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Hyatt Vacation Club at Highlands Inn
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An elegant Big Sur escape.
Welcoming guests for over a century, this stunning retreat offers Owners and guests the ultimate in amenities, location, and nearby activities. With its relaxing whirlpool spas, fire pit with Adirondack chairs, dramatic Pacific views, and access to the adjacent Hyatt Carmel Highlands hotel’s premier dining, this is a perfect place for meaningful time together. Off-site, enjoy everything Big Sur has to offer, like scenic drives, hiking, biking, fishing, beaches, coveted golf at Pebble Beach, and plenty of wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Parking
  • Fitness center
  • Accessible
  • Swimming pool
  • Kid friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi

Resort Amenities1

Steam rising from a stone whirlpool spa with chairs and a view of the ocean
Whirlpool Spas
Aerial view of a freeform pool, palm trees, and resort overlooking the ocean
Swimming Pool2
A person on a table getting a massage at a spa
Spa Services
A restaurant with tables, and a wall of windows overlooking the ocean
Three people riding bicycles together on a quaint street
Bike Rentals
Floor view of yoga mat, bare feet, and hands in a yoga pose
Choose from suites and 1- and 2-bedroom residential-style villas with fully equipped kitchens, private patios or balconies, washers and dryers, and other convenient appointments.
Bedroom with sliding privacy doors in front of a whirlpool tub, vanity, and mirror
1-Bedroom Villa
Sleeps up to 4 guests
Bedroom with bed and wall of windows overlooking pine trees and ocean
2-Bedroom Villa
Sleeps up to 6 guests
Inspired Activities & Experiences4
From adventurous activities to relaxing moments, it’s vacation time well spent. Our curated program helps you meaningfully experience Carmel — and your time together.
Winery Tour
People eating chips and ceviche
Ceviche Making
A person playing a piano with ambient light in the background
Live Piano in the Lobby
Winery Tour
People eating chips and ceviche
Ceviche Making
A person playing a piano with ambient light in the background
Live Piano in the Lobby
Explore Carmel5
Aerial view of Big Sur Coast
Big Sur Coast
A Cypress tree at Carmel-by-the-Sea with a view of the ocean
Carmel Mission Basilica with palm trees
Carmel Mission
A building on the rocky coast near Cannery Row
Cannery Row
People walking on the sand at Carmel Beach
Carmel Beach
Monterrey Bay Aquarium
Other must‑see attractions
  • Old Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
A Cypress tree at Carmel-by-the-Sea with a view of the ocean
Things to do in Carmel-by-the-Sea
The sun sets next to the Highlands Inn resort pool deck
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Landscaping and resort entrance at twilight
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Also part of Hyatt Vacation Club Portfolio Program, available through Club-to-Club Exchange.

1 Amenities subject to change from time to time without notice. (back)

2 Operated by a third party. Special hours of operation at Pacific's Edge are 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. for breakfast, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch, and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for dinner. Sunset Bar offers beverage service only from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunset Lounge offers food and beverage service from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. (back)

3 Features, furnishings, and amenities are subject to change. Pictures are intended to give a general indication of the layout only and may not represent all various configurations available at the property. (back)

4 Additional charges may apply for any activity, event, or program. (back)

5 No inquiry has been made into the activities or events, or the risks, qualifications, or quality of the activities, events, and/or services offered by this provider as it is not affiliated with HV Global Group, Inc. and WHV Resort Group, Inc. (collectively, “HVC”) or its affiliates. Do not consider this an endorsement of or recommendation for any of the activities, events, or providers. HVC and its affiliates assume no liability for the products or services furnished by the independent service providers who have no affiliation with the HVC business. Additional fees and costs may apply. Activities and events are subject to change. Some activities or events may require the participant to be in good health and have a certain level of skill. (back)

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