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Address: Ocean Avenue and State Route 1, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: 888-434-3891

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We had so much fun in The Carmel Village. A lot of great shops and great wine tasting !!! They even have a guy that gives hay rides !!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Groveland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We had so much fun in The Carmel Village. A lot of great shops and great wine tasting !!! They even have a guy that gives hay rides !!

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South San Francisco, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

To be honest, my hubby and I stayed a bit too long in Carmel. Two nights is probably enough, but we booked 4 nights. That being said, we got pretty bored in Carmel where shops close by 6 pm and last-call happens at 8:30 pm. We stayed in the Carmel-by-the-Sea area (at the Tradewinds, which was nice) and walked to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

On the look out for a specific restaurant so went a little out of our way. Carmel is gorgeous great landscape quaint shops no wonder Clint Eastwood was one time mayor

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I love the buildings, shops and courtyards in the village. An enjoyable place to shop for a few hours and stop for lunch at one of the many restaurants. Most shops are rather expensive but you will find some interesting galleries and artisan shops.

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Tiburon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Carmel Village is a wonderful place to explore with a wide variety of shopping and dining. The only negative I would add is the parking situation.

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Carmel, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Lots and lots of art galleries, jewelry stores and the like all geared toward the tourist trade. Nice small compact downtown with great courtyards and architecture.

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Cocoa Beach,Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stayed here for Easre and enjoyed this town. It is walkable and the shopping and restaurants are plentiful. There are many fine art studios to browse. The town is scenic and at the end is a beach onto the bay. There is good sized hill to go down and up if you walk it. I recommend visiting the beach... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

So enamored by the beauty of this small village. Perfect weather, cozy restaurants and shops what more could you ask for a leisurely stroll? So many nice restaurants to choose from from simple cafes to full restaurants. It's like time stood still in this place. I know this place is too expensive to live, housing-wise, but what a treat it... More 

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Take a walk down the side streets instead of Ocean Ave. the architecture dates back to the early 1900's. Once on the main drag you can expect every kind of shop from Coach to chocolate and Candle stores, galleries selling seagull paintings, and high end restaurants. If that's your thing have at it. We remember when walking on the white... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Although this has changed considerable since I first visited Carmel, it is still pleasurable. Be sure to explore more than the main street. Many art galleries, a few decent clothing stores, many good restaurants, and close to the beach. Pet friendly, you'll see many dogs!

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