The close by localities of San Simeon and Monterey are worth exploring. San Simeon is 65 kilometres to the southeast of Big Sur, while Monterey is 65 kilometres to the northwest. Hotels in San Simeon are the El Colibri Hotel & Spa and Pelican Inn & Suites. The Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa and Tradewinds Carmel are some of the better ones in Monterey.
If sport gives you a buzz, get along to Salinas Sports Complex. It's located to the north of Big Sur. To sleep close by, make a reservation at the Residence Inn by Marriott Salinas Monterey or the Courtyard by Marriott Salinas Monterey.
Monterey Peninsula Airport is the most convenient airport for arriving in Big Sur and is 65 kilometres drive from the heart of town. If you choose to stay nearby, try the Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay or the Embassy Suites Monterey Bay.
Hotels in Big Sur start at AU$120 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.