Tuesday Travels: Charming Carmel

by Marika Flatt on May 5, 2015 in Travels,

Take a walk down memory lane with us to visit the gorgeous sights of Carmel-by-the-Sea and stay tuned for our full Jet Setter feature in our upcoming SUMMER issue, delivered in July.

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The view from dining at California Market in the Highlands Carmel hotel, overlooking the cliffs of Big Sur and the Pacific Ocean.

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Treat yourself to homemade cheesecake at California Market.

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While staying at La Playa Carmel, take in all the senses in the beautiful courtyard of the historic inn.

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From your room at La Playa Carmel, enjoy the sunset over the Pacific.

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At La Playa Carmel, you can take your complimentary breakfast buffet outside on the patio to enjoy fresh air.


Reserve cruiser bikes to enjoy exploring the city of Carmel.

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Take a walk or a jog on the 1-mile Carmel Beach, along with the myriad of dogs that you’ll see there.


The surf is gorgeous on Carmel Beach!


There’s a walking/running/biking loop along the Pacific in Carmel that’s one-way and this might be the most outstanding left turn in America!

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Drive to Monterrey to have dinner at Jack’s in the Portola Hotel and don’t leave without dessert.

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The swim center at Pebble Beach Golf Club—not a bad way to swim laps.

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The view from the outside patio at The Bench restaurant at Pebble Beach Golf Club.

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The one and only Bread Balloon at The Bench.

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The fabulous backdrop of Quail Lodge & Golf Club.

By Marika Flatt

Photo Credit: Marika Flatt