Virginia Beach is a fantastic holiday destination for families or history buffs. It may come as a surprise to know that Virginia Beach holds the Guinness World Record for the longest pleasure beach in the world. Its expansive sandy shores offer visitors an endless amount of fun in the sun and beachfront properties for rent. Virginia Beach is also home to First Landing State Park, where English colonists first landed in 1607.
Regardless of what attractions bring you to the area, you want to know you will be arriving at one of the best Airbnbs in Virginia Beach. We want that for you, too, so take comfort in knowing all of the Airbnbs listed below are rented by superhosts and some even boast Airbnb Plus status. For those unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts are rental owners with a history of outstanding hospitality, while Airbnb Plus is an exclusive program that highlights exceptional homes that have been in-person verified.
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Lakefront House Close to Beach
This beach-themed Airbnb Plus is located on Lake Holly, just three blocks away from the beach.
This one-bedroom house can sleep three guests using the couch or hammock outside, but it is best suited for two. In the bedroom, there is a comfortable king-size bed with a Smart TV mounted in front of it so that guests can lounge back and stream a movie before bedtime. The en suite bathroom has a double vanity and a small wall beside the toilet for added privacy.
Included in the full kitchen is a dishwasher, so guests can spend more time relaxing and less time worrying about cleaning. Also included is a coffee maker with complimentary sugar, creamer, and coffee. The living room is fully carpeted and furnished with a lounge chair and couch, perfect for curling up by the warmth of the fireplace and watching TV.
The best feature of this rental house in Virginia Beach is the backyard with lake access. It has a beautiful patio overlooking the lake where guests can watch the sunset while sipping on an evening cocktail. There is also a hammock beside the lake for indulgent afternoon naps.
Stylish Studio With Bikes
Hop on the bikes and cycle two blocks to the boardwalk or beach at this beautiful Airbnb Plus brought to you by superhost Christine.
This spacious studio is ideal for couples or solo travelers and comes with some pretty awesome amenities. Besides bikes, guests will have access to a backyard area with sun loungers, a pergola, and patio furniture.
If your beach day turns into a rainy day, have no fear. There is a 70-inch Smart TV beside the bed where guests can stream their favorite shows and movies. This stylish apartment has many comfortable furnishings, including a daybed couch, a queen-size Murphy bed, and a reading nook with a mattress and pillows.
The home has a small kitchenette with an espresso machine, minifridge, toaster oven, crockpot, and toaster. There is also a small desk in front of a window where those looking to get some work done can set up their laptop. Also situated in the kitchen is a washer and dryer.
Atlantic Fun Park, Neptune Park, the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, and First Landing State Park are all within a five-minute drive from this Virginia Beach Airbnb.
Guesthouse for Larger Groups
If you are looking for an Airbnb in Virginia Beach that can accommodate up to six guests, look no further than this three-bedroom guesthouse.
This Airbnb Plus has a charming contemporary design with playful pops of pastel pinks and blues. In the living room, there is a couch, two lounge chairs, and a dining table for two that can be extended to seat more. The full kitchen has plenty of counter space for cooking for larger groups, and includes a French press.
The first bedroom is quite spacious and features a queen-size bed and a pullout couch. There is a beautiful garden view from the window, and a good deal of storage space using the wardrobe and clothes rack. In the second bedroom, there is a gorgeous queen-size bed with an antique headboard. The third bedroom is ideal for kids as it has two double beds.
This Airbnb in Virginia Beach is located only two blocks away from the beach in the ViBe Creative District. There are many restaurants, coffee shops, and bars just steps away from the house. Atlantic Fun Park and the Virginia Beach Convention Center are also within walking distance.
Modern Townhouse Near Virginia Beach Aquarium
This home is ideal for families or larger groups looking to rent a beach house in Virginia Beach that is close to popular family attractions.
The home is located in a quiet residential area nine blocks away from the beach, just south of the ViBe Creative District. The Virginia Beach Aquarium and Ocean Breeze Waterpark are both less than a 10-minute drive away. If you are lucky, you might get to see fighter jets, hovercrafts, and aircraft carriers flying above as the Oceana Naval Airbase is nearby.
Inside this two-bedroom home, guests will find comfortable furnishings and contemporary décor that create a relaxing space to unwind. In the living room, there is a large sectional couch, a fireplace, and a 50-inch 4K TV. The full kitchen has everything guests will need to prepare a meal as well as a washer and dryer. Guests can enjoy their meals at the family dining table or outside on the patio dining table.
The master bedroom comes with a luxurious king-size bed and a desk and chair where those looking to get some work done can set up shop. The second bedroom has a queen-size bed and a TwinXL bed. This rental can sleep six guests or fewer.
If you are looking for a beach rental in Virginia Beach, look no further than superhost Tara’s fabulous condo.
This spacious Airbnb is located one block away from the beach and can sleep four guests. The home is decorated in cool blues and grays, accented with beach-themed décor. In the living room, there is a pullout sectional couch, a large flat-screen TV, and a dining table that seats four. Guests can also find board games under the TV in case a beach day gets rained out. For beach days, Tara has supplied chairs, towels, snorkeling gear, and even a travel crib.
