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15 11, 2020

10 Jar Date Ideas for a Santa Monica Getaway

2020-11-25T21:39:05+00:00Beach Attractions, Lodging in Santa Monica, Santa Monica Attractions|

Whether you’ve been with your significant other for a few months or a few decades, creating an arsenal of jar date ideas is a great way to shake things up on your couple’s getaway at Hotel Carmel by the Sea. There are so many fun things to do in Santa Monica that it might be challenging to decide on what to do, so we’ve assembled an exciting list of area activities to engage in during your stay at our Santa Monica resort.  Rekindle Romance with These Fantastic Jar Date Ideas Avoid getting stuck in an endless cycle of, “I don’t [...]

15 10, 2020

3 Reasons to Spend the Holidays in Santa Monica

2020-10-21T21:04:55+00:00Uncategorized|

If you’re looking to switch things up for the upcoming holiday season, consider planning a getaway to Hotel Carmel by the Sea in Santa Monica. One of the best presents you can give is the gift of a new experience. Celebrate the season with your significant other or close-knit group of friends at our California resort.  1. Plan for a Stress-Free Season in Santa Monica Leave any plans to host at home and indulge in a relaxing, seasonal vacation at our Santa Monica Pier hotel. Let us take care of the cleaning and decorating so that you have more quality [...]

15 09, 2020

Best Santa Monica Pier Restaurants with Takeout Options

2020-11-13T17:26:34+00:00Beach Attractions, Lodging in Santa Monica, Santa Monica Attractions, Santa Monica Dining|

One of the best parts of going on vacation is trying out the local fare at your destination. However, this can be a bit tricky as we adjust to a new normal amid the global pandemic. So, as a safer dining option for you during your stay at Hotel Carmel by the Sea, consider ordering takeout from some of the best Santa Monica Pier restaurants.  Tasty Bites To-Go from These Santa Monica Pier Restaurants Get ready for some spectacular Santa Monica Pier food during your getaway to our Santa Monica resort. Pack up your takeout for a picnic on the [...]

15 05, 2020

Santa Monica Tours: Seafaring Adventures Await

2020-06-08T17:28:05+00:00Lodging in Santa Monica, Santa Monica Attractions|

One of the best things to do in Santa Monica includes spending a day at sea. Breathe in the fresh, salt air, appreciate an endless expanse of blue ocean, and say hello to marine life that comes to the surface. Book an aquatic Santa Monica tour when you stay at Hotel Carmel. The boat tours in Santa Monica, CA, will serve as a relaxing way to get out on the water, soak in the sun, and see the sights from the privacy of a yacht.  Why You Should Book a Santa Monic Boat Tour When you book a Santa Monica [...]

21 04, 2020

Best Beach Bike Rentals & Trails in Santa Monica

2020-05-21T20:39:09+00:00Beach Attractions, Santa Monica Attractions|

Can you see yourself biking along the Pacific Coast in the city of Santa Monica? Bright sun overhead, the warm ocean breeze on your face as you cycle past beach-goers and the Santa Monica metropolis. Luckily for you, some of the best beach bike rentals in the city of Santa Monica reside within walking distance of Hotel Carmel. So, when you book your stay with us, you’ll have several beach bike rentals, trails, and tour options right at your fingertips.  Santa Monica Beach Bike Rentals As we mentioned earlier, quite a few bike rental options are available within a mile [...]

28 03, 2020

Eat The Best Sushi in Santa Monica

2020-09-25T17:56:29+00:00Santa Monica Dining|

Santa Monica is one of the trendiest places to travel to in Los Angeles. From its famous Pier to Third Street Promenade and the towering mountains and endless beaches, Santa Monica is perfect for any type of traveler. When you stay at Hotel Carmel, you’ll be right in the heart of the city, and this historic hotel is ready to make you feel right at home. This hotel is known for its architecture, straight from the nineteen-twenties when it was built. Here, you’ll be met with beautiful rooms and suites just ready to help you have the trip of your [...]

24 02, 2020

Where to Go When Visiting Colleges in Southern California

2020-02-24T16:51:06+00:00Santa Monica Attractions, Uncategorized|

Los Angeles County has always been full of innovation, and the local colleges in Southern California are at the center of our state’s greatest advancements. That’s why so many people visit their campuses—even when they’re not enrolled students. Whether you’re visiting for a sporting event, a campus tour, freshman orientation, or graduation, you can stay mere blocks from one of California’s best beaches while enjoying proximity to these famous college campuses. Below is Hotel Carmel’s guide to the must-visit landmarks on each campus. USC Campus Visit Just 30 minutes from the gorgeous Santa Monica pier is the University of Southern [...]

9 01, 2020

The Santa Monica Farmers Market on Saturday, Plus More to Explore

2020-01-09T19:09:01+00:00Santa Monica Attractions, Santa Monica Dining, Shopping, Uncategorized|

Farmers markets in California are uber popular. With the demand for fresh and organic produce in a healthy lifestyle, it’s no surprise that almost 700 weekly markets take place statewide. However, in Santa Monica alone, an estimated 900,000 shoppers visit the city’s four markets collectively each year. If you truly want to experience California culture during your time at Hotel Carmel, visiting the Santa Monica Farmers Market on Saturday or Wednesday is a good place to start. If you reference this guide, you won’t have to search “farmers markets open on Saturday” or “farmers market near me tomorrow” to [...]

11 12, 2019

Santa Monica: One of the Best Places to Go on Valentine’s Day Getaways

2019-12-11T16:23:05+00:00Beach Attractions, Lodging in Santa Monica, Santa Monica Attractions, Santa Monica Dining, Shopping|

When it comes to Valentine's Day, romantic getaways are the ultimate way to spend time with your lover and show him or her how much you care. Although there are so many places to choose from, Santa Monica is one of the best places to go on Valentine's Day getaways. Let our team at Hotel Carmel share a few reasons why you should spend the annual Day of Love with us.  Why Santa Monica Is One of the Best Places to Go on Valentine’s Day  What makes for a perfect Valentine's Day? Romantic happy hours and fancy dinners? Hopping [...]

4 11, 2019

Ice at Santa Monica and Other Festive Activities

2020-09-25T18:41:07+00:00Lodging in Santa Monica, Santa Monica Attractions, Santa Monica Dining, Shopping|

Although we don't have snow, something magical happens when the end of the year hits Santa Monica. The twinkling lights, festive decorations, and out-of-the-norm events make you feel extra special during your vacation to California. By visiting, you can appreciate the holidays without having to do any of the behind-the-scenes work, like bulking up to go outside or cooking all the holiday goodies for yourself. And during your stay at Hotel Carmel, check out popular events like Ice at Santa Monica and other holiday-themed activities to make sure your vacation is effortlessly festive.  Ice at Santa Monica | Winterlit [...]

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