A rustic retreat away from everyday city life is an appealing thought for some travelers. If you are the type of traveler that enjoys an intimate setting with extraordinary ocean and mountain views, then look no further than the beautiful and serene Big Sur. Big Sur is a rugged and mountainous section of the Central Coast of California between Carmel Highlands and San Simeon. The area is home to charming wood cabins that nature lovers will appreciate. Highlighted below are cabins for rent in Big Sur that have been carefully selected to suit travelers looking for a tranquil and quaint retreat in California. Read on to learn more about these 10 cabins in and near Big Sur, California.
This rustic wooden cabin is located within the lush forests of Big Sur, halfway between the Big Sur villages and Carmel. The property comes with a fully equipped kitchen to prepare your delicious meals in, as well as WIFI throughout the property. Guests will have the pleasure of soaking their tensions away in the cozy hot tub. There is central heating in the cabin as well as free parking on the premises. The cabin can accommodate up to four guests in two bedrooms and one bathroom, making this cabin a great choice for a couple traveling with kids.
$155 Big Sur Getaway -Rosehaven- MorningLite CabinCarmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States
Top guest reviewsstunning views and a shower and bath on the outdoor deck to bootcomfy bed great views hot water for the tubshowering on the deck in the middle of the forest was greatthe cabin is cozy and has great viewit was an amazing get-away and it was nice and warm with the fireplace heaterthe cabin was clean and cozy and everything we were looking forthe cabin was clean and nestled in a great location between camel & big surthe place is very clean and it’s location is incredible
Host:douglas is the perfect hostdoug was a very nice hostdoug was a wonderful hostdoug is a super hostthe owners are kind hospitable and organizedRead more reviewsclose enough to big sur to enjoy all of the scenery and hikes in the areadoug’s is a great cabin in a fantastic locationgreat place to find peace and quiet and amazing location which can melt your worriesit's a perfect quiet get awaycabin was so great super private and beautiful location
Picture an intimate wooden fairytale cabin in the middle of the woods just for a family of four. The Serene Redwood Haven has one bedroom with two beds and one bathroom, making it ideal for a couple traveling with children. The cabin sits along a creek under the Redwood canopy, minutes from the highway and guests can enjoy long walks and hikes near the property. There is a garden with a BBQ area and outdoor seating, and the property is fenced in for your ultimate privacy. There is no television or WiFi on the property, instead you will have the opportunity to enjoy some quality time with loved ones as well as with yourself and plenty of peace and quiet and connectivity with nature.
Serene Redwood Haven in Big SurCarmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable with all of the details and amenities thought ofbe aware that hot water is finicky and taking a shower a bit of an adventurethe place is beautifully decorated and the furniture is comfortableand we even liked no internet/wifi a welcome break from the hustle and bustlewe spent two nights in this comfortable cabin and loved the privacy and lack of cell servicevery clean and well organizedrustic but clean and quietit's very clean and decorated wellgreat spot clean lovely quietthe place was spotless and felt warm and welcoming
Host:erin was a great hostthe owners were very courteous and helpful when it came to directionserin was a great host and the cabin had everything we needederin was very helpful in providing detailed directions on how to find the placehost was amazingly helpful and the place was everything you could ask for and moreRead more reviewsgreat location would recommendthe location is very quiet and peacefulfantastic cabin in a wonderful locationthe location was excellent in terms of being within driving distance of big sur as well as carmelgarrapata beach is a super close location to watch a pacific sunset
This warm and rustic cabin is located near the wine tasting valley of Carmel. The one-bedroom cabin is the perfect getaway haven for couples looking to spend some downtime. This romantic retreat can comfortably accommodate four people. There is an outdoor patio where one can enjoy the serene surroundings and gaze at the wildlife such as deer, bunnies, wild turkeys and many bird species passing by. The property is pet-friendly for those looking to bring their furry friends along with them to the vacation. There is also internet in the cabin so that guests are able to stay connected during their stay.
A Cozy Rustic Cabin Retreat
Top guest reviewsThe bed is super comfortable and the kitchen is well stockedHad everything we needed and was a locationThe home was perfect for our long weekend anniversary celebrationFor one thing the bed was more comfortable with a mattress topper that allowed us to sleep like babiesThe decor is adorable and overall we can say nothing but wonderful things about our stayThe place was extremely clean
Host:Rachelle was a great host and very accommodatingAnd our dog approves of all of the aboveOur hostess made the house so convenient and comfortablemy back ached in the morning and memory foam removable mattress was too warmthe adorable cabin is chock full of moose bear wolf and other animal inspired door that is whimsical and funRead more reviewsThis cute cabin is located so close to town you can walk everywhere Plaza Linda just around the cornerCharming home and location Walking distance to downtown Carmel Village with wonderful restaurants and opportunities for wine tastingis a great Mexican restauranteasy walks to our favorite restaurants and wineriesAs if the walking distance location to Carmel Valley restaurants and the peace and quiet of the area isn't enough
This quaint, secluded and romantic cabin is located in the middle of the forest, and can only be accessed by a short steep hike. Vehicles are not able to go up to the property. If getting in touch with nature appeals to you then the semi-outdoor shower and bathing area will be a dream for outdoor lovers. The kitchen is equipped with everything you need for modest cooking in the forest and artists will also love the thought that went into providing artists with art supplies to unleash their creativity. There is a common courtyard in the main lower part of the property, and it contains an Art Gallery, a propane fire pit and a grill for your barbecue.
