Carmel-by-the-Sea, often called simply Carmel, is a small city in Monterey County, California which is situated on the Monterey Peninsula. The small town is known for its natural scenery and rich artistic history and scenic coastal beauty. Carmel-by-the-Sea is rugged coastline, featuring both sandy beaches and rocky, cypress-covered outcroppings, has provided inspiration for artists of every stripe.
The town is known for being dog-friendly, with numerous hotels, restaurants and retail establishments admitting guests with dogs. With its quirky artistry and culture, Carmel offers numerous boutiques, inns, and parks making it a wonderful town to spend an afternoon and stroll. One of the nicest white sand beaches in California gleams along the Carmel Coast. It an amazing experience to watch Sunset here with your partner and spend some memorable moments with them.
Carmel is only a short five minute drive from the Stage Coach Lodge. Simply exit our driveway and hop back onto Highway 1 and you’ll be in Carmel in no time.