beautiful Private Gated Beach House at Pitas Point/Mondos

Enjoy one of the finest beachfront properties on California's central coast. Nestled behind its own private gate, your ocean playground is right out back. Ideal for surfing, stand up paddling, kayaking, snorkeling, boogie boarding or just to enjoy long walks along the beach. Pitas Point and Mondo's are right at the bottom of the private steps leading to beach. The sunrises and sunsets...

Mondos - 7869 miles
Faria - 7870 miles
Pitas Point - 7870 miles

Starting at $500 Per Night

Pacific Beach,

Banana Bungalows

Banana Bungalow is located directly ON San Diego's popular Pacific Beach. We are so centrally located that almost all of San Diego's area attractions can be reached by foot or a short bus ride. FUN BEACH BREAKS right in front of the hostel. No bus, taxi or car is needed to eat or drink at over 150 bars, clubs, restaurants and eateries. Supermarkets and health food stores on our doorstep...

Mission Beach - Right on it
Crystal Pier - 400 yards
Pacific Beach - 1/2 mile

Starting at $20 Per Night

Santa Monica,

Shutters on the Beach - Santa Monica

Step inside your personal beach house.  Shutters makes you feel at home, at ease - relaxed. With a warm welcome, beach chic style and an ocean view, it is a home you never want to leave. Rise to surf and sunshine; our iconic Los Angeles luxury hotel is just grains of sand away from the water.  Imagine vacations, meetings, social events, business or just a weekend away with first-class...

Santa Monica Beach - 200 yards
Venice Beach - 1.48 miles

Starting at $350 Per Night

Santa Monica,

Casa Del Mar

Heralded as the Grand Dame of the Gold Coast upon it's opening in the 1920's, Casa del Mar's sophisticated clientele have always benefited from the opulent comfort within its luxurious grounds and the rich offerings accessible from its central location in Los Angeles, California. Great restaurants, outdoor adventure, luxury shopping, premier galleries, museums and attractions await...

Santa Monica Beach - 100 yards
Venice Beach - 1.45 miles

Starting at $325 Per Night


Venice Breeze Suites

Beachfront Apartment Suites for Rent in Venice Beach Directly on the Venice Beach & Boardwalk Venice Breeze Suites offers a unique brand of laid-back luxury beach living, extended-stay amenities and home-like conveniences not available at typical Venice, California hotels. We are equally ideal for executives and savvy travelers seeking an entirely new level of comfort and sophistication....

Venice Beach - 100 yards
Santa Monica Beach - 1.45 miles
Hermosa Beach - 9 miles

Starting at $159 Per Night

Mussel Shoals,

The Cliff House Inn

Oceanfront Inn Between Ventura and Santa Barbara IF YOU DREAM of being lulled to sleep by gentle surf, exploring tidepools on a private beach, relaxing at poolside in a lush tropical garden setting, the Cliff House Inn turns dreams into a most affordable reality. Far enough from the city for complete relaxation, yet near enough for easy access and excitement, the Cliff House's special...

Little Rincon - Right on it
Rincon - 2.30 miles
Pitas Point - 3.91 miles

Starting at $125 Per Night


Venice Suites

Stylish in every detail, enjoy spacious accommodations, designer furnishings and a wide array of thoughtful modern living amenities at Venice Suites. Our Venice, California property provides the ultimate blend of home-like comforts and luxurious beach living. Spend carefree days lounging on the large rooftop terraces gazing at the surf. Perfect for movie shoots, corporate travel, family vacations...

Venice Beach - 1/4 mile
Santa Monica Beach - 1.15 miles
Hermosa Beach - 10 miles

Starting at $129 Per Night


Hobson County Park

California Beach Camping Oceanside campground (31 sites) for families and groups including fire pits, hot showers, flush toilets, concession stand, surf fishing, beautiful sandy shoreline, surfing and one of the best reefs for exploration at low tides. 10 sites with full hookups (water, sewer, electric, and cable TV). Enjoy the mild climate of the Ventura area, not too hot and not too...

Hobson County Park - Right on it
Pitas Point - 1.90 miles
Little Rincon - 2.03 miles

Starting at $32 Per Night

San Diego,

Mission Beach Retreat

This beautiful Ocean Front condo is on the beach. The only thing separating you from the waves and sand is the famous boardwalk. Wake up to the sight and sound of the Pacific Ocean directly in front of you with our large picture window in the master bedroom. The living room, dining room, kitchen and master bedroom all face the ocean.The condo is located on the 2nd floor providing privacy, quiet...