Lotus Blossom Cabin in the ForestCarmel, California, United States
Top guest reviewswe loved waking up to the floor-to-ceiling view of the majestic trees and taking breakfast outsidewe were concerned about the propane heater but it kept the cabin super cozysofanya’s cozy place is the perfect balance of off the grid and amenitieswe really appreciated the small touches and were given everything we needed for a warm cozy staythe cabin is cozy the acrylic paints are awesome and big sur/carmel are both a short drive away
Host:wonderful host and a unique experiencesofanya was incredibly welcoming in arrival and helpful throughoutsofanya and caretaker kate were really really lovely and took great care of mesofanya is the property owner and kate helps out with accommodations and guestssofanya was very helpful and communicativeRead more reviewsthis property is beautifully situated in the middle of a forest yet easily accessible and close to big surgreat location to big sur parksthe location is amazing- about 15-20 minthe location is perfect for exploring carmel by the sea and/or big surbeautiful cabin in a conveniently located spot close enough to carmel
Nestled in the redwood forest, lies this secluded gem in the Big Sur. The cabin features one bedroom and sleeps up to four guests at a time. The bedroom has amazing views of the canyon and it has an outdoor bathtub to soak away your tension. There is a deck that surrounds the property, where visitors can spend their days enjoying the freshness of nature and its beautiful serene colors. The indoor fireplace is a great spot to cozy up with a loved one and enjoy a cup of cocoa and some quality time. There is WIFI on the property allowing guests to stay in touch with the outside world during their stay.
Big Sur Craftsman CabinCarmel, California, United States
The wooden cabin that lies on the top of the mountain among the lush trees of Big Sur has a charming feel to it. The studio is secluded with complete privacy and separation from the outside world, rewarding guests with the perfect escape. The property has been remodeled with a fully equipped and modern kitchen yet maintaining its rustic feel, that is carried out throughout the property. Guests can enjoy amazing ocean and mountain views from the wooden decks or perhaps relax on the hammock and gather your thoughts. Prepare your meals on the electric barbecue or choose to cook up something on the Lopi wood stove.
Bella Cabina Big Sur ~ Ocean View Studio CabinBig Sur, California, United States
Those on a romantic getaway in Big Sur should consider booking this lovely cabin located in a walnut orchard. Well-appointed and inviting, the home has a spacious and open-plan kitchen and dining area, a plush bed, a living area, a well-equipped kitchen and an elegant bathroom. Relax in the outdoor patio, soak in the hot tub or stroll through the beautiful garden of the property. Several restaurants, shops and wine-tasting opportunities of Carmel-by-the-Sea are a short drive away.
Private, Garden country get awayCarmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States
Top guest reviewswe were very pleased with the amenities provided and the bed was very comfortablethe property and patio were nice and private and the kitchen was well equippedi will recommend trying the suggestion neatly filed and placed on the dining tablethe kitchen was well-appointed for cooking and we appreciated the fresh lemons oranges and ground coffeethe space is one large room with a walk-in closet walk-in shower and beautiful private backyardclean clean cleanit was clean and well stocked the essentialsthe studio was very clean and well keptsam's private studio was just as lovely clean and bright as advertisedthe studio is clean with a well appointed kitchen and very bathroom and living room
Host:the hosts were incredible communicative in making sure all went smoothlythank you for being such a kind and intuitive host samuelthanks very much to the host :)sam is an amazing host who is very accommodatingsamuel was a very responsive and courteous hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfectgreat location toothe location was fantasticlocated close to carmel and other points of interestsuper close to carmel by the sea and monterey
Offering mesmerising views of Los Padres National Forest, this cozy cabin is the perfect retreat near Big Sur. Suitable for families as well as couples, this ranch setting cabin offers easy access to several hiking trails. Inside, the cabin has a full kitchen, an open-concept living and dining area, a comfortable bedroom and a large bathroom. A deck with seating is perfect for taking in the magnificent views.
