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Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Oceanview Location in Manhattan Beach Just 3 Doors to the Beach!

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible Bed(s), 1 Bath

Location, location, location! This renovated El Porto beach house is the perfect choice for your beach vacation. Relax on the front porch swing and watch the ocean waves roll in! There are two fully furnished one bedroom units available to rent. The house was completely renovated in 2011 and maintains the charm of the original beach house with modern amenities and design. Each unit consists of one bedroom with a new queen bed and hardwood floors. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a separate dining area. There is a sleeper sofa in the living room which will comfortably sleep two adults. There is a separate shared laundry room which includes a full size washer and dryer for your use as well as unlimited free wifi and cable TV with free movie channels. There is also a large outdoor patio area with dining for four and a new gas BBQ. This is a rare commodity with a unit so close to the beach! We've also included beach cruiser bicycles, beach chairs and boogie boards for your enjoyment. There are plenty of dining choices within walking distance so if you don't feel like cooking, head up to Highland Avenue to grab a bite to eat. Everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing vacation is here! For more information you can also visit Please note this is a non-smoking house. No pets allowed.

Keywords: Beach, apartment, unit,beach house, 1 bedroom, el Porto, manhattan beach, south bay, Los Angeles, ocean view, house, beach

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Andrea Duffy - (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english


based on 12 traveler reviews

Oceanview Location in Manhattan Beach Just 3 Doors to the Beach!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Perfect house, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We have never been to Manhattan Beach before and we were not disappointed! The house was adorable, clean, and in a perfect location! We didn't need a car at all! The beach and overall area is beautiful and with the beach cruisers it's about a 10 min bike ride into the downtown pier area where there's just about every kind of restaurant and shopping you can think of- not to mention the bike path is all along the beach with a beautiful view! We were so happy this rental worked out on such a last minute vacation! Beautiful place and we hope to stay here again soon in the near future! :)

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and got to experience all that Manhattan beach has to offer. We look forward to hosting you again. Kind regards, Andrea
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Fabulous beach house!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Manhattan Beach was very last minute. We had arranged another place which did not meet our standards and had to leave unexpectedly. Luckily, this adorable place came up for a fantastic deal. The place was utterly charming, clean, and close to excellent restaurants and the beach. We loved our stay and would not hesitate to stay again! My only recommendation would be to provide more basics - i.e. shampoo/conditioner, coffee, tea, ketchup and what not. We are used to places that have those basics and thus did not come prepared. Other than that, no complaints! Fabulous place.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. We had a last minute cancellation so it allowed us to offer it at a very good rate! Typically our rentals are longer than one week so we generally only provide the basic toiletries to get our guests started. I think it's a good idea though to have some basic kitchen supplies on hand so I appreciate the feedback.
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Toronto, Canada

Best California Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great 7 day stay in Manhattan Beach. The location of the beach house was perfect - close to the beach; an easy drive or bike ride to other beaches; grocery stores and shops and to other parts of LA County. The upper unit was perfect for the 2 of us, although it does sleep 3 with the pull out. It had everything we needed in terms of amenities including great wi-fi and full cable TV not to mention it was very clean, and charming! If there was one small thing to improve it would be access to the bikes as most days we didn't have the large bike for our use as the tenant in lower unit used the bike weekdays all day. I would definitely consider renting this property again!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback Anju. We're so glad that you enjoyed your time by the beach. I appreciate your comment about the bikes. Typically it hasn't been an issue with the bike sharing between the two units but we will look at keeping the bikes separated and have two for each. We hope to see you again next year!!
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Vancouver, Canada

Great beach house vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic 5 day stay at the Manhattan beach house. The upper unit has everything you need (kitchen, towels, linens) and with included access to bikes and beach items it was ideal for us. The place is well decorated, clean and incredibly charming. We loved the back patio and the upper balcony. The location is prime, quiet and close to good restaurants in Manhattan Beach. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your holiday and appreciated the charm of our home. We hope to host you again on your next trip to manhattan beach!!
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Columbus, Ohio United States

Great very brief stay

  • 5 of 5

We were able to get in a 2 day stay and really appreciated the short walk to the beach and the excellent accommodations. We will be back for sure! Thank you for fitting us in!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad we were able to make it work for you to stay at our beach house. Hope to host you again in December! Cheers Andrea
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Our 2nd stay – A great find & a great location!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our 2nd stay at this rental home in Manhattan Beach! And here’s what I really liked & appreciated about the home & the benefits of staying there: It’s in a great neighborhood; friendly neighbors, just felt “safe” there. A major convenience: You have a place to park! Don’t have to go find a parking spot on the street. That’s a plus, especially when you’re coming in late @ 2am!! The location is great b/c it’s a block from the beach, the Strand & the bike path!! What more could you ask for! Luv the “Strand” for walking, getting exercise & enjoying the ocean view… taking photos of beautiful sunsets.....

Our daughter did comparison price shopping for a rental in the area. This home was the best: their rates are fair, the same as their competition EXCEPT the competition does not have a private patio! We enjoyed several meals out there. Another convenience is: the washer & dryer in the laundry room is right next to the kitchen. The owners provide bikes for cruising on the bike path, very thoughtful! My husband & I also enjoyed the swing on the front porch!

If you’ve never been, Manhattan Beach is the best! You’d never know it was in L.A. It’s a sweet community & very convenient w/lots of restaurants & a stone’s throw for L.A. airport. The owner is really nice, easy to work with. This 1 bedroom home works perfectly for the 2 of us & that’s where we’ll stay on our next trip to L.A!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always enjoy having you stay with us. It makes us very happy to know that others are enjoying our little beach house as much as we do. See you next year!!
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Car: not necessary

Just steps to The Strand where you will enjoy miles of oceanfront bike and foot paths. El Porto has the best surfing in the South Bay area.


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Manhattan Beach Apartment Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500

Please note: There is a 7 night minimum stay during peak season (June 1 - August 31) as well as holidays (Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas). Standard rate applies during holiday season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Manhattan Beach Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath/shower combo
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
'YOU CAN'T GET A BETTER LOCATION!!! Only three doors to the beach, this newly renovated beach house has both old world charm and modern conveniences to make your stay a pleasureable one!

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