It's not that you will definitely find that "special" shop or restaurant here - that's subjective anyway. That's not to say, though, that there are not some hidden gems here. What you will find, however, is an atmosphere and attitude that make just being here special. Take your time, don't rush and you'll see what I mean.
We spent a few hours walking up and down the streets and going into the shops. We stopped and had a bite to eat then went on to get ourselves a "great" cup of coffee and pastry at the Carmel Bakery & Coffee Shop.
Very well maintained and picturesque village with a huge amount of eateries and shops to explore. Right on the sea shore as well. Parking is plentiful but still got very busy really on midweek so get there early.
We stayed at camel village only for one night we have never stayed in anything so small however it was very good and we got a good nights sleep and had breakfast also it was good
It was hard to rate Carmel. It is a cute area and it was fun to just wander the streets. There are a number of shops that I enjoyed meandering through and others that I would have liked to check out, but since there are parking time limits everywhere, I had to move my car and didn't feel like finding... 更多
My first recall of visiting Carmel was as a child in the early 50's. Carmel was a very different place in the following decades. Unfortunately much of the charm has been sucked out of this area by tourism and wealthy individuals buying property, tearing down the charm to replace it with mega-homes in the millions. FYI; take the parking limits... 更多
There are a lot of eateries and galleries, as well as upscale stores in a condensed area. The downtown area is an eclectic mix of inns, galleries, restaurants and shops about four blocks long and four blocks wide.
What a beautiful , beautiful town. I can see why Clint chose this as a place to retire. Beautiful beachfront with houses that would make Andy Warhol green with envy. Such was the diversity and workmanship of the houses I wanted to pitch up and stay forever. The next surprise was the town itself which an excellent town , plenty... 更多
Absolutely amazing place. It's very pretty lots of unique buildings. The sunset over the beach was one of the most amazing views I've seen. It's easy to walk and stroll the streets. Nights seem quite and safe. It's. Dog friendly town so if you have a dog bring them along they are allowed in the majority of restaurants and shops... 更多