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USA California The Northern California Coast Gualala Listing #19048

Otter's Rest - Gualala, CA

28 reviews
Max occupancy: 6 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 2 Futon 2 bedrooms  plus loft 2 bathrooms 1 dog max 
38610 Coral Court, Gualala, CA 95445

Oceanfront home w/stunning views, close to town, 50 amp charger, 1 dog OK

This beautiful, dog-friendly home right on the Pacific Ocean has the charm and views that you look for when vacationing on the Northern California Coast! Enjoy a stunning back deck with a gas grill on sunny summer days, a wood-burning fireplace and a Roku Smart TV on chilly coastal evenings, and unforgettable oceanfront vistas from an incredible bluff-top property! Additionally, this house has a 50 amp charging station for electric cars!

What's nearby:
This oceanfront home is located in the heart of Gualala, offering guests easy access to every necessity in this small, charming town. A variety of restaurants, markets, and art galleries await less than a mile south, and Gualala Point Regional Park (which includes the Bluff Top Trail, the Salal Trail, and excellent whale watching at Gualala Point) and the Sea Ranch Golf Links are only two miles south. If you find yourself craving indoor activity, the Gualala Arts Center is only one mile away.

Things to know:
Free WiFi
Full kitchen with a dishwasher
One dog is welcome for a nightly fee
This home is right on an ocean bluff; please always supervise your children and your dog

*Please note that this home is in a neighborhood that is prone to seasonal visits from ants. We always try to be as proactive as possible when dealing with this issue. Thanks! A damage waiver, covering up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the property or its contents, is included in the cost of your reservation.

You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.

