You haven´t experienced the real west coast without a visit to Big Sur. This beautiful place is almost compulsory if a visit to California is on the cards. With wildflowers always in bloom, and the glistening Pacific Ocean crashing dramatically against the rocky coastline, it is a place where nature really reigns supreme. The breathtaking sea vistas coupled with the many hills, cliffs, canyons, and wildlife, make this a truly gorgeous region, and a perfect place to get away from it all. They also say that at Big Sur, after sunset, the night sky puts on a spectacular show. So check out these affordable vacation rentals with hot tubs near Big Sur, and watch the light show from the comfort of your own bubbling hot tub.