With so much stunning scenery and slick cities like San Francisco, it’s never a bad time for a Californian staycation. The state has lots to do and see, as well as some world-class restaurants. If you want to get away from it all though, these cosy cabins in California are perfect.
These locations are all beautiful Airbnbs which are ideal for large groups, families or a couple’s getaway. The best part is that once you divide the cost of the house between a group, it works out as a super affordable alternative to hotels and resorts.
All you have to do now is round up some friends and get ready to enjoy the ultimate Californian staycation in one of these beautiful Airbnbs…
Cosy Cabins in California
Located 15 minutes outside of the small town of Santa Margarita, don’t let the size fool you. This town is home to some delicious gourmet food, beer, wine, antiques, and more! Enjoy a day of zip lining with Santa Margarita Adventures, or go kayaking around Santa Margarita Lake with the family. The local beaches include Avila Beach, Morro Bay, and Pismo Beach. Paso Robles is a short drive north with all the wine tasting one could imagine, over 200 wineries!
The covered front porch is a great place to unwind, and watch the sunset. The Cabin itself is two bedrooms, the master bedroom and the second bedroom. The bunk house is next door to The Cabin. It features three twin beds in one room, and a queen bed in another, along with a second full-size futon. This property sleeps 9 guests and it will cost $1044 per night.
Situated on Pine Mountain Lake with its own private dock, decked out with incredible outdoor space and community amenities, you won’t even need to leave this home to create unforgettable memories with your family or friends.
Take a day trip to Yosemite and return to your Groveland home-away-from-home to relax the night away! This house sleeps up to 12 guests and the average nightly price is $914.
The home sits on a peninsula between two alpine lakes surrounded by fresh mountain waters. The property has almost 150 feet of shoreline on swimming-allowed Lake Dulzura with its own private dock. A cedar wood “old style” soaking tub sits recessed in the deck. The hot tub is amazing in any season and looks out onto the pines and lake.
The kitchen is decked out with all the appliances you could need, you can comfortably seat 8 guests on the large wood table, while there is room for 9 at the kitchen’s island bar. This home will set you back $665 per night and can easily accommodate 9 guests.
Located 6 miles inside the south entrance of Yosemite National Park, giving you more time to see as many sights as possible in the famous park. The cabin overlooks the Merced River, perfect for both Winter and Summer months this property is ideal for a large group of friends or family.
The kitchen is fully equipped with cooking and serving utensils. A propane grill is set-up on the lower deck with a picnic table and lounge chairs. Firewood is stacked and ready for your use. This cabin sleeps up to 11 guests and costs $850 per night.
This cosy and quaint cabin is ideal for a romantic couples weekend away! The den boasts a California king bed, a Moroccan-inspired floor bed in the sunken living room, Spa hot tub, large flat-screen TV, and bathroom.
Relax by the fireplace and cosy up to the cashmere blankets, or for the musicians out there, hop up to the piano. They also have a telescope for you to gaze closer to the stars and planets. The nightly price for this den is $224 and it can sleep up to 4 guests.
This two-house family compound features a fruit orchard and stunning 360 views. The farm-house has three bedrooms & a loft, and the Bungalow has 1 bedroom and a loft. These beautiful homes are nestled into a private gated working ranch and farm in the heart of Topanga Canyon.
The compound has a large cedar soaking tub, to relax and enjoy in the evenings. There’s plenty of activities to do during the day, the ranch has a trail on-site and there are additional trails nearby. This property can accommodate up to 9 guests and will set you back $1,111 per night.
Located just down the road from Montaña de Oro state park and just a short 15 min walk from the bay. This cabin is ideal for a couple’s getaway, secluded and peaceful. Guests have access to beach cruisers, a hammock, a BBQ, and a wireless Bluetooth speaker to enjoy some music.
After a long day exploring the area, sit back and relax on the comfy chairs and couch, the smell the eucalyptus trees waft through this cosy space. The cabin is in a prime location for close access to hikes and the local state park. This cabin sleeps two people and the average nightly rate is $223.
Planning on spending some time in the state? You should check out the best road trips in California here.