Los Angeles Staycation: The Best Of Airbnb

Here at RZ HQ, we believe a staycation is one of life’s greatest hacks — they present time to unwind sans the airport lines, baggage fees and jet lag. Plus for those of us who live in Los Angeles, the year-round sunny forecast brings added incentive to stay put. All things considered, we rounded up the very best home rentals Airbnb has to offer, located from Downtown LA to Venice Beach and Palm Springs. Click through to start plotting your next fake-cation now!

Stylish Places To Stay Under $250

1. Malibu Dreaming

Accented by stunning ocean views, bright textiles and wooden beams, this hippie-chic escape is impossible to pass up.

Price: $155 per night

2. Palm Springs Perfection

Poolside, anyone? Treat yourself to a three-day weekend at this midcentury modern getaway just two hours outside of LA.

Price: $250 per night

3. Downtown Darling

The next-best thing to staying at the Ace Hotel, this historic loft-style space features high ceilings, original brick wall and modern design details at every corner.

Price: $195 per night

4. Joshua Tree Reverie

From a desert sky surrounding to gypset decor, Joshua Tree's Dome in the Desert offers a serene refuge from busy city life.

Price: $195 per night

5. Venice Beach Retreat

Pretend to be a westsider — if only for one night — at this charming duplex located just a half a block from the ocean.

Price: $155 per night

6. Santa Barbara Splendid

Go baroque (not broke) in Santa Barbara at this Old World Italian guest home, complete with a spa pool, outdoor fireplace and cruiser bikes.

Price: $139 per night

7. Hollywood Hills Heaven

Between the killer city views, homey furnishing and unbeatable price point, you'll never want to leave this lovely bungalow.

Price: $145 per night