Newport Beach, California, is a scenic vacation destination known for its family-friendly seaside attractions, sophisticated atmosphere, and charming beach houses. Visitors can choose from an abundance of attractions geared toward nature lovers, beach bums, surfers, and sailors. Whether you’re golfing, whale watching, shopping, or dining, you’re in for a fabulous vacation near some of the best sand and surf in the state.
If you’re looking for a top-rated rental near all of the most popular attractions, check out our list of the best Airbnbs in Newport Beach. To ensure that all of these rentals are truly the best of the best, most are hosted by experienced superhosts and boast Airbnb Plus status. For those unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts are hosts with a proven track record of providing exceptional hospitality, and Airbnb Plus is an exclusive status reserved for stylish Airbnbs that have been verified through in-person inspection.
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Private Guest Suite Near the Beach
Our first Newport Beach Airbnb is a superb guest suite in a modern home near the harbor.
Recently updated, the sunny interior comes with its own private entrance and a private en suite bathroom with a beautiful walk-in shower and a basket full of complimentary toiletries. The wide-open living space comes furnished with a comfy queen-size bed and a convenient desk space, and the rental comes equipped with a microwave, a minifridge, and ample closet space. There is also a lovely patio brimming with greenery, and additional amenities include a Smart TV, beach essentials, and baby gear available upon request.
Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood, this short-term rental in Newport Beach offers easy access to city parks, tennis courts, golf courses, hiking trails and, of course, the beach.
Spacious Townhouse With a Rooftop Deck
Marvel at the picture-perfect scenery of Newport Beach from the sunny rooftop deck on top of this beautiful townhouse.
With three large bedrooms and three full bathrooms, the spacious interior can accommodate up to nine guests. There is also a light-filled living area with an indoor fireplace decorated in vibrant turquoise tiles, and the full kitchen boasts a gorgeous matching backsplash and a full selection of stainless-steel appliances. Guests also have access to a private laundry room stocked with beach towels, and the best part of this fabulous rental is the charming rooftop deck.
Located just a few houses away from the sand and surf, this convenient Airbnb in Newport Beach is surrounded by fabulous waterfront restaurants.
Elegant Waterfront Home
Rent a house in Newport Beach where you can make the most of this coastal city’s natural beauty.
Nestled right on the bay, this waterfront home comes with a private dock and a gorgeous bayfront patio. The elegant interior is decorated with warm-toned neutrals and bright white accents, and there are tons of picturesque windows that flood the home with natural light. Up to six guests can stay in the two-bedroom home, which comes furnished with one queen-size bed and two double beds and features one full bathroom and one half bath. There is also a gorgeous living area with a brick fireplace and a large glass wall overlooking the bay. Perfect for longer stays, the rental also comes with a separate full kitchen with a dishwasher and an in-unit washer and dryer.
There are plenty of grocery stores and restaurants in the immediate vicinity of the rental, and guests can walk just two blocks to reach the sandy shore and the ocean.
Eclectic Cottage-Style House
Another breathtaking Airbnb Plus with an ideal location, this two-bedroom house for rent in Newport Beach is a great choice for small groups and families.
Decorated with beautiful wooden furnishings, colorful accents, and beachy décor, the stylish interior will make you feel right at home. The open-concept living area comes with a cozy sofa and a Smart TV and connects to a modern full kitchen and an elegant dining area with a beautiful chandelier. Furnished with one king-size bed, one queen-size bed, and one single bed, the rental can accommodate four or five guests. Each of the bedrooms is equipped with wonderful memory foam mattresses, and the rental comes with one full bathroom with a rain-style walk-in shower and a private laundry room. Outside, you’ll find a charming patio with a shaded sitting area, an outdoor shower, and a barbecue.
Located just steps away from the white-sand shore, this convenient cottage is tucked away on the fun-filled Balboa Peninsula.
Family-Friendly House Rental Near the Beach
If you’re looking for an updated vacation rental in a quiet residential area, check out this sunny one-bedroom Airbnb in Newport Beach.
Super modern and sparkling clean, this beautifully appointed apartment rental comes furnished with a California king-size bed and features a pristine full bathroom with a walk-in shower. There is also an open living area surrounded by large windows, where you’ll find a cozy sofa, a Smart TV, and a full kitchen with marble countertops and brand-new appliances. The outdoor space includes a private patio with a firepit and a grill, and there is even a well-stocked garage filled with beach gear, bikes, and a washer and dryer.
