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Luxury French Villa Beachside

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms + additional room w/ sleeper sofa, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 10

Saint Malo of Oceanside is located directly on the Pacific Ocean. This private community was first established in 1929. Inspired by the original island-city of Saint Malo located of the Brittany Coast of France. Let this charming seaside French Villa in Oceanside, California give you memories that will stay with you forever.

Our guests will enjoy renovated interiors and accommodations apart from all other vacation rentals. Handmade Saltillo floor tiles throughout the entire home give it a warm and inviting glow. French doors and corridors of windows encompass your own private courtyard. Surround yourself with 17th century handmade Delft tiles while soaking in the whirlpool tub. Warm yourself by the fireplace while enjoying your favorite programs on a 54' large screen television with surround sound system with CD, DVD, VHS, cable and internet connection .

See and hear many indigenous wild life protected within the Buena Lagoon Reserve.

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More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

Why The Owner chose South Oceanside

I wanted a beautiful, relaxing luxury getaway where I could enjoy the peaceful views of the lagoon and the fun of a gorgeous Southern California beach. The location is perfect for me and my family, with Legoland, Sea World, the San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park and so much more all within a short drive. My favorite aspect of the house is the 19th century French Normandy-inspired architecture. Where else can you get the style and grace of a European inspired environment and enjoy the beauty of a San Diego beach?

What makes this house unique

St. Malo private beach with cabana awaits you. One week here and you will learn why this is Oceanside's best kept secret, make Saint Malo your home away from home.

Guestbook comments from the manager

After the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, my girlfriends and I needed a week to recover from shopping and winter break with the kids.

This property exceeded our expectations. We truly felt as though we were able to relax and unwind. The house was very spacious. We had everything that we need to prepare meals in the kitchen. We enjoyed being able to sip coffee and tea on our morning walks to the private community beach.

We took advantage of the local spas in the area and variety of food available in the local town. We plan on making this an annual girls trip of salvation.
Apr 2015
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South Oceanside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • You will find starter soap, kleenex and toilet paper but you will need to shop for more as needed
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 5 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • bowling center
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • water sports
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
You will feel as if you are living in a quaint little European town. The home is charming, cozy and updated. The perfect spot for your romantic get away or family vacation. Don't miss out, in season or off season, St. Malo is a lovely place to unwind and relax!


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Luxury French Villa Beachside
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
Carmel, CA

Perfect for family gathering

  • 5 of 5

We held a one-week three-generation family gathering at the house, and it was perfect. The house and outside patio are very well laid out, beds in all rooms are very comfortable, and the owners were always available to answer questions or, I suspect, solve problems (we didn't have any). We loved St. Malo - very safe for children, friendly neighbors, great beach, an oasis away from the crowd yet within walking distance of Carlsbad restaurants. We'll return soon.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words! We are so happy you and your family enjoyed your time at the beach at St. Malo. We agree, it is a wonderful, peaceful place to spend some quality time. Come back anytime!
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Great Family Rental

  • 5 of 5

My family and a friends family rented this house for a weeks vacation. We had planned on going to Disneyland and Sea World during the week and we couldn't have been happier with the location. The staff and people we met at the beach/playpark were very nice. The house was a great size and had a very nice patio. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Graham....So happy you and your family enjoyed your vacation at our home at St. Malo. We is a great, convenient location. Hope to have you back!
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Family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week here with our adult children and grandchildren. What a relaxing time! Bikes, beach toys and beach towels available for our use. Nicely appointed kitchen, comfy beds. We loved the patio area; spent a lot of time there. And St Malo is such a charming community. Hope we can return sometime.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is so charming, isn't it? We are so happy you enjoyed your visit here, please do come again!
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Amazing home in a quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

The home is gorgeous and the neighborhood is spectacular! The home has everything you need and it accommodated my entire family very comfortably. They have multiple bikes that you can take and ride along the neighborhood and beach. I think it's perfect for family vacations and I would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Come back anytime!
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Wonderful house, great location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at this beautiful house in the quiet and quaint community of St. Malo. The house is perfect for a family or group of friends to gather together. The large bright kitchen is well stocked with the tools to cook a few meals, and we found many good restaurants nearby in oceanside for the rest of our lunches and dinners. We particularly enjoyed Beach break cafe, and Local tap house.

The private beach is a great treat, and the house has many beach chairs, beach towels and even a wagon to transport all the goodies for a day at the beach. Seeing as we visited in December we did not spend a great deal of time at the beach, but did enjoy some sunny afternoons in the houses protected courtyard.

We can highly recommend this home for a fantastic getaway at any time of year.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "Yay! We are happy the weather was sunny for you too! So pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to you coming back again. It's wonderful that you took in the picturesque beauty that is St. Malo. Thank you for taking the time to tell us and others about your stay, we really appreciate it! Amy"
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Albuquerque, NM

Family trip

  • 5 of 5

We are hoping to meet all our kids and grand kids every other year at the beach! This was our second stay in Oceanside and first stay in St Malo. We all LOVED IT!!!! Perfect place for us! House was perfect! We have 5 little grand kids 6 and under. They would ride there razor scooters to the beach. We loved the security of this private community. At the beach we never had to worry about the kids. It was never too crowded and we could easily keep track of them. They played at the playground a lot. We loved the amenities of the cabana area. Fresh water shower, bathrooms, grill and picnic tables all right there! We had a short walk to the beach or you could ride a beach cruiser 🚲👍. There were even a couple bikes for kids! Also a good supply of boogie boards! There is also a wagon to haul all your stuff! Well stocked house as far as kitchen stuff goes! Plenty of space for all! Wonderful enclosed patio area for kids to play as well. Our kids all agreed that this is where we need to come again in 2017!! If Perry will agree to our large group again 😄!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mari, I am so happy that you and your family loved your vacation back in July at our beach home at St. Malo! We agree, it's a great place for the children..lots to do and since the community is gated and the guards are wonderful, it's a very safe environment. In addition to that, the location is so convenient to all Southern California hot spots for kids, like Legoland, San Diego Zoo, Sea World and to the north, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm and so much more. We do hope you and the family will comeback and make it a tradition! Amy
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Several in downtown Oceanside or Carlsbad
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
El Camino Country Club; The Crossings
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 5N or 5S or Highway 78E or 78W
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Several in downtown Oceanside or Carlsbad
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
St. Malo Beach - Private or Oceanside
Car: recommended

The secluded private community of St. Malo is located on one of the few private beaches in Southern California. It is close to Carlsbad Village with it's great restaurants and shops as well as the Oceanside Harbor where you can stroll around a beautiful marina and many shops or choose one of several restaurants located in the area. Boat and Kayak rentals as well as fishing trips can be booked at the Harbor. For day trips, the Coaster Commuter train as well as Amtrack train station are just a few minutes drive away. Many other local entertainment destinations such us, Legoland, San Diego Wild Animal Park, downtown San Diego, Petco Park and Balboa Park, the Old Globe Theater & museums, Sea World and Mission Bay Park, Torrey Pines Nature Preserve, Scripps Aquarium and the award winning La Jolla Playhouse are an easy drive from St. Malo. We are located very close to Interstate 5 which runs north and south along the coast.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $395
Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 11.5%

Deposits are non refundable, however if we are able to rent the home we are happy to refund your deposit minus a $350.00 cancellation fee. We will do our very best to get it rented for you.

Please email inquiries for other holiday weeks such as Labor Day, Memorial Day and Easter; these would all be considered high season.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.