Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Carmel Valley is ready to explore

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Carmel Valley. This city's cafes, hiking and golfing attract many visitors, as does its relaxing and scenic location. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Bixby Bridge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Carmel Valley

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Carmel Valley a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Park (19.7 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links (21.3 mi / 34.2 km)
  • Galante Vineyards (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Bernardus Winery Tasting Room (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Boekenoogen Winery Tasting Room (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Carmel Valley

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Carmel Valley is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Carmel Beach (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Point Lobos State Reserve (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Lone Cypress Pine (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Hastings Natural History Reservation (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Carmel Valley Community Park (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Carmel Valley

The nearest airport is in Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), which is 18.5 mi (29.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Carmel Valley?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 442 holiday lettings around Carmel Valley. From 35 flats & apartments to 53 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Carmel Valley?

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 Valley:

  • Carmel Point: 91 holiday homes
  • Downtown Monterey: 23 holiday homes
  • Golden Rectangle: 175 holiday homes
  • Northeast Carmel: 256 holiday homes
  • Southeast Carmel: 197 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 Valley? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carmel Valley. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Heller Estate Organic Vineyards: 757 holiday lettings
  • Joullian Vineyards: 755 holiday lettings
  • Bernardus Winery Tasting Room: 755 holiday lettings
  • Carmel Valley Community Park: 762 holiday lettings
  • Boekenoogen Winery Tasting Room: 762 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carmel Valley listed on 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 Flats in Carmel Valley?

Yes, of course. offers 35 Flats in Carmel Valley. Our other popular types of Carmel Valley holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 53 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 53 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 299 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carmel Valley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 45 holiday homes with pool available in Carmel Valley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.