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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 07, 2019

Best Whale Watching in California near Santa Monica

2020-09-25T16:55:55+00:00Beach Attractions, Lodging in Santa Monica, Santa Monica Attractions, Uncategorized|

There’s no place quite like Santa Monica. From the diverse shopping opportunities and delightful eateries to the seemingly endless list of outdoor activities, your stay at Hotel Carmel by the Sea is sure to be packed with countless adventures. If you love the ocean and have been looking for things to do in Santa Monica, consider booking a tour to go whale watching in California. Spend a day out at sea, marveling at majestic marine life, and making memories to last a lifetime.  What to Expect While Whale Watching in California A whale watching tour in California is an experience [...]

13 07, 2019

Top 5 Santa Monica Kids Activities

2019-08-13T19:51:01+00:00Beach Attractions, Lodging in Santa Monica, Santa Monica Attractions, Santa Monica Dining, Shopping|

When it comes to family vacations, Santa Monica truly is a great place to take the kids. From Santa Monica’s white sandy beaches with plenty of room to run off some energy to exploring the Santa Monica Pier’s famous amusement park, your little ones will have plenty to keep them busy in this fast-paced beach city. There is a seemingly endless amount of Santa Monica kids activities near city's center. During your next family vacation to Santa Monica, you can’t go wrong with a stay at the Hotel Carmel. With its proximity to Santa