Carmel Beach is one of the most iconic spots on California's Central Coast and it becomes one of America's Top Beach Towns.
You can explore the history of the Carmel heritage at Carmel Heritage Society, but if you are an art enthusiast, head to Dawson Cole Fine Art Gallery just across the museum.
You can take a cup of coffee or a bottle of wine with you to Carmel Beach and do not forget your camera to take some snaps of the beautiful sunset.
Most of the tourists come to Carmel Beach to dance with the waves by doing a Surfing with their gear.
The best time to visit Carmel Beach is from September to November when the sun shines brightly.
Start your day by having a cup of coffee at Café Carmel which has a laid-back atmosphere and you have to wear your most comfortable clothes since this cafe has an easygoing concept. After that, you can explore the history of the Carmel heritage at Carmel Heritage Society, but if you are an art enthusiast you may head to Dawson Cole Fine Art Gallery which located across the museum. When the sun slightly on the west you may feel hungry so you may have your lunch at The Little Swiss Café, this spot is famous for its Swiss pancakes. You can take a cup of coffee or a bottle of wine with you to Carmel Beach and do not forget your camera to take some snaps of the beautiful sunset. Visting Carmel By The Sea is not complete if you are miss a wine tasting at Caraccioli Cellar.
You cannot smoke on the beach or pathway. Be careful about the shifting sand and slippery rocks. Before you do the surfing, make sure you get enough information about the wave, it can be threatening.
The best time to visit Carmel Beach is from September to November when the sun shines brightly and the temperature is warm enough to stroll the city or do sunbathing in the Carmel Beach.
Most of the tourists come to Carmel Beach to dance with the waves by doing a Surfing with their gear. For the safety reason, you have to get the latest information about the waves and the weather condition at the entrance post. The other sport you can do here is Volleyball, you may bring your buddies to this beach and get yourself some sweats.
When you are looking for a historical European-style hotel to stay, you may book a room at L'Auberge Carmel. This hotel is famous for its graceful architecture and elegance which firstly built-in 1929. But if you want to embrace the Carmel beach nature, you may stay in Carmel Cottage Inn. This eco-friendly cottage has the various capacity, from 2 up to 10 people.
If you are on vacation with your life-partner, you have to bring her/him to the most romantic restaurant, Portabella. This restaurant offers its authentic French and Italian food in its cosy and oldies restaurant concept. But if you prefer to have dinner at the classic American grill style, you may bring your buddies to Flaherty's Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar. The restaurant mainly offers freshly caught seafood which served in a relaxed dining atmosphere.
Once you set your step in Carmel beach, you have to take a bite of the freshly caught seafood from Monterey Bay along with the fresh produce grown locally in Salinas Valley. Your trip is not completed without trying this amazing treat.
Terry's Lounge is the best bar to go if you are looking for a classy bar which offers its best cocktail. Whether at the indoor or outdoor seat, you can embrace its elegance. But if you and your buddies love to spend the nightlife in a gastropub, you may head to Mulligan Public House. This bar mainly offers American cuisine and drinks which served in vintage accents.