USA March 16, 2023
by Chris Muras 12 Best Beachfront Rentals Across The United States
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If you love the beach, booking a beach house rental is pretty much the ultimate getaway for families, couples, or even weddings. (There is nothing more romantic than a destination wedding in Hawaii) So, if you want to see the best beachfront rentals in the USA, warm up your scrolling fingers and get ready for a feast for the eyes. Hopefully, you will be inspired to take that much-needed beach vacation getaway.
Best Beachfront Rentals
Pull up your beach chair and get ready for an adventure as we present the best beach house rentals all across the United States.
1. Luxury Boardwalk Home, California
Perfect for: The ultimate surfing vacation
Size: 4 bedrooms (sleeps 10), 5 full baths Features: Free Wifi, TV, chef's kitchen, fire pit, fireplace, dual master bedrooms, three bicycles, massage services available, pet-friendly
This beautiful Newport Beach boardwalk home is right on the beach with gorgeous ocean views on one of the best beaches in California. The whole lower front of the home opens up facing the Pacific Ocean so you can enjoy dinner while watching the sunset over the water. A biking and walking path is right in front of the home giving you easy access to the famous Newport Beach Boardwalk. This is definitely one of the best beachfront rentals in California.
2. Private Oceanfront Luxury Home, Hawaii
Perfect for: A multi-family Hawaiian getaway
Size: 5 bedrooms (sleeps 16), 6 full baths Features: Free Wifi, TV, gourmet kitchen, air conditioning, fireplace, Tiki bar, theater room, private pool, hot tub
This luxurious 5,140-square-foot oceanfront home along the Kona coastline on Big Island is simply a dream. With the sound of the ocean soothing your soul as you slowly wake up in the morning, and rocking you gently to sleep at night, this is the rejuvenating family vacation you have been longing for. Each bedroom has a king-sized bed and full ensuite so no one will feel like they got the raw end of the deal when it comes to picking bedrooms. This entire light-filled home is the perfect vacation rental - just take a look at all of the gorgeous photos showing off every amenity you could hope for.
3. Crawford Cottage, North Carolina
Perfect for: An OBX family reunion
Size: 13 bedrooms (sleeps 30), 14 baths Features: Free Wifi, TV, three sets of washers & dryers, private pool, hot tub, 3ft dipping pool, cabana, game room, wet bar, grill
One of the most impressive beach towns on the east coast is Nags Head in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. And this massive Outer Banks updated 1940s beachfront mansion is the perfect vacation rental for several families to enjoy the beauty, relaxation, and adventure only the Outer Banks can offer. Enjoy this one-acre oceanfront property steps from white sand beaches and your own private beach access. Only about a mile from the Nags Head fishing pier and all of the fun shops, restaurants, and attractions OBX offers.
4. Luxury Oceanfront Resort Home, Hawaii
Perfect for: A parent's dream Kauai vacation
Size: 3 bedrooms (sleeps 10), 4 baths Features: Free Wifi, TV, gourmet kitchen, washer & dryer, Royal Sonesta Resort amenities
This stunning home on Kalapaki Bay Cliff feels like you are standing over the ocean on each of the three private lanais (patios). The views of the ocean and mountains are simply stunning from these west-facing patios with breathtaking sunsets over the ocean. Even the master bathroom shower and bathtub open up to intimate yet slightly risqué ocean views - spend some much-needed alone time away from the family to rekindle a little romance while the rest of the family enjoys the world-famous Kalapaki Bay Beach which is only a short walk away and can be seen from the patio. The finest resorts in Kauai, the Royal Sonesta Resort and the Timbers Kauai Resort are only a block away from fine dining and resort amenities. You can even spend a day golfing at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Hokuala golf course with free discounts included.
5. West Corner Palazzo Condo, Florida
Perfect for: A relaxing Gulf Coast getaway
Size: 3 bedrooms (sleeps 8), 3 full baths Features: Free Wifi, TV, full kitchen, washer & dryer, jacuzzi tub, heated pool, spa, fitness center
The west end of Panama City Beach is highly desired for its serene ocean views, sugary sandy beaches, and peaceful quaint community away from the craziness that can depend on Panama City during peak vacation seasons in the spring and summer. This beautiful end-unit condo gives you luxurious panoramic views of the gulf shores and the emerald ocean waves that sweep onto the beach with a soothing stress-reducing whisper. Less than a mile away you'll find Pier Park, which has outstanding restaurants, shopping, and family entertainment.
West Panama City Beach, Panama City Beach, FL 32407, USA
6. Loft of Riley, Oregon
Perfect for: A dog-gone outstanding beach getaway
Size: 4 bedrooms (sleeps 10), 3 full baths Features: Free Wifi, TV, full kitchen, washer & dryer, heated tile-floor bathrooms, hi-AMP Tesla charger, dog-friendly, extra guest house
Arch Cape, Oregon is truly a sensational getaway along one of the premier areas of the Oregon Coast. This beautiful beachfront home is so welcoming and full of light with wide open windows from the living room facing your own private beach. A short walk down the beach to the famous Hug Point is an enchanting walk during low tide with caves and waterfalls to explore. Tidal pools and sandy beaches are waiting to be enjoyed right outside your back porch. And Cannon Beach and Manzanita are only a short drive away for amazing shops and restaurants. Perhaps the best part is that this beach vacation rental is dog friendly so you can bring your entire family for an adventure of a lifetime.
7. Mission Beach Condo, California
Perfect for: A quiet Mission Bay getaway
Size: 4 bedrooms (sleeps 8), 3 full baths Features: Free Wifi, TV, full kitchen, washer & dryer, wet bar, grill
Location is utterly important when looking for a Mission Bay vacation rental. And this Bayside condo is in the perfect spot away from the noise and crowds of oceanside Mission Bay. No need to cross the street to get to the beach - just step out your door and bury your feet in the sand. Bayside Walk gives you easy access to walking and biking trails that curve around Mission Bay to Mission Beach. This is one of the most scenic areas of San Diego with so much to see and do within walking distance of your rental.