Property permit ID: 124513



Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Space heater

Wood stove

Kitchen & dining






Water view





Blu-Ray player



Gas grill : Private


28 reviews

Linda M. Mar 2020
Wonderful view, wonderful cottage and amenities.
Elaina Kaye C. Dec 2019
The house was what we were hoping for, Ideal location, views etc. But we would never rent it again because of the total lack of amenities. TV - Raku service - 99% of the programs offered required a password which we did not have. 1 roll of toilet paper per bathroom, 4 bath towels/handtowels/washcloths, no kleenex. Ratty dishtowels, 2 packets of laundry detergent, cheap sheets, master bedroom sliding door didn't open. I could go on. We paid a lot of money and I felt the lack attention to basic necessities was cheap and tacky. Yes the house was fantastic, loved the view. The TV became a major issue. We missed the Kennedy Awards and were very upset!
Manager response:
Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to tell us of your experience. We apologize for the disappointments you experienced. We do not advertise cable for this home, but there is streaming via Roku including a free channel with several viewing options. We would have been happy to drop off more supplies had we known they were needed and will be sure to discuss this with housekeeping. We hope to see you again!
Andrew K. Sep 2019
The house was gorgeous. The view is spectacular.
The only issue were the flies. Copious amounts.
Manager response:
Thank you for staying with us! It is the season for flies in this area. We provide fly swatters, and we have also ordered fly traps for guests that prefer those. We hope to see you again!
Stanley R. Aug 2019
Otters Rest was the perfect escape for my husband and I. We had never been to CA and for a first trip it was amazing! The Gualala location is so welcoming! The house was perfect for the two of us to celebrate our anniversary (and would definitely be a good fit for a family as well). We lived the whole experience!
Steven G. Aug 2019
The location is awesome, on a bluff overlooking the ocean. We saw whales swimming by while sitting on the deck. The house is very nice with everything we needed for our two night stay. The property manager was very responsive to a couple of questions we had. This was a great place to start our vacation!
Beverly D. Jul 2019
We live in the Phoenix area... this was the perfect time for us to visit Gualala. The home was everything we had hoped for. Beautiful view, comfortable furnishings indoor and out, and a nicely stocked kitchen. Loved seeing the local wildlife...deer, sea otters, a grey fox and a whale breaching on our last day!
Teresa M. Jul 2019
Out of 28 homes that I have rented over the last few years this is the best so far. If you cook they had top of the line pans, sharp cutting knifes, etc. not the cheap kitchen stuff a lot of homes have. Mattresses on the beds were comfortable, thick towels in the bathrooms, good water pressure in the house, all electronics worked great. The views from this home are postcard worthy! And if you go out on the deck at night the sky loaded with stars is truly beautiful, we could clearly see Jupiter. No light pollution at night makes star gazing a treat. And the home was very clean.
Dawn D. Jun 2019
Ottersrest is absolutely divine. The only negative about this property is that I wished for access to the small beach area below.
Adean R. Jun 2019
I don't want to say how much we loved this home because it will be booked always. Really nice to stay someplace with comfy furniture! And the view is amazing. The oven is noisy is about the worst we can say. Can't wait to come back!
Britanny H. Jun 2019
This was our first time ever renting a vacation home and we loved it. The house was clean and very comfortable. The location was amazing. We have already talked about going back next year!
Lorelei F. May 2019
We really enjoyed our stay at Otter’s Rest. The house has a great ocean view, was clean and close to the town of Gualala. We would definitely stay there again.
Deborah C. May 2019
Well appointed, very clean little house that was perfect for our family of four. Comfortable beds and loads of seating for everyone to relax and enjoy the terrific view.
Audra S. Apr 2019
We stayed for six days at Otters Rest and wish it could have been much longer. The home is perfect in all ways, views from the deck and inside are amazing looking down on a small private cove which changes throughout the day. The house is very well accommodated, clean, cozy and perfect for couples - we brought our dog and it was great with a small fenced dog yard to make things safe and easy. There is tons to do indoors with great tv, music setup, wood fire, and games e.t.c. and the house is located in a quiet neighborhood and a short walk to Gualala shops and restaurants. We did a lot of research on houses in the area before our visit and Otters Rest ticks all of the boxes and the photos and description online are very accurate. Whilst there are several great beaches and hikes nearby just sitting on the perch watching the day go by is very very relaxing. We saw many birds, deer and were rewarded with otters playing and resting just below in the cove most mornings - the home is aptly named.. Highly recommended and thanks for sharing this lovely home with us, we will definitely be back.
Alyssa C. Mar 2019
Otter's Rest is peaceful, clean, and well-appointed. The ocean views are unparalleled, and you can hear crashing waves from every room. It was everything I hoped for and more. I cannot wait to come back for another visit.
Austin W. Feb 2019
Nice place, gorgeous view, highly recommended!
JEFF J. Feb 2019
This house is beautiful and could not be in a better setting. The house is well appointed and the furnishings are very nice. I loved the swivel chairs so you can look out. The deck was wonderful and we saw dolphins several times. Getting in was very easy. The house was clean but there seemed to be an issue with ants however, they have traps out and it seemed to be working. We didn't need the wood heater but if we had, we didn't know how to work it. We did not use the extra room but it is great to have if you had more people. The town was really cute but the Mexican restaurant wasn't good and the pizza place spouted out all these reasons they couldn't fix a pizza but mainly they were ready to close and go home. Wouldn't fool with them. Make the drive up to Mendocino. Well worth it and one of our favorite places!! I would love to stay in the house again!
Renee C. Feb 2019
We had a great time. House had a great view. Even though we had a lot of rain we enjoyed looking at the ocean and watching the storm.
Kyle T. Jan 2019
Beautiful Oceanfront home. We saw tons of wildlife during our stay - Deer, otters, dolphins, sea lions, eagles - AMAZING!
Amber C. Jan 2019
What a wonderful place to be! It had great views with the Ocean right in front of you. Very comfortable , we cooked every night and had everything we needed. Listening to the surf at night was wonderful... we will definitely stay again! My son enjoyed the room with playroom with the futons and Tv.. he brought his Xbox and had a lot of fun. Thank you for a wonderful stay!
Gabrielle P. Dec 2018
We absolutely loved your home! The view is priceless and your home is just lovely! We will definitely be back.
Theresa S. Nov 2018
Large sunlit windows with expansive views of the ocean. Very comfortable.
Olivia T. Sep 2018
Otter’s Rest is incredible. The view is awesome from almost any room in the cottage. Otter’s Rest, is a quiet, clean, spacious and calming place. The cottage is modern, had everything we needed to feel at home. The location is great, it was an easy drive to all the beaches and sites we wanted to see in Gualala and The Sea Ranch. Not to mention the all-round breathtaking views! A lot of our time was spent out on the deck; whether it was enjoying a cup of coffee while watching the otters in the ocean below, reading a book or stargazing at night. Otter’s Rest is also close to the supermarkets and the dozens of restaurants and cafes. We have fallen in love with the Mendonoma coast and have been coming up for years. We have stayed at their home twice now. Otter’s Rest is one of our favorite places to stay in Gualala! I would definitely recommend coming up and staying here, even if it's just for a quick weekend getaway!
Amy Y. Sep 2018
My family and I stayed at Otter’s Rest this year and I have to say the view from this cottage is breath taking!!!! It’s so calming and relaxing. We loved sitting on the deck or in the recliners in the living, just taking in the view or whale watching. I can't say enough about the spectacular view we had of the ocean, even from the kitchen. Speaking of, we cooked a lot while we were there, the kitchen is very well equipped if cooking is your thing. There is also a wide selection of books or movies to choose from, if that’s your pleasure. There a lots of things to do around the area and you could easily walk to downtown Gualala. We can’t wait to go back again!!!!!