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Carmel City Beach / Carmel River Beach

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Address: Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: 831 649 2836
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Activities: Sunbathing, Birdwatching
Description: The water is brisk and the surf is hazardous, but the amazing views from...
The water is brisk and the surf is hazardous, but the amazing views from the shore will draw you like a magnet to these striking white sand beaches for a leisurely stroll or picnic.
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I love Carmel

I love Carmel!! I love the ocean and visiting this beautiful small sea side location. Good restaurants. Casual and fun place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I love Carmel!! I love the ocean and visiting this beautiful small sea side location. Good restaurants. Casual and fun place.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The Carmel City Beach is at the end of Ocean Ave in Carmel and in addition to being a clean, beautiful beach, it is one of the few that allows your dog to run off leash. Carmel is one of the most dog friendly towns in the US and we usually bring at least one of ours when we vacation... More 

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Atlanta,GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

lovely town and even more spectacular to take a blanket and drinks and just watch the sun go down on the beach. Perfect!

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Carmel City Beach is one of the most beautiful places to visit along the California coast. The temperature is cool and excellent for walking around Main Street.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Carmel is a beautiful and quaint little town. The "higgledy-piggledy" rooves of some of the houses are so quaint and take one back to "Fairy Tale" places !!!! Many galleries with beautiful sculptures and art. Great place to visit. We were there in 2012.

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Mount Tamborine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

White sand, wild life, weddings, community gathering place. Quite foggy in June and cool. Fogbows, like rainbows but white, very interesting.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The weather could not be more perfect for a morning walk along the ocean. Don't miss it! Enjoy the beauty of the Pacific! There is a small parking lot at the end of Ocean or you can just walk the length of Ocean until you hit the beach. The walk down is a little easier than going back up the... More 

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Sylvania, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nothing compares to the beaches in California. I took my daughter and her friend who have both dreamed of going to California on a trip from LA to San Fran. It was AMAZING and the beaches of Carmel are just as Amazing.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband took me to Carmel for our Honeymoon and I fell in love with the ambiance of the city. So reminiscent of a small European village with the shops and restaurants. I can't wait to go back for another visit.

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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Carmel Beach, at the foot of Ocean Avenue in Carmel, CA, has little in the way of nearby parking spaces, but it is beautiful and dog-friendly. If you want to park your car and have a short walk to a lovely beach, Carmel River Beach should be your choice. The beach is ample, the vistas of Point Lobos are inspiring,... More 

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Address: Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: 831 649 2836
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel

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