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1 bedroom, Internet
1 bedroom, Internet
Private Kitchen
1 bedroom, Internet

Malibu Mountain Retreat - Bring Your own Horses!

5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPeter Strauss Ranch6 min drive
    Popular LocationMalibou Lake10 min drive
    Popular LocationWestlake Village Golf Course15 min drive
    AirportLos Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.)54 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 2
500 sq ft
Bathroom 1
    Combined bath/shower
Bathroom 2
    No shower or bath

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Malibu Mountain Retreat - Bring Your own Horses!

Holiday home in Malibu with patio
Your host is legendary Outback horseman COLIN DANGAARD who is available to fit you and your horse with an Australian stock saddle while you vacation on site, and then ride out the gate with you to the amazing Santa Monica Mountains on trails Colin has ridden for three decades! He knows all the secrets. This is an opportunity for a unique and unforgettable adventure.

RIDERS' REST MALIBU is 500 square feet of living space with a fully-equipped kitchen, stocked refrigerator, tub shower, bathroom, WiFi, excellent cell reception, king-size bed, mountain views, lush lawns and gardens and, for $25.00 per horse, just below your room, 10,000 square feet of turnout paddock and covered stalls. You bring your own horse feed. The facility is designed for two people and two horses, but arrangements can be made to accommodate more. E-mail me with any/all questions you may have!

View my alternate accommodation and read the wonderful reviews on the same beautiful ranch property at Vrbo # 7299000. This unit is a luxury suite for two with an amazing hot tub!

You absolutely will not be disappointed with a stay at my Rider's Rest Malibu Retreat!

Rooms open to patios. Bathrooms include baths or showers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Colin E Dangaard

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)


Contactless social distancing
Property is kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • Car recommended


  • 1 bedroom


  • 1.5 bathrooms
  • Bath or shower

Outdoor areas

  • Patio


  • Near a laundromat

Location highlights

  • In the mountains
  • In a rural location
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital
  • Near a zoo

Things to do

  • Golf privileges
  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


  • Sleeps 2



Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, which will enable you to manage your booking
An adult aged 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking


Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Vrbo Property
Malibu Mountain Retreat Bring Your own Horses!
Malibu Mountain Retreat - Bring Your own Horses! Malibu

About this area


Located in Malibu, this holiday home is in a rural area and in the mountains. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Paradise Cove and Zuma Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Malibu Equestrian Park, or consider a night out at Malibu West Beach Club. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Peter Strauss Ranch - 6 min drive
  • Malibou Lake - 10 min drive
  • Malibu West Beach Club - 13 min drive
  • Broad Beach - 13 min drive
  • Westlake Village Golf Course - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Camarillo Station - 28 min drive
  • Los Angeles Intl. (LAX) - 58 min drive


  • The Rock Store - 7 min drive
  • Old Place Restaurant - 7 min drive
  • El Pollo Loco - 10 min drive
  • Adobe Cantina - 10 min drive
  • Ladyface Ale - 10 min drive

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5/5 Excellent

The host was very amicable and attentive.... great couple
The host was very amicable and attentive.... great couple

5/5 Excellent

BackBone Trail Hike
Colin was a complete angel....he seriously saved us on our hike. He made the impossible possible! We were very ambitious trying to complete the Backbone Trail in 2 1/2 days! We came in very late the second night & Colin was there at the trailhead to pick us up! Knowing how late it was he had food/dinner for us & drove us back to the trailhead early the next day! I would highly recommend using his accommodations for a “base camp.” Colin has incredible knowledge of the trails & could do a drop off/pick up service for you! You could also leave your belongings there instead of having to carry them on your back! We are so grateful we found Australian Saddle Co. Colin is full of knowledge, stories & local knowledge! Simply Wonderful.

5/5 Excellent

Malibu horse vacation
The property was nothing short of paradise. From the winding walkway that leads to the beautifully decorated Bunkhouse. A touch of the wild west combined with elegance. The room was thoughtfully stocked with all the amenities a weary traveller might need. I was so appreciative of the full kitchen. Colin's love for cooking comes through in the completeness of the kitchen wares. The highlight was the accommodation for my 2 horses . Its not easy to find a place where your horses are welcome and cared for while you take rest on the same property. The accommodation is right above the horse turnout where Colin provides a place for your horses. It was so awesome sleeping right above your horses!! There was plenty of room to park my horse trailer. Across the road from Colin"s place was an incredible 5 star restaurant and wine tasting facility which I took full advantage of the day following my arrival, but not before taking a guided horseback ride through beautiful Malibu parklands led by non other than Colin himself. The entire experience was so much more than I had ever imagined. There was a minimal guide price depending on the length of the ride. I chose a 2 hour ride; worth every cent!!