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Popular Accommodations in Big Sur

Vacation house for 3 people, with pool and garden
3 pers., 1 bedroom
3.2
6 reviews
Carmel Valley, Big Sur
from
$93per night
Vacation house for 6 people, with terrace, with pets
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 990ft²
4.9
14 reviews
Big Sur
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$245per night
Vacation house for 2 people, with balcony
2 pers., 1 bedroom
4.7
8 reviews
Carmel Valley, Big Sur
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$148per night
Vacation house for 10 people, with garden, child-friendly
10 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,798ft²
4.9
20 reviews
Big Sur
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$294per night
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Vacation Rentals in Big Sur

Vacation house for 10 people, with garden, child-friendly
10 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,798ft²
4.9
20 reviews
Big Sur
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$294per night
Log cabin for 2 people, with terrace
2 pers., 1 bedroom
5.0
2 reviews
Southern California
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$116per night
Vacation house for 7 people, with balcony
7 pers., 2 bedrooms, 915ft²
4.8
6 reviews
Lake Nacimiento, Southern California
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$289per night
Vacation house for 8 people, with terrace
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 2,799ft²
4.7
20 reviews
Cambria, Southern California
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$336per night
Vacation house for 2 people, with terrace
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 1.4mi to the beach
4.3
7 reviews
Big Sur
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$246per night
Villa for 5 people, with pets
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 0.9mi to the beach
3.3
5 reviews
Big Sur
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$327per night
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Vacation Rentals where Pets Allowed

Vacation house for 6 people, with terrace, child-friendly
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 990ft², 2mi to the beach,
4.7
20 reviews
Big Sur
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$198per night
Vacation house for 6 people, with jacuzzi and pool as well as garden, child-friendly
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,195ft²,
4.4
17 reviews
Southern California
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$400per night
Vacation house for 8 people, with pool, child-friendly
8 pers., 4 bedrooms,
4.4
4 reviews
Big Sur
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$727per night
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Vacation Rentals with Pool

Vacation house for 2 people, with terrace and jacuzzi as well as pool
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 2,293ft²
Big Sur
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$85per night
Vacation house for 8 people, with pool and terrace, child-friendly
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 2,465ft²
Lake Nacimiento, Southern California
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$490per night
Vacation house for 12 people, with pool and terrace, with pets
12 pers., 4 bedrooms, 3,283ft²
5.0
2 reviews
Lake Nacimiento, Southern California
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$406per night
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Vacation Rentals with Internet

Vacation house for 7 people, with terrace
7 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,905ft²
4.5
20 reviews
Cambria, Southern California
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$148per night
Cottage for 4 people, with garden, child-friendly
4 pers., 1 bedroom
4.8
20 reviews
Big Sur
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$196per night
Mobile home for 6 people, with terrace
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,195ft²
4.9
20 reviews
Southern California
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$219per night
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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 993
Balcony/Terrace 830
TV 972
Air conditioning 353
Garden 379
Parking 891
Washing machine 840
Jacuzzi 176
Heating 810

Popular Destinations in Big Sur

Prices and availability

Prices

October
November
December
January
February
$477
Sep 19 - Sep 26
$402 per night
Sep 26 - Oct 03
$403 per night
Oct 03 - Oct 10
$411 per night
Oct 10 - Oct 17
$412 per night
Oct 17 - Oct 24
$416 per night
Oct 24 - Oct 31
$431 per night
Oct 31 - Nov 07
$424 per night
Nov 07 - Nov 14
$399 per night
Nov 14 - Nov 21
$406 per night
Nov 21 - Nov 28
$418 per night
Nov 28 - Dec 05
$423 per night
Dec 05 - Dec 12
$418 per night
Dec 12 - Dec 19
$420 per night
Dec 19 - Dec 26
$437 per night
Dec 26 - Jan 02
$447 per night
Jan 02 - Jan 09
$467 per night
Jan 09 - Jan 16
$445 per night
Jan 16 - Jan 23
$392 per night
Jan 23 - Jan 30
$425 per night
Jan 30 - Feb 06
$400 per night
Feb 06 - Feb 13
$353 per night
Feb 13 - Feb 20
$425 per night
Feb 20 - Feb 27
$440 per night
Feb 27 - Mar 06
$477 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

October
November
December
January
February
54 %
Sep 19 - Sep 26
4 %
Sep 26 - Oct 03
6 %
Oct 03 - Oct 10
7 %
Oct 10 - Oct 17
9 %
Oct 17 - Oct 24
14 %
Oct 24 - Oct 31
19 %
Oct 31 - Nov 07
26 %
Nov 07 - Nov 14
28 %
Nov 14 - Nov 21
35 %
Nov 21 - Nov 28
24 %
Nov 28 - Dec 05
30 %
Dec 05 - Dec 12
39 %
Dec 12 - Dec 19
41 %
Dec 19 - Dec 26
43 %
Dec 26 - Jan 02
39 %
Jan 02 - Jan 09
42 %
Jan 09 - Jan 16
46 %
Jan 16 - Jan 23
50 %
Jan 23 - Jan 30
54 %
Jan 30 - Feb 06
53 %
Feb 06 - Feb 13
52 %
Feb 13 - Feb 20
52 %
Feb 20 - Feb 27
54 %
Feb 27 - Mar 06
53 %
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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