More than an ocean lover's paradise, Carmel is also heaven for the wine epicurean. A host of local wineries, wine merchants, restaurants, and gourmet markets offer superior wines and champagnes from around the corner and around the world.
Take a self-guided walking tour that lets you sample a cornucopia of vineyard riches. All of the following establishments feature daily tastings.
Carmel is an Art Lover's Dream Come True
Spend a few days in this quaint yet cosmopolitan village and see what has inspired some of the world's finest artists to paint, sculpt, photograph, and write here. For art admirers, the artistic creations in Carmel-by-the-Sea provide tough competition for the spectacular beaches, oceans of flowers, and abundant Cypress trees-all bathed in Pacific breezes.
Welcome to Carmel - Woman's Best Friend
For a weekend you'll always remember, gather your girlfriends at Carmel-by-the-Sea. Whether you hail from Aspen or Astoria, nothing brings friends together like world-class shopping and dining set among oceans of flowers and Cypress, bathed in warm Pacific breezes.
Along with the nearby Monterey Bay Aquarium and nature-friendly Point Lobos, there's a world of fun for kids right here in Carmel. Outdoors or in, a host of activities keep young visitors happily occupied from morning 'til bedtime.
A Paradise of Romance in Carmel-by-the-Sea
Whatever the occasion, Carmel-by-the-Sea makes the heart soar. Our secluded jewel of a village offers everything for a perfect romantic getaway. Roaring surf, gentle breezes, and world-class amenities set the mood for romance in this European-style beach town where you can leave the world behind.