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Carmel, Monterey - California

Overview

  • 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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  • Casa Munras Hotel & Spa Monterey
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  • Hotel Pacific
    Carmel, Monterey - California

    Hotel Pacific

    Hotel Pacific is a luxury, all - suites hotel located in the heart of downtown Monterey and an ideal resort destination offering romantic fireplace rooms with private balconies or patios, luxury amenities, friendly service, first - class accommodations.

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