Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Carmel Highlands, Carmel-by-the-Sea that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $198 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Carmel Highlands. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of Carmel Highlands

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Carmel Highlands. Travelers to this scenic city praise the seaside, bird watching and beaches. Fisherman's Wharf and Monterey Bay Aquarium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Carmel Highlands

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Carmel Highlands a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Scheid Vineyards Tasting Room (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Blair Estate Tasting Room (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Galante Vineyards (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Carmel Highlands

Travelers love Carmel Highlands for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Carmel Highlands is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Point Lobos State Reserve (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Carmel Beach (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Lone Cypress Pine (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Gravity Garden (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Gibson Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • China Cove (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Carmel Highlands

The nearest airport is in Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), which is 21.4 mi (34.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Carmel Highlands, Carmel-by-the-Sea?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 676 vacation rentals around Carmel Highlands. From 534 house rentals to 52 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent Houses in Carmel Highlands?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 534 Houses in Carmel Highlands. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carmel Highlands include:

  • Cabins: 52 rentals available
  • Cottages: 52 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 88 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Carmel Highlands?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 57 vacation rentals with pool available in Carmel Highlands. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.