AREA GUIDE - BEACHES

Dancing on Carmel Beach
Carmel Beach from the Air
Aerial View of Carmel Point
Romantic Sunset at Carmel Beach
Rocky Coast of Pacific Grove
Summer Beach Firepit at Bird Rock
Sunset at Spanish Bay Beach
Stormy Carmel Beach Sunset
Dusk at Carmel Beach
Spanish Bay Sunset
Carmel Beach Sunset
White Sands of Carmel Beach
Beautiful Sunset in Carmel
Tranquility Carmel Beach
Carmel
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As the gem of the West Coast, it is no wonder that the Monterey Peninsula is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. 

Carmel Beaches:

  • Carmel Beach (dogs allowed off leash under voice control)

  • Carmel River Beach

Pebble Beach Beaches:

  • Spanish Bay

  • Bird Rock

  • Stillwater Cove

Pacific Grove Beaches:

  • Asilomar

  • Lover's Point

Monterey Beaches:

  • Del Monte Beach

Carmel Highlands to Big Sur Beaches:

  • Carmel Meadows

  • Point Lobos

  • Molera

  • Pfeiffer State Beach

WARNING: We have two beaches which are known for dangerous undertows: Monastery Beach south of Carmel on Highway 1 and Carmel River Beach.  Each year, Monastery Beach claims the life of at least one tourist.  If you visit these beaches, do not swim and stay clear of the water's edge, especially if you are on the rocks.