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“Beautiful sandy beach” 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 25 Attractions in Carmel
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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.
tustin
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24 attraction reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Beautiful sandy beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

At the end of Ocean Blvd. you arrive at this beautiful beach with gentle waves and a wide beach. Bathrooms nearby. parking limited.

Visited October 2013
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Bountiful, Utah, United States
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“Gorgeous Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Carmel beach is simply gorgeous! The sand is white and soft underfoot and the beach environment is so relaxing and refreshing. It is a wonderful experience to just sit and unwind and enjoy watching all the dogs play and enjoy being happy, and they are all so well behaved it is simply a joy. The sunsets are stunning, but what I love the most is watching the seals, otters and dolphins that play just off shore. This beach is fabulous for everyone and anyone, whether you are looking for a romantic weekend or a place to take the whole family - it's perfect.

Visited September 2013
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Cambridge
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“Simply the best beach in the world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I travel a long way every six months to visit family and friends and, importantly, to walk on this beach. I have been coming here for more than fifty years and it is just as wonderful now as it was then. These days, i watch other people's children build sand-castles, play in the waves, explore the tide pools and dig for hermit crabs, and remember when I was one of those children.... meanwhile, watching the 'Dogs of Frolic' bounding through the waves, digging in the sand, catching balls and frisbees and generally appreciating as only dogs can this wonderful bit of the world.

Visited October 2013
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Sandy, Utah
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“Where dogs are truly free!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

A beautiful beach in a beautiful city. Soft sand, gorgeous sunsets, pebble beach to the north and point lobos reserve to the south. But, probably the most unique thing about Carmel beach are the dogs that run free like the wind. I don't think I will ever have a dog that doesn't get to visit Carmel beach at least once in it's life.

Visited September 2013
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Levittown, Pennsylvania, United States
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Beautiful beach and views. We sat on the beach and just relaxed watching the the waves and taking in the view. The town is really cute with plenty of shops and places to eat. The hill from the shops to the beach is steep, so it could be tiring going up, but well worth the time. This time of year there was parking.

Visited September 2013
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