The apartment is on a quiet street occupied by full-time residents, and the beach is just one block away.
Vintage Craftsman Cottage on Balboa Peninsula
Nestled along a scenic canal, this unique Newport Beach Airbnb is full of character and vintage charm.
With two bedrooms and two full bathrooms, the cozy cottage is perfect for families and small groups of four. The bright interior is decorated with pastel blue accents and a lovely contemporary design, and large windows provide gorgeous canal views. In the cozy living room, you’ll find a ton of comfy seating options around a Smart TV, and the rental comes with a beautifully remodeled kitchen with quartz countertops. Additional amenities include an Amazon Echo, a washer and dryer, beach chairs, games, a beach umbrella, and even a complimentary bottle of wine.
The Balboa Peninsula is filled with wonderful restaurants and beautiful beaches, and the home is just a short walk away from the stylish waterfront complex of Lido Marina Village.
Stunning Sea-Themed Apartment
This hidden gem is nestled right on Balboa Island and boasts an impressive interior that is sure to put you in the vacation spirit.
The professionally designed apartment features a tasteful sea theme and a ton of natural light, and with three spacious bedrooms and two full bathrooms, the rental can accommodate up to six guests. Exposed brick accents and a cozy indoor fireplace make the warm living area nice and inviting, and the full kitchen comes stocked with stainless-steel appliances and a complimentary snack basket and a bottle of wine. Both of the bathrooms are absolutely stunning and feature spa-like walk-in showers and plush towels, and the rental comes with an in-unit washer and dryer. When you feel like dining at home, there is a charming indoor dining room in addition to a spacious and private patio with an outdoor grill.
Surrounded by the stunning scenery of Balboa Island, this ideally located Newport Beach Airbnb offers easy access to plenty of great restaurants and fun activities.
Beachfront Home With a Rooftop Deck
Perfect for a weekend getaway or a longer stay, this oceanfront house rental is one of the best Airbnb rentals in Newport Beach for large groups of friends and family.
Up to 12 guests can stay in the massive four-bedroom, four-bathroom house rental, which comes furnished with seven beds, including a few bunk beds. The sunny interior is decked out in modern amenities that are sure to satisfy even the highest standards. With an open-plan layout and a private balcony with beach views, the large living area is the perfect place for the whole group to hang out. There is also a lovely full kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances, and additional amenities include a Smart TV, a jetted Jacuzzi tub, and a spacious garage stocked with bikes, kayaks, and beach gear. When you feel like relaxing, be sure to head up to the spacious rooftop deck where you can drink, dine, grill, or just lounge out in the fresh ocean breeze.
Located near the prominent hot spot of Newport Pier, this marvelous house rental in Newport Beach is surrounded by shops, restaurants, and a friendly town square where kids can play.
Enchanting Cottage Near the Beach
For a romantic retreat in a dreamy vacation home, look no further than this gorgeous cottage on Balboa Island.
With three bedrooms and two full bathrooms, the spacious interior is perfect for families and large groups of friends. When you first enter the home, you’ll be met with a beautifully appointed living area characterized by exposed brick accents, elegant artwork, and a cozy indoor fireplace. There is also a lovely full kitchen with brand-new appliances and a small dining area, and additional amenities include a laundry closet and a great selection of beach gear. The home is surrounded by lush greenery and pink flowers, and guests have access to two separate patios. The front patio is equipped with a small shaded dining table, and the back patio offers a ton of privacy and comes with a relaxing flowing fountain.
Another great option on Balboa Island, this charming Airbnb in Newport Beach is just steps away from seafood restaurants, bars, and surf shops.
Beachy Bungalow Near Corona Del Mar
This modern Newport Beach Airbnb is tucked away in the lovely neighborhood known as the Flower Streets.
With sandy colors and tropical vibes, the calming interior offers the perfect atmosphere for a relaxing retreat. Whitewashed rafter ceilings and nautical-themed artwork make the cozy living area extra stylish, and the full kitchen comes with shiny granite countertops and a convenient dishwasher. Up to four guests can stay in the two-bedroom, one-bathroom condo rental, which comes furnished with one king-size bed and one queen-size bed. If you feel like enjoying a meal in the fresh air, head out onto the spacious deck and relax under the potted palms. There is also a large garage stocked with beach gear where you can park your car, and the rental comes with an in-unit washer and dryer.
