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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


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American English


US Dollar $
Official currency of the United States

Flight information

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?

To travel to the USA, you will need an ESTA visa. Please make sure that you have this approved at least 3 days before you head off on holiday.

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.

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