Carmel Valley, California

Carmel Valley is a quiet community tucked amid the rolling hills of the Santa Lucia Mountains, 15 miles inland from the Pacific Coast. Carmel Valley Ranch offers an upscale ranch experience ideal for nature lovers, with mountaintop yoga, a Pete Dye-designed golf course, and gourmet dining. Guests will be just a 20-minute drive from the oceanfront town of Carmel-by-the-Sea.

The eco-friendly Bernardus Lodge & Spa, nestled amid wine country, is perfect for epicurean travelers, with an award-winning restaurant and an extensive wine list.

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A Sanctuary on Monterey Peninsula

Land, sea and sky meet in Carmel Valley to bring you a world-class getaway rife with recreational activities. Rolling vineyards, orchards and gardens comprise the grounds of Bernardus Lodge & Spa, a starry-eyed getaway. On a larger scale, Carmel Valley Ranch's sprawling 500 acres include on-site hiking trails, a dedicated bee apiary, and equine center. Carmel Valley serves as a sophisticated playground for vacationers of all ages. Even better, Monterey County is on Wine Enthusiast's list of top 10 global wine destinations and the area enjoys warmer, less foggy weather than the nearby coast. The options at your accommodations should suffice but you're also just a quick drive to dozens of activities and the charming town of Carmel-by-the-Sea should you decide to sightsee.

Quick Facts

  • Suggest Airport
    San Jose International Airport (SJC)
  • Four Diamond Hotel Award
    AAA Travel Services
  • Location
    128 miles south of San Francisco
  • Carmel Bach Festival
    July - August

Destination Highlights


  • Forecasting Your Carmel Valley Vacation

    Thanks to its location 12 miles inland from Carmel-by-the-Sea, Carmel Valley tends to be warm and temperate when the coastline is foggy. Highs in the summertime rarely pass 81 degrees and lows in winter months are in the 40s. A light jacket will protect you in cool mornings and evenings and warm sunshine can be enjoyed the rest of the day.


Map of Carmel Valley

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