The condo is located within walking distance of Corona Del Mar State Beach, a beautiful protected beach framed by cliffs and popular among swimmers.
Blissful Beach House
Few rental houses in Newport Beach boast the relaxed feel and upscale location of this charming four-bedroom bungalow.
Furnished with two king-size beds and two queen-size beds, the spacious cottage can accommodate up to nine guests. There are also two sparkling-clean full bathrooms, and each of the bedrooms is equipped with a Smart TV. The cozy living room comes equipped with a nice indoor fireplace, making it the perfect place to relax and warm up after a long day at the beach. The home also comes with a lovely full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, a dishwasher, and a breakfast bar, and the outdoor space includes a private patio with a stainless-steel grill.
The rental is nestled in Westside Newport, which is known to be much quieter and calmer than surrounding areas, but the main attractions of Newport Beach are still just a 10-minute drive away.
Sunny Family Bungalow
Enjoy a carefree stay in this remodeled cottage, which stands out with its vibrant yellow door and charming front patio.
Enter into the bright and sunny living room, which is surrounded by large windows and comes complete with a cozy indoor fireplace and a Smart TV. The open floor plan extends into the gorgeous full kitchen, where you can enjoy meals around the large breakfast bar. Ideal for smaller groups and families with children, the two-bedroom home comes furnished with one queen-size bed and one set of bunk beds, and there is one full bathroom with a walk-in shower. Additional outdoor amenities include a lovely dining area, a grill, and an outdoor shower for rinsing off when you get back from the beach.
Nestled just three houses away from the shore, this convenient home rental is one of the best Newport Beach Airbnbs for guests looking to stay close to the ocean.
Cottage-Style House on Balboa Island
This remodeled vacation home for rent in Newport Beach is another great option for families and large groups looking to relax, barbecue, and entertain friends.
The chic interior comes with three bedrooms and three full bathrooms, and the open living area comes with a cozy sectional sofa and a Smart TV. The sunny space opens up into the formal dining area, which is characterized by a stylish chandelier and French doors that lead onto a spacious patio. With sun loungers, heat lamps, a grill, and an outdoor sound system, the impressive outdoor space is the perfect place to hang out day or night. There is also a bright and airy full kitchen, and guests have access to a large garage stocked with laundry facilities, bikes, and beach gear.
When you’re ready to head out, feel free to take the included kayaks out on the bay or check out the unique shops and restaurants on nearby Main Street.
Brand-New Beach Condo
Another super-stylish vacation rental in Newport Beach, this modern condo features a laid-back beach theme and a beautiful blue and white interior.
Twenty-foot vaulted ceilings and wide open spaces make the airy interior feel extra spacious, and the three large bedrooms and two full bathrooms can accommodate up to eight guests. In the light-filled living room, you’ll find a huge wall of windows and beautiful blue artwork, and there is a lovely wooden dining table set next to the modern full kitchen. The private master suite is one of the best rooms in the house and features its own TV and access to a private back deck. The sparkling-clean bathrooms will make you feel like you’re at the spa, and the convenient washer and dryer make this a great choice for long-term stays.
Situated on a super-quiet street near the beach and the bay, this convenient home rental is within walking distance of some fabulous shopping and dining opportunities.
Beachy Couples Getaway
Our last Airbnb in Newport Beach is a unique contemporary-style beach house set within walking distance of the beach and the bay.
Ideal for solo travelers and couples, the one-bedroom rental is nestled on the ground floor of a custom-built duplex. The bright interior features a tasteful combination of white and wooden finishes, and the cozy bedroom is furnished with a queen-size bed. There is also ample living space in the rental, and glass doors next to the couch open onto a spacious patio with a grill and an outdoor shower. There is also one private full bathroom in the home, and guests have access to a gorgeous full kitchen and a lovely dining area.
If you’re into surfing, there is a great spot right out front, and the tranquil coastline is the perfect place to rest and recharge.
That concludes our list of the best Airbnbs in Newport Beach. Whether you’re looking for a cozy studio for two or a spacious beach house with room for the whole family, Airbnb has got you covered.