Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Topanga, CA 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 $75 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Topanga. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Free your mind in LA's boho-chic enclave

Tucked away in the mountains of scenic Topanga Canyon between Santa Monica and Malibu, this super-chill western LA suburb will take you back to a simpler time when tie dye and patchouli ruled the scene. Remnants of its hippie days coexist with organic shops, spiritual centers, cozy cafes, and yoga studios, making for a distinctly laid-back bohemian vibe. Surrounded by mountains and natural parks, there's no shortage of ways to get some exercise and a fresh air fix. A Topanga vacation rental is a dream come true for artistic types and anyone looking to disconnect from the stress of daily life.

Things to do

Classic California, from boardwalks to bodybuilders

If you can tear yourself away from the relaxing hippie lifestyle, a Topanga vacation rental puts you near some of Southern California's most famous beaches. For surfing, dolphin watching, and celebrity spotting, head to hip Malibu Pier. If you're more of a free spirit, try Venice Beach, where you'll find street performers, funky shops, and a world-famous beachfront bodybuilding gym. Santa Monica Pier offers a fun day of amusement park rides and carnival games. Art lovers are in luck, as both outposts of the J. Paul Getty Museum are nearby.

Activities

Make love, not war in carefree, eccentric Topanga

You could spend a day just wandering through Topanga's quirky hippie shops, farmers markets, and trendy cafes and restaurants – you might even spot a celebrity or two. There are also plenty of festivals going on throughout the year. The hiking trails in the surrounding mountains offer spectacular views. If you're craving some beach time, head to the coast and check out Malibu, Will Rogers State Beach, or Venice Beach, all a short drive away. And speaking of driving, Topanga is just off the iconic Pacific Coast Highway, a bucket-list item for road trippers around the globe.

Weather

California dreaming on such a winter's day

For anyone who hates the brutally cold winters, a Topanga vacation rental might just be perfection. You'll almost never even come close to seeing snow or freezing temperatures. Overnight temps can drop into the 50s in the coldest months of November to January, so do bring a jacket. Otherwise you're in for that famous California warmth, with the mercury in the 80s from May to August, and hovering near 90 in June and July. Don't be surprised if you sometimes see those mystic Pacific fogs roll through the canyon.

Natural features

The canyon is absolutely grand, and so is the sea

Nestled deep in Topanga Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains, the town is surrounded by Topanga State Park, the largest urban wilderness area in the country. Topanga Canyon Drive winds its way through steep rock walls, outcroppings, and hills covered in chaparral scrub bushes. There are plenty of trails for exploring the plant life and encountering some friendly wildlife. Along the coast, the Pacific Coast highway works its way through alternating sandy beaches and rocky coastlines where you can catch some amazing sunrises and sunsets over the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Topanga

Fly into Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), the closest airport, located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Van Nuys, CA (VNY), which is 10.9 mi (17.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Topanga, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,204 vacation rentals around Topanga. From 616 house rentals to 45 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Topanga?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Topanga:

  • Fernwood: 15 vacation rentals
  • Eastern Malibu: 117 vacation rentals
  • Central Malibu: 224 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood Hills: 845 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood: 486 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Topanga?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Topanga. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Topanga State Park: 2,879 vacation rentals
  • Topanga State Beach: 3,038 vacation rentals
  • Los Angeles: 3,949 vacation rentals
  • Venice Beach: 3,209 vacation rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 1,880 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Topanga listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Topanga?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 616 Houses in Topanga. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Topanga include:

  • Cabins: 45 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 280 rentals available
  • Villas: 46 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Topanga?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 397 vacation rentals with pool available in Topanga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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