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Vacation house for 4 people, with garden
4.8
20 reviews
Pacific Grove, Big Sur
from
$297per night
Vacation house for 4 people, with balcony/terrace
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1.2mi to the beach
4.7
18 reviews
Big Sur
from
$225per night
Vacation house for 5 people, with balcony/terrace
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,345ft², 950yd to the beach
5.0
20 reviews
Big Sur
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$507per night
Vacation house for 4 people, with pool
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,335ft²
4.9
20 reviews
Cambria, Southern California
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$367per night
Vacation house for 6 people, with balcony/terrace
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 2,293ft²
4.9
20 reviews
Cambria, Southern California
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$256per night
Vacation house for 6 people, with balcony/terrace
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 2,045ft²
5.0
20 reviews
Cambria, Southern California
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$477per night
Vacation house for 6 people, with balcony/terrace
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 2,045ft², 1.3mi to the beach
5.0
20 reviews
Pacific Grove, Big Sur
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$614per night
Cottage for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedroom
5.0
115 reviews
Southern California
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$125per night
Vacation house for 5 people, with balcony/terrace
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,098ft², 1mi to the beach
4.7
20 reviews
Pacific Grove, Big Sur
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$430per night
Cottage for 4 people, with garden
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
4.7
20 reviews
Southern California
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$263per night
Vacation house for 4 people, with balcony/terrace
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,292ft²
4.4
20 reviews
Carmel Valley, Big Sur
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$231per night
Vacation house for 4 people, with garden
5.0
20 reviews
El Paso de Robles, Southern California
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$207per night
Cottage for 6 people, with balcony/terrace
6 pers., 1 bedroom, 689ft², 750yd to the beach
4.9
14 reviews
Pacific Grove, Big Sur
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$260per night
Vacation house for 4 people, with garden
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
5.0
4 reviews
Southern California
from
$177per night
Log cabin for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 441ft²
4.8
20 reviews
Southern California
from
$236per night
Log cabin for 2 people, with balcony/terrace
2 pers., 1 bedroom
5.0
2 reviews
Southern California
from
$139per night
Bungalow for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom
5.0
22 reviews
El Paso de Robles, Southern California
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$142per night
Log cabin for 4 people, with garden
4.8
144 reviews
Cambria, Southern California
from
$166per night
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Highlights in Big Sur

  • Carmel River State Beach
  • Hike and Fish in Big Sur State Park
  • Travel along 17-mile drive
  • Los Padres National Forest
  • Take photos at Bixby Creek Bridge
  • Henry Miller Memorial Library

Most popular in Big Sur

Internet 1,227
Pet allowed 352
Balcony/Terrace 1,012
TV 1,207
Air conditioning 407
Garden 485
Parking 1,119
Washing machine 1,058
Heating 1,016

Prices and availability

Prices

May
June
July
August
September
$423
Apr 11 - Apr 18
$363 per night
Apr 18 - Apr 25
$363 per night
Apr 25 - May 02
$385 per night
May 02 - May 09
$376 per night
May 09 - May 16
$376 per night
May 16 - May 23
$391 per night
May 23 - May 30
$416 per night
May 30 - Jun 06
$423 per night
Jun 06 - Jun 13
$404 per night
Jun 13 - Jun 20
$398 per night
Jun 20 - Jun 27
$400 per night
Jun 27 - Jul 04
$394 per night
Jul 04 - Jul 11
$397 per night
Jul 11 - Jul 18
$407 per night
Jul 18 - Jul 25
$393 per night
Jul 25 - Aug 01
$399 per night
Aug 01 - Aug 08
$414 per night
Aug 08 - Aug 15
$412 per night
Aug 15 - Aug 22
$406 per night
Aug 22 - Aug 29
$396 per night
Aug 29 - Sep 05
$407 per night
Sep 05 - Sep 12
$404 per night
Sep 12 - Sep 19
$396 per night
Sep 19 - Sep 26
$411 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

May
June
July
August
September
51 %
Apr 11 - Apr 18
32 %
Apr 18 - Apr 25
33 %
Apr 25 - May 02
32 %
May 02 - May 09
44 %
May 09 - May 16
42 %
May 16 - May 23
37 %
May 23 - May 30
36 %
May 30 - Jun 06
41 %
Jun 06 - Jun 13
40 %
Jun 13 - Jun 20
39 %
Jun 20 - Jun 27
40 %
Jun 27 - Jul 04
39 %
Jul 04 - Jul 11
41 %
Jul 11 - Jul 18
41 %
Jul 18 - Jul 25
39 %
Jul 25 - Aug 01
37 %
Aug 01 - Aug 08
37 %
Aug 08 - Aug 15
37 %
Aug 15 - Aug 22
37 %
Aug 22 - Aug 29
47 %
Aug 29 - Sep 05
48 %
Sep 05 - Sep 12
48 %
Sep 12 - Sep 19
51 %
Sep 19 - Sep 26
47 %
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation Rentals in Big Sur

Rent a Fully-equipped Vacation House in Big Sur

Big Sur is one of America's prime vacation spots and cabins, cottages, condos, apartments and B&B holiday rentals are plentiful. Visitors can choose wooden homes at the sea or modern lock-up-and-go apartments. Homes and resorts are usually close to beaches and view sites.

