Vacation rentals in Monterey

Vacation rentals in Monterey

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Vacation Rentals in Monterey

Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard in Monterey
from
$547
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard
2 pers.1 bedroom248ft²1.8mi to the beach
4.5
(24 reviews)
Hotel for 2 people, with terrace and sauna as well as hot tub in Monterey
from
$151
per night
Hotel for 2 people, with terrace and sauna as well as hot tub
2 pers.1 bedroom1.5mi to the beach
4.4
(559 reviews)
Hotel for 2 people, with pool and view, with pets in Monterey
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$143
per night
Hotel for 2 people, with pool and view, with pets
2 pers.1 bedroom1mi to the beach
3.8
(1286 reviews)
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Vacation rental for 4 people, with yard and hot tub as well as pool, kid friendly in Monterey
from
$127
per night
Vacation rental for 4 people, with yard and hot tub as well as pool, kid friendly
4 pers.1 bedroom344ft²0.9mi to the beach
4.0
(1849 reviews)
Hotel for 4 people, with terrace, kid friendly in Monterey
from
$66
per night
Hotel for 4 people, with terrace, kid friendly
4 pers.1 bedroom1.5mi to the beach
3.7
(1682 reviews)
Vacation rental for 5 people, with terrace and pool as well as hot tub in Monterey
from
$128
per night
Vacation rental for 5 people, with terrace and pool as well as hot tub
5 pers.1 bedroom1.8mi to the beach
4.5
(3185 reviews)
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Vacation rentals with free cancellation

Hotel for 2 people in Monterey
from
$46
per night
Hotel for 2 people
2 pers.1 bedroom248ft²0.7mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
3.8
(1803 reviews)
Hotel for 2 people, with terrace and view in Monterey
from
$175
per night
Hotel for 2 people, with terrace and view
2 pers.1 bedroom1.7mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
4.5
(2895 reviews)
Hotel for 2 people in Monterey
from
$47
per night
Hotel for 2 people
2 pers.1 bedroom0.8mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
3.1
(701 reviews)
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Pet-friendly Vacation Rentals

Hotel for 4 people, with pool and terrace, with pets in Monterey
from
$50
per night
Hotel for 4 people, with pool and terrace, with pets
4 pers.1 bedroom0.8mi to the beach
3.2
(558 reviews)
Vacation rental for 6 people in Monterey
from
$166
per night
Vacation rental for 6 people
6 pers.2 bedrooms775ft²1.6mi to the beach
Hotel for 5 people, with yard, with pets in Monterey
from
$111
per night
Hotel for 5 people, with yard, with pets
5 pers.1 bedroom1.7mi to the beach
4.3
(3365 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Pool

Vacation rental for 6 people, with yard and pool in Monterey
from
$241
per night
Vacation rental for 6 people, with yard and pool
6 pers.3 bedrooms1,044ft²0.8mi to the beach
5.0
Hotel for 4 people, with pool, kid friendly in Monterey
from
$49
per night
Hotel for 4 people, with pool, kid friendly
4 pers.1 bedroom0.7mi to the beach
4.2
(2208 reviews)
Hotel for 4 people, with hot tub and pool in Monterey
from
$79
per night
Hotel for 4 people, with hot tub and pool
4 pers.1 bedroom1.7mi to the beach
3.9
(1301 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Internet

Hotel for 2 people, with view, kid friendly in Monterey
from
$38
per night
Hotel for 2 people, with view, kid friendly
2 pers.1 bedroom1.8mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
3.5
(564 reviews)
Hotel for 6 people, with terrace, kid friendly in Monterey
from
$109
per night
Hotel for 6 people, with terrace, kid friendly
6 pers.1 bedroom1.7mi to the beach
4.5
(1081 reviews)
Hotel for 2 people in Monterey
from
$50
per night
Hotel for 2 people
2 pers.1 bedroom0.7mi to the beach
3.7
(1273 reviews)
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Highlights Monterey

  • Historical town
  • Animal watching
  • Exquisite Seafood
  • Charming beach town
  • Outdoor activities
  • Wine tasting

Most popular in Monterey

Pool 4
Internet 15
Pets allowed 5
Balcony/Terrace 7
TV 14
Air conditioning 2

Prices and availability

Prices

$539
June
July
August
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October
Average price per week

Availabilities

11 %
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Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Monterey

Charming rental locations

Monterey, known for its exquisite seafood and diverse marine life, is a gorgeous bay and peninsula combining beautiful wildlife with rich history. Travelers searching for a serene destination where they can be close to nature yet still enjoy gorgeous beaches, historical buildings and nightlife, will not be disappointed in Monterey. Of course, you will also find plenty of fun activities to keep you busy during your trip. Our vacation properties are located right in the best areas of Monterey near the ocean, so you won’t miss anything.

