Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Long Beach that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $91 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Long Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Long Beach in vacation home rentals

For blond sandy beaches, historic ships, and a wealth of marine life, look no further than Southern California's Long Beach for your next vacation. This vibrant city is famous as the home of the historic Queen Mary ocean liner and the Aquarium of the Pacific, and is the launch point for trips to Catalina Island. If you book a Long Beach vacation rental close to Downtown, you'll also have the best of the city's bars, restaurants, and museums, on your doorstep. After dark, head down to the hip East Village and sample some good old Californian nightlife.

Things to do

Long (Beach) live the Queen Mary

Once a world-class ocean liner, the Queen Mary has been an iconic sight in Long Beach since she was docked here in 1967. Decked out in all her 1930s finery, the Queen Mary is now a hotel and tourist attraction. There are various guided tours on offer, or really push the boat out (excuse the pun) and book dinner onboard. If you prefer to explore life beneath the ocean, head to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Rainbow Harbor. Come face-to-fin with sharks, penguins, and even otters in this state-of-the-art aquarium.

Activities

Live long and prosper on Long Beach

As the name may suggest, life in Long Beach is centered around the miles and miles of blond sands the city gets its name from. Grab a picnic and settle down for a day on the beach. Or book a dolphin or whale spotting cruise from the harbor and make a day of it. It's also the launching point for boat trips to Catalina Island and Naples Island. In the summer, Long Beach is awash with festivals and events, while in winter, it's all about visiting the city's popular museums and aquarium.

Weather

Long Beach says boo to June Gloom

Southern California doesn't do badly in the weather stakes. Famous for its almost-year round sunshine and mild, Mediterranean climate, in the summer, Long Beach sees average temperatures around 70-80 degrees. It's the peak time to visit the city, and the best Long Beach vacation rentals tend to get booked up in advance. Spring and fall are equally pleasant times to visit, although beware of June Gloom, when it can get a little gray. In winter, the skies are still bright, but the temperature drops a little to below 60 degrees, so a light jacket is often needed.

Natural features

Mind the Gap—visit Long Beach's nature reserve

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Long Beach is a sprawling coastal city, a 24-mile drive south of downtown Los Angeles. From the beach, it's short 5-minute drive north to the Dominguez Gap Wetlands, a small urban nature reserve along the Los Angeles River. It has a variety of easy walking trails, many pathed and signposted, where you can see a wealth of birdlife and wildflowers. The wetlands have also become a popular with migratory sea birds drawn to its lush wetlands.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Long Beach

Fly into Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal), the closest airport, located 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), which is 13.7 mi (22.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Long Beach?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,507 vacation rentals around Long Beach. From 666 house rentals to 448 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a seaside property in Long Beach?

Perhaps it's the magnificent sea views, or maybe it's the opportunity to lounge around all day, every day. But there's just something about a beach getaway that calls to all of us. There are 690 beachside rental properties to choose from. Open to other ideas? Vrbo has tons of other options to explore, including:

  • 509 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 500 beach-view vacation rentals.
  • 427 beach vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Long Beach?

If you want an authentic vacation experience and love having lots of space to spread out, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 1,326 houses currently listed on Vrbo. Prices begin at $28 a night. If that doesn't agree with your squad's taste, we have a range of different rental options to pick from, such as:

  • Apartment: 415 vacation homes. Prices start from $77 per night.
  • Condo: 368 vacation homes. Prices start from $37 per night.
  • Hotel: 361 vacation homes. Prices start from $50 per night.

Can I stay in Long Beach in a large group?

Nothing compares to getting together with old work friends or spending time with your beloved relatives in an exciting new destination. And the best thing, Vrbo has options big enough for everyone. Why not browse through the 233 house vacation homes listed here? They're the leading option for large groups of guests. If you're traveling with a large group, the rental properties that will suit your needs include:

  • On the lookout for vacation homes that can sleep 6 guests? We have 569 that will fit the bill. Prices start from $73 per night.
  • Need a vacation rental for 8 guests? We have 413 that will suit. You can book one for as little as $84 a night.
  • Searching for rental properties to suit 10 people? You'll be thrilled to hear we have 211 that will fit the bill. You can book one for as little as $110 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your aunt, your cousin and all your buddies to Long Beach.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Long Beach?

Pint-sized hotel rooms are no place to spend your precious vacation moments! Uncover our affordable rentals now and ensure everyone in your crew has room to move. Marina Pacifica is a terrific area to take a look at if you want to keep a handle on your budget. Vrbo has 26 rentals, and the average price is an affordable $186 per night. Another 62 Vrbo rentals are on offer in or around Naples Island. With an average price of $193 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging about.

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