Ah, Los Angeles: The “City of Angels.” Not to mention, the stars! With year-round sunshine, lots of celeb-spotting, and laidback California vibes, L.A. is an essential American city worthy of exploring. If you’d like to see it in style, we’ve found eight of the most luxurious Los Angeles VRBO vacation rentals, ready for your next trip.
Covering an area of about 500 square miles, L.A. is a sprawling city in Southern California. Los Angeles’ borders extend from the San Fernando Valley down to the Pacific Ocean and east to the Angeles National Forest. The exact city limits are hotly debated but if you’re looking for true luxury, the best places to stay in Los Angeles are Hollywood, Santa Monica, Malibu, Beverly Hills, and the Arts District.
From enormous, movie-star mansions to contemporary beach condos, we’ve found all sorts of incredible, luxury Los Angeles VRBO rentals for your next trip to SoCal.
Ultra-Modern Estate With Pool In Hollywood Hills
Are you ready to live like a celebrity? The ultimate movie-star mansion in Hollywood Hills is an incredible Los Angeles VRBO rental for your next group getaway. The private estate can accommodate up to 8 guests with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Get a taste for how the other side lives when you stay in this beautifully-designed, contemporary home, close to all of L.A.’s premier shopping, nightlife, and restaurants.
Available for $850 a night on average, you and your guests will love the property’s oversized backyard with views of the famous Hollywood sign. Enjoy the fabulous SoCal weather outside with your own swimming pool, BBQ, and lounge spaces, perfect for entertaining and relaxing as a group. Inside, the house is designed with the very best materials, creating a sleek, modern style that provides a zen-like retreat from all the hustle and bustle of Hollywood.
Entrepreneur’s Stunning Smart House On The Sunset Strip
Featured in Curbed, Dwell magazine, and countless other design publications, this sleek smart house on the Sunset Strip is one of the most unique Los Angeles VRBO rentals we found! Owned and renovated by a tech entrepreneur, you can be assured this home has all the latest gadgets and technology built in. From most rooms, you’ll enjoy sweeping views of the sprawling L.A. skyline, stretching all the way out to the Pacific Ocean. They don’t call it the ‘Sunset Strip’ for nothing — admire the nightly explosion of color from your own private balcony overlooking the glittering city.
Ideal for an intimate getaway or small group of friends, this stylish smart home sleeps up to 6 guests with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Enjoy the property’s many technological features, like touch-screen panels to control temperature, entertainment, and security. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into the Jetsons’ house of the future, with its stainless steel appliances, metal accents, and ultra-sleek lines. This incredible Los Angeles smart house rental is available for an average nightly rate of $928.
Large and Luxurious Family Home With Pool In Santa Monica
With room to accommodate up to 10 guests, this large and luxurious family home in Santa Monica is perfect for your next trip to L.A. The property is so inviting, you might even forget this place is a rental. For around $700 a night, this beautiful mansion has three big bedrooms and three bathrooms, plus an optional 4th bedroom with ensuite available.
Kids will love the home’s immaculate swimming pool and lush backyard, which feels like your own tropical oasis playground. Grownups will appreciate the stunning design and modern amenities throughout, with a formal living room, relaxing lounge, fully-equipped kitchen, and more. What everyone will agree on is this property’s outstanding location! Stay in the heart of Santa Monica, one of Greater Los Angeles’ best neighborhoods, where you’re never far from beaches, shopping, great restaurants, and more.
Gorgeous Hollywood Villa With Resort-Style Backyard
Nestled within the famous Hollywood Hills, this stunning luxury villa with pool and garden can be yours for around $1,000 a night. This exceptional property was built in the 1950s, capturing that Old Hollywood glamour with new, state-of-the-art appliances and high-end furnishings. The home was designed to create optimal flow between the indoor and outdoor spaces. Surrounded by lush, tropical gardens, the backyard features an incredible resort-style swimming pool, complete with waterfall feature, hot tub, and even a bridge. Lounge in the queen-sized daybed beneath a shaded pergola or enjoy lively al fresco meals with an outdoor kitchen and dining area.
There’s plenty to love inside the home, too. This sprawling, Mediterranean-style villa boasts 3,500 sq. ft. of living space with five big bedrooms and four spa-quality bathrooms. There’s room for up to 10 guests, making this Los Angeles VRBO an excellent choice a luxury vacation with family or a memorable group getaway.
Chic Venice Beach Condo With Ocean Views
This stylish Venice Beach condo is perfectly positioned in one of Venice Beach’s most desirable residential areas. You’ll be just a short walk from the famous Venice Boardwalk, your gateway to sand, surf, shops, and more. Chic beachgoers love this Los Angeles VRBO for its open, airy layout, fantastic ocean views from the master balcony, and laidback neighborhood vibe. Rent it now from around $800 a night.
With three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, this luxe beach house can accommodate between 6-7 adults. It’s great for families with older children, but not entirely toddler-proof. We think it’s actually perfect for a group of friends or a few couples seeking a sunny SoCal vacation. The modern, eco-friendly design has created lots of open spaces which flow effortlessly between the indoors and outdoors. Even though there’s plenty to explore around the neighborhood, you may find that you’ll be so comfortable here, you never want to leave!
Contemporary, Zen-Like Home, Minutes From Rodeo Drive
“Beverly Hills, that’s where I want to be.” And who could disagree? One of the very best Los Angeles VRBO properties is this contemporary luxury home in chic Beverly Hills. Located in a secure, gated compound, this zen-like retreat is ultra-private yet still just a short stroll from chic Rodeo Drive. Everything about this home is top-of-the-line, from the beautiful furnishings to the manicured lawn and gardens.
There’s room for up to 10 guests with five bedrooms, each with their own ensuite and a private balcony. Available from around $900 a night, this exquisite home would be perfect for a group of friends who appreciate fine living and beautiful design. Beverly Hills is one of the best places to stay in Los Angeles and choosing this home ensures you’re never far from the area’s best restaurants, shopping, and attractions.
Hilltop Oasis In South L.A. With Incredible City Views
Nestled within a small, private community in south L.A., this luxury hilltop estate with saltwater pool boasts some of the finest panoramic views of the city. Even though you’re just minutes from all the action, this Los Angeles VRBO enjoys complete privacy and seclusion — there are no rear neighbors at all, just a 500-acre nature preserve. The property is available from around $865 a night and can easily accommodate up to 10 guests.
The open floor plan keeps the home feeling light and airy, while huge floor-to-ceiling windows perfectly frame those incredible skyline views. There are three bedrooms contemporary and well-designed bedrooms, including one with an enormous walk-in closet, as well as 3.5 bathrooms. Outside, the saltwater swimming pool and hot tub are the perfect spots to relax and admire the panoramic city views, day or night.
Orson Welles’ Iconic Hollywood Estate
Originally built in 1928, this renovated, Cape Cod-style luxury estate was home to famous filmmaker and actor Orson Welles. Other notable celebrities who have lived here include Barbra Streisand, Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, and David Bowie! Count yourself among this list of iconic inhabitants when you rent the entire Orson Welles Hollywood estate from around $1,200 a night.
The 3,000 sq. ft. home is tucked away on a quiet, residential street with tons of privacy and space. There are three modern bathrooms and four large bedrooms, some with private balconies overlooking the city. The perfect Los Angeles VRBO for a group of friends, all of L.A.’s great attractions, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife are at your fingertips. Venture out and explore, but be sure to spend some time at home enjoying this incredible estate’s many amenities and entertaining spaces, including a grotto-style swimming pool, hot tub, and games room with billiards table and entertainment system.