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Carmel By The Sea Travel Guide

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, is a small beach city that’s known for its quaint city center and beautiful coastline.

Things to Do in Carmel By The Sea

Top things to do include walking or biking down the Scenic Bluff Path, which offers stunning coastal views, sunbathing on the Carmel River State Beach, and visiting the historic Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmelo church, which was built in the 18th century.

Best Time to Visit Carmel By The Sea

Carmel-by-the-Sea experiences warm and sunny weather through most of the year. The best time to visit is during the spring months of April and May or the fall months of September and October, which is when the days are warm and sunny but the summer vacation crowds are yet to descend on the city.

Price and Availability Index in Carmel-by-the-Sea

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Carmel-by-the-Sea is in August, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Carmel-by-the-Sea is in the high season in July. Carmel-by-the-Sea has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Carmel-by-the-Sea tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in Carmel-by-the-Sea tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Carmel-by-the-Sea

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Carmel-by-the-Sea. The warmest months in Carmel-by-the-Sea are April and September, when temperatures reach 99 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 37 ˚F. The wettest month in Carmel-by-the-Sea is January with 5.24 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.02 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Carmel-by-the-Sea

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. We have 8829 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Carmel-by-the-Sea ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea is available at $35 per night. A typical accommodation in Carmel-by-the-Sea costs on average $1312 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 1068 accommodations in Carmel-by-the-Sea that have WiFi. We have 90 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 87 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Carmel-by-the-Sea by car, be sure to choose from 960 accommodations that provide parking. 75 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 357 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We combine a wide variety of Carmel-by-the-Sea accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 7 providers, including 483 places to stay from Airbnb, 438 accommodations from VRBO and 165 places to stay from Homeaway.

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