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Popular Accommodations in Big Sur
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$264
per night

Cottage for 4 people
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 743ft²
FREE cancellation
5.0
(20 reviews)

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$187
per night

Vacation rental for 5 people, with terrace
5 pers., 2 bedrooms
FREE cancellation
4.7
(4 reviews)

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$146
per night

Vacation rental for 4 people, with garden and view
4 pers., 1 bedroom
5.0
(20 reviews)
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$1,533
per night

Vacation rental for 8 people, with terrace, with pets
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 550yd to the beach
FREE cancellation
5.0
(3 reviews)

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$129
per night

Lodge for 4 people
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 194ft², 1.1mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
3.9
(247 reviews)

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$1,034
per night

Vacation rental for 4 people
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 9mi to the beach
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Vacation Rentals in Big Sur
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$138
per night

Cottage for 5 people, with garden, child-friendly
5 pers., 1 bedroom, 592ft², 1.3mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
4.4
(2 reviews)

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$522
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with balcony
6 pers., 2 bedrooms
FREE cancellation
3.8

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$232
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom

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$471
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 0.9mi to the beach
5.0

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$592
per night

Vacation rental for 8 people
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1.8mi to the beach
4.7
(22 reviews)

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$352
per night

Vacation rental for 8 people, with balcony, with pets
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1.2mi to the beach
5.0
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Pet-friendly Vacation Rentals
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$194
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with balcony
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 2.3mi to the beach, Pets allowed
4.9
(13 reviews)

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$509
per night

Vacation rental for 8 people, with garden, with pets
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1.3mi to the beach, Pets allowed
4.9
(2 reviews)

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$145
per night

Vacation rental for 4 people, with pool and jacuzzi as well as garden, child-friendly
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 344ft², 0.9mi to the beach, Pets allowed
4.1
(1671 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Pool
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$601
per night

Vacation rental for 8 people, with pool
8 pers., 3 bedrooms
FREE cancellation
4.5
(19 reviews)

from
$162
per night

Camping for 4 people, with pool and jacuzzi
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 398ft²
5.0

from
$85
per night

Vacation rental for 4 people, with jacuzzi and pool as well as terrace
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 0.8mi to the beach
3.9
(462 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Internet
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from
$320
per night

Vacation rental for 10 people
10 pers., 3 bedrooms
4.9
(15 reviews)

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$740
per night

Vacation rental for 8 people
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 800yd to the beach

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$351
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with jacuzzi and garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,292ft²
FREE cancellation
4.5
(8 reviews)
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Highlights 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 19
Balcony/Terrace 10
TV 17
Air conditioning 10
Garden 9
Parking 18

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Prices and availability

Prices

August
September
October
November
December
January
$571
Jul 24 - Jul 31
$548 per night
Jul 31 - Aug 07
$516 per night
Aug 07 - Aug 14
$504 per night
Aug 14 - Aug 21
$524 per night
Aug 21 - Aug 28
$549 per night
Aug 28 - Sep 04
$571 per night
Sep 04 - Sep 11
$537 per night
Sep 11 - Sep 18
$514 per night
Sep 18 - Sep 25
$565 per night
Sep 25 - Oct 02
$567 per night
Oct 02 - Oct 09
$514 per night
Oct 09 - Oct 16
$481 per night
Oct 16 - Oct 23
$461 per night
Oct 23 - Oct 30
$488 per night
Oct 30 - Nov 06
$559 per night
Nov 06 - Nov 13
$517 per night
Nov 13 - Nov 20
$438 per night
Nov 20 - Nov 27
$488 per night
Nov 27 - Dec 04
$499 per night
Dec 04 - Dec 11
$0 per night
Dec 11 - Dec 18
$545 per night
Dec 18 - Dec 25
$569 per night
Dec 25 - Jan 01
$548 per night
Jan 01 - Jan 08
$514 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

August
September
October
November
December
January
54 %
Jul 24 - Jul 31
6 %
Jul 31 - Aug 07
4 %
Aug 07 - Aug 14
9 %
Aug 14 - Aug 21
11 %
Aug 21 - Aug 28
28 %
Aug 28 - Sep 04
27 %
Sep 04 - Sep 11
31 %
Sep 11 - Sep 18
31 %
Sep 18 - Sep 25
34 %
Sep 25 - Oct 02
47 %
Oct 02 - Oct 09
47 %
Oct 09 - Oct 16
52 %
Oct 16 - Oct 23
45 %
Oct 23 - Oct 30
45 %
Oct 30 - Nov 06
50 %
Nov 06 - Nov 13
52 %
Nov 13 - Nov 20
50 %
Nov 20 - Nov 27
38 %
Nov 27 - Dec 04
47 %
Dec 04 - Dec 11
54 %
Dec 11 - Dec 18
52 %
Dec 18 - Dec 25
54 %
Dec 25 - Jan 01
52 %
Jan 01 - Jan 08
52 %
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.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Big Sur

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Big Sur?

We can see from our data that Big Sur has an average price of $460.84 per night, a relatively high one under the destinations in the USA.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Big Sur?

After analyzing our data from last year, the months that hurt your pocket the least in Big Sur are November, December and February, with average prices of $430.28, $435.85, and $437.81, respectively.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Big Sur?

Analyzing the data from 2020, we found that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of August ($503.04), September ($494.66), and January ($480.6).

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Big Sur well in advance?

If you decide to put Big Sur on your bucket list, we recommend planning your vacation ahead of time because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 85% of rentals booked in the year 2020.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, April (with an availability of 33%), January (31%), and May (27.2%), according to the trends observed in 2020.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Big Sur?

According to data from 2020, the months with the fewest housing options available in Big Sur are, in order, October (with 5.2% of available rentals), August (5.4%), and November (5.5%).

How many rentals are there in Big Sur?

Holidu has around 1100 properties in Big Sur, provided by 6 different partners.

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