Monterey is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful coastal cities in California. It has some of the most beautiful coastlines that California has to offer, making this a must-visit city on every person’s list. If you love looking at the vast expanse of endless water, you’re going to love this city.
If you’re planning a trip to Monterey, California, then the best place to stay is in a vacation rental. Not only are they budget-friendly, but they also offer the most exquisite views of the Monterey coastline. If you are planning a trip to this breathtaking city, be it with friends, family or your better half, here are some of the best vacation rentals in Monterey, California.
Just a 10-minute walk from the beach, this centrally located cottage is a family delight. With quirky interiors and modern decor, this property is the perfect mix of fun and class. This cottage has all the basic amenities and more, making it a home away from home. This property is also very close to Carmel-by-the-Sea, in case you want to plan a visit. All-in-all, this cottage was loved by everyone who has stayed previously.
Pet Friendly Cottage Near Beach W/ Large BackyardSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe thoroughly appreciated the fully functional kitchen and access to washer/dryergreat amenities fully stocked for doing laundryit had all the amenities one needs to be comfortablethe house is small but comfortable and had all the amenities a traveler might needthe place is great with a nice living room big bedroom all amenitiesnice comfortable and clean placejohn’s place was clean well decorated and comfortablethis was a nice and clean spaceit was clean well-stocked and sunnyclean dog bed was available underneath the bed with dog bowls and evendog shampoo as well
Host:john was a great hostjohn was an excellent host and very accessiblethe host was also very responsive when checking in and outwe had a great stay john was an excellent host and has a wonderful placethe owner is friendly "shares well" and is responsiveRead more reviewsnice place close to everythinggreat location within walking distance of the marinagreat location walking distance to fisherman's pierit is an ideal locationthe location is great everything in monterey only a short walk or bike ride away
This hotel offers tow-double beds in their junior suite. Located close to Fisherman’s Wharf and the Maritime Museum, this property is very centrally located. The cozy bedrooms come with fireplaces to add to the aesthetic feel of staying in this glorious hotel. The rooms all have private balconies or patios. Plus, there is complimentary breakfast during your stay! And it’s just 2.1 km (1.3 miles) away from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Now that’s why families love this place.
Hotel PacificMonterey, CA, US
With a private backyard and easy access to Monterey Bay, this apartment has the perfect location. It’s cozy, it’s modern, it’s comfortable and it’s right next to the bay, making it one of the best vacation rentals in Monterey for couples. Places like Fisherman’s Wharf and downtown are all close by, making this a very central yet private property. This property is ideal for people who want to be in the center of everything!
Garden Apartment Near BeachMonterey, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe pillows were fluffy and bed great so sleeping was easythe bed was comfortable and the backyard a lovely respiteit was really easy to shower drink coffee and easily walk out to the street to my carthe room was cozy and our host was very thoughtful with amenities and other small extrasi felt right at home with the space that was comfortable modern and very convenientwas clean and comfyit was very clean and comfortablethe place is clean and comfortablethe place was clean and cozythe apartment was very clean and comfortable
Host:she was a great host and was easily accessiblemel was a great host with quick responses to our questionslovely hosts and very homely placemel was an excellent host toomel is a very gracious hostRead more reviewsgreat location and thoughtfully appointedgreat airbnb close to downtown montereygreat location thoughtful hostess and a cute apartmentthis is a cute place and conveniently locatedfantastic location close to so many fun places
Bayview Cottage, as the name suggests, has a beautiful and never-ending view of Monterey Bay. With a spacious deck which is almost as big as a living room, you can relax on the deck and enjoy the sunset and sunrise above the bay. With a new and modern kitchen as well as fancy bedrooms, this property is ideal for families or friends on vacation. Also, this is a pet-friendly property making it the perfect place for pet lovers.
Bayview Cottage - Monterey Home - Walk to Cannery Row
Top guest reviews
Host:Last weekend brought family down and everyone fit perfectly Clean and well furbished and everything works HIghly recommendAlone most of the month for study and quiet beautiful deck view of the oceanRead more reviewstrees aurrounding house are beautiful"Cottage' is a three-bedroom gorgeous house well located in Monterey (sometimes called New Monterey because it us between Pacific Grove and downtown Monterey)
When you walk into this property, you will think chic, sleek, modern and just fab. With a color theme of white, grey and beige, this apartment is the epitome of modern interior design. This place is just a walk away from downtown, making it accessible and very central. You’ll even get a little greeting basket when you arrive – talk about a warm welcome. And, it’s pet-friendly which makes it even better!
Van Buren 3Monterey, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe beds were very comfortablenice and clean rooms and new washer/dryercentral and spotless with great personal touchesspotlessly clean and everything was brand newwe loved the apartment it was sparking clean and close to everythingsarah’s place was wonderful very clean and great location there was a sweet welcome gift when we arrivedoutstanding location clean and cozy
Host:sarah was a wonderful hostsarah was a great hostsarah was a great hostsarah's is a wonderful hostsarah is an excellent and invaluable hostRead more reviewsexcellent apartment in a great locationfab place in a great locationperfect location see you againbest location if you have a meeting at monterey convention centerthis really is a great apartment in the perfect monterey location
This house is located right on the beach. Yes, on the Del Monte beach. No wonder it’s on our list of the top vacation rentals in Monterey. With a modern deck, a backyard patio for barbecues and a direct view of the Monterey Bay, this is undeniably one of the best locations in Monterey. The ambiance of the house coupled with the vibe of the whole area is amazing. If you want the perfect beach vacation, make sure to stay here!