The bedroom features a king-size bed, a TV, and a closet with a full-length mirror. In the bathroom, there is a shower and tub along with a hair dryer and complimentary shower toiletries. Guests can fuel up for a day in the sun with a selection of coffees from the Keurig machine in the full kitchen.
This oceanfront rental in Virginia Beach has an unbeatable location. It is just steps to the beach, popular restaurants, Atlantic Fun Park, and the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier. One free parking space is included.
Family-Friendly Townhouse in ViBe Creative District
This vacation house for rent in Virginia Beach is perfect for families. It has a private balcony upstairs where Mom and Dad can enjoy an evening cocktail and is fully stocked with kids’ toys and books.
The house is decorated with white-and-turquoise beach-themed décor, so guests get the complete vacation vibe while staying here. Wake up and cook a big family breakfast using the waffle maker in the full kitchen. Complimentary waffle mix, fruit, and a selection of Keurig pods are provided.
After a long day in the sun, guests can return to unwind on the pullout sectional couch in front of the electric fireplace and stream a movie on the 49-inch Smart TV in the living room. Superhost Martin has also provided Android and Apple chargers in every room for guests’ convenience.
The master bedroom features a queen-size bed with a memory foam mattress, a private balcony, and an en suite bathroom with a luxurious tiled walk-in shower. In the second bedroom, there are two comfortable queen-size beds. The rooms are connected by a second shared bathroom that features a double vanity. There is also a washer and dryer upstairs.
Studio Near First Landing State Park
This cozy apartment one block away from North End Beach is ideal for couples or solo travelers looking to rent a vacation home in Virginia Beach.
Guests of this Airbnb will have everything they need for a comfortable getaway in this light and airy space. There is a queen-size bed in the sleeping area with a built-in wall lamp, making it easy to read in bed. Beside the bed is a queen-size pullout couch where guests can relax and watch the news on the flat-screen TV.
The minifridge in the kitchenette is stocked with water bottles so guests can stay hydrated while out in the sun. Other amenities in the kitchenette include a toaster, coffee maker, icebox, microwave, and stove. Complimentary snacks, tea, and coffee have also been provided courtesy of superhost Simone. There is a walk-in shower in the bathroom. However, guests are encouraged to use the outdoor shower when rinsing off the sand from the beach.
This vacation rental in Virginia Beach is just steps from the beach and popular seaside restaurants and bars. First Landing National Park and Tarnished Truth Distillery are less than a mile away.
Contemporary Studio in ViBe Creative District
Spend your days cruising around the pier with your best friend or partner on beach cruiser bikes provided at this cute Airbnb in Virginia Beach.
This rental comes stocked with everything you need for a weekend seaside getaway, including a cooler, two bicycles, two backpack-style beach chairs, and towels. The home is located just four blocks from the beach in the ViBe Creative District, surrounded by cafés, restaurants, and beautiful street art.
In one corner of the studio, there is a queen-size pillow-top mattress with vibrant beach art above. Beside the bedroom area is a cozy living room with a rustic trunk table and a couch situated in front of a 42-inch flat-screen TV with Apple TV. The studio features a full kitchen complete with a microwave and Nespresso machine. The bathroom has been newly remodeled and has a gorgeous walk-in shower.
Outside, guests can enjoy their morning coffee at the picnic table in the small private garden space. Superhosts Holly and Ronan will provide a street parking pass, and guests will have their own entrance to the garage studio located beside the main house.
Cozy Apartment Close to Beach
This lush guest suite in the ViBe Creative District is only steps away from the beach and is ideal for solo travelers or couples.
This short-term rental in Virginia Beach is painted in a deep green and coupled with tropical plants that give the space an earthy and welcoming feel. A comfortable queen-size bed sits in the middle of the room with a full-length mirror beside it. A TV is mounted in front of the bed, so guests can lounge in bed while watching a movie. Beside the TV, there is a wooden end table with two chairs for dining or playing games.
Toward the bathroom, there is a small kitchenette with a fridge, microwave, and coffee maker. The bathroom is decorated in gray beach-themed décor and features a tub and shower. Superhosts Star and Austin want to ensure you will have everything you need for a day at the beach, so they have provided two bicycles, a cooler, chairs, an umbrella, and beach towels.
Beer enthusiasts will be happy to know that Vibrant Shores Brewery is right behind this Airbnb in Virginia Beach. Cafés, art galleries, and a farmers market are also within walking distance.
Modern Lake House for Larger Groups
If you are looking for one of the best Airbnb rentals in Virginia Beach for larger groups, this is it.
This two-bedroom house can accommodate up to six guests. The downstairs has an open-concept studio design with a queen-size bed, a sofa bed, a Smart TV, and a kitchenette with a microwave, watercooler, coffee maker, and refrigerator. On the second floor, there is a second master suite with a king-size bed, Smart TV, and picturesque lake views. It also has an en suite bathroom with a spa tub and a walk-in shower.
If the weather isn’t agreeable for a day at the beach, there is no need to worry as the home is well stocked with many board games. For days the weather is nice, guests can head out to the backyard and take a relaxing afternoon on the hammock overlooking Lake Holly. Bikes are available for guests, and beach chairs, coolers, boogie boards, and a beach cart are also provided.
