June 09, 2019 at 06:00AM by CWC

If you’re a fan of HBO’s Big Little Lies, it’s hard not to seethe with real-estate envy. Every episode of the show, set in the picturesque California town of Monterey, features some seriously stunning coastal estates. But you don’t have to spend a million bucks to spend a weekend like Madeline, Celeste, Jane, Bonnie, and Renata.

Whether you want to swing by the Blue Blues Cafe (Paluca Trattoria IRL!) on Fisherman’s Wharf, jog along Del Monte Beach, or unwind in an oceanside Pacific Grove cottage, these affordable Monterey Airbnbs are just the ticket.

Plan a Big Little Lies vacation at a Monterey Airbnb

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1. Oceanfront 6-bedroom masterpiece

Location: Pacific Grove
Cost: $1,000/night

This oceanfront Airbnb definitely lets you take in the beauty of the area. The six-bedroom home can be split with a group of friends to cut down on costs. And while you’re there, you can enjoy whale-watching from the deck, hiking nearby trails, and cooking in the fully-stocked gourmet kitchen.

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2. Historic John Steinbeck’s writer’s studio

Location: Pacific Grove
Cost: $205/night

Author John Steinbeck made Monterey wanderlust goals, and you can stay in a charming home that was once owned by him. The one-bedroom cottage is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway with a lush garden and peeks of the ocean.

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3. Peaceful cozy beach cottage

Location: Pacific Grove
Cost: $195/night

This beach cottage is just two blocks away from the Pacific Ocean. While you’re there, you can relax in the bright living space, enjoy reading in the backyard patio, and walk to downtown Pacific Grove to explore the Victorian shopping area.

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4. Pacific Grove one-bedroom cottage

Location: Pacific Grove
Cost: $175/night

This adorable cottage is one block from the beach, three blocks from restaurants, and comes complete with a sunny patio you can listen to the waves from.

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5. Pet-friendly cottage near beach

Location: Pacific Grove
Cost: $176/night

You and your pup are both welcome at this pet-friendly cottage that’s a five-minute walk from the beach and a quick drive to the downtown area. Plus, who wouldn’t want to sip some wine on this stunning patio with their furry BFF?

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6. Pacific Jewel three-bedroom home

Location: Pacific Grove
Cost: $350/night

Imagine waking up in this stunning bedroom. You’re not only a 10-minute walk to the Pacific Ocean and downtown—you also get to hang out and play games by the fireplace in the newly-remodeled space.

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7. Pacific Grove beach house cottage

Location: Pacific Grove
Cost: $200/night

This cute modern cottage has the perfect rustic seaside twist. You’re four blocks from the downtown area, eight blocks to the beach, and a short walk to the ocean-view trail. You can also stargaze at night on the outdoor patio.

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8. Three Seas three-bedroom cottage

Location: Pacific Grove
Cost: $245/night

This cottage is made for relaxing. It comes complete with a large balcony that has an outdoor kitchen table, meaning you can dine with a view of the Pacific Ocean.

Check out these Airbnbs with French girl-approved kitchens. Or maybe hop on the heritage travel trend.

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Author Tehrene Firman | Well and Good
Selected by CWC

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