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Vacation rentals in Carmel by the Sea

There are 784 vacation rentals near Carmel by the Sea for all manner or mood of travel, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable Carmel by the Sea vacation, you can find 10% rentals under $89/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in Carmel by the Sea, there are 78 between $1,151 and $9,071/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 575 there are short term home and apartment rentals in Carmel by the Sea to fit your vacation needs. The most popular types of short-term rental homes in Carmel by the Sea are houses, hotels and condos. Carmel by the Sea has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of vacation rental availability from leading travel sites like Vrbo (Vacation Rentals By Owner),, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available Carmel by the Sea vacation homes for your trip.

Where is Carmel by the Sea

Carmel-by-the-Sea, or Carmel as locals know it, is a small village along California's central coast, where visitors can browse charming boutiques and take in breathtaking views. Consider these possibilities as you plan out your trip to the area.

Quick Guide to Carmel by the Sea

With its location on the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel-by-the-Sea is close to several oceanside trails, although there's plenty to do within the village itself as well.
  • Carmel River State Beach: Take in the ocean at this mile-long beach. It's a favorite launch spot for kayakers and divers, especially with the kelp forests around Monastery Beach.
  • Point Lobos State Natural Reserve: Point Lobos State Natural Reserve offers stunning vistas of the California coast and its wildlife. Hikers can often spot sea lions, elephant seals and even migrating whales from the trail.
  • Carmel Plaza: This downtown favorite is home to national brands and gourmet shops as well as specialty food stores.

Home-types in Carmel by the Sea

Carmel by the Sea has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Carmel by the Sea:

Points of interests in Carmel by the Sea

Carmel by the Sea has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Carmel by the Sea: