Where to stay around Monterey?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 712 holiday lettings near Monterey. From 459 houses to 84 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Monterey is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Monterey?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Monterey:

  • Cannery Row: 56 holiday homes
  • Carmel Point: 96 holiday homes
  • Pebble Beach: 214 holiday homes
  • Hatton Fields: 182 holiday homes
  • Country Club West: 113 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Monterey?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Monterey. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium: 833 holiday lettings
  • Maritime Museum: 831 holiday lettings
  • Larkin House: 792 holiday lettings
  • Monterey State Historic Park: 833 holiday lettings
  • Del Monte Beach: 839 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Monterey listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Monterey?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 459 houses in Monterey. Our other popular types of Monterey holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 84 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 44 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 17 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Monterey?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 84 holiday homes with pool available in Monterey. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Villa in Monterey, USA, Your Home Away From Home

    The small ‘city’ of Monterey is located on the Pacific coast of the state of California. This is in the far west of the United States of America and just a short drive south of the major city of San Francisco. By taking your holidays in Monterey, you will be basing yourself in a particularly beautiful part of the state of California. An area where you are surrounded by plenty of natural attractions, plus an array of tourist favourites to ensure there is always something for you to do. The self catering accommodation in Monterey is offered at a very high standard indeed and all properties will contain full kitchen facilities, TVs and everything else you can think of. Many also boast their own private swimming pools.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Monterey, USA

    It would be far easier to list what it is not possible to do on your holidays in Monterey as there are just so many possibilities open to you. Avid golfers will be in their seventh heaven here as there are numerous excellent golf courses scattered throughout the area. The Pacific coast will provide a good number of pastimes and these include scuba diving, swimming, surfing, wind surfing, sailing and pleasure boat cruising. Walkers are able to explore a good network of trails which criss-cross the region and you might also like to think about cycling, tennis, horse riding and fishing.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Monterey, USA

    There are a few tourists attractions within Monterey itself which you should do your best to include. These include The Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey County Youth Museum, Cannery Row and Fisherman’s Wharf. If you fancy journeying a little further afield, some suggestions include The Ventana Wilderness of the Los Padres National Forest which is an example of an untouched natural wilderness in this part of California; plus you might also like to visit the cities of San Jose or San Francisco, with the latter being an especially excellent destination to experience and one you will never forget!

    Weather in Monterey, USA

    On your holidays in Monterey you will no doubt be pleased to learn that this area experiences the equivalent of a Mediterranean climate. However, although winters are very mild here, summers are actually about the same temperature as back in the UK. Indeed, there is little variation in the average temperature throughout the year: with 16 degrees Celsius being recorded in the winter and just 22 degrees in the summer. This part of California receives just under 20 inches of rainfall per year, most of which falls between November and April.

    Travel to Monterey, USA

    Your best bet will be to book flights to and from San Francisco Airport (SFO) for your holidays in Monterey. United Airlines, American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and British Airways all operate regular flights to this airport, with departures from London Heathrow (LHR).

    Activities and attractions in Monterey

    Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Monterey a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Monterey Bay Aquarium (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Dennis the Menace Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Pebble Beach Golf Links (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
    • Monterey County Youth Museum (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
    • Steinbeck's Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Del Monte Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)

    Seasonal weather in Monterey

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 20°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Monterey

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Monterey is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Carmel Beach (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
    • Lone Cypress Pine (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
    • Point Lobos State Reserve (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
    • Monterey State Historic Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • San Carlos Beach - The Breakwater (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • Lake El Estero (0.6 mi / 1 km)