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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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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The fairy tale village with quaint homes and decidely upscale shops was refreshing to walk through whether your budget allows you to shop or just window shop. It is worth the trip!

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The village of Carmel is so nice wih old small houses, it looks like a village from a fairy tale. The beach was absolutely magnificant and we could easily have spent 2 nights here.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
40 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A great place for a wander through all the little nooks and crannies around the village. Mind you it's mainly window shopping, this is an exclusive setting with masses of art galleries and designer boutiques. Loads of coffee shops and restaurants too and not a chain store in sight. Then it's on to the beach just a short step away.... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you were going to design a seaside town in California it would probably look like Carmel. Only small gripe was that on a Saturday morning several restaurants and cafes were closed leaving the few open unable to cope with demand. That said it's a beautiful town. "It made our day"

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Curitiba, PR
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Carmel is charming. It is nice just to walk around and take a stroll on the beach street to see the different nice houses. I highly recomend Terry's Lounge Restaurant at Lincoln & 5 Th st.

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Fremont, California
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618 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We enjoy going to Carmel Village for a pleasant walk and do it a few times each year. We start on one side of the street, wander through the shops, and then continue down to the ocean area. The ocean area is scenic and its nice to spend time here. Then walk up the street. We like to explore the... More

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North Iceland, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Nice and quiet village which is very nice to see. Took a short walk to see great houses and the people.

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Davis, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

... that is becoming crowded with stores selling souvenirs and sweatshirts. This really surprised me, as I believe there were at least 3 more of these shops on Ocean compared to last summer. The beach is still very lovely and cared for. Carmel village is one of my favorite places to people watch.

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washington dc
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

go here for dinner, a stroll, or shopping... the stores are quaint and different... albeit, there are plenty of name brand stores as well... ultimately, it is nice just to walk around and look...

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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Wonderful village to explore and enjoy!! Great restaurants, shops and charming architecture everywhere you look!

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