Captivating you at every turn.
From the natural beauty of the Central California coastline to the rich storied past found in historical landmarks and museums, La Playa Carmel offers guests easy access to a variety of attractions and Carmel-by-the-Sea events. Visit these renowned locations during a Carmel vacation or weekend getaway:
17-Mile Drive - Travel along a picturesque road, and experience sweeping ocean views and intriguing mansions. An entrance to the route is just six blocks from the hotel.
Carmel Mission Basilica - Over 220 years old, this historic Catholic church is located just one mile from La Playa. Through its five museums, the Carmel Mission showcases the history of one of California's most important heritage sites.
Carmel-by-the-Sea's Ocean Avenue - Conveniently located just a block from La Playa, enjoy a day of shopping at world-class boutiques and art galleries.
Carmel Plaza - Centrally situated in the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea, Carmel Plaza features the most prestigious collection of stores on the Monterey Peninsula.
Carmel Valley Wineries - Spend a day touring the local wine country, and sample some of California's highly acclaimed varietals.
Point Lobos State Reserve - Take in the spectacular natural beauty of Point Lobos. Named for the offshore rocks at Punta de los Lobos Marinos, where the sounds of barking sea lions echos inland.
Attractions in Monterey:
Pebble Beach Golf - The stunning signature holes and breathtaking scenic beauty have led many to consider this course America's greatest.
Monterey Bay Aquarium - Discover the marvels of the Pacific Ocean and its sea life, located just 15 minutes from La Playa Carmel.
Fisherman's Wharf - Enjoy specialty shops, restaurants, and classic entertainment around the Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey located just 15 minutes away.
John Steinbeck's Cannery Row - Set foot in Cannery Row, where John Steinbeck's book Cannery Row takes place, just six miles from our hotel.