This website uses cookies

We use cookies to ensure you have an easy, quick and reliable experience whilst using the Virgin Holidays website. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. For more details, see our cookie policy.

As quaint as a European village

Carmel, a village founded by a collective of artists, has attracted a slew of creative mayors - Clint Eastwood included - and it’s where fairytale cottages meet a boho vibe. The beach is in California’s top 10 and stylish wine bars offer the perfect place to relax.

Essential information for Carmel

Local time

Language

USA flag
American English

Currency

US Dollar $
Official currency of the United States

Flight information

11h
San Francisco (SFO)
Direct flight

Flight schedule

  • Virgin Atlantic fly daily to San Francisco from Heathrow
are our official partner airline

Do I need a VISA?

Yes. You'll need to obtain approval no less than 72 hours prior to travel to the US via the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) scheme.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

17 Mile Drive

17-Mile Drive is a scenic drive (with a small toll) just North of Carmel cutting through Pebble Beach Golf Course on the Monterey Peninsula. You will also see famous golf courses, millionaire's mansions and plenty of sealife.

Customers who like Carmel also like...