Ventana Inn and Spa - Adults Only, enjoys a dramatic and romantic Big Sur setting in the hills along State Highway 1, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Guests can hike from the resort along the North Coast Ridge Road, and drive to the white sands of nearby Carmel River State Beach.
After undergoing a $60 million renovation, this 550-room hotel and conference center is situated on 22 acres next to the 18-hole championship Pebble Beach Resort's Del Monte Golf Course, 6 blocks from the beach and 1 mile from downtown Monterey.
Offering friendly service and immaculate rooms, this hotel is 1 block from Historic Downtown Monterey, 5 blocks from Fisherman's Wharf and the Monterey Conference Center, and 2 miles from the aquarium.
Located in the heart of Monterey, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Golden State Theatre and Maritime Museum. Fisherman's Wharf and Dennis the Menace Park are also within 15 minutes.
Just 200 yards from Fisherman's Wharf, this resort borders Custom House Plaza, with the beach and sparkling bay just beyond; Cannery Row and the aquarium are a short walk away.
Located in Munras Avenue, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Del Monte Shopping Center, Fisherman's Wharf, and Dennis the Menace Park. Monterey Bay Aquarium and Maritime Museum are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Offering direct access to the beach, this Cambria inn is on the boardwalk, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Leffingwell Landing, and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from San Simeon State Park. Moonstone Beach Park and Cambria Center for the Arts are also within 3 mi (5 km).
The closest Travelocity accommodation is the Ventana Inn and Spa - Adults Only, Central California, which is 16 miles (25 kilometers) from the commercial district of Big Sur. A different handy Travelocity-listed place to stay is the Big Sur River Inn, found in Central Coast California, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from the central area of Big Sur.
When you have some spare time, adventurous explorers should explore the other cultural and scenic delights of the Central California region. View Central California's valleys. While you're at it, head to a few of the region's lighthouses. Outdoor-loving visitors may also take part in snowboarding, skiing and mountain biking in the region.
45 miles (69 kilometers) from Big Sur, you will find Pacific Grove, where you can visit Point Pinos Lighthouse and Lone Cypress Pine. If you visit Pacific Grove, check out the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa and InterContinental the Clement Monterey. Or stay in Oldtown Salinas, 40 miles (66 kilometers) to the north of Big Sur, where you'll find the Residence Inn by Marriott Salinas Monterey and Courtyard by Marriott Salinas Monterey. The Aguila Cultural Center and First Mayor's House are some of the more popular attractions to visit when in Oldtown Salinas.
Before leaving Monterey, why not make sure you experience a thrilling match. Visit Salinas Sports Complex, found to the north of Big Sur. Modern travelers wishing to find a bed close to the stadium can compare between the Best Western Plus Salinas Valley Inn & Suites or the Comfort Inn & Suites of Salinas.