World-renowned Carmel-by-the-Sea has inspired artists, sparked romances, and attracted celebrities for decades. Rated a top-10 destination in the U.S. year after year, Carmel-by-the-Sea is a European-style village nestled above a picturesque white-sand beach where everything is within walking distance from your hotel or inn. From performing arts and cultural activities to hundreds of Carmel shops, restaurants, wine tasting, art galleries, and more there is plenty to see and do during a visit to Carmel.
Carmel-by-the-Sea is the ultimate romantic getaway. This secluded jewel of a village offers roaring surf, gentle breezes, and world-class amenities that set the mood for romance where you can leave the world behind.
With its array of first-class restaurants, acclaimed executive chefs, unique Carmel Food Tour, and popular Carmel Wine Walk, Carmel-by-the-Sea is evolving and emerging as one of the West Coast's top destinations for food and wine discoveries.
Carmel-by-the-Sea is known for its uniqueness but perhaps its white-sand beach is the most iconic with the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links to the north and the historic Frank Lloyd Wright home and Point Lobos spanning the south.