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Carmel Highlands Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Carmel Highlands hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Carmel Highlands trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Places to Visit in Carmel Highlands

There are heaps of fantastic things you can do when you visit a new destination. So why not get your trip to Carmel Highlands off to a sensational start by checking out some of our suggestions? After all – out there starts here!

Cactus plants and beautifully arranged stones and pebbles are a few of the things you'll discover at Gravity Garden. Take a leisurely jaunt along its walkways or simply soak up its rugged beauty. Still have time on your hands? There is something soothing about the waxing and waning swell at the seashore. Open up a picnic chair, stretch out and admire the ever-changing moods of the ocean at China Cove.

Carmel Highlands Accommodation

If you're thinking of heading to Carmel Highlands, be sure to check out the accommodation available. There are no less than 41 properties nearby, but few in the centre. Luxury getaways and cheap holidays — Expedia will help out.

Like to know what our top picks are? Check out the Hyatt Carmel Highlands (120 Highland Dr) and the L Auberge Carmel (Monte Verde at Seventh).

Nearest Airports to Carmel Highlands

The second that you step out of the plane at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), you'll know your extraordinary trip to Carmel Highlands is underway at last! Well, the neighbourhood centre is still approximately 60 miles away, but near enough.


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Hyatt Carmel Highlands, Overlooking Big Sur Coast AU$569
Reviewed on 5 Aug. 2020
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Hyatt Carmel Highlands, Overlooking Big Sur Coast

Hyatt Carmel Highlands, Overlooking Big Sur Coast

120 Highland Dr, Carmel, CA
     
    4.3 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Great views. Traveled with a toddler & eligible for early check-in. Checked out over the phone, receipt of bill emailed to me. Found close parking to the room. Hyatt rooms still seemed to be booked at full capacity even with COVID19, at least the ocean view ones that we were in. The rooms were clean. ...

    Ocean View Historic Seven Bedroom Villa: Lx41
    Reviewed on 30 Jul. 2020
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    Ocean View Historic Seven Bedroom Villa: Lx41

    Ocean View Historic Seven Bedroom Villa: Lx41

    151 highlands drive, Carmel, CA
       
      4.8 of 5
      0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      The experience was really nice! The balcony has a great view of the ocean, just turn the fire pit on, sit back with some wine and amazing sunset experience!

      Ocean & Sunset View Retreat With hot tub
      Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2020
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      Ocean & Sunset View Retreat With hot tub

      Ocean & Sunset View Retreat With hot tub

      209a Crest Road, Carmel, CA
         
        4.9 of 5
        0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Incredibly comfortable house with amazing views, perfect location and wonderful amenities. Thank you Karin!💛

        Gorgeous 1-bedroom Residence With a Private Ocean-view Balcony and a Fireplace
        Gorgeous 1-bedroom Residence With a Private Ocean-view Balcony and a Fireplace

        Gorgeous 1-bedroom Residence With a Private Ocean-view Balcony and a Fireplace

        120 Highlands Drive, Carmel, CA
           
          0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Situated by the ocean, this resort is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Gravity Garden and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Point Lobos State Reserve. Hidden Beach and Gibson Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

          Car Week @ Hyatt Carmel Highlands Inn - 2 Story Oceanview - Sleeps 4+
          Car Week @ Hyatt Carmel Highlands Inn - 2 Story Oceanview - Sleeps 4+

          Car Week @ Hyatt Carmel Highlands Inn - 2 Story Oceanview - Sleeps 4+

          120 Highlands Dr, 443, Carmel, CA
             
            0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Situated in Carmel, this aparthotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Gravity Garden and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Point Lobos State Reserve. Hidden Beach and Gibson Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

            Hyatt Residence Club Carmel, Ca
            Hyatt Residence Club Carmel, Ca

            Hyatt Residence Club Carmel, Ca

            120 Highlands Dr, Carmel, CA
               
              0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Situated in Carmel, this villa is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Gravity Garden and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Point Lobos State Reserve. Hidden Beach and Gibson Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

              Carmel Highlands Inn - One Bedroom Suite, Ocean View
              Carmel Highlands Inn - One Bedroom Suite, Ocean View

              Carmel Highlands Inn - One Bedroom Suite, Ocean View

              120 Highlands Dr, 211, Carmel, CA
                 
                0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Situated in Carmel, this resort is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Gravity Garden and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Point Lobos State Reserve. Hidden Beach and Gibson Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

                Breathtaking Big Sur Coast - Spacious 1br+kitchen Sleeps 4
                Breathtaking Big Sur Coast - Spacious 1br+kitchen Sleeps 4

                Breathtaking Big Sur Coast - Spacious 1br+kitchen Sleeps 4

                120 Highlands Dr, Carmel, CA
                   
                  0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Situated in Carmel, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Gravity Garden and Point Lobos State Reserve. Hidden Beach and Gibson Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

                  Top Activities in Carmel Highlands

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