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“Beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carmel City Beach / Carmel River Beach

Carmel City Beach / Carmel River Beach
Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
831 649 2836
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Ranked #3 of 28 Attractions in Carmel
Type: Beaches
Activities: Sunbathing, Birdwatching
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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.
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Located about 10 minutes walk away from our billet, the Wayfarer Inn, thios was a very plesant suprise.
What a fantastic place to watch the sun set.
Clean, picturesque. a must if you stay in carmel

Visited September 2013
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Lafayette, California
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Squeaky clean soft sand and dog-friendly!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

A long, soft sand beach with spectacular views. A walk back along the bluff makes a nice round-trip.

Visited September 2013
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Reading, United Kingdom
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“The most fantastic beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This is the most fantastic beach; it was great to walk in bare feet on the warm, white sand with the ocean crashing to shore. The lagoon along the front is also great. We went back in the evening to watch the sunset.

Visited September 2013
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scotland
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Nice Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We walked along Carmel beach which was very nice with good golden sand. Must say it's not the prettiest of beaches such as Zante or even parts of Ibiza but nice nonetheless.

Visited September 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Spectacular sunset”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful beach sunsets we experienced! The view is spectacular and we even saw dolphins going by just before sunset. This is dog and family friendly but also very romantic. It is very clean and looks pristine.

Visited September 2013
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