Tides In - Monterey Beach House - Oceanfront
Top guest reviewsThere were Beach chairs and beach towels providedThere were Beach chairs and beach towels providedThe kitchen was stocked with everything we needed and plenty of towelsThe kitchen was stocked with everything we needed and plenty of towelsThe ONLY negative would be the beach traffic on the street
Host:all of the appliances were fully functional and the whales treated us toNow let's talk about the locationNow let's talk about the locationso many evening shows as we enjoyed the sunsetsThe ambiance of the area coupled with the nicest accommodations ever experienced thereRead more reviewsthe aquarium Cannery Row Pebble Beachthe aquarium Cannery Row Pebble Beach
If you’re looking for a centrally located place with a little bit of privacy, this is one of the best vacation rentals in Monterey that you can book. This apartment is just a walk away from Monterey downtown, making it very central. Plus, it has easy access to the path along the coast. This cozy yet chic apartment is ideal for a couple who is looking for a weekend getaway. A lot of thought has been put into the little details as well as the design of the place. The apartment is well done up and the beds are super comfortable. To top it all, this apartment is also pet-friendly!
BonaventuraMonterey, California, United States
Top guest reviewseverything about the place is super comfortable (bed sofa blankets sheets pillows)so nice to have an iron when your clothes get wrinkles from travelingeverything stylish clean great amneties - all you need in the kitchen and everything newthe couch was clean and so comfortablebeds were comfortableclean and very nicethe space was clean and tidyvery clean space enjoyed the aquarium passeseverything was sparkling cleanneighborhood was clean and safe
Host:sarah was very responsivesarah is a great hostsarah was super responsive to a couple of requests and was so understandingsarah was very responsive and easy to communicate withdefinitely one of the best places we have stayed and sarah is definitely a super hostRead more reviewscute place very close to downtownlocation location perfect vacation location lots of shopping and restaurants near byvery convenient with a great locationthe location is also incredible we could easily walk around downtown montereyeasy walk into downtown monterey
This luxurious two-bedroom, scratch that, two-suite property, is the definition of comfort. Located in the heart of Monterey, this apartment is walking distance from everything and everything making it one of the most central vacation rentals in Monterey. With flat-screen TV’s, top of the line appliances and modern amenities, this is the perfect place to relax for you and your family. Did we mention the small deck with a private view of the bay?
Contemporary escape, ideal location! Walk everywhere - wharf, beach, aquarium!
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen is great to cook in; getting in was easyit looks like there is a bathtub (shower in the tubThere living area is large with ample room to spread outAnd a little glimpse of an ocean view out the dining room and back bedroom windowProperty was clean close to sites and quietCan't think of anything negative to sayThe place was comfortable and cleanjust white drapes that don't close completely is bright in the AM
Host:So close to all major spotsThe owner was responsive and checked in by text to make sure everything was going wellExcellent condo close to the convention center & the wharf Questions/concerns were answered quickly Very comfortable for a family of 4The location is great and the home is well furnishedGreat property very handy for Fishermans Wharf yet in a quiet locationRead more reviewsbut it is not really too bothersomelots of great pubs and eateriesGood location about 10 minutes from waterwe could walk to restaurants Cute quiet little street with nice neighborslocation and luxury Thank you for another legendary vacation
This one-bedroom apartment is the definition of comfort, class and serenity. With modern interiors and quirky bathrooms, this property is ideal for couples who are looking to get away. It has all the modern amenities and appliances required for you to have a comfortable stay. However, this is not a pet-friendly property and it is also a smoke-free property. Not too far away from the Del Monte beach, this is one of the best vacation rentals in Monterey.
Relaxing escape & walk to most everything!
Top guest reviewsThe bed was really comfortablekitchen stocked with coffee for Keurig and other little extrasThe walls and ceilings were pretty thinThe property was exactly as advertised although the shower is actually bigger than it appears in the picturesI liked that there was parkingThe apartment was very clean and totally comfortable for my family of three
Host:Clean spacious close proximity to downtown oceanfront etc Extra bonus to have bikes availableWe enjoyed the bikes as wellThe owners were very accommodating and allowed us to check in early since we had an early flight into San FranThey have really thought of it allThe only drawback is that there are people upstails who had a very active todder who was running overhead and dropping things from early morningRead more reviewsThe location is ideal and a very quiet neighborhoodWe loved the location in downtown MontereyWe were able to walk to downtown to plenty of restaurantsLoved the place Easy walk to all activitiesThe Aquarium passes were another plus because it is about $25 per adult to go
This property has got to be one of the most luxurious and fanciest vacation rentals in Monterey. When you walk in, it’ll be no less than walking into a five-star hotel. With modern furnishing, state of the art decor and a view of the ocean through an all-glass door, this property house is nothing less than perfect. Be it a vacation with a couple of your friends or your whole family, it is the perfect place to stay. This is, without a doubt, the most exclusive locations with beachfront access. Talk about a life of luxury!
Coastal Living - Monterey Beach House - Oceanfront Luxury
Top guest reviewsThe house was beautiful very clean and welcomingEvery day was as enjoyable as the previous
Host:We arrived at our destination filled with great expectationsWe rented this property for a work event and could not have been more thrilled with the quality of the location and the houseThe management liaison from Monterey Vacation Rentals were very attentive to our needsRead more reviewsThis is a gorgeous new property that is located 2 miles from down town Monterey
Enjoy a fun-filled vacation in the heart of Monterey Bay
We were confused with the variety of choices, have you found a place you liked? Be it a family vacation or a fun trip with your friends, you can stay at one of these places to ensure you make the most of your Monterey Bay holiday.
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