8. Palmetto Dunes Beach Villa, South Carolina
Perfect for: An affordable family beach vacation
Size: 3 bedrooms (sleeps 8), 4 full baths Features: Free Wifi, TV, full kitchen, washer & dryer, swimming pool, grill
A family vacation to the beach doesn't have to break the bank, and this lovely villa on one of South Carolina's most beautiful beaches is in a prime location to enjoy everything that Hilton Head Island has to offer. With three world-class golf courses and the Palmetto Dunes Tennis and Pickleball Center nearby, you have easy access to tennis courts, golf, and pickleball if you are in the mood to work up a sweat before jumping in the ocean. This lovely seaside villa is very roomy and modern with plenty of space for the whole family to spread out end enjoy a South Carolina beach vacation in one of the best affordable beach house rentals on the coast.
Hilton Head Island, SC, USA
9. Sandpiper Haven, Washington
Perfect for: Adventurous couples or small families
Size: 2 bedrooms (sleeps 4), 2 full baths Features: Free Wifi, TV, full kitchen, washer & dryer, fireplace, grill, fire pit, kayak, rowboat, fishing gear, community pool
Whidbey Island is a charming and beautiful area of Washington and this is the best-rated rental property on the Island. Located on Penn Cove, you have direct beach access and beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains beyond the cove. You may even be lucky enough to spot otters playing in the water right outside your back porch, or hunt for crabs, clams, and mussels on the beach for an evening feast. If you have an adventurous streak this lovely vacation home offers plenty of outdoor adventures like kayaking in the cove, hiking, and biking trails galore, and boating or jet skiing launching from the private community boat launch just a short walk away.
Whidbey Island, Washington, USA
10. SeaDreams, Texas
Perfect for: A Gulf Coast family getaway
Size: 3 bedrooms (sleeps 8), 2 full baths Features: Free Wifi, TV, open-concept kitchen, washer & dryer, fireplace, grill, fire pit, Playstation, outdoor shower, grill, pet-friendly
Everyone on the beach recognizes this lovely vacation home all done up in creamsicle orange! You are sitting on the quiet and beautiful Bolivar Peninsula with gorgeous ocean views from every bedroom in the house so no one will feel left out. And of course, you are directly on the beach just the way a beach vacation should be!
Crystal Beach, Texas 77550, USA
11. The Sea Horse, California
Perfect for: A private beach getaway
Size: 4 bedrooms (sleeps 12), 4 full baths Features: Free Wifi, TV, two sets of washers & dryers, fireplace, grill, hot tub, theater room, EV charger
Remote, quiet, and absolutely gorgeous. If you demand nothing but the finest beach house experience, this lovely four-bedroom home with your own secluded beach and scenic ocean views is a breath of fresh air. Perched on a steep bluff above the ocean it feels like you are on top of the world. Dillon Beach is the only private beach in California so when you take a short hike down to the beach you have it nearly all to yourself.
12. South Beach at Coconut Bay, Hawaii
Perfect for: A luxury Maui vacation
Size: 5 bedrooms (sleeps 10), 5 full baths Features: Gourmet kitchen, concierge, private chef, grill, swimming pool, hot tub, beach umbrellas, kayak
The experience you'll find at this breathtaking beach house rental in Maui is indescribable - but we'll give it a shot. Imagine soaking in your jacuzzi spa overlooking the beach as Humpback whales breach with a playful snort and flip of their tail fin. As you stroll the beach with peach and orange blossoms of color springing forth from the early morning sun, green sea turtles swim in the ocean steps away from you as they slowly make their way to the gorgeous sandy beach to bask in the sun. And the reef-protected beaches give you the ideal location for snorkeling, kayaking, and swimming. South Maui’s Kihei region is a tranquil paradise away from the busy congested areas of Maui giving you a truly heartwarming Hawaiian vibe you won't find elsewhere.
If you are planning a beach house getaway, you may as well shoot for the best. And these featured rental properties are certainly among the best beachfront rentals in the USA. Of course, there are so many more wonderful rentals all across the country. Have you taken an
extraordinary oceanfront getaway? Tell us all about your favorite place to stay in the USA.
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How do I find the best beachfront rentals near me?
The best beachfront rentals near you are only a click away. With so many Airbnb and Vrbo rentals available, there is something for every price range. Or, you can check out one of these ten
amazing places to stay in Northern California - especially the beautiful oceanside home rentals. Are there any affordable beach house rentals?
Renting a beach house doesn't have to be super expensive. There are plenty of low-cost rentals all over the US to choose from. Here are a few affordable beach house rentals:
Moana Imaku, Big Island, HI, or Mountain View Studio, Kuai, HI: Both of these beautiful rentals give you an
affordable Hawaiian vacation for under $200 per night.
Window to Paradise, Amelia City, FL: This lovely one-bedroom condo on the beach comes in at only a little over $100 per night - you just can't beat that for a romantic oceanfront vacation.
ECO-GLAMP Emerald Isle, Swansboro, North Carolina: How much do you think it would cost to rent your own private island? How about $150 a night? This cool little cabin is both affordable and located on a gorgeous little island.
Which beach getaway spots belong on my bucket list?
The following beach getaway spots definitely belong on your bucket list:
Long Beach, Washington
Cannon Beach, Oregon
Traverse City, Michigan
Port Aransas, Texas
Tybee Island, Georgia
For more information about these amazing beach spots as well as several more, check out this list of 14
beach towns in the US you may not have known about.