5 luxury vacation villas in California

Get yourself a taste of the high life in one of our luxury villa rentals in California. These amazing vacation homes really have the wow factor. With fantastic facilities and breathtaking California views, these top-class rentals are certain to leave you with vacation memories to last a lifetime. Here are our picks for the best luxury vacation homes in California.

Desert luxury in this Palm Springs vacation home

Palm Springs 35

4 bedrooms | Sleeps 8

A luxury California villa in Palm Springs, with a private pool, cactus garden and mountain views

Peace, seclusion, and jaw-dropping beauty are the buzzwords in this incredible villa. A gorgeous private pool, incredible views, and divine outdoor living areas make your desert vacation dreams a reality in this luxury villa in Palm Springs. The spacious home sleeps up to 8 people. It has light, airy rooms housed in a truly stunning piece of architecture, designed to complement the arid surroundings. This vacation home makes Palm Springs’ desert landscape the star of the show. Outdoor seating areas are perfect whether you’re basking in the beautiful daytime weather or gazing up at the dreamy star-filled sky. This luxury Palm Springs home is perfect for travelers looking for a peaceful getaway in their own calming desert oasis.

Laid-back luxe in a San Diego beach house

San Diego 35

7 bedrooms | Sleeps 24

A beachfront San Diego villa

If we had to sum up this luxury vacation rental in San Diego in one word, it would be; wow! This beautiful home has what has to be one of the best views in California. Set on the sand of trendy Mission Beach, the home boasts jaw-dropping views of the Pacific Ocean. Picture this; you, sitting on your own private balcony, drink in hand, watching the sun drift below the horizon as the sunset colors dance on the surface of the Pacific Ocean.

With this villa, that and more can be yours. The facilities in this place are perfect for making the most of those stunning views. It’s also well located for exploring the best that San Diego has to offer. You can take advantage of included boogie boards, beach chairs, and sand toys to spend your vacation on the beach. Or you visit many of the nearby world-famous attractions of San Diego. 

An enchanting city home in Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills 1

8 bedrooms | Sleeps 16

A stunning luxury villa in Beverly Hills with a water fountain  on the front patio

When you think of luxury vacation destinations, Beverly Hills is one of the first places that comes to mind. When you stay in this astonishing home, you can enjoy a little bit of that luxury yourself. Featuring a stunning modern interior with marble décor accents, this glamorous villa is perfect for an unforgettable vacation in the Hollywood Hills.

Sleeping up to 16 guests, the villa boasts all you could ever want in terms of facilities. The fantastically equipped kitchen is a chef’s dream. Relaxation comes in the form of a private pool, a fitness center, and a pool table. The home is situated close to iconic Los Angeles sights including Sunset Boulevard and Hollywood. This fabulous Beverly Hills luxury vacation rental is the ideal place to enjoy a California vacation with a difference.

Secluded beauty in this desert villa in La Quinta

La Quinta 8

4 bedrooms | Sleeps 10

A luxury villa in La Quinta with a large resort-style pool, manicured tropical gardens and outdoor seating area

Enjoy the wonders of the desert in this stunning 4 bedroom La Quinta villa. Designed to give visitors a luxury experience in the awesome surroundings of Coachella Valley, this home is as magnificent outside as it is in. A putting green, large private pool, and alfresco seating and dining options encourage outdoor living in the warm weather. Inside, spacious rooms make the most of striking desert light. Large windows let all the light in, and then décor is chosen to match the sandy colors of the landscape.

The luxury villa is perfectly placed for exploring the Coachella Valley, including nearby Palm Springs and Joshua Tree National Park. La Quinta itself is a wonderful destination to explore, one where blinding white colonial-style Spanish buildings stand like a mirage against the ochre desert sands.

Breathtaking luxury in a Los Angeles vacation home

Los Angeles 5

6 bedrooms | Sleeps 12

Los Angeles hillside villa

Sitting high in the Hollywood Hills, this incredible vacation home is one for unadulterated luxury. As far as luxury vacation homes in Los Angeles go, this one is hard to beat. It has some of the most spectacular views of the city from all angles of the villa. Inside, there are 67000 sq. feet of delight, with a jaw-dropping private pool, an exquisite kitchen, and a lounge area for entertaining. There’s also a state-of-the-art home movie theatre.

The villa is in the heart of L.A, so it is a great base from which to explore the city. Nearby is Sunset Strip and it’s buzzing nightlife scene. The famous Hollywood sign is within easy reach, as is the Griffith Observatory, the place to go for one of the best views in California.

If our top choices for the best luxury villas in California have whetted your appetite, why not check out our other fabulous California vacation homes? With properties in Monterey, Palm Desert, and Lake Tahoe, among others, we’ll have the perfect place for you, whatever your idea of luxury is.

Booking your California rental

Tempted by any of our beautiful vacation homes? The good news is, it’s very simple to book one. Once you’ve chosen your luxury rental property, check the availability for your dates. Once you’ve found your ideal dates, click ‘reserve’ to book the home. You can also hold a property while you make your final decision, or contact our brilliant team for more information. Several of our homes now come with Flex Policies*, to give you even more peace of mind when booking.

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*Terms and conditions apply. Flex Policies allow changes or cancellations at no additional cost up to 14 days (Flex 14) or 30 days (Flex 30) before you travel.