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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.
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The area and getting around
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
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
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
What was the average price for a vacation rental in Cayucos in 2020, during the corona crisis?
We can see from our data that Cayucos has an average price of $454.05 per night, a relatively high one compared to the cities in the USA.
Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?
]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Cayucos are March ($373.8 the average per night for accommodation), February ($393.93), and January ($410.44).
When does the price of vacation rentals in Cayucos go up the most?
When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Cayucos, the months when it is most expensive are, in order of highest to lowest, April, September and June, with average prices per night of $518.82, $505.99, and $502.71, respectively.
Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Cayucos?
If you decide to put Cayucos on your bucket list, we recommend organizing your travels well in advance because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 92% of rentals booked in the year 2020.
What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?
In 2020, the months with the largest number of available properties of the year in Cayucos were May, April and January, with average availabilities of 28.8%, 27%, and 21.2%, respectively.
When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Cayucos?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is July (fully booked). Followed by August (0.8%), and October (1%).
How many vacation rentals are there in Cayucos?
We have 20 rentals for you in Cayucos, provided by our 2 local and international partners.