Best Airbnb Wedding Venues in California
Searching for that perfect California small wedding venue? Whether you’re planning a beach micro wedding in Southern California, kicking back in Napa or Sonoma wine country, or a desert glamping getaway in Joshua Tree, these Airbnb wedding venues in California are all the perfect place to build out your ideal small wedding day.
As always, reach out to hosts to inquire about details and policies first. I am not the owner or associated with these Airbnbs in any way, so please reach out to each individual property for more information.
Read on to see the best Airbnbs wedding venues in California.
Best Airbnb Wedding Venues in Napa & Sonoma
1. Napa Valley Inn (Napa, California)
Imagining saying your “I dos” in the middle of wine country? A mere 10 minutes from downtown, Napa Valley Inn is a boutique hotel in the heart of Napa. With 17 ensuite bedrooms, a full-time staff, and a private chef to prepare your meals, you and up to 28 guests can dine alfresco.
2. Spanish Revival Home in Sonoma (Santa Rosa, California)
This modern Spanish Revival-inspired home, nestled in the heart of Sonoma Valley, has breathtaking views over the surrounding hills. Set on 2 acres of land, this 4,850-square-foot home offers a spacious outdoor living space in the rear of the main house, with a kitchen and bar, barbecue, large pool with basketball hoop, and sun loungers for an opulent California-style backyard ceremony.
3. Tuscan Estate in Wine Country (Sonoma, California)
Enjoy lush lawns, a bocce court and a huge pool pavilion perfect for entertaining at this classic Tuscan estate in the vineyards — only 2 miles into Sonoma.
4. Al Fresco Living in Sonoma (Sonoma, California)
Just 5 minutes to the restaurants, tasting rooms, boutiques, galleries and historic site of Sonoma Plaza, this sprawling house offers sweeping views, dreamy sunsets and a tranquil outdoor space designed for al fresco living.
5. Ranch Above St. Helena (Santa Rosa, California)
Treat your guests to an outdoor wine country wedding with this 3,800 square foot estate, with views over both Napa and Sonoma County. All bedrooms have their own en suite bathrooms and French doors opening to the gardens or the pool. The large pool and surrounding deck with barbecue area and fire pit, coupled with space for 20 to dine al fresco, makes this an exceptional Airbnb wedding venue in California for couples who want an intimate yet luxurious wedding experience.
Best Airbnb Wedding Venues in San Francisco Bay Area
1. Tuscan Home with Vineyard Views (Morgan Hill, California)
Located on the “wine trail,” this Italian villa offers a resort experience, where you and your guests can have a candle light dinner in the barrel room, soak in the spa and celebrate by the outdoor fireplace the night of your celebration, then sunbathe by the pool, play lawn games and dine under the grapevines or relax in the rose garden the day after.
2. Mountaintop Retreat with Ocean Views (Pescadero, California)
Enjoy mountaintop views at Chalk Ranch, overlooking Ano Nuevo Island and the Pacific Ocean. Star-studded night skies, sunny days, fresh air, magnificent sunsets, and beautiful ocean and mountain vistas are noteworthy here. Beaches await, offering surfing, kayaking, and wind surfing, and you’re also near Big Basin Redwoods State Park, with 82 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, camping and equestrian activities. Note there is an additional fee for weddings.
3. Willow Camp Estate and Gardens (Stinson Beach, California)
Willow Camp Estate and Gardens is an ideal location for weddings, family reunions, retreats, conferences and other special celebrations. Located in the heart of Stinson Beach, it’s a short walk to restaurants and shops with its own beach entry.
Best Airbnb Wedding Venues in Central Coast California
Be wowed with this 8,300 sq. ft. home on 15 acres in Carmel Valley. Close to famous Pebble Beach golf courses, beautiful Carmel California, great shopping, horseback riding, and pristine beaches, this place has everything to provide your guests with a luxury experience. An additional fee applies for weddings.
2. Monterey Bay Oceanfront Home (Watsonville, California)
Positioned on the oceanfront, this 3,000+ sq. ft home in Monterey Bay has one of the most spectacular views along the coastline and is situated on one of the most private stretches of beach in Monterey Bay. An outdoor ceremony will provide views of birds, dolphins, whales, sea otters, as well as the evening sunsets.
3. Monterey Bay Oceanfront Home (Carmel-by-the-Sea, California)
Travel back to old world times in this stone villa, just minutes away from the ocean. Have a minimony and then dine al fresco in the courtyard, then listen to the waves from seats around the firepit or indulge in a soak in the private outdoor hot tub.
4. Monterey Bay Oceanfront Home (Carmel-by-the-Sea, California)
Best Airbnb Wedding Venues in Los Angeles & Riverside Counties
1. The Malibu Garden (Malibu, California)
The Malibu Garden sits on 9 acres with expansive views of the hills and ocean beyond. Host your group of 16 in this home with a huge flat yard, outdoor kitchen, sunken spa and a putting green. Ideal for entertainment with privacy, and spectacular views that make it one of the best airbnb wedding venues in Southern California.
2. French Colonial Stone Manor (Los Angeles, California)
Custom French Colonial Stone Manor offers a private & gated entrance, courtyard w/parking & 3-car garage, outdoor living/entertaining w/built-in heaters, BBQ, fire pit, saltwater pool & spa, putting green, elevator, state-of-the-art theater, 2 laundry rooms & smart home automation take this masterpiece over the top. Custom stonework, vaulted beam ceilings, custom doors & lighting. 6 generous bedrooms with a semi-private guest suite with its own entrance.
