Among the rolling hills and grapevines of Carmel Valley, California, you'll find tucked-away hotels, inns and lodges that are the perfect home base for a wine country vacation. Play on championship Carmel Valley golf courses. Dine at award-winning Carmel Valley restaurants. Experience the rugged hiking and horseback riding that makes Carmel Valley a favorite destination for the outdoors enthusiast. And it's all just a short, stunning drive from Carmel-by-the-Sea.
Carmel Valley Wine Country Vacation
Carmel Valley, which has its own official wine appellation, is the perfect place for a California wine country vacation. Many tasting rooms are clustered in Carmel Valley Village, only a short stroll from several inns and lodges. If you prefer to stay at the winery, the prestigious Bernardus Lodge is located among the vineyards of Bernardus Winery.
Carmel Valley Golf
The championship golf courses of Carmel Valley offer both interesting challenges and breathtaking views. Most are located at highly rated, award-winning resorts that are themselves a destination. Click here to learn more about Carmel Valley golf.
Carmel Valley Restaurants
Carmel Valley hosts a number of top-shelf restaurants that reflect both the creativity of their well-known chefs and their unique location. Carmel Valley restaurants take advantage of their proximity to "California's salad bowl" by featuring locally grown, fresh ingredients alongside award-winning wine lists prominently featuring wines from grapes sometimes grown within walking distance of the dining room.
Carmel Valley Hotels
Whether you're staying among the grapevines, along the golf course, or in a Victorian hunting lodge, Carmel Valley hotels offer an escape from the ordinary and a retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Stay in Carmel Valley and enjoy a getaway that's not far away from charming Carmel-by-the-Sea and the wondrous Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Carmel Valley Map
Carmel Valley is just a few miles east of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Use the plus and minus signs in the upper left-hand corner of the map to resize; use the arrow signs to move the interactive Carmel Valley map.
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