Conveniently Located Seaside Cabins and Apartments

Many cabins, cottages and apartments in Big Sur are located close to mountain view sites, ocean view sites and beaches that you can walk to. There are numerous vacation rentals available within the Big Sur state park, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, at the Big Sur Inn, San Simeon and along the Big Sur River.

Holiday In Big Sur

Orientation

One of California's most beautiful destinations

Big Sur is a maritime region in California. It is located between the iconic cities of San Francisco and San Jose. To the south, you will find {{Los Angeles}{ID}} and Long Beach. Most of the Big Sur State Park hugs the coastline and features beautiful ocean views, beaches and mountain slopes.

Getting to Know Big Sur

Most of the Big Sur coastline lies in Central California. Highway 1 runs all along the coast. The park's boundaries follow the rugged Californian coast along the Pacific Ocean. It is situated near the Santa Lucia Mountains. Cone Peak is a notable Big Sur landmark and one of the tallest in the USA.

How to Reach Big Sur

The Big Sur Valley is located in Monterey County, approximately twenty-six miles south of Carmel. The valley is encircled by the Los Padres National Forest and Ventana Wilderness Area. Visitors can reach Big Sur via Monterey, San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland Airports.

Activities

A great destination for Ocean Enthusiasts

Big Sur is a prime spot for maritime activities. It is ideal for those that want to SCUBA dive, jet-ski, rent a boat, take cruises, surf or sailboard. You can go whale and dolphin watching, snorkelling and kayaking. Avid surfers will find excellent waves for all levels.

A Pristine Hiking Area

You will be pleasantly surprised by the beautiful hikes and walks in this pristine wilderness area. The McWay Waterfall Trail, Ewoldson Trail and Pfeiffer Falls Trail are great ways to see the forest and wilderness up close and learn more about the trees, flowers and animals that live in the area.

Heaven for Stressed-Out Travellers

Big Sur is a great place to relax on the beach and do nothing, visit a spa, sit on a mountain top and think or laze in a hammock for the day. The wildness of the area is a very healing aspect of Big Sur.

The name "Big Sur" is derived from the area's original name, as listed on old maps and records. The area was once an unexplored wilderness, known as El Sur Grande or "The Big South' which was adapted to "Big Sur" once more formal maps were created.

Top 5 Things to Do in Big Sur

1.Hiking in Big Sur State Park

There are numerous trails to enjoy in the area, offering beautiful views of the coastline and ocean. Trails offer walks and hikes for all levels, from gentle strolls to more advanced hikes.

2. Travel Along 17 Mile Drive

This scenic drive winds along the Pebble Beach area and then continues through Pacific Grove along the peninsula. It provides breath taking views of the Pacific coastline. From this road you can view Bird Rock, Lone Cypress and the Del Monte Forest as well as local golfing spots, towering mansions and forests.

3.Walk Through Los Padres National Forest

This beautiful area stretches over 1.7 million acres along the Monterey coastline. You can drive through the area and experience excellent views with photo opportunities, view sites and stops for picnics or walk and hike some of the trails in the forest.

4.Visit the Henry Miller Memorial Library

Famous author Henry Miller made his home in Big Sur and the memorial library features his important works. It also hosts events from May to October including the Big Sur International Short Film Screening and live performances from bands like the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

5.Take Photos of Bixby Creek Bridge

The graceful architecture of the bridge and beauty of the surrounding landscape makes it a popular place to take photos. Opened in 1932, the Bixby Bridge is 218 meters long and built over a steep canyon.

Useful Information

Music Concerts and Events

The area is host to several music concerts and events all year round, so not only can you enjoy relaxing days, you can also sit back and enjoy some wine while you listen to your favorite music artists as the sun sets over the mountains.

FAQ: Frequently asked questions about vacation rentals in Big Sur

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Big Sur?

With an average price of $383.22 per night, Big Sur lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Big Sur?

If it is your aim to save as much as possible during your vacation to Big Sur, pack your bags and travel there in March ($325.46 per night on average), May ($354.91), or February ($364.24), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Big Sur go up the most?

Analyzing the data from 2019, we found that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of September ($425.1), August ($419.51), and July ($414.58).

Is Big Sur a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It is recommended that you book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Big Sur, as only 26% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The months when it's the easiest to find available accommodation in Big Sur are May (the average amount of properties that are available reached 47.25% of the total in 2019), April (41.5%), and June (40.6%).

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Big Sur?

The accommodations in Big Sur reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 8.2%. The second most requested month is September, with 14.5%, and third is October with 14.75%.

Are there many rentals in Big Sur?

Holidu has around 1400 properties in Big Sur, provided by 7 different partners.

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