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Big Sur Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Big Sur hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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Big Sur Vacation

Big Sur Beach Vacation

There's nothing more enjoyable than a Big Sur vacation. Whether you're indulging in delicious cocktails at a local hot spot or flipping through a magazine by the shore, your trip to Big Sur is the perfect time to live out your beachy dreams. Many visitors stay close to Pfeiffer Beach, situated just 19 miles (30 km) from downtown. However, you'll also find an excellent range of Big Sur vacation deals around Sand Dollar Beach and Jade Cove, two other popular nearby options.

Things You Should Know About Big Sur

  • Held on the 4th of July every year, Independence Day is one party you won't want to miss in United States of America. Time your Big Sur vacation to coincide with this renowned national event and join the locals in their festivities.
  • Planning your travel budget is easy when you know the currency used in your destination. Here, it's U.S dollars. Want a bit of extra cash to splash around on souvenirs? With our Big Sur packages, you'll have loads of spare change to spend.
  • You won't be short of friends to have a good time with in Big Sur. Some 1,000 residents call this incredible place their home.
  • There are tons of memorable attractions to visit here, such as Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. If you want to stop by more great sights like this, look up our affordable Big Sur vacation deals.

Save Time and Money with Big Sur Packages

What is the best way to save money on my Big Sur vacation?

It's so easy to save with our Big Sur vacation packages. Combine your flights, accommodations and extras (such as car rental and activities) into one booking and save as much as $583. Expedia has 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 properties around the world to select from, so you're certainly not short on choice! Additionally, you'll be happy to hear there's no cancellation fee on most reservations if you need to change your plans.

What are the most popular types of hotels for a trip to Big Sur?

If you're going to Big Sur, there are some tried-and-tested favorites. Some visitors choose to stay at one of the area's top-rated hotels. Others go for the comfort and quality of the many hotel resorts available here.

What does a vacation booking with Expedia include?

From cars, flights and hotels to tours and experiences, it can contain as little or as much as you like. With our Big Sur packages, you can lock in any one of these, all of them or any combination that suits you. The more bookings you combine, the more discounts you score!



*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2020, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

What are the advantages of a road trip to Big Sur? 

There’s nothing quite like a Big Sur road trip. And Expedia makes it easy for you to turn all those road trip ideas into reality. You can find cheap deals on hotels in Big Sur or bundle your hotels with car rentals to save even more. With our Big Sur packages, you’ll find hitting the highway for that road trip adventure is more affordable than ever.  

How to plan a road trip to Big Sur? 

Planning a road trip can feel daunting, especially when you’ll be making multiple bookings for your itinerary. But you can find car rentals and low rates on hotels all in one place— Expedia. How you plan your road trip depends on what’s important to you. People love to take road trips to experience the great outdoors, bond with friends or family and see more of the world. When planning, bundle your car rental and hotel into one discounted package to maximize savings on both. Or, leave room for spontaneity, booking what you need when you need it with our last-minute deals.  

What to do on a road trip to Big Sur? 

When taking a road trip adventure, it’s best to plan how you want to spend your time on your road trip itinerary. We don’t want you to miss out on any of the best things to do in Big Sur. You can book all the road trip activities on your Big Sur wishlist, and even plan activities along your route as well.  

How to rent a car for a road trip to Big Sur? 

For an epic road trip, you'll need the perfect car. Renting a car for a road trip is the best option that doesn’t put miles or strain on your vehicle, and especially when it's also so affordable. Because when you book on Expedia, it doesn't need to be expensive. You can pick up a cheap car rental and head out to one of these incredible vacation rentals in Big Sur. And when you bundle car rentals with hotel stays, you'll save even more on each part of your journey.


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Best Lodging Options Near Big Sur

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Big Sur Lodge $266
Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020
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Big Sur Lodge

Big Sur Lodge

47225 Highway One, Big Sur, CA
     
    4.1 of 5
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Great location inside the Pfieffer State Park. Close to great hikes and nestled in a forested area. Nice to be in the middle of Big Sur. The room is very basic but clean. The price is very high for what you get though.

    Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only
    Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020
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    Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only

    Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only

    48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA
       
      4.5 of 5
      4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Everything was perfect! The only thing my wife and I can think of is: For the cost of staying at Ventana, plus the Entertainment fee, the food should have been free! No joke!

      Morning Glory Ranch, Full Ocean View Homestead w/ Infinity Pool and Hot Tub
      Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020
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      Morning Glory Ranch, Full Ocean View Homestead w/ Infinity Pool and Hot Tub

      Morning Glory Ranch, Full Ocean View Homestead w/ Infinity Pool and Hot Tub

      Big Sur, CA
         
        4.5 of 5
        0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        This property is beautiful and peaceful. We spent our time birdwatching and trying to spot whales of the coast. It was the perfect place for a relaxing, recharge weekend.

        Beautiful Big Sur With Pool/spa, Close in Location to all Big Sur has to Offer
        Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020
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        Beautiful Big Sur With Pool/spa, Close in Location to all Big Sur has to Offer

        Beautiful Big Sur With Pool/spa, Close in Location to all Big Sur has to Offer

        Big Sur, CA
           
          4.7 of 5
          0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          We loved our extended weekend in Big Sur. The property was great, we spent a lot of time on the deck & in the pool.

          Big Sur Ecomodern Farmhouse Overlooking the Pacific Ocean
          Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019
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          Big Sur Ecomodern Farmhouse Overlooking the Pacific Ocean

          Big Sur Ecomodern Farmhouse Overlooking the Pacific Ocean

          Big Sur, CA
             
            5.0 of 5
            0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            The property was amazing. The pictures made it look too good to be true but it was exactly as posted and even better than what we could have imagined. Will definitely book again!

            Gorgeous Modern Home With Ocean Views in the Heart of Big Sur
            Gorgeous Modern Home With Ocean Views in the Heart of Big Sur

            Gorgeous Modern Home With Ocean Views in the Heart of Big Sur

            Big Sur, CA
               
              0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Situated by the ocean, this vacation home is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Big Sur Station and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. Big Sur Spirit Garden is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) away.

              Red Lion Hotel Monterey $118
              Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020
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              Red Lion Hotel Monterey

              Red Lion Hotel Monterey

              1425 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA
                 
                3.5 of 5
                3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                I like that it was convenient and the room was quiet . There was no microwave . Pool and gym where closed due to Covid . But other then that , I would stay again

                Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa $144
                Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020
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                Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa

                Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa

                1 Old Golf Course Rd, Monterey, CA
                   
                  4.1 of 5
                  4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  The staff was welcoming & friendly. Also the hotel rooms & grounds are very clean & nice.

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