Guide to Big Sur


Big Sur Lodge
is a great place to stay for exploring and enjoying all the wild beauty and nature of the Central Coast.

Represented by PelicanNetwork - a cultural and natural history conservation advocacy

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Redwood Creek Trail
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Big Sur River meanders around in the Park through forests of ancient Redwoods and riparian woodlands. Many fine swimming holes can be found in this stretch of the River.

A short hike through towering redwoods, along a babbling brook takes you to Pfeiffer Falls (right).

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Hiking the back country is like stepping back in time. This is the California before Europeans arrived. San Antonio Valley is a profoundly rich archaeological and ecological area.
 

Wildlife in San Simeon

Once thought extinct, Elephant Seals have made a resounding comeback. Go the to scene of some real wildlife excitement. Hearst would have loved it, right there in his front yard!

 

 

 

 

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San Juan Bautista

Carmel Valley

Point Lobos

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Montaña de Oro

Pinnacles Monument

Salinan Nation

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Natural Bridges Butterfly Sanctuary

Castroville

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Marine Sanctuary

Moss Landing

Voices of the Wetlands

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Big Sur Lodge has 62 roomy cottage units. Many with wood burning fireplaces, or kitchens. Some with both. Many of the units can sleep up to six people.


Trails Head Cafe river deck


Big Sur sunsets are forever.

Rates include free admission to the Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Molera State Beach, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and Limekiln State Beach and Park.

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Big Sur Lodge is in the heart of California Condor country. Virtually every day they can be seen from the trails and around the Lodge.

Some of the best trail heads of Big Sur's fabled hikes are at the Lodge. A popular hike through redwoods to Pfeiffer Falls begins at the Lodge. Close to the cottages is a nature interpretative center and historical museum.


Buzzard's Roost Trail

Trails by the Lodge cottage units lead to waterfalls, Big Sur River, mountain tops and Ventana Wilderness

McWay Falls at Saddle Rock, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park -
our sister State Park eleven miles south of the Big Sur Lodge.

Canyon Fall (left) in McWay Canyon


Photo by Margie Whitnah

San Antonio Valley where all periods of California history played out. It is now a nearly pristine natural landscape surrounded by Ventana Wilderness.

 


Photo by Jack Ellwanger
Popular Pfeiffer Beach near the Big Sur Lodge - Scene of The Sandpiper and One Eyed Jacks
 

The Lodge's dining room in the redwoods is famous
for home cooking.

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The mighty Santa Lucia Mountains make a dramatic setting for the Lodge

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The swimming pool (left) is a good place for condor watching


China Beach - Point Lobos

There are different types of cottage units at the Lodge. Some have kitchens or wood-burning fireplaces, or both. There are one-and two-room units with one to four beds. Rates of different cottage unit types

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PelicanNetwork is a network of community-based cultural and environmental groups in the Central Coast. When you make a reservation with us for the Big Sur Lodge, you pay the same as you would by any other method, and, usually less. Plus you help our work because the Lodge provides support for our mission to advance learning and appreciation for the cultural and natural history of our area.

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Big Sur Lodge is a great value. In the heart of all the famous Big Sur greatness, there are 62 large garden cottage accommodations nestled amongst old growth redwoods and oaks. All have decks or porches, some have skylights, wood burning fire places and kitchens. There is a large heated swimming pool - all close to the Big Sur River and the wonderful hiking trails of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. As a guest of the Lodge you have free admission to all the Big Sur Coastal Parks. Check out the Big Sur Coastal Trail Guide.

The cottage units have various configurations of bed arrangements. Each is different. They have a king or queen bed, or two queen beds, and some have additional one or two twin beds. One room cottage units can sleep two to four people. Two room cottage units can sleep four to six people.

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One Room Cottage Unit
with a Queen or King Bed

$189 January 1 and 2

$149 January 3-31

$159 Feburary 1 - March 31

$169 April 1 - 11

$169 April 12-26

$194 April 27 - 30

$189 May 1 - 27

$204 May 28 - 31

$204 June through September

$189 Oct 1 - 31

$169 November 1 - 23

$199 November 23 - 26

$169 Novembeer 28 - 30

$149 December 1 - 23

$199 December 24 - 31

 One Room Cottage Unit with Fireplace

$249 January 1 - 2

$179 January 3 - 31

$189 February 1 - March - 31

$209 April 1 - April 31

$199 May 1 - 27

$254 May 28 - 31

$254 June 1 - September 30

$229 October 1 - 31

$179 November 1 - 23

$249November 23 - 26

$179 November 28 - December 23

$249 December 24- 31

 

One Room Cottage Unit with Two Queen Beds

$159 January 1 - 31

$169 February 1 - 28

$179 March 1 - 31

$189 April 1 - 31

$229 May 1 - September 30

$189 October 1 - 31

$179 November 1 - 23

$224 November 23 - 26

$179 November 28 - 30

$159 December 1 - 22

$224 December 23- 31

Cottage Unit with one queen and two twins

$189 January 1 - March 31

$199 April 1-26

$264 April 27-29 (includes second room with queen)

$224 May 1 - 31

$294 June 1 - September 30 (includes second room with queen)

$229 October 1 - 22

$294 November 23 - 27 (includes second room with queen)

$199 November 28 - 30

$199 December 1 - 23

$289 December 24- 31 (includes second room with queen)

Cottage Unit with Kitchen -2 Queen and Two Twin Beds

$289 January 1 - April 26

$354 April 27-31 (includes 2nd room with Queen bed)

$349 May 1 - September 30

$289 October 1 - November 23

$364 November 23 - 27

$289 November 28 -- December 23

$364 December 24- 31

Two Room Cottage Unit with one king bed and two twin beds

$189 January 1 - March 31

$209 April 1 - 26

$309 April 27 - 29

$219 May 1 - 28

$274 June 1 - September 30

$229 October 1 -31

$199 November 1 - 31

$189 December

Two Room Cottage Unit with Wood Burning Fireplace and two queen and two twin beds

$329 January 1 - 2

$229 January 3 - April 26

289 April 27-30 (includes 2nd room with queen bed)

$229 May 21- 31

$334 June 1 - September 30

$259 October 1 - November - 22

$329 November 23 - 27

$239 November 28 - December 23

$329 December 23- 31

2 room Cottage Unit with Wood Burning Fireplace - 2 Queen Beds

$219 January 1 - February 28

$219 March 1 - May 31 -

$304 June 1 - September 30

$259 October 1 - 31

$259 November 1 - 22

$299 November 23 - 26

$189 November 27 -- December 22

$329 December 23- 31

Two-room Cottage Unit with Wood Burning Fireplace - King Bed and Twin Bed

$364 January 1 - 2

$189 January 3 - March 31 (one room - second room with queen bed $30 additional)

$229 April 1 - 26

$309 April 27 - 29 (2 rooms)

$229 April 30- May 31

$329 June 1 - September 30 (2 rooms)

$259 October 1 - November 22

$324 November 23-26

$259 November 27 -- December 22

$314 December 23- 31

Two Room Cottage Unit with King bed, queen bed and Two Twins

$219 January 1 -April 26

$239 April 27-29

$249 April 30 - May - 31

$274 June 1 - September 30

$259 October 1 - 31

$229 November 1 - 30

$209 December 1 - 22

$274 December 24- 31

Two Room Cottage Unit with Fireplace and Kitchen

$289 January 1 - 31

$299 February - 28

$334 March 1 - 31

$309 April 1 - 26

$354 April 27 -29

$339 May 1 - 31

$364 June 1 - September 30

$299 October 1 -November 23

$364 November 24 - November 27

$299 November 28 -- December 23

$364 December 24- 31

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