We know of no places like Carmel-by-the-Sea. It speaks
to our sense of beauty and promise. Along this pristine
coastline, azure rollers forever tumble over the broad
white beach. The water clarity is so stunning we’ve
witnessed pods of dolphins surfing within the waves.
We hike and meditate along the rocky cliffs of the
Point Lobos Reserve, the crown jewel of California
parks. Sea lions peek out from kelp forests and sun
themselves in tucked away coves. Sea air rejuvenates,
colors become our palette, and the hues and rhythms
recharge our very being.
From the plein air painting festivals to the Sand
Castle Contest, Carmel-by-the-Sea naturally attracts
and inspires a wide range of artists and their patrons.
Fine art spills from the galleries lining Ocean Avenue
and boutiques overflow with hand made, one-of-a-kind