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Cambria is a beautiful seaside village in San Luis Obispo County. Situated right in between Los Angeles and San Francisco,you’ll find plenty of relaxing beaches and primitive views here. It’s the perfect place for a quiet, relaxing escape.

Enhance your getaway with a unique Cambria vacation rental. We’ve found a few gems by the beach that are both charming and inviting.

Walk to the beach AND town from this amazing apartment

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The apartment on the bottom half of this luxury home has a spacious master bedroom, an incredibly elegant bathroom, and thanks to the two sofa beds, it can sleep four people comfortably. You’ll have your own separate entrance as you relax to the sounds of the sea, and the apartment is stocked with all the comforts of home.

This rental typically goes for $180 per night. Book here.

Enjoy a stay at the Hummingbird House

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This unique craftsman-style home has two bedrooms and two full bathrooms. It’s located in Cambria’s Park Hill neighborhood, so you’ll be around plenty of nature trails, not to mention your ocean view. And thanks to the free WiFi and cozy writing desk, this is the perfect home for a creative retreat.

The standard rate for this rental is $159 per night. Click here to book.

Stay in a Victorian castle by the sea 

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This elegant abode happens to be located right next to Hearst Castle. It has three bedrooms, two full baths and can sleep up to eight people. Amenities include a jetted tub off the master bedroom, a fireplace, WiFi, and all the other comforts of home.

Rent the castle for $340 per night here.

This Ocean Pines retreat is perfect

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This beautiful lodge-style home has it all: Killer views, three bedrooms, three bathrooms and enough beds to sleep 10. If you have a large family or prefer to travel with friends, you’ll love the privacy here – the downstairs is like a studio with a separate Queen bedroom and common area.

This house is an incredible value, renting for $175 per night. Book here.

Enjoy the Enchanted Gardens of Cambria

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Every detail in this beautiful home was designed to refresh and renew your spirit. From the outdoor gardens to the amazing spa tub, you’ll love the combination of Old World style and modern amenities. This three bedroom, two bath home can accommodate six people and makes a perfect spot for a girlfriends’ getaway or a relaxing romantic retreat.

Book the enchanted gardens for $185 per night here.

Executive Suite, anyone?

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Traveling solo or just need enough space for two? This one bedroom suite has a separate living area with a kitchen, a full bathroom and cozy Queen bed. You’ll have a private outdoor seating area and incredible views of the ocean.

Best of all, this relaxing suite rents for $161 nightly, cheaper than most hotels. Book here.

While you’re in Cambria, take some time to explore the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, a beautiful open space park between the northern and southern sections of the village.


Beaches on this list

  • Fiscalini Ranch Preserve

    West Fiscalini Ranch Preserve is an open space park between the northern and southern sections of Cambria. The land in this reserve was purchased in 2000 to protect it from […]

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  • Harvey Accessway Beach

    The Harvey Accessway is a public access stair to the beach in the southern part of Cambria. This is a rocky area with a sandy beach mixed in between the […]

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  • Lampton Cliffs County Park

    Lampton Cliffs County Park is a small park on the south edge of town in Cambria. This park has a small loop trail through an open meadow and a stair […]

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  • Shamel Park

    Shamel Park is a county-owned community park on the beach in northern Cambria, CA. It’s located at the mouth of Santa Rosa Creek where a wide sandy beach opens up […]

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  • Santa Rosa Creek Beach

    Santa Rosa Creek Beach at the Santa Rosa Creek Natural Preserve is a day-use beach access in Cambria, CA. Santa Rosa Creek Beach is the southernmost part of the huge […]

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  • Moonstone Beach

    Moonstone Beach is along Moonstone Beach Drive which parallels Highway 1 in northern Cambria, California. The shoreline here is made up of brown sandy coves separated by rocky bluffs. At […]

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