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CARMEL, California: 7 reviews and 15 photos

  Wayne and Joe
by bugalugs

I had never heard of Carmel until Clint Eastwood became its mayor! So a visit to this beautiful seaside village was a must. It has a lovely beach and the buildings are so quaint and picturesque. In August when we visited everywhere was a riot of colour with so many flowers blooming.

To retain its appearance, pavements (side walks) and street lamps are not permitted. And residents living in the centre are not allowed to have mail boxes and have to pick up their post at the post office.

Parking metres are also not allowed and parking can be difficult. Please make sure you are parking in a designated area.

There is a visitor information centre at the Carmel Business Association, situated above the Hogs Breath (please see my restaurant tip) on San Carlos between 5th and 6th.

Phone: info 624 2522

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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