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Carmel 1 Bedroom Executive Suite With Stunning Ocean Views

Located in High Meadows, this historic apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel Beach, and Carmel Mission Basilica. Carmel ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)

"Lovely comfortable apt. Great view. No need for AC cuz it’s Carmel. We were there during a “heat wave” and the fan was sufficient. Comfy bed. Nice living room. Very quiet. Great access to hiway 1 and the peninsula. We used the fridge and microwave and coffeemaker. We stayed a week. Did not really ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

Carmel 1 Bedroom Executive Suite With Stunning Ocean Views
Carmel Valley View Studios
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Situated in Carmel Valley, this romantic apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Bernardus Winery Tasting Room, Boekenoogen Winery Tasting Room, and Chock ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)
Experience at Carmel Valley View Studio

"Nice location! Very comfortable and thought out. Very quiet, except for barking dogs. A few suggestions: Cobwebs in place, need comfortable pillows and electric heater is loud and goes on and off all night long - a bit interruptive with sleep. Nice experience and time spent there!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019

Carmel Valley View Studios
Quiet Wooded Guest Cottage
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4.9/5Exceptional! (130 reviews)
Beautiful cottage

"I booked the cottage for a wedding I was in and it was perfect! Barb set out a welcome card and bottle of wine. Croissants were waiting under glass and the setting couldn’t have been moremore charming. There are steps to navigate past the driveway and through the gate. Wind chimes will welcome you ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Quiet Wooded Guest Cottage
At Carmel Beach-literally!
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Located in Carmel Point, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tor House, Carmel Beach, and 17-Mile Drive. Carmel Mission Basilica is 0.8 mi (1.3 ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Great base for a race!

"My family stayed here to run the Big Sur international marathon and we loved it. The cottage was comfortable and a quick drive to downtown Carmel. The master bedroom is especially lovely."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

At Carmel Beach-literally!
Private Carmel Woods, Dog Friendly, By Monterey, Pebble Beach, Big Sur

Located in Carmel Woods, this apartment building is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Cherry Center for the Arts and within 3 mi (5 km) of Carmel Beach and Carmel Mission ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Relaxing and Comfortable

"I totally enjoyed my stay in the studio. The hosts were wonderful and they loved my Queensland Heeler, Sheila! She gave them both kisses, which is unusual for her. Their dog Charlie is a polite gentleman! The deck is huge and the yard is safe for dogs. The bed is the most comfortable bed I have ever ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2019

Private Carmel Woods, Dog Friendly, By Monterey, Pebble Beach, Big Sur
Walk to Downtown Monterey and Fishermans Wharf
3.5 out of 5
308 Van Buren St, Unit #1, Monterey, CA
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Located in Downtown Monterey, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Perry House, Maritime Museum, and Fisherman's Wharf. Monterey Bay and Cannery ...

Walk to Downtown Monterey and Fishermans Wharf
Sunny Mid-century Private Studio
$129
per night
Dec 23 - Dec 24

Situated near the bay, this apartment building is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Ventana Vineyards Tasting Room and within 3 mi (5 km) of Monterey Bay and Monterey County ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Wonderful!

"Helaine was a great host with lots of recommendations! Cute little studio and shes thought of everything you might need."…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Sunny Mid-century Private Studio
Carmel Valley Studio WE had a Cancellation and Available FOR THE US Open!

Situated in Carmel Valley, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Garland Ranch Regional Park, Carmel Valley Community Park, and Heller Estate Organic ...

Carmel Valley Studio WE had a Cancellation and Available FOR THE US Open!
Located in the Heart of Cambria. Stand Alone Upstairs one Bedroom Apartment

Located in Pine Knolls Estates, this apartment building is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Cambria Center for the Arts and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Moonstone Beach Park. Fiscalini ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Beautiful apt in Cambria for our stay!!!