Mission Beach (santa clara) - Right on it
Mission Beach - 1/2 mile
Crystal Pier - 3/4 mile

Starting at $189 Per Night

Laguna Beach,

Pacific Edge Hotel on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Laguna Beach Hotel on the Sand Your own endless summer awaits at Pacific Edge Hotel. Enjoy sunning, surfing and swimming as the sand is just steps just downstairs from your room. Soak up the laid-back SoCal vibe of our oceanfront hotel. And enjoy everything that Laguna Beach has to offer. You can't beat our location: it's literally steps from the sand and within walking distance of...

Thalia Street - 100 yards
Salt Creek - 5 miles

Starting at $169 Per Night

Huntington Beach,

Shorebreak Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

OVERVIEW The Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach, California - the original Surf City USA - is a showcase of modern hotel design at the cusp of lifestyle trends. Huntington Beach's Shorebreak Hotel draws its inspiration from Southern California's cultivated yet laid-back surf culture, combining four-star touches with a penchant for fun. Hotel highlights include guestrooms with...

Huntington Pier - 200 yards

Starting at $229 Per Night

San Clemente,

Beachcomber Motel

San Clemente is sometimes known as the Spanish Village by the Sea. The Beachcomber is a quaint Spanish style beach front motel in San Clemente and southern California. This south Orange County community has many ocean activities to do such as fishing, surfing, sailing, whale watching, and many more. You can also enjoy golfing, bike riding, and tennis, as well as jogging up and down the endless...

San Clemente Pier - 100 yards
T-Street - 200 yards
Trestles - 3.40 miles

Starting at $175 Per Night

Dana Point,

Doheny State Beach Campground

Dana Point became home to surfing legends like surfboard maker Hobie Alter and Endless Summer filmmaker Bruce Brown. As a surf spot memorialized in the Beach Boys’ hit Surfin’ USA, Doheny’s beach enjoyed spectacular pipelines and point breaks until the Dana Point harbor breakwater was built in 1966.  During the summer, Doheny surf still breaks consistently.  The surf...

Doheny - 400 yards
Strands Beach - 2.00 miles
San Clemente Pier - 4.58 miles

Starting at $35 Per Night

Morro Bay,

Morro Strands State Beach

Looking for a beautiful camping spot right on the beach? Morro Strands State Beach may be just what you're seeking. While the campsite itself is not much more than a parking area with planted dividers between campsites, the location on the beach is hard to beat. Set on a 3 mile beach, this campground offers direct access to some great beach breaks. Good surf can usually be found right in...

Morro Bay Beach - 200 yards
Morro Rock - 1.90 miles

Starting at $14 Per Night

San Clemente,

San Onofre Bluffs

San Onofre State Beach Bluffs campground is set high above the beach on a bluff along a 3 mile stretch of beach. The campground is a long (3 miles) skinny line of parking space type tent and RV spaces. Bathroom facilities are spaced at intervals along the bluff. There are no hookups available but RV are allowed. There are numerous access points (trails) down to the beach. The trails vary in...

Trails - 100 yards
San Onofre - 3.12 miles
Trestles - 4.25 miles

Starting at $35 Per Night


Jalama Beach Park

Beachfront Camping with Incredible Waves Jalama is a favorite camping area and day use beach for Santa Barbara County surfers, especially when the waves go flat south of Point Conception.  Jalama is an out of the way beach, known for it's beauty and great waves.  Surfers, windsurfers, kiteboarders, kayak surfers and fisherman all enjoy the beach at Jalama.  Even though you...

Jalama - Right on it

Starting at $20 Per Night

Dana Point,

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

A Serene, Sophisticated Presence Among Laguna Hotels and Resorts The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel premiered as the first luxury beach resort along coastal Orange County. Today, the Dana Point resort boasts a newly re-imagined vibe, services and spaces, yet still occupies its perch atop 150 foot bluff featuring cascading views of the Pacific Ocean. The hotel is the premiere destination for...

Salt Creek - 100 yards
Strands Beach - 1/2 mile
Doheny - 2.16 miles

Starting at $375 Per Night


Welcome to the Beach

A perfect California family surf vacation house, "Welcome to the Beach" is located directly in front of one of California's best beginner surf breaks- MONDOS!  Whether you're 5 or 85 this super consistent surf spot is the perfect place to catch a wave.  If you're looking for more challenging waves one of California's best winter point breaks, Pitas, is a 3...

Mondos - Right on it
Faria - 1/4 mile
Pitas Point - 1/2 mile

Starting at $400 Per Night

Dana Point,

Dana Shores Oceanfront

Luxury Condo for Rent in Dana Point overlooking Monarch Beach Our luxury vacation condo is part of a small 8 unit complex on the Dana Point Headlands at Strands Beach.  Over the years we've hosted pro surfers, Olympic swimmers, and a few of the elite champions from the Battle of the Paddle.  The beach access is three doors away and our property borders the Dana Point Marine...

Strands Beach - 100 yards
Salt Creek - 3/4 mile
Doheny - 1.56 miles

Starting at $500 Per Night


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