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Carmel Village

Ocean Avenue and State Route 1, Carmel, CA 93921
888-434-3891
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Ranked #4 of 28 Attractions in Carmel
Type: Neighborhoods
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Waterdown, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Quaint, no high rises, warm, friendly and relaxing. shops were interesting. Beach scenery was wonderful. A great walk, recommend that you do this. Take your time soak up the atmosphere. Lunch or dinner at any of local establishments is a must. The Grill was outstanding. One of the best meals we ever had. The Rombauer white was top notch with... More

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Geelong, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
21 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

If you had to choose a place to live retire and die Carmel is it.Peaceful scenic well located what is not to like.Shame one needs to sell their mother to buy in!Wonderful area.

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San Francisco, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Walking around, you'd swear you were in seaside English village. There are a number of Tudor buildings. Carmel is upscale and the village is home to many, small, independent jewelry stores and galleries. In August, it participates in Monterey Car Week and in 2014 a record was set when a car went at auction for over $30 million. If you... More

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Leatherhead, Surrey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

With a limited/no chain policy (was surprised to see a LUSH there!!) the town has lots of small shops and restaurants and appears to be determined to be different and quirky. Charming and expensive, it was great wandering around the town and looking at the unusual buildings

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England
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed our time in Carmel, the galleries were fantastic and everyone was willing to talk about the work and give us time to browse it, really recommend. Good atmosphere during Monterey car week and fabulous cars everywhere!

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Los Angeles, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

very charming village with fun shops and great restaurants. Parking can be a challenge. The art galleries are interesting to explore even if you are not planning on buying.

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

This village is simply beautiful. Wonderful to view on foot to shop and sight see. Definitely worth the trip. The city architecture is wonderful. Each building has thought put into it so as to make the city just one big piece of art.

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Pasadena, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

The town of Carmel is fairly compact with a great selection of restaurants. Art galleries abound and some other nice shopping is available.

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Fish Creek, Victoria, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Everything about this story book village is superb. Shopping, ambience, beach, service, people, restaurants.

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Barrie, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Quaint, trendy and incredibly friendly. Main street is jammed with shops and boutiques. Just remember to check out the shops behind the shops!

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