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Carmel City Beach / Carmel River Beach

Address: Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: 831 649 2836
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Ranked #5 of 44 Activities in Carmel
Activities: Sunbathing, Birdwatching
Owner description: The water is brisk and the surf is hazardous, but the amazing views from the shore will draw you...
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Activities: Sunbathing, Birdwatching
Owner description: 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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New Hope, PA
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262 reviews 262 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Carmel City Beach , though in the city limits of Haifa, is at the southern end of it, away from the city streets. A clean beach, it has the basic public amenities too.

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Sanford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This is the closest I will ever get to Pebble Beach Golf Course. The beach is wonderful, clean, well taken care of with turquoise waters, cliffs, and beautiful homes.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I'm a beach goer...love the sand, the smell, the seagulls...it was clean and the people were friendly.

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Sacramento, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It's just beautiful. You owe it to yourself to experience a sunset here. You won't be alone by any means, but folks are mellow. And as soon as the last sliver of the sun slips under the horizon often a round of applause will spontaneously erupt. You do have to wait approximately 24 hours for the encore.

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California
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226 reviews 226 reviews
85 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Love, love, love this area not only for the unbelievable natural beauty but for the vibe one gets upon entering the sand. It doesn't matter what your pleasure is....kids playing in the water or with the sand, dogs frolicing with other dogs or playing with their owners, people just sitting while reading or enjoying the views, volleyball courts are right... More 

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Chantilly, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

perfect californian picture, healthy blondie families, with kids running on the beach, jumping in the waves , and daddy ready to role the waves on his surf board. families walking with more-than-happy free dogs. beautiful walk , beautiful sand.

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Los Altos, California
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We're been to this beach a few times in the past, and it doesn't matter if the sun is out or not. The sand is fine, beach is clean, and dogs can run off leash. Take your shoes off and let your feet enjoy the walk along the shoreline. Yes the water is cold, but you don't need to go... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

All I can say is OFF LEASH! A rare treat in California. Heaven for dogs and adults alike. Great walk at night and in the morning.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I wouldn't go to this beach in the summer or spring weekend. I can see why it would be so crowded at those times. So, I am glad we went in the winter month of January. It was still a little busy, but a very beautiful beach. Parking to get down to it was a problem. Restrooms nearby.

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Storm Lake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a lovely beach, clean shimmering sands, and frothy ocean at your feet. It is one of the few that allow your friend the doggie to accompany you. And everybody behaves, scooping the treasures your friend leaves in the moments it is not preoccupied with chasing the waves, the other dogs, and the tennis balls you throw it.

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