Destination guide

Explore the oceanfront setting in Carmel

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Carmel. Well known for its seaside, beaches and shopping, this scenic city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Carmel Beach and Point Lobos State Reserve. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Carmel

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Carmel a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Blair Estate Tasting Room (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Galante Vineyards (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Wrath Winery (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Carmel

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 20°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Carmel

Beautiful ocean views, pebble beaches and breathtaking sunsets are a few of the stunning natural features that Carmel boasts. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carmel is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carmel Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Lone Cypress Pine (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Point Lobos State Reserve (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Carmel River State Beach (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Monastery Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • 17-Mile Drive (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Carmel

Fly into Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), the closest airport, located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), which is 18.6 mi (29.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Southeast Carmel?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 215 holiday lettings around Southeast Carmel. From 164 Houses to 7 Flats, 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 Southeast Carmel?

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 Southeast Carmel:

  • Northwest Carmel: 186 holiday homes
  • Golden Rectangle: 188 holiday homes
  • Northeast Carmel: 283 holiday homes
  • Hatton Fields: 181 holiday homes
  • High Meadows: 104 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 Southeast Carmel?

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

  • Forest Theater Guild: 877 holiday lettings
  • Carmel Beach: 645 holiday lettings
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course: 1,017 holiday lettings
  • Quail Lodge Resort & Golf Club: 889 holiday lettings
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links: 877 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Southeast Carmel 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 Southeast Carmel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 164 Houses in Southeast Carmel. Our other popular types of Southeast Carmel holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 30 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 Southeast Carmel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Southeast Carmel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.