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Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach

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Address: Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
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+1 831-624-2522
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The water is brisk and the surf is hazardous, but the amazing views from...

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.

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Fantastic beach to walk/sightsee/meditate

We enjoyed a GORGEOUS, SUNNY, CLEAR winter day on the beach (cold but beautiful scenery!) It's a 5-minute walk downhill from center of town - parking is available but packed! We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a GORGEOUS, SUNNY, CLEAR winter day on the beach (cold but beautiful scenery!) It's a 5-minute walk downhill from center of town - parking is available but packed! We shopped, ate and then walked down to beach.

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Chico, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to explore Carmel and loved the town. Good food, wine tasting, fun to walk down to the beach, and thru the cute neighborhood. Fun relaxing Xmas stay.

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Rocklin, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I have been frequenting this beach with our dogs for twenty years. This quarter of a mile stretch of beach is breathtaking and just a few blocks from the quaint village that is Carmel. It's especially nice that the locals are used to dogs off-leash. Rarely is there an incident with angry dogs because like in a... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This town and coast line is amazing . It is a great tourist attraction and the beach is lovely and clean. The sunset is amazing

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Tarporley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really lovely beach with good rollers and good walking The value Llangefni was quaint and full of small shops, gallery's , coffee shops and restaurants - very interesting Well worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what beautiful beaches these are, perfect for nice walks with terrific views, smell and beauty. We spent many days walking on these beaches enjoying each and every time

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Cannon Falls, Mn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking along this beautiful sandy beach, enjoying the sound of the surf! Worth the walk for sure....

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent beach to climb trees and walk your dog. Clean and quiet. Easy parking but we came during the winter so not sure how busy it would be during the summer.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the time to walk the entire length of this gorgeous beach. The sand is firm and easy to walk and the views are amazing. If you have the time, grab some wine at a wine tasting room and get some cheese from the Cheese Shop and watch the sun set - it's stunning.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like to walk on the beach or just sit there and enjoy the view, this is the place for you. I could spend some time just sipping wine and watching the people go by.

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