Carmel Valley is the place to be wined and dined. Located in Monterey County’s wine country, visitors can sample some of the unique tastes found here, with lots of wineries and vineyards to enjoy. With three shopping areas in Carmel Valley, there's also the option for some retail therapy during your trip too -- including handcrafted jewelry stores and clothing boutiques. In the evening, savor dinner at one of the award-winning restaurants in town. There are also miles of hiking trails to discover in the Californian village packed with beautiful surroundings. Make sure to pack camera for the perfect photo.
The top thing to do in Carmel Valley is explore Garland Ranch Regional Park. You can discover the Carmel River and enjoy views of the Santa Lucia Mountains, which has lots of hiking trails. In particular, the Sky Trail and Lupine Loop are popular routes to enjoy the Californian scenery. If you want to enjoy a round of golf, you can tee off at Quail Lodge Golf Course. Some of the popular wineries in Carmel Valley include Folktale Winery & Vineyard, Cowgirl Winery, and Joullian Vineyards & Winery. For a tour around several wineries, you can join the Monterey Wine Trolley and ride a San Francisco trolley around the area and stop at various wine tasting rooms.
The best times to visit Carmel Valley is during the spring and fall months since the scenery is beautiful and the accommodations are cheaper than in the summer.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Carmel Valley. The hottest month in Carmel Valley is April, when temperatures peak at 100 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 28 ˚F. The wettest month in Carmel Valley is November with 11.25 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.43 inches of rain.
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Find the perfect accommodation for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more. Carmel Valley has 403 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. If you are trying to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Carmel Valley is just $42 a night. A typical vacation rental in Carmel Valley costs on average $408 a night.
Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Carmel Valley can choose from 171 places to stay that include WiFi. We have 27 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Choose from 7 accommodations that provide gym options, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Carmel Valley? Then choose one of the 176 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 32 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 53 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
253 accommodations in Carmel Valley have been reviewed; 80% are rated highly. 131 accommodations allow instant booking.