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$319
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Vacation rental for 10 people
10 pers., 4 bedrooms
4.8
(14 reviews)

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$739
per night

Vacation rental for 14 people, with pool and terrace as well as jacuzzi, child-friendly
14 pers., 6 bedrooms, 5,339ft²
4.6
(20 reviews)

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$377
per night

Log cabin for 6 people, with balcony
6 pers., 2 bedrooms
3.8
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$115
per night

Vacation rental for 4 people, with terrace
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1.2mi to the beachFREE cancellation

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$329
per night

Vacation rental for 10 people, with jacuzzi
10 pers., 3 bedroomsFREE cancellation
4.8
(14 reviews)

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$167
per night

Hotel for 2 people, with terrace
2 pers., 1 bedroomFREE cancellation
4.9
(65 reviews)
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$194
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with terrace, with pets
6 pers., 1 bedroomFREE cancellation
3.4
(13 reviews)

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$180
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people, with jacuzzi and garden
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 592ft²FREE cancellation
4.8
(75 reviews)

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$505
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with terrace
6 pers., 2 bedroomsFREE cancellation
4.6
(20 reviews)

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$102
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people, with garden and jacuzzi as well as pool, child-friendly
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 1.3mi to the beach
4.3
(1987 reviews)

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$1,434
per night

Vacation rental for 8 people, with balcony
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 2,799ft², 1mi to the beach
5.0
(21 reviews)

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$164
per night

Camping for 4 people, with jacuzzi and pool
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
5.0
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$354
per night

Vacation rental for 8 people, with pets
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1.2mi to the beach

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$593
per night

Vacation rental for 10 people, with pool, child-friendly
10 pers., 4 bedroomsFREE cancellation
5.0
(4 reviews)

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$233
per night

Vacation rental for 3 people, with jacuzzi and garden as well as pool, child-friendly
3 pers., 1 bedroomFREE cancellation
4.5
(157 reviews)
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$3,399
per night

Vacation rental for 12 people, with balcony and sauna as well as pool
12 pers., 6 bedrooms, 2.2mi to the beachFREE cancellation

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$1,167
per night

Vacation rental for 12 people, with pool and garden as well as view
12 pers., 5 bedrooms
5.0
(20 reviews)

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$370
per night

Vacation rental for 8 people, with pool
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,991ft²
4.4
(14 reviews)
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$589
per night

Vacation rental for 9 people, with garden
9 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,798ft²FREE cancellation
4.8
(20 reviews)

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$254
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with view and terrace
6 pers., 2 bedroomsFREE cancellation
4.7
(13 reviews)

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$711
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 850yd to the beachFREE cancellation
4.7
(8 reviews)
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Map

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 22
Pets allowed 9
Balcony/Terrace 18
TV 21
Air conditioning 18
Garden 5
Parking 20
Washing machine 19
Heating 18

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Prices and availability

Prices

May
June
July
August
September
$580
Apr 03 - Apr 10
$474 per night
Apr 10 - Apr 17
$499 per night
Apr 17 - Apr 24
$507 per night
Apr 24 - May 01
$533 per night
May 01 - May 08
$531 per night
May 08 - May 15
$525 per night
May 15 - May 22
$522 per night
May 22 - May 29
$565 per night
May 29 - Jun 05
$561 per night
Jun 05 - Jun 12
$496 per night
Jun 12 - Jun 19
$507 per night
Jun 19 - Jun 26
$520 per night
Jun 26 - Jul 03
$510 per night
Jul 03 - Jul 10
$497 per night
Jul 10 - Jul 17
$502 per night
Jul 17 - Jul 24
$536 per night
Jul 24 - Jul 31
$566 per night
Jul 31 - Aug 07
$532 per night
Aug 07 - Aug 14
$507 per night
Aug 14 - Aug 21
$487 per night
Aug 21 - Aug 28
$509 per night
Aug 28 - Sep 04
$580 per night
Sep 04 - Sep 11
$478 per night
Sep 11 - Sep 18
$494 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

May
June
July
August
September
55 %
Apr 03 - Apr 10
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Apr 10 - Apr 17
0 %
Apr 17 - Apr 24
5 %
Apr 24 - May 01
5 %
May 01 - May 08
10 %
May 08 - May 15
30 %
May 15 - May 22
20 %
May 22 - May 29
5 %
May 29 - Jun 05
15 %
Jun 05 - Jun 12
25 %
Jun 12 - Jun 19
10 %
Jun 19 - Jun 26
20 %
Jun 26 - Jul 03
45 %
Jul 03 - Jul 10
40 %
Jul 10 - Jul 17
25 %
Jul 17 - Jul 24
30 %
Jul 24 - Jul 31
45 %
Jul 31 - Aug 07
30 %
Aug 07 - Aug 14
40 %
Aug 14 - Aug 21
40 %
Aug 21 - Aug 28
55 %
Aug 28 - Sep 04
55 %
Sep 04 - Sep 11
50 %
Sep 11 - Sep 18
45 %
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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