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“White clean sand and fresh air” 4 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.
Sacramento, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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“White clean sand and fresh air”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

What a beautiful way to start our weekend in Carmel. Arrived around sunset which is early in winter. Beautiful Friday weather and we decided to run down the dune like beach to waters edge. The smell of the surf was like no other. The sand is super fine pure white and feels so good between my toes. And you can walk to town!

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Tucson, AZ
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“Beautiful beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Sand is powdery; views of the ocean are stunning. Lot's of people/dog watching. Parkin was surprising easy at 11:00 on a Sunday in January when the weather forecast was 85 degrees. Walk up Ocean for shopping & lunch (good for able bodied only).
Very nice & laid back.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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“Romance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

If you are looking for a woderful drive by the sea you should try the road from San Francisco to Carmel.

Visited March 2013
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“Sunsets at the Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Never hesitate to run on the beach in the morning or do a photo op at sunset...an easy distance from anywhere in Carmel.

Visited January 2014
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Manteca, California
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“Sunset on the beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

A great place to catch the sunset with a bottle of wine. Plan early to get a parking spot. Clean restrooms available.

Visited January 2014
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