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Monterey Vacation Rentals

California coastal living doesn’t come any more relaxed than in Monterey. The seafront city boasts all the greatest hits of any California hotspot, including abundant marine life, watersports, cultural attractions, stunning Pacific Ocean views, and great food and drink.

Whether you’re drinking in stunning coastal vistas or the region’s famous wine, vacations in Monterey are sure to be filled with memories that will last long after you return home.

Enjoy a stay in a charming Monterey vacation rental, ideally located for exploring this beautiful part of California. Our Monterey villas are perfect for families and are within easy reach of all the best sights and attractions of the city. Many of our charming Monterey vacation rentals are pet-friendly so that the whole family, four-legged members included, can enjoy a trip to this beautiful part of California.

Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey - a long line of colorful buildings along the water's edge

Distances from Monterey

DestinationDrive time (mins)Distance (miles)
Fresno2 hours 30152
San Francisco1 hour 55119
Big Sur1 hour46
Solvang3 hours 20208

Things to do

  • Big Sur in California
    Explore 17-Mile Drive
    Take a scenic drive along the famous 17-Mile Drive, a picturesque coastal route that offers breathtaking views of rugged coastline, iconic landmarks like the Lone Cypress, and opportunities for wildlife spotting.

  • Canary Row street scene in Monterey
    Take a walk along Cannery Row
    Stroll along Cannery Row, a historic waterfront street lined with shops, restaurants, and galleries. It's a great place to enjoy fresh seafood and soak in the coastal atmosphere.

  • A scene of the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail
    Explore the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail
    Bike or walk along the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail, which offers scenic views of the coastline, passing through parks, beaches, and historic sites.

  • Jellyfish in Monterey Aquarium
    Monterey Bay Aquarium
    Explore the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, known for its stunning marine exhibits. Observe playful sea otters, colorful fish, and mesmerizing jellyfish as you learn about the diverse marine life of the region.

  • Point Lobos State Natural Reserve
    Discover the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve
    Explore the natural beauty of Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, known for its dramatic landscapes, pristine beaches, and diverse plant and animal life. Hiking trails provide access to breathtaking vistas.

  • Go whale watching
    Go Whale Watching
    Embark on a whale-watching excursion in Monterey Bay. Witness humpback whales, gray whales, orcas, and dolphins in their natural habitat.

  • Old Fisherman's Wharf
    Sightsee around Old Fisherman's Wharf
    Visit Old Fisherman's Wharf, a bustling area with seafood restaurants, souvenir shops, and stunning views of the harbor. Try clam chowder in a bread bowl, a local specialty.

  • Pacific Grove in Monterey CA
    Explore Pacific Grove
    Explore Pacific Grove's charming Victorian homes and the beautiful Asilomar State Beach. Don't miss the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, where you can see thousands of monarch butterflies during their migration.

  • A scenic golf course in Monterey
    Tee-off on the Golf course
    Tee off at one of Monterey's world-class golf courses, such as Pebble Beach Golf Links, which offers stunning oceanfront fairways and challenging play.

  • Visit Carmel-by-the-Sea
    Visit Carmel-by-the-Sea
    Take a short drive to the nearby Carmel-by-the-Sea, a quaint town known for its art galleries, boutique shops, and charming European-style architecture.

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Monterey luxury Travel Extras

Our luxury Travel Extras are here to bring a welcome dose of exclusivity and convenience to your Monterey vacation.

From airport transfers, car hire and grocery packs to baby equipment rental, tee times and more, our Travel Planners are here to deliver concierge-style service to your Monterey vacation rental. Pick from our plethora of online Travel Extras today, or get in touch for tailor-made itineraries, special requests and more!

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Short term rentals in Monterey, CA

Need to get away for the weekend? The gorgeous views of Monterey County and Monterey Bay make the city an ideal short term vacation spot. Monterey is an attractive destination that can be enjoyed over a couple of days. Its streets and boutique gift shops extend beyond the famous Cannery Row and you can find beauty all over town.

If you’re looking for a weekend hike, Monterey has many scenic nature trails and coastal walks for you to embark on. Make the most of an overnight stay in Monterey and dine at one of the many fantastic restaurants, listen to live music and explore the shops. Some of our cosier rentals make a great weekend getaway for couples.

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