This inn, partly owned by Carmel resident and luminary Doris Day, is a local landmark. Its famous Mediterranean exterior and roof of red tile has landed it in many guidebooks. Inside, you'll find bright skylights, a spacious lobby, a library bar and a gorgeous fireplace. The rooms are luxurious, featuring a color scheme of whites, creams and yellows. The balconies offer incredible views of the beach that is within walking distance. It's a perfect combo of country comfort and city luxury.
Located half a block from Carmel's white sandy shores, this romantic motel is surrounded by patios, country gardens and hedges of flowers. The architecture is Early Californian and the rooms, some with stone fireplaces, are all individually decorated with a colorful variety of drapes, bedspreads, carpeting and flowers. There are also cottage rooms available. This is a great weekend getaway. The only television in the place is in the common area.
One of the most romantic spots in all of California, this spectacular inn immersed in flowers and shrubbery, overlooks the Pacific Ocean crashing against the rocks directly below it. The rooms are as romantic as it gets: a stone fireplace, soft beige and pink colors, and a king-sized bed smothered in drapery. And, there are complimentary pink bathrobes. The atmosphere of the entire place will renew any passion you may have lost. Do not stay here without taking advantage of the hot tub outdoors on the terrace.
Ocean Avenue and Monte Verde Street Carmel, CA 93923
This is an affordable, French-style country inn near the beach in Carmel. The flowery facade of the place is an instant winner, and the charming rooms are smothered in shades of light blue and cream. Some of the rooms come with a fireplace. You can have a glass of the complimentary sherry every afternoon in the lobby, if you wish. This is a comfortable and relaxing place with friendly service.
As soon as you see the red-tiled roof and the stucco walls of pink, you will recognize this hotel as a Mediterranean-inspired hot-spot. From the marble fireplace and the hand-woven rugs in the lobby, to the breathtaking ocean and garden views from the rooms, this establishment caters to those who desire the true Carmel experience. The heated pool outside makes a perfect accompaniment to the immaculately landscaped garden. The service from the personable staff is as posh as the surroundings.
Built in 1916, this hotel is situated in a pine forest at the gateway to Big Sur and has hosted many celebrities, including John Travolta, Tony Bennett and Oprah Winfrey. The rooms are top-notch, with subdued lighting and breathtaking views of the ocean. Especially gorgeous is the view from the restaurant, where you can listen to jazz while gazing out over the waves below. Upon entering the atrium-style lobby with its polished wooden columns and dark blue glass, you will be at home away from home.
San Carlos Street & 5th Ave Fourth and Fifth Avenues Carmel, CA 93923
Carmel's definitive aroma of pine will engulf you at this quaint inn just minutes from the beach. The yard is landscaped with several types of flowers, and the Tudor-style inn is intimate and rustic. The service from the top-notch staff is first-rate. It features lovely rooms tailored with colorful drapes and bed covers, not to mention bouquets of fresh flowers. This is a charming and very affordable little place near the sea.
1518 Cypress Drive Pebble Beach Pebble Beach, CA 93953
Casa Palmero's richly landscaped grounds, trellised walkways and sun-drenched patios echo the gracious old-world European charm, elegance and serenity found in its 24 spacious, modern guestrooms and suites. Next door, is a beautiful spa facility where guests can experience head-to-toe indulgence, and where couples can spend time together in an intimate and romantic setting. In addition to existing reiki and craniosacral therapy energy-balancing services, the spa adds acupuncture, the ancient Chinese therapy. There's also a library, billiards room and outdoor heated pool. The rooms are set in warm natural tones and you are pampered with slippers, robes and soaking bathtubs.
Consistently voted a top mainland resort, this deluxe hotel surrounded by pine trees, is one of three resorts at Pebble Beach. Guest rooms overlook the forest and the golf course, and are loaded with top-notch furniture, art and fireplaces. The balconies and patios also make great places to take in the ocean air or watch the golfers below. This is a truly world-class resort that continues to win numerous awards.
Indulge yourself at some of the finest accommodations in the world. Consisting of 11 buildings, this luxury resort caters to golf devotees from around the globe who come to partake of the wonders of Pebble Beach. Lush, exotic rooms have fine furniture, outdoor patios and fireplaces. In addition, four gourmet restaurants are available for guests. The huge stately complex gives you access to country clubs, spas and a wealth of luxuries that are found nowhere else.