Coastal California Retreat at Star Route 120Carmel Valley, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe house was super cozy with plenty of charm a rustic setting and so many amenitieswe absolutely loved staying at kris’s place the views were amazing and the house was so cozythe place was well stocked and cozy with lovely mountain viewsthe kitchen is filled with every amenity you could want- perfect for cookingand the kitchen was very well stocked for meals at home (great coffee too )extremely clean and cozythe space is clean and private with a lot of charactereverything was clean and the space is very uniquethis is a clean rustic getaway with a fully equipped kitchenthe airbnb itself is sparking clean with a fully equipped kitchen to prepare your meals
Host:she was also very accommodating and helpfulkris is an awesome hostkris was an amazing hostthe hosts were very warm and invitingkris is an amazing hostRead more reviewsthe location is pretty far out but it's well worth the drivekris’s place is tucked away in between hills and perfect for getting away from city lifethe cabin property and the location were beautifulroad is winding challenging but not impossible and totally worth the locationpeaceful serene and the perfect location to relax and unwind
For a peaceful and tranquil stay near Big Sur, opt for this serene cabin that is nestled amidst tall redwood trees. Enjoy forest views from two outdoor decks or warm up by the fireplace in the furnished living area. Rustle up hearty meals in the full kitchen and sleep peacefully in the plush queen-size bed. A cozy dining space and a full bathroom are also available here. A beach is a short and scenic drive away from this cabin in the woods.
Serene Redwood Retreat w/Modern ComfortCarmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthere generally isn't cell service but wifi worked wellyou will have the most amazing view from your bedthe cabin is super cozy and comfortable and the views are amazingloved the coffee and breakfast goodies that were providedthe bed was extremely comfortable the kitchen is well appointed and the bathroom was a stunnervery clean and comfortableeverything was clean and cozycabin was very clean and comfortablethe house was quiet clean and very beautifulal & colette's place was a 12/10 clean cozy quiet relaxing and overall wonderful
Host:hosts are kind and thoughtfulwonderful and respectful hostscolette & al are amazing hostsal and colette were the most gracious hosts and their cabin is out of this worldbeautiful home and warm welcoming hosts would love to come againRead more reviewsclose to point lobos and a bunch of great wineriesbeautiful cabin in a great locationgreat location and fun place to stayperfect location close to everything you’d want to go to in the areathe location was secluded private and very beautiful
Whisk your special someone away on a romantic cabin holiday in Carmel. A short drive from Big Sur, this accommodation for two offers stunning valley views and a cozy, fully furnished space with a queen bed, a bright yellow sofa, a kitchenette, and a dining area for two. Step out onto the furnished porch and enjoy a cup of tea in the morning. With a minimum stay of three nights, you’ll surely be able to relax and rejuvenate here.
Forest Cabin nestled in oak sanctuary between Valley Village and Carmel Beach
Top guest reviewsthey have a keen attention to detail from the kitchen and bathroom amenities to the decorfortunately there’s also an electric heater and it worked really well at warming up the cabinit was clean rustic and charming
Host:everything was awesome and heather is an excellent hostwe had a lovely stay great host and absolutely stunning locationheather is very thoughtful and responsiveand what a wonderful hostess heather was very attentive and helpful cant wait to come backRead more reviewsit was a perfect location to spend our time in the big sur areathe cabin was a perfect place to get away and relax for a long weekendgreat location and not far from big sur carmel-by-the-sea and monterreya place to truly receive relaxation
Feel like disconnecting for a few days? Book this two-bedroom cabin in Carmel Valley, which is a little over an hour away from Big Sur, and enjoy off-the-grid living and unbeatable mountain views. Though your phone will be unplugged, you’ll still find plenty of things to do here. Reconnect with nature and go birdwatching or picnicking under the oak tree. Teach your kids how to skip stones in the nearby stream, or go on a stroll around the area. With two bedrooms and one bathroom, this Vrbo rental can accommodate four guests.
Unplug, relax and rejeuvenate in our tiny house featuring off-the-grid livingCarmel Valley, CA, US
This one-bedroom cabin in Carmel Valley almost looks like a hotel room. Besides the nearby nature trails for hiking, guests also have access to a swimming pool and a gym. Besides the two queen beds and seating area, this rental is equipped with a small refrigerator, a Keurig coffeemaker, and a television. WiFi is available, and basic toiletries and linens are also provided.
Mountain Valley Hideaway
This luxurious Big Sur cabin rental sits on a mountaintop allowing for magnificent and uninterrupted views of the Californian coast. The property is surrounded by a lush garden, allowing visitors to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, and be encapsulated in complete privacy. From every room of the cabin, guests will be marveled by the spectacular sea-views. It is the perfect setting for your romantic escape. The property boasts a private deck with a Japanese wooden tub, and a private swimming pool to take a dip and observe the crisp blue waters of the ocean. The cabin has one bedroom with a king size bed and one bathroom, there is also a private loft with twin beds arranged as a king bed and another twin bed on the opposite side of the loft.
Big Sur Ocean View Sanctuary near Post RanchBig Sur, California, United States
Top guest reviews
Host:you won’t meet better hosts than mark and karenRead more reviewsthis place is simply paradisebig sur is a beautiful serene location that must be experienced
Escape the city hustle
Stay at one of these charming Big Sur cabins for rent and enjoy the beauty of nature. Escape the city hustle and bustle of the city with the ultimate nature retreat in the redwood forest of Big Sur, California. Outdoor lovers will enjoy easy access to some of the best hiking and trekking spots in Big Sur, and bird-watchers can spend time on the cabin decks, observing the indigenous bird species in this area.
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