3. Modern Melrose Mansion (Los Angeles, California)
Modern luxury at its finest. Treat your 10 favorite people to this modern Melrose mansion, with spacious guest bedrooms boast private balconies and beautiful baths, offering wonderful accommodations for family and friends.
4. Villa Magnifica (Temecula, California)
Nestled in wine country, Villa Magnifica’s resort-style backyard features a large pool and spa, plus a putting green, bocce court, basketball hoop, ping pong table, and backyard games like frisbee, corn hole and giant Jenga that you and your guests can play into the night. There’s also an outdoor kitchen fully equipped with 2 large gas grills and a pizza oven, ready to make a spread for your guests at dining table under the outdoor pergola.
5. Oceanside Indoor-Outdoor Living (Los Angeles, California)
WIth a private beach at your doorstep, this oceanside space with indoor-outdoor living makes it easy to have a picturesque SoCal gathering. This duplex is on the bike path for walking and bike riding from Malibu to Manhattan Beach. Thirty feet of private beach frontage and spectacular views allows you and your guests to enjoy stunning weather and brilliant sunsets year round!
6. Wine Tasting Basecamp (Temecula, California)
Spoil yourselves on this wine tasting venture in our Tuscany-style mansion, sitting on a hill overlooking vineyards and orange groves. Watch hot air balloons drifting across the morning sky as you sip your first cup of coffee.
7. Luxury Farmhouse Retreat in Wine Country (Temecula, California)
Looking for rustic Airbnb wedding venues in Southern California? Head to this luxury farmhouse in the heart of wine country. Downstairs you and your guests will gather on the couches and kitchen surrounded by huge windows. Upstairs enjoy a relaxing game of pool, foosball, or the video arcade machine. Outdoors, the pool and gigantic hot tub awaits.
Best Airbnb Wedding Venues in San Diego County
1. Resort-like Mountain Modern Home (San Diego, California)
A canyon-front, mountain-modern home that’s just 3 blocks from the adored Vermont St. Bridge. Enjoy spa-like accommodations, modern amenities, premium linens & toiletries, and sprawling outdoor spaces. This is how Southern Californians do outdoor backyard pool micro weddings right!
2. Family-Friendly Home (Vista, California)
Looking for tons to do post “I do”? This 3,000 square foot property has it all: solar-heated infinity swimming pool with waterslide, basketball court, kid’s play structure, trampoline, putting green and fire pit on the premises. Two units can house up to 24 guests.
3. San Diego Micro Wedding Haven (San Diego, California)
Perfect for families and groups up to 10 people. Situated in an exclusive pocket neighborhood of million dollar homes, this 2-story modern retreat has breathtaking panoramic downtown, bay and sunset views, and an amazing outdoor deck to enjoy sweeping ceremony views.
4. San Diego Oceanfront Home (San Diego, California)
The beach is at your fingertips with this 3000+ sq ft. oceanfront San Diego home. The expansive beachside deck makes it an ideal spot for a micro wedding ceremony.
5. Modern Beach House (Coronado, California)
A Coronado modern beach house that’s close to the beach, shopping and dining, and perfect for entertaining. Sleeps 11, with a media room, gourmet kitchen, two outdoor courtyards with ping pong table and BBQ, and a roof deck with beautiful views.
Best Airbnb Wedding Venues in Palm Springs & Joshua Tree Area
1. Joshua Tree Art Mansion (Yucca Valley, California)
Only a two-hour drive from L.A., this architectural gem nestled between Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley has design flair like no other. Lit-up crystal mirrors, chandeliers and individually lit artwork adorn the place, and a game room (with grand piano and pool table) and a fully equipped kitchen and large dining table makes this a great place to entertain. An added bonus? You can order add-on services like in-home masseuse and a private chef, so you and your guests can relax and enjoy the 200 square foot outdoor patio and sweeping desert views.
2. Joshua Tree Mansion (Joshua Tree, California)
This Joshua Tree 5-bed, 3-bath house sits on 2.5 acres and is tastefully set up to provide the perfect experience from relaxing while listening to music, or having a dinner party at the large dining table. Each room is unique and captures the essence of the desert. Enjoy the huge deck out back with the saltwater pool and jacuzzi, or have dinner under stars at one of the best desert Airbnb wedding venues in Southern California.
3. The Ultimate Backyard Wedding (La Quinta, California)
Have a poolside ceremony at this contemporary villa overlooking PGA West. A saltwater pool, palm trees and manicured lawn make this the quintessential backdrop for a SoCal backyard micro wedding, with a shaded dining area ready for a sit-down reception meal.
4. Palm Springs BBQ & Bar Backyard (Thousand Palms, California)
Beach entrance, pool and spa, barbecue area with a palapa bar — what more could you ask for with this Palm Springs area mansion? With 3,000 square feet of space, you and your guests will enjoy this oasis in the desert.
5. 2 Pools, 3 Homes, 1 Awesome Weekend (Thousand Palms, California)
Calling all groups! This desert retreat right outside Joshua Tree National Park is a little different, offering THREE separate homes that connect to shared amenity spaces, including two pools, fire pit, hot tub, multiple lounging areas, stargazing deck, hammock garden and endless desert views. Perfect for extended family getaways or micro wedding basecamp with a Joshua Tree wedding ceremony!
6. Luxury Spanish Hacienda (Palm Springs, California)
Retreat from the rest of the world in your very own Palm Springs paradise. Fire up the grill in an outdoor kitchen & feed the family at a table that seats 12. Inside is a rustic Spanish hacienda adorned with colorful ceramics, dark timber flooring, period furnishings and eclectic details. The best part of this home? An outstanding oasis of a back yard featuring a saltwater pool and spa, fire pit and more!