Big Sur is a section of the Central Coast of California between Carmel Highlands and San Simeon, where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean. Big Sur offers unmatched scenic beauty and an eclectic vibe you can`t find anywhere else. The area is famous for its breathtaking coastline, towering redwoods and epic hiking trails, as well as its world-class hotels, inns, boutique shops, and stunning restaurants. The sparsely populated region has numerous state parks for hiking, camping and beachcombing. The stunning views, beaches, and other recreational opportunities have made this a popular destination.