Big Sur vacation rentals

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Discover a selection of 7 homes and other vacation rentals in Big Sur that are perfect for your trip. Whether you're traveling with family, friends, or just your furry companion, vacation rentals have the amenities you expect for your stay, which might include a fireplace and a washer and dryer. No matter what you're looking for, you'll be sure to find a rental for everyone's needs, including a place that is accessible or non-smoking.

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Beautiful Big Sur will entice you

The ocean views, forests and riverfront are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Big Sur. This scenic and romantic city entices travelers with its hiking and camping. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities and attractions in and around Big Sur

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Big Sur a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Folktale Winery and Vineyards (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Laguna Seca Golf Club Ranch (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links (22.3 mi / 36 km)
  • WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca (22.5 mi / 36.3 km)
  • Del Monte Golf Course (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)

Exploring the natural features in Big Sur

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Big Sur is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Pfeiffer Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • McWay Falls (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Garrapata State Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Point Lobos State Natural Reserve (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)

Traveling to and around Big Sur

The nearest airport is in Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY), located 22.7 mi (36.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), which is 29.7 mi (47.8 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What is the best area to stay in Big Sur when booking a vacation rental?

One of the more popular areas to get a Big Sur vacation home is Lucia. When you book your vacation property, you'll have the entire place to yourself. That means you don't have to share it with anybody except for your group.

How many vacation rentals are in Big Sur?

Whether you're looking for a city apartment, lakeside lodge or something else, choosing a Vrbo vacation rental means you'll always have the place to yourself — no sharing with strangers. Our current selection of vacation rentals in Big Sur is ${propertiesCount}.

What is the most popular type of vacation rental accommodation in Big Sur?

Based on our data, houses are the most desirable type of vacation property in Big Sur. But as you'd expect, everyone's idea of an awesome stay will differ. Vrbo has vacation homes with every shape, size and budget in mind, and we'll help you discover your ideal fit.

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Big Sur?

The average price for a vacation rental in Big Sur is based on a number of factors, such as length of stay, property type and season. Whether you'd like a villa with space for extended family or a cozy cottage perfect for just you and the kids, just add your travel dates to view stays with fantastic value.

How much does it cost to rent a beach house in Big Sur?

Prices for beach houses in Big Sur can differ depending on the size and type of the property and time of year you're traveling. Simply enter your travel dates into Vrbo and how many guests to view your rental options and prices. From there you can use our filter tool to narrow your search results by amenities, nearby activities, ratings and more.

Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Big Sur?

With six vacation rentals that welcome pets, your little buddy can join in the fun on your Big Sur break. Use our filter tool to browse our pet-friendly vacation rentals and find a stay that's pawfect on Vrbo.

Can I rent a house with a pool in Big Sur?

Add another level of fun to your getaway by booking your crew into one of the two houses with a private pool in Big Sur. Use our search filter to find the kind of property you want on Vrbo, and then spend your downtime playing and splashing in a swimming pool that's all your own.

What are popular rental amenities in Big Sur?

Some of the most popular rental amenities people are searching for in Big Sur are a barbecue grill, a water view and an ocean view. Whether you're on the road with pals, family or even pets, Vrbo vacation rentals include the best amenities for making epic memories with the people you cherish the most.

Are there large group vacation rentals in Big Sur?

Take your pick of two Vrbo properties in Big Sur that can accommodate a group of five or more guests. You'll get all the space and privacy you need to spend time with your nearest and dearest — and no one else.

Are there vacation rentals in Big Sur that welcome kids?

With six family-friendly vacation homes to choose from in Big Sur, now is an awesome time to introduce the kiddos to the wonders of travel. Simply click on our "Properties good for families" filter box to search for stays loaded with amenities ideal for vacationing families, like living rooms, outdoor spaces, entertainment areas and bunk beds.

What are the top attractions for families in Big Sur?

Keeping the kids amused during your vacation in Big Sur is a snap with these cool family-friendly attractions:

  • Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
  • Pfeiffer Beach
  • Big Sur Station

Are there vacation rentals with WiFi in Big Sur?

You can pick from four vacation rentals with WiFi in Big Sur. If you'd like to disconnect from the world on your trip, but still need to be connected to the internet, these properties have what you need. Narrow your search by applying the WiFi filter on Vrbo.