Carmel-by-the-Sea Cute blog post about an adventure to Carmel-by-the-Sea with "man's best friend." California's rugged coast See what hotel property is located between Carmel-by-the-Sea and Big Sur and offers epic views of Monterey County's coast. Whale-watching peak: Orcas and blue whales spotted in Monterey Bay Now is the time to catch a glimpse of one of the Monterey Bay's largest sea mammals! Tweet of Week tweet2 12/06