5 fantastic pet-friendly vacation rentals in California

A black and tan smooth haired dachshund wearing sunglasses and a flowery collar on a golden sand beach

Bring the whole family including your animal companions on vacation, with a stay in one of our brilliant pet-friendly vacation rentals in California! From mountain cabins in ski resorts to pet-friendly beach rentals, California has an amazing range of destinations. Here are 5 stunning pet-friendly vacation homes in the state to inspire your next trip.

A cozy Mammoth Lakes cabin with dog-friendly touches

Mammoth Lakes 34 – 2 bedrooms, sleeps 6

Mammoth Lakes is a fantastic destination for outdoor enthusiasts. With a great choice of hikes, trails, and outside activities, all members of the family will enjoy getting back to nature. This gorgeous condo is ideally located for exploring the hikes, trails, and slopes of Mammoth Lakes. Whether you’re staying in summer or winter, Mammoth Lakes cabins are pet-friendly all year round, and with heated garages and heat-traced sidewalks, you can get out and about even in the snowiest conditions.

A pet-friendly Lake Tahoe home in the mountains

Lake Tahoe 10 – 4 bedrooms, sleeps 10

A Lake Tahoe cabin

Pet-friendly cabins in Lake Tahoe are easy to come by with Top Villas. We have a fantastic selection of beautiful homes for you and your furry friends to enjoy. This California resort is a wonderful escape to nature, with plenty of hikes, trails, and even dog-friendly beaches. Lake Tahoe is a firm favorite for winter travelers, who enjoy skiing and sports on the snowy mountain slopes. It’s also a great season for traveling with your pets (so long as they don’t mind the cold). Lake Tahoe is dog-friendly all year round.

This beautiful rental villa has all the comforts of a mountain home away from home. Traditional resort decor and cozy features make it a great place to relax during the summer and in the winter. Visitors in the warmer months can take advantage of awesome nearby hiking trails through the forests.

A glorious desert home in pet-friendly Palm Springs

Palm Springs 44 – 5 bedrooms, sleeps 12

A large Palm Springs home with a private pool

Palm Springs is a seriously hot destination. Quite literally in the summer months. If you and your four-legged family members are visiting this stunning destination, it’s best to stick to the cooler winter months, when the heat is much more bearable. This will allow you to explore all that pet-friendly Palm Springs has to offer, from dog-friendly hikes and adventures to Palm Springs dog parks.

This gorgeous pet-friendly vacation rental in Palm Springs is perfectly placed for exploring the area. It’s located in the iconic Coachella Valley, where stunning desert landscapes take center stage. The whole family will enjoy the outside living area, with a spacious private pool for cooling off in, as well as alfresco dining facilities. 

A San Diego stay in a pet-friendly beachfront rental

San Diego 79 – 6 bedrooms, sleeps 19

San Diego beach home

This beautiful beachfront home exudes a sense of laid-back San Diego style. It’s one of our best pet-friendly rentals in San Diego. Panoramic windows make the most of a staggering Pacific Ocean view and the villa is just moments away from Mission Beach and some of the finest dog beaches in San Diego. Fiesta Island is very close to the property, and is a wonderful place for the whole family to enjoy the beach vibes that San Diego is famous for. With pet-friendly beaches and one of the most scenic dog parks in San Diego, Fiesta Island is a top choice for day trips with your pooch.

Guests of this villa can access beach equipment to make the most of their days on the coast. The property is also nearby to many brilliant dog-friendly restaurants. San Diego is a fantastic place to take your pets on vacation, and many restaurants will welcome your four-legged friends with open arms. After a busy day exploring the city, you can relax in the spacious, airy villa with fantastic family facilities.

Relaxed coastal living in this Monterey pet friendly rental

Monterey 8 – 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6

A pink and purple Monterey home

There are vintage charms a-plenty in this charming Victorian townhouse in pretty Monetary. This quaint Monterey Bay pet-friendly lodging is ideal for exploring the California coast with your dogs. A stay in this California vacation home is like taking a trip back in time. The house is filled with original features and decor throughout, as well as cozy facilities for a relaxing vacation on the California coast.

There are several beautiful dog-friendly beaches in Monterey. Del Monte, Monterey State, and McAbee are some of our favorite Monterey dog beaches. The home is also close to the sea lion lookout, for spotting some of California’s playful wild inhabitants. 

Ready to book your pet-friendly vacation home?

Here at Top Villas, we pride ourselves on our fantastic range of fabulous pet-friendly villas worldwide. In California, we have homes for the whole family available in top locations including Mammoth Lakes, San Diego, and Monterey. Booking is easy. All you need to do is check the availability of your favorite pet-friendly rental, then, when you’re ready, click to reserve. You can also hold a property while you make your final decision.

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