Carmel by the Sea

City of Carmel by the Sea

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 an amazing, European-style village nestled above a picturesque white-sand beach where everything is within walking distance from your charming hotel or inn. From performing arts and cultural activities to hundreds of Carmel shops, restaurants, wine tasting, art galleries, and more — come stay for a while.