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Address: Scenic Road, Carmel Beach, Carmel, CA

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What a morning walk!

We stayed in Carmel-by-the-Sea for only four days but walked this route several times. Absolutely wonderful combination of beach vies and beautiful, beautiful beach residences... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in Carmel-by-the-Sea for only four days but walked this route several times. Absolutely wonderful combination of beach vies and beautiful, beautiful beach residences. Loved it!

Thank Henna_M_
Carmel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The walkway along Scenic Drive is a very enjoyable walk. It's about a mile long and has great views, both of the beach and ocean below and the houses. There are many benches for taking a break, thoughtfully set to view the ocean from. There are restrooms at the end of Ocean Avenue and at Santa Lucia Avenue. It's also... More 

1 Thank JonSCalifornia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a lovely drive or walk with nice houses across the street from the beach. If you are in the area it is well worth your time!

Thank sndovale
Orinda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful evening walk on Scenic Road, saw a pod of 8 dolphins diving in the surf close to the beach

Thank jagmech12
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

The scenic road walkway is an amazing way to see the truly awsome views along the coast and over the Pacific Ocean. Must do if your in the area. Enjoy.

Thank Kevan_12
Bremen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We walked this road on a rainy day and it was still great. The ocean on one side and some very interesting properties on the other.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

What a beautiful walk this is! Along the coast, or by lovely homes. Some of the area is paved with a path, and other areas you walk on the street. Very level walk, and not too busy on the weekday we went. The views of the ocean are spectacular, and you pass a couple of great beaches. Some of the... More 

2 Thank sunkitten60
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

This is the most enjoyable aspect of Carmel. This beautiful road along the beach front also has a wide walking path with benches. Free parking or walk from your hotel. Not only are the beach views fantastic, but the houses are extremely interesting including a Frank Lloyd Wright house. We did this walk daily.

3 Thank J M
Granville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We LOVE walking Scenic Drive from Carmel Beach to Carmel River Beach and back, daily. Dreaming all the way. As the weather changes, so do the views.

Thank lindacrick
Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Went for a morning run along the walkway every day on my stay in Carmel, really refreshing with the breeze from the ocean, and superb views along the route.

2 Thank TriTrond

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