When someone seeks land, sea and sky, the Monterey Peninsula should be recognized as an ideal vacation spot. With endless activities including biking, sailing, and, of course, golf, coupled with its vineyards and fine dining options, there is something for everyone.
There are also many cultural activities, which include the California’s Mission Trail and the historic Fisherman’s Wharf.
With an annual average of 300 days of sunshine, a topography perfect for growing some of the finest wines in the world, and nestled between the river valley and the Santa Lucia range, Carmel Valley has long been a favorite destination for people visiting the Monterey Peninsula.
There are many wonderful accommodations to choose from in many different price points. Here are some of the best Carmel has to offer.
Carmel Village Inn
If you’re looking for a place to stay that makes you feel like a resident of Carmel Village, this Inn is a perfect choice. Located on Ocean Avenue in downtown Carmel, across from Carmel Plaza and Devendorf Park, few locations are as convenient. It is also within walking distance to the famous white sand beach. Book a room with a fireplace and feel very much at home. Free WiFi. Rooms start at $98/night.
Carmel Valley Ranch
With 180 rooms scattered across 500 beautiful acres of nature, with views of the rolling hills of the Santa Lucia mountain range, “The Ranch” epitomizes luxury accommodations in the area. Well appointed, every room is equipped with a fireplace and a few even have outdoor deck tubs. With four options for dining serving local and organic food, along with award-winning wines, few offer a better experience. The resort includes as spa and golf course. Free WiFi. Rooms starting at $215.
The Carmel Mission Inn
This charmingly stylish Inn with an array of gracious amenities that include a heated pool, a spacious hot tub, a fitness room, spa services, free parking and complimentary Wi-Fi, along with being centrally located, it’s easy to see why many have considered this accommodation one of the best values in Carmel. Top choice for business travel. Rooms start at $89/night.
Quail Lodge & Golf Club
This lodge is a true escape. Enjoy the tranquility that has made this area world renowned. A top notch, comfortable experience for guests. which include amenities such as high-speed wireless Internet access, complimentary continental breakfast, overnight guest parking, spacious bathrooms, iPod docking station, and a premium coffee maker with complimentary coffee and tea. There are additional amenities such as bicycle rentals which give guests the opportunity to pedal through some of the most beautiful landscape to be viewed. Rooms start at $225/night.
The Carmel Wayfarer Inn
Located in the village of Carmel and just 3-blocks to Ocean Avenue. This Inn with exceptional customer service and friendly staff, along with a beautiful courtyard garden, outside fireplace, morning continental breakfast buffet and afternoon wine and cheese, few accommodations offer a more relaxing experience. Book a room with an ocean view, and enjoy the magnificence of Carmel and the Monterey Peninsula. Free WiFi. Rooms starting at $70/night.