- Flight Time: 12 Hours
- Time Zone: UTC -8:00
- Best Time to Travel: March - September
Situated on the Monterey Peninsula 120 miles south of San Francisco is the beautiful European style village of Carmel which is an ideal base to explore the stunning scenery and wildlife of the Monterey Peninsula and Big Sur.
A mecca for artists, actors and writers Carmel is considered a cultural oasis, located on its own spectacular white sandy beach. Take a stroll through the winding streets, and arcades with many art galleries, antique shops, cafes and restaurants. Pop into the famous Hogs Breath Inn, maybe Clint Eastwood will be in the bar having a tipple. Carmel is the ideal base to explore the stunning scenery and wildlife of the Monterey Peninsula and Big Sur. A must see for golf enthusiasts is Pebble Beach home to many PGA events, and located on 17 mile drive. The renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium is only a short drive away.
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