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VW California Beach Camper Van Rental

The perfect family motorhome for five people. The 3-seat rear bench has “Isofix” fixtures so you can easily strap in a children’s car seat. The bench can also be transformed into a bed by simply folding the seat down. The VW T6.1 California Beach, otherwise known as the Beach Hostel at roadsurfer, offers space for all you and your family thanks to the manual pop-up roof which has two more sleeping spaces. It also comes with a small pull-out kitchen unit with a gas cooker and a 61 fl. oz gas bottle as well as a portable cooler with a 8 gallon capacity so you can keep your drinks cool! Rent your camper and enjoy maximum flexibility! Please note that this model is only available in certain countries in Europe.

Starting from $ 65 / night

Advantages at a glance

150 hp diesel / DCT automation

Manually operated pop-up roof

5 beds

Original VW air heater

ACC, cruise control & park assist

Cooler and pull-out kitchen unit

Your Beach Hostel equipment

Sitting & Sleeping

✓ 5 Seats
Both front seats can be rotated

✓ 4-5 Sleeping spaces
2 adults below on the fixed bed (L 6’3″ x W 4′-4’3″) and 2 adults above on the pop-up roof (Bed surface L 6’7″ x W 4’5″)

✓ Manual pop-up roof
Extra big bed surface in the pop-up roof (L 6’7″ x W 4’5″)

✓ Shade blind
For all windows (even for the windscreen)

Eating & Cooking

✓ Kitchen Box
Includes camping pots and a pan, espresso cooker, coffee cups, glasses, plates, small bowls and silverware (for 4 people), silverware for children, cooking utensils, salad bowls, small knives and a bowl for washing up

Water & Electricity

✓ Power connection and 2nd camping battery
230V socket on the inside and a 230V power connection on the outside with an extension cable and a connection Schuko socket for electricity at the campsite

Summer & Winter Equipment

✓ Seat heating
For the driver and passenger seat

✓ Air conditioning
When the engine is turned off

✓ Awning

✓ A camping table + two camping chairs
For exterior use


Technical information, driving and parking

150 hp, automatic

Length: 16'5" | Width: 7'7"(with outside mirror) | Height: 6'6"

Always specify the length of 20 feet in case you book a ferry


Automatic distance control

Original VW navigational device

Rear view camera & pilot parking system in the front and back

Car Net App Connect

Interface for mobile navigation

Original VW heating

Multifunctional steering wheel

Isofix System

2 connections on the rear seats

Driver and guest compartment automatic air conditioning

Bluetooth, MP3, Radio, CD

Heated driver- and co-driver

All-season tires

Cruise Control

New vehicles

First registration this year or previous year

Optional bookable equipment

optional bookable equipment

Bicycle carrier on the tailgate (including a warning sign required for travel to Italy or Spain)

$6 per night

1 additional camping chair 

one-time payment of $12.50 per booking

Additional camping table

one-time payment of $20 per booking

Car Seat for Children

1-3 & 4-12 year olds

Roof rack (two-bar system for surfboards, boxes, etc.)

one-time payment of $45 per booking - max. 66 pounds with open roof

Portable camping toilet

one-time payment of $39 per booking

Bed linen 1 person (pillow, sheet, blanket)

30$ one-time payment per booking

Home is Where You Park It!

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Campingtable and Chair at a sunny beach spot


Yes. roadsurfer does not have a mileage restriction. Drive as far as you want & have fun!

Stay flexible when you travel with roadsurfer. You can cancel or rebook your road trip up to 2 days before your departure with our FLEX option.

Read all cancellation conditions in our Terms and Conditions.

There is a variety of camping equipment which can be rented from roadsurfer. A roof-rack for your surfboard, colorful campervan bedding or a child’s seat are just a few examples of your optional extras. Check out our equipment page for more information.

Of course you can let us know if you don’t want to take along a porta-potty or other equipment which you had booked. However, we unfortunately cannot refund such equipment (bike rack for example) as we plan and purchase according to these bookings in advance. We ask for your understanding that equipment cannot be cancelled separately.

Sadly, this is not possible. You can collect or bring back your camper van from Mondays to Saturdays. Our offices are closed on Sundays and public holidays.

Young drivers under the age of 21 can rent and drive our campervans. However, you do have to be in possession of your license for at least one year. The rental price includes 2 drivers. If you as the renter or driver are under the age of 23, please note that the deductible in case of an accident/damage  is increased to €2500. By booking the Advanced or Complete insurance package, the deductible for young drivers can be respectively reduced to €1500 or €500.

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