Cozy independent rentals

Perfect for couples and families, most of these elegant, spacious rentals come fully equipped to ensure you have a comfortable stay in Monterey. A few of them provide breakfast and have unique amenities such as a jacuzzi, fireplace and garden. Perfect for a romantic getaway or a vacation with family. The stylish interior and photo-worthy exterior is just what you need to kick off your vacation. Have breakfast in the garden as you plan your itinerary for the day.

Vacations in Monterey

The area and getting around

A seaside bay full of nature

Monterey County is uniquely both a bay and peninsula. Visitors love coming here for its scenic walks, historical cathedrals, heritage villages and vivid marine life. Monterey Coast Guard Pier is a great place to observe Monterey’s diverse sea life. You will likely see coastal birds, sea lions, otters, and harbor seals. If you venture inland, you might see the hills dotted with wildflowers, hear the sound of birds, and spot other wild animals. Perfect for a relaxing stroll. San Francisco is just north of Monterey.

An area full of food and wine

Head down to downtown Monterey for unique shopping, wine tasting and restaurants. For a taste of some of the best local eats in the area, go to A Taste of Monterey Wine and Market Bistro. Monterey is chiefly known for its fresh seafood and clam chowder. The downtown is also a great place to sample California wines. Monterey is a great stepping stone to the many excellent wineries in nearby Carmel Valley. Some of the wineries in Carmel Valley are so close to each other that you can reach them by foot.

Travelers and activities

Monterey for Animal and Nature lovers

Outdoor lovers will find plenty to do in Monterey including kayaking, paddleboarding and golfing. Moss Landing, located on Monterey Bay, is a great place for viewing whales and marine life. Along with its many attractions, it also has a sandy beach. For a cruise tour of the largest wetlands in California, check out Elkhorn Slough Safari Nature Tours. Point Lobos State Natural Reserve is perfect for hiking, scuba diving, and much more. Often referred to as the "the crown jewel of the State Park System", it rewards visitors with incredibly rich flora and fauna, archaeological sites, and precious geological formations.

Monterey for Art aficionados

The Monterey Museum of Art, featuring American and California works, has several unique programs and exhibitions every year, ensuring visitors always have something new and exciting to see. For a full Monterey Art Museum experience, be sure to visit both locations on Pacific Street and Via Miranda. Art fans will appreciate the Monterey History & Art Association’s permanent El Salvador Dali exhibition. Thanks to the Piterman family, who donated the art, the collection hosts 580 of Dali’s iconic works. Also, be sure to capture photos of Monterey’s street art scattered across the Peninsula.

Monterey’s huge aquarium helps preserve over 35,000 species of animals including many rare, threatened fish.

Top 5 travel tips in Monterey

1. Go Whale watching

Whale watching can be an inspiring, life-changing event as you watch these marine giants gracefully breach the surface. One of the best ways to experience this awe-inspiring event is to book a tour. However, whales can also be spotted from the shore, as well as dolphins and porpoises.

2. Marvel at the aquarium

While in Monterey, one of the things you must do is visit the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. You will learn about marine environments, see amazing sea animals as well as fascinating exhibits like the aviary and penguin exhibits. This incredible aquarium will amaze both adults and children alike.

3. Take a scenic stroll at Pacific Grove

Located on the Northernmost tip of Monterey’s Peninsula, visitors will want to check out the historical town of Pacific Grove. Here you will find monarch butterflies, historical homes, beautiful coastline and the iconic Point Pinos Lighthouse. Perfect for a quiet stroll away from city life. Beach lovers will enjoy spending time at Asilomar Beach.

4. Spend the day at Carmel by the Sea

Located on Monterey’s southern peninsula, Carmel By the Sea is a gorgeous, charming historical village. Here, visitors will find unique sights such as fairy tale cottages, the Carmel Mission, European-style village architecture and some of the most beautiful beaches in California.

5. Take a walk in Cannery Row

Before it became popular with tourists for its waterfront shops and restaurants, Cannery Row once served as the center of Monterey’s sardine canning industry. The area went through a revival in the 1960s and now is a must-see for visitors to the area. Come and check out the views of the bay, wine tasting rooms, boutiques, small gardens, art galleries and more.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Monterey

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Monterey in 2020, during coronavirus pandemic?

Monterey is one of the most expensive cities in the USA. The costs for a vacation rental here amount to around $368.03 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Monterey?

]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit Monterey are November ($292.19 the average per night for accommodation), December ($317.12), and October ($343.7).

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Monterey?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental in Monterey, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of April (with an average of $422.48 per night), followed by May ($406.33), and August ($401.73).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Monterey?

If you decide to put Monterey on your bucket list, we recommend planning your visit long before you go because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 92% of rentals booked in the year 2020.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

The months when it's the easiest to find available accommodation in Monterey are January (the average amount of properties that are available reached 19% of the total in 2020), March (15.75%), and February (10.2%).

When are fewer rentals available in Monterey?

According to data from 2020, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Monterey are, in order, August (with 1.8% of available rentals), September (3%), and July (5.25%).

Are there many vacation rentals in Monterey?

In Monterey we offer you an extensive catalogue of approximately 390 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 4 local and international providers.

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