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“Nicest beach around” 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.
Layton, Utah
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“Nicest beach around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Beautiful white sand and lots of room to roam. Best beach in the area. Surfers at the southern end. Great for walking. Free parking.

Visited October 2013
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“If in Carmel make sure you see it.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Right at the end of Ocean street and very scenic, can go for a walk along beach area and there is a great view of the Ocean hole at Pebble Beach. Can spend as little as a few minutes or walk and stroll as long as you want.

Visited October 2013
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“Beach is always great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We just love going to the beach here, got lunch at the deli up the street and sat and had lunch on the beach.

Visited October 2013
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“Great little find in Carmel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

You can access the beach from a road end at the south side of town. Look for the beach access sign, and drive around to the end. Nice walkway, and uncrowded beach area perfect for walking and picnicking.

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“Lovely West coast beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The sandy beach is large so you'll be able to find your own space. Most people were gathered near the parking lot on Ocean Ave, which also has bathrooms. The further you walk, the less people you will see. Make sure you bring warm clothing, especially if you watch the sunset, as the temperature seems to drop quickly with the sun.

Visited September 2013
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