Carmel-by-the-Sea is a small beach community on California’s Monterey Peninsula that is the unspoiled gem of the California coast. It’s known for its beautiful white sand beach, coastal cottages and downtown shops, restaurants and galleries of its village center.
Carmel Beach is one of the most iconic spots on California’s Central Coast. Carmel’s crystal clear water is stunningly beautiful. Impressive views from the beach include the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve to the south and Pebble Beach to the north.
Carmel Village is a unique setting, with its stone-paved alleyways or curlicue-roofed shops. Within the Village there are outdoor malls, family-owned boutiques and a variety of galleries to explore. The town’s charming eateries feature a full range of international, regional and local cuisines.
Carmel Valley is just minutes from Carmel-by-the-Sea. Known for its wineries, Carmel Valley is one of the sunniest places on the Monterey Peninsula. Even when it’s foggy and cool in Carmel-by-the-Sea or Monterey, chances are you’ll find blue skies and sunshine in Carmel Valley.
Carmel is blessed with an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, including golfing, hiking, biking, kayaking, scuba diving, surfing, running and more.
Carmel is a unique community that offers a relaxed coastal lifestyle.