Where to stay around Carmel-by-the-Sea?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 694 holiday lettings near Carmel-by-the-Sea. From 469 Houses to 95 Bungalows, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Carmel-by-the-Sea area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Carmel-by-the-Sea?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Carmel-by-the-Sea:

  • Carmel Point: 99 holiday homes
  • Hatton Fields: 187 holiday homes
  • Northeast Carmel: 219 holiday homes
  • Jack's Peak: 112 holiday homes
  • High Meadows: 107 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Carmel-by-the-Sea?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carmel-by-the-Sea. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Barnyard: 719 holiday lettings
  • Point Lobos State Reserve: 712 holiday lettings
  • Smallsea, A Metropolis in Miniature: 720 holiday lettings
  • Garrapata Beach: 700 holiday lettings
  • Quail Lodge Resort & Golf Club: 724 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carmel-by-the-Sea listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 469 Houses in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Our other popular types of Carmel-by-the-Sea holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 95 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 95 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 95 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 55 holiday homes with pool available in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering beach house or holiday rental in Carmel, California your home away from home

    Carmel, also known as Carmel-by-the-Sea is a small and historic city of 3,000 inhabitants on the Monterey Peninsula. It is well known for its arts community along with beautiful scenery and an interesting history. Actor Clint Eastwood was the mayor of Carmel in the late 1980s.

    Things to Do in Carmel, California

    Those with an interest in art will find plenty to see and do from their holiday rental in Carmel. Take painting lessons, browse the galleries and attend some of the arts-related events that are frequently hosted. The city is equally well known for its music and its theatres with a host of annual festivals and programs. Carmel attracts many visitors to the shopping district with charming streets lined with independent shops, cafés and galleries. There are also two shopping villages out of town at the Barnyard and the Crossroads. Both villages have excellent restaurants and are set amid award-winning gardens. The beach is a popular area for bird watching and is also well-used for boating, kayaking and diving but the riptides can make it unsuitable for swimming.

    Places to Visit Around Carmel, CA

    Carmel River State Beach includes the Lagoon and Wetlands Natural Reserve. It has excellent opportunities for spotting the local wildlife and birds within easy reach of your Carmel holiday rental. Follow the Carmel Coast Birding Trail and look for herons, brown pelicans, Greater Yellowlegs and many types of gulls, woodpeckers and warblers. In Carmel centre, visit Caraccioli Cellars to sample the sparkling wine that is produced locally. Galante Vineyards also has a tasting room in the town with small plates to accompany the wine samples. Point Lobos State Natural Reserve is said to be the Crown Jewel of the US state park system with many species of wildlife and migrating grey whales visible from the shore in winter.

    Weather in Carmel, CA

    Carmel holiday rentals have a Mediterranean type climate with damp summers due to the coastal cloud and drizzle. Daytime highs reach an average 21°C (70°C) in July and August. Winters are very mild with daytime temperatures reaching 15°C (59°C) and around 2-4 inches of rainfall per month. September and October have the best weather overall with pleasant temperatures and low rainfall.

    Travel to Carmel, California

    The nearest main airport serving holiday rentals in Carmel, California is Monterey Peninsula (MRY) Airport which is just 7 miles from Carmel. It has regular domestic flights with American Airlines, Alaska, Continental, United and US airways. International visitors may find the San Jose (SJC) International Airport offers a better choice of flights along with San Francisco International (SFO) airport which is 104 miles away. There are many flights from the UK, Europe and the Far East that have regular flights into San Francisco.