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Highlights Cayucos

  • Street art
  • Tidepools
  • Surfing
  • Cayucos pier
  • Beaches
  • Dining

Best Vacation Rentals in Cayucos

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Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County
Vacation Rental • 797 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(10 reviews)
Freshly decorated - Crisp & Clean 2 bedroom, 1 bath Cottage1. Front Deck - Enjoy the front Deck with a peek of the Ocean. For entertaining there is a Propane Gas Grill in side yard. Comfortable Deck Chairs, Patio Table with 2 Chairs and a wrap-around bench. Beautiful Bird of Paradise frames a peek of the Ocean.2. Living Area - Enjoy the artwork in the Living Area done by our best friends from Colorado. Living area is furnished with a comfortable leather couch and chair & 2 linen comfy chairs to curl up and read a book or watch a movie on the 51" Direct TV or Blu Ray DVD Player. 3. 2...
from $123 / night
Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County
Vacation Rental • 2293 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(10 reviews)
Across the street from the beach, this newly remodeled and beautifully furnished 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home has the best of the best! Stunning views from the well-appointed chef's kitchen, dining area, living room and deck with full outdoor kitchen and al fresco dining area. Hardwood and travertine floors throughout. Smart TV's in every bedroom, Family Room and 2-car Garage (with Wii). New spa with seating for 6 in backyard, sitting area and fire pit. Everything is included for a fun family vacation or couples getaway. Relax on the upper deck and watch the dolphins and the beautiful sunsets. ...
from $552 / night
Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
(35 reviews)
Beautiful, completely restored in March 2020 Beach Front home. Great curb appeal, but even better view from the ocean side. Private stairs to the beach. Full view patio doors in great room open to let in the sea breezes. Beautiful wood floors throughout. Great surfing right from the backyard. Several additional great surf breaks in short walking distance. Surf fishing from the backyard. Great kayaking. Volleyball area in the cove.This home is a beautiful cottage built in the early 1900's and has been completely restored and updated with all of the creature comforts you need to relax and mak...
from $817 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Cayucos

$343for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
$434 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Cayucos

13%for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
38% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Cayucos

A charming coastal getaway

Cayucos is a small, charming coastal town on California’s central coast. The town is known for its rich history, pristine beaches, and cute Main Street strip with a variety of dining and shopping options. Cayucos is perfect for travelers seeking a laid-back California beach vacation without the crowds and in a non-commercialized area. The town offers a wide variety of vacation rental options with something suitable for every type of traveler.

An idyllic Cayucos vacation rental

Choose from a variety of beachy, modern vacation rentals along the breezy coastline of Cayucos. Oversized rentals are available for large groups and families, with plenty of bedrooms to sleep everyone and a fully equipped kitchen. Stay in a rental surrounded by palm trees and a lush garden as you enjoy the salty air and natural surroundings. The majority of rentals in Cayucos are detached without any neighboring properties so that you can enjoy the quiet and peace of nature. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.

Vacations in Cayucos

The area and getting around

Arriving in Cayucos

If you’ll be flying into Cayucos, the nearest airport is San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport, which is around 20 miles or a 27-minute drive. Taxis are available at the airport, as well as Uber and Lyft. If you plan to rent a car during your stay, car rental companies are available at the airport.

Getting around Cayucos

Cayucos is conveniently located between Los Angeles and San Francisco. It takes more or less 4 hours to get to either city from Cayucos. The town of Cayucos is quite walkable, and you can reach many of the main points of interest on foot. Renting bicycles is another great option for getting around.

Travelers and activities

Cayucos for families

The calm, charming town of Cayucos is perfect for families of all ages and offers a variety of fun activities to enjoy. Do a self-guided mural tour to see the colorful murals around the streets of the town. Simply walk down the Main Street and see how many of the colorful murals you can spot, kids will have a blast finding each new one. Head to Cayucos Beach during low tide to see starfish and a variety of marine species hanging out in the many tide pools around the area.

Cayucos for couples

Couples will find no shortage of fun things to discover in and around Cayucos. Head just north of Cayucos for a day trip to Estero State Park, where you can take a peaceful seaside walk on the picturesque beach. The beaches around Cayucos are popular among surfers and present a great opportunity to take surfing lessons. You can book surfing lessons or rent surfboards from a variety of surf companies in town.

Cayucos is the Spanish word for canoe or kayak.

Top 5 travel tips in Cayucos

1. Stroll along the Cayucos Pier and swim at Cayucos State Beach

Upon arriving in Cayucos, the first thing you’ll see is the iconic wooden pier that juts out into the water. Enjoy a delightful stroll along the pier, where you’ll see plenty of fishermen and spectacular sunsets.

2. Take a day trip to see the Piedras Blancas Light Station and elephant seals

Take a scenic 30-minute drive up the coast from Cayucos to Piedras Blancas lighthouse. This historic light station has been in use since the 1800s, and you can take a guided tour of the lighthouse and grounds to learn all about the history of the monument. After a tour of the lighthouse, head to the beach in Piedras Blancas where you can spot elephant seals on the shore year round.

3. Browse the shops in downtown Cayucos

The Main Street strip of downtown Cayucos runs parallel to the ocean shoreline and is filled with colorful shops, cafés, antique stores, art galleries, and fantastic restaurants. Spend an afternoon leisurely strolling the street, popping into the different shops and boutiques, and walking over to the ocean for scenic views of the coastline. There’s a weekly Farmer’s Market every Friday between Memorial Day and Labor Day where you can find local produce, fresh-baked bread, jam, and fresh flowers.

4. Sip wine at Cayucos Cellars

Nestled in the hills of Cayucos is the family owned Cayucos Cellars. This is your chance to try spectacular wines made right in Cayucos. Here you can enjoy tastings of the house-made wines, or purchase a bottle or a glass of wine to enjoy at home.

5. Eat delicious food

Cayucos is full of countless top-rated eateries to try out. For healthy, gluten-free and vegan options, head to The Hidden Kitchen, which offers a creative menu with smoothies and unique dishes. For outdoor dining, eat dinner at the Lunada Garden Bistro, which serves fresh seafood dishes and classic American-style fare.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Cayucos

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

We can see from last year that Cayucos had an average price of $473 per night, a relatively high one compared to the cities in the USA.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Cayucos?

Travelers who want to save as much as possible travel to Cayucos in May, February, or April, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $410, $431, and $433 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Cayucos?

Last year, the month that had the highest annual average in Cayucos was November, with an average price of $559 per night. This was followed by June, with an average of $532, and then August, with $512.

Is Cayucos a good location for a last-minute getaway?

When planning a vacation to Cayucos, we recommend you to plan ahead as 88% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

Which months offer the highest availability?

September, December and January are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that have the largest number of properties free, with an average availability of 30%, 30%, and 25%. However, even during these periods of time, when the availability is the highest, the average is just 28%. So we highly recommend you always book a little in advance to make sure you get the rental of your dreams.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Cayucos?

In Cayucos we have an extensive catalog of approximately 110 properties, with options of all kinds, thanks to our 2 local and international providers.

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