Note that superhosts Star and Austin have a minimum rental age of 25 years old.
Beachy Townhouse in ViBe Creative District
Are you looking for a Virginia Beach Airbnb that can accommodate up to eight guests and is within walking distance to the beach? If so, this is the rental for you.
This three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom house is beautifully decorated with relaxing ocean décor, creating an airy and comfortable space. On the first floor, there is a garage with beach chairs, a wagon, an umbrella, and parking for a maximum of three cars. Inside the first floor, there is a bedroom with a queen-size bed with a felt headboard and a Smart TV.
The second floor has a spacious full kitchen that features a large breakfast bar, a dishwasher, and everything else needed to prepare a meal. Also on the second floor is a half bathroom; a living room fully equipped with a 65-inch Smart TV, leather couches and chairs; and a workstation for those looking to set up their laptop while on holiday.
On the third floor, there is a master bedroom with a queen-size bed, a makeup station, a walk-in closet, and a 55-inch Smart TV. The third bedroom is perfect for kids as there are two sets of bunk beds and a Smart TV.
Apartment With Lakeside Firepit
This one-bedroom Airbnb in Virginia Beach is located on the first floor of a house with a private entrance and is ideal for couples or business travelers.
The best part of this rental is the backyard. Guests can roast marshmallows by the firepit and watch the moon shimmer off of the lake. There is also a small deck with benches and chairs that overlooks Lake Holly.
Beautiful hardwood floors run throughout the inside of this newly remodeled home. In the living room, there is a futon-like couch, a wall-mounted flat-screen TV, and a dining table where guests can enjoy their morning coffee from the Keurig coffee maker. The kitchenette has all the essentials, such as a fridge, microwave, toaster, and complimentary Keurig pods.
This Virginia Beach Airbnb comes complete with all the basics for a beach day, including a beach mat, paddleball set, beach toys, and beach cart. It is only a three-block walk to the beach from this rental. Many popular restaurants and beachside bars are also within walking distance. One street parking space is included, too.
Stunning House Near Beach
This immaculate four-bedroom Airbnb in Virginia Beach is ideal for those traveling in large groups of 10 or fewer.
The house has been beautifully designed in a modern contemporary décor that creates a clean and relaxing space. The master bedroom features a king-size bed, a private patio, and an en suite bathroom with a large walk-in shower. In the other three rooms, there is a queen-size bed, a set of bunk beds, and a king-size bed. All of the rooms are spacious and bright. The other two bathrooms have showers and tubs.
The full kitchen has plenty of counter space for cooking for large groups and features brand-new stainless-steel appliances. There is no need to draw straws on who has to do the clean-up after the meals either, as the kitchen also includes a dishwasher. Guests can enjoy their meal at the dining table that can seat eight or at the breakfast bar. There is plenty of space to relax in this home as it has two living rooms, both with Smart TVs.
There is a second identical rental also available if you have a party of up to 20. Two parking spaces are provided.
Contemporary Condo Beside the Boardwalk
If you are looking for an Airbnb in Virginia Beach that is mere steps from the beach, then consider renting this stylish two-bedroom condo.
This rental is ideal for groups of up to six. Inside has been decorated in soothing earth tones that create a relaxed environment. The living room features a pullout sectional couch, a TV, and an assortment of board games for those rainy days. There is plenty of seating space at the dining table, and guests will find all they need for cooking in the full kitchen.
In the first bedroom, there is a king-size bed, and in the second bedroom, there is a queen-size bed. Both bedrooms include wall-mounted flat-screen TVs. The bathroom features a modern glass walk-in shower with painted brick wall tiling.
This Virginia Beach Airbnb is located right behind the boardwalk and comes with one dedicated parking space. The beach is a one-minute walk away. Atlantic Fun Park, the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier, and many popular local restaurants are also within walking distance of this rental.
Luxurious Beachside Mansion With a Pool
Staying in a beachside house is great, but a beachside mansion? Even better!
This five-bedroom beach house rental in Sandbridge has every luxurious amenity you could think of. There are two gas fireplaces, 12 parking spaces, a Jacuzzi with a built-in Bluetooth speaker, a barbecue, and a kids’ pool with a waterfall that flows into the main pool, which is open all year long. The sunrises from the back deck are breathtaking and can be enjoyed from one of the many sun loungers or the patio furniture.
The inside of this opulent home is exceptionally spacious and bright, with modern touches in every corner. The master bedroom features a king-size bed, a private balcony overlooking the beach, and an en suite bathroom with a large soaking tub and a walk-in shower. The second bedroom has a queen-size bed and a set of bunk beds, while the third and fourth bedrooms have king-size beds. The fifth bedroom has a queen-size bed.
Downstairs there is a large dining table under a French-inspired chandelier that can seat up to 10 people. The full kitchen has built-in, top-of-the-line appliances and is stocked with everything you could possibly need.
There you have it, our list of the best Virginia Beach Airbnbs. With so many fabulous listings to choose from, narrowing it down to just one of these may be challenging. Regardless of which one you choose, we know you will have an exceptional stay.