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What's Carmel like?

People go to Carmel to soak up the sun at Carmel Beach and to catch a glimpse of famous monuments like 17-Mile Drive. Travellers also like the city's sea views and shops. Learn about the local heritage of Carmel at top landmarks like Bixby Bridge and Carmel Mission Basilica. While you're here, make time to enjoy other sights such as Point Lobos State Reserve.

Where are the best places to stay in Carmel?

Below are the number of accommodation options by star rating in Carmel and the surrounding area:

  • • 4 5-star accommodation from GBP 145 per night
  • • 35 4-star accommodation from GBP 84 per night
  • • 75 3-star accommodation from GBP 46 per night
  • • 62 2-star accommodation from GBP 32 per night

How to get to Carmel

Flights to Carmel

  • • Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from central Carmel
  • • Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), 18.6 mi (29.9 km) from central Carmel
  • • Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), 27.2 mi (43.8 km) from central Carmel

Things to see and do in Carmel

What to see in Carmel

  • • Carmel Beach
  • • 17-Mile Drive
  • • Point Lobos State Reserve
  • • Bixby Bridge
  • • Carmel Mission Basilica

Things to do in Carmel

  • • Carmel Plaza
  • • Sunset Center
  • • Blair Estate Tasting Room
  • • Galante Vineyards
  • • Wrath Winery

Other popular Carmel attractions

  • • Carmel River State Beach
  • • Tor House
  • • Monastery Beach
  • • Garrapata State Park
  • • Scheid Vineyards Tasting Room

When is the best time to visit Carmel?

  • • Hottest months: September, October, August, July (average 20°C)
  • • Coldest months: December, January, February, March (average 7°C)
  • • Rainiest months: January, February, December and March (average 96.25 inches of rainfall)