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Popular Accommodations in Big Sur

Villa for 20 people, with pool
20 pers., 7 bedrooms
Carmel Valley, Big Sur

from
$1,082
per night

Vacation house for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1.8mi to the beach
3.9
8 reviews
Big Sur

from
$131
per night

Vacation house for 10 people
10 pers., 4 bedrooms
Southern California

from
$222
per night

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Vacation Rentals in Big Sur

Vacation house for 3 people, with pool
3 pers., 1 bedroom
3.8
12 reviews
Carmel Valley, Big Sur

from
$99
per night

Bungalow for 6 people, with pool
6 pers., , 5mi to the beach
Big Sur

from
$259
per night

Villa for 14 people
14 pers., 7 bedrooms, 1mi to the beach
Big Sur

from
$1,443
per night

Vacation house for 7 people, with balcony, child-friendly
7 pers., 2 bedrooms, 915ft²
4.9
8 reviews
Lake Nacimiento, Southern California

from
$294
per night

Vacation house for 10 people, with terrace, child-friendly
10 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,798ft²
4.7
20 reviews
Big Sur

from
$299
per night

Vacation house for 4 people
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1.2mi to the beach
Big Sur

from
$115
per night

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Pet-friendly Vacation Rentals

Vacation house for 6 people, with terrace, child-friendly
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 990ft², 2mi to the beach
4.7
20 reviews
Big Sur

from
$219
per night

Vacation house for 8 people, with terrace
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 2,799ft², 1mi to the beach
5.0
21 reviews
Big Sur

from
$1,205
per night

Vacation house for 14 people, with pool
14 pers., 5 bedrooms, 1.7mi to the beach
Big Sur

from
$2,035
per night

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Vacation Rentals with Pool

Vacation house for 7 people, with pool
7 pers., 2 bedrooms, 5.1mi to the beach
Big Sur

from
$258
per night

Resort for 4 people, with terrace and pool as well as jacuzzi
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 0.8mi to the beach
4.0
199 reviews
Big Sur

from
$86
per night

Vacation house for 8 people, with pool
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,991ft²
Southern California

from
$323
per night

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Vacation Rentals with Internet

Resort for 4 people, child-friendly
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 323ft², 1.6mi to the beach
4.3
1325 reviews
Monterey, Big Sur

from
$87
per night

Vacation house for 7 people, with terrace
7 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,905ft²
4.4
20 reviews
Cambria, Southern California

from
$157
per night

Cottage for 6 people, with terrace
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,195ft²
4.7
20 reviews
Cambria, Southern California

from
$234
per 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 807
Pet allowed 134
Balcony/Terrace 674
TV 752
Air conditioning 318
Parking 722
Washing machine 675
Jacuzzi 143
Heating 692

Popular Destinations in Big Sur

Prices and availability

Prices

February
March
April
May
June
$655
Jan 16 - Jan 23
$524 per night
Jan 23 - Jan 30
$529 per night
Jan 30 - Feb 06
$501 per night
Feb 06 - Feb 13
$495 per night
Feb 13 - Feb 20
$502 per night
Feb 20 - Feb 27
$497 per night
Feb 27 - Mar 06
$543 per night
Mar 06 - Mar 13
$536 per night
Mar 13 - Mar 20
$570 per night
Mar 20 - Mar 27
$626 per night
Mar 27 - Apr 03
$509 per night
Apr 03 - Apr 10
$459 per night
Apr 10 - Apr 17
$530 per night
Apr 17 - Apr 24
$649 per night
Apr 24 - May 01
$655 per night
May 01 - May 08
$585 per night
May 08 - May 15
$640 per night
May 15 - May 22
$608 per night
May 22 - May 29
$548 per night
May 29 - Jun 05
$536 per night
Jun 05 - Jun 12
$484 per night
Jun 12 - Jun 19
$518 per night
Jun 19 - Jun 26
$544 per night
Jun 26 - Jul 03
$518 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

February
March
April
May
June
50 %
Jan 16 - Jan 23
17 %
Jan 23 - Jan 30
25 %
Jan 30 - Feb 06
34 %
Feb 06 - Feb 13
37 %
Feb 13 - Feb 20
34 %
Feb 20 - Feb 27
38 %
Feb 27 - Mar 06
41 %
Mar 06 - Mar 13
45 %
Mar 13 - Mar 20
45 %
Mar 20 - Mar 27
46 %
Mar 27 - Apr 03
43 %
Apr 03 - Apr 10
43 %
Apr 10 - Apr 17
44 %
Apr 17 - Apr 24
46 %
Apr 24 - May 01
48 %
May 01 - May 08
50 %
May 08 - May 15
50 %
May 15 - May 22
49 %
May 22 - May 29
48 %
May 29 - Jun 05
47 %
Jun 05 - Jun 12
48 %
Jun 12 - Jun 19
48 %
Jun 19 - Jun 26
48 %
Jun 26 - Jul 03
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.

FAQs: 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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