"Very cozy, clean and private place near everything you need in Cambria. The hosts, Gerry and Paula, are an awesome beautiful couple!! We fell in love with their place as soon as we stepped in it. It will definitely be “our” getaway place whenever we stay in our loving Cambria!!!!♥️"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2019

Located in the Heart of Cambria. Stand Alone Upstairs one Bedroom Apartment
Brand new 2 BR 2 BA Unit 1 Block From Ocean Ave

Located in Northwest Carmel, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Galante Vineyards, Carmel Beach, and 17-Mile Drive. Pebble Beach Golf Links ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Great location and Greg and Gretchen were wonderful

"Great place to stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Parking was stressful at times due to no designated parking. Within walking distance of everything down town."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2018

Brand new 2 BR 2 BA Unit 1 Block From Ocean Ave
Stone House Guest Suite
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Located in High Meadows, this vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel Beach, and Carmel Mission Basilica. Carmel Plaza and ...

Stone House Guest Suite
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Big Sur Lodge
Big Sur Lodge
3 out of 5
47225 Highway One, Big Sur, CA
$239
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
4.1/5Very Good! (300 reviews)

"Beautiful location. Friendly check in. Comfortable lobby."…"

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2019

Big Sur Lodge
Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only
Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only
4.5 out of 5
48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA
$630
per night
Jan 5 - Jan 6
4.5/5Wonderful! (299 reviews)

"Great property. Beautifully done. Excellent staff service"…"

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only
Morning Glory Ranch, Full Ocean View W/private Pool & Spa
Morning Glory Ranch, Full Ocean View W/private Pool & Spa
Big Sur, CA
4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)
Pacific views

"Beautiful spot with vast views of the pacific ocean! Accomodations were adequate tho many things not in full working order. A work in progress"…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Morning Glory Ranch, Full Ocean View W/private Pool & Spa
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Staying in an Apartment in Big Sur

There are plenty of places to stay with in the Monterey area, with 443 accommodation choices including 9 apartments. Why not take time to enjoy the seaside in this romantic area? Top sights to discover during your visit include Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

Why consider apartments instead of traditional hotels? Apartments are a good option for couples looking to stay away from the tourist areas, and also for families wanting the conveniences of home.

Here are some of the top apartments in the area to choose from:

Carmel 1 Bedroom Executive Suite With Stunning Ocean Views:

  • Located in Carmel , 38.8 mi/62.4 km from the city center
  • Includes a patio, a fireplace, and a dining area

Close-in Carmel 2 Bedroom Guest House With Private Patio & Water Fountain:

  • A patio and a living room included
  • Located 34.7 mi/55.8 km away in Carmel

Carmel Valley View Studios:

  • It's located in Carmel Valley, 28 mi/45 km away
  • Includes a patio and a dining area

Artist's Library Garden Apartment for Two:

  • A balcony and a living room included
  • Located 28.7 mi/46.1 km away in Carmel Valley
  • Concierge services and a library on site

Quiet Wooded Guest Cottage:

  • Located in Carmel , 39.4 mi/63.5 km from Big Sur
  • Includes a balcony and a dining area
  • Access to concierge services on site

When is the Best Time to Visit Big Sur?

Though weather is just one factor, it can really affect your travel plans, especially when planning a longer stay. Since apartments often have more stringent cancellation policies, it's good to understand these weather averages before booking.

  • The hottest months are typically August and September, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 72° F and nighttime temperatures average 37° F
  • April-June: 85° F is the daytime average and 42° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 86° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 83° F during the day and 37° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 11.57 inches in a year

Things to Do in Big Sur

Big Sur is a romantic area known for its seaside. Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and Limekiln State Park are a couple of lovely local spots to get outside and enjoy nature. While in town, New Camaldoli Hermitage and McWay Falls are other places worth a visit.

Big Sur is also recognized for its:
  • Camping
  • Forests

How to Get to Big Sur and Around the Area

Fly into King City, CA (KIC-Mesa Del Rey), which is located 25.6 mi (41.2 km) away from the city center. Otherwise, look for flights into Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), which is 39.1 mi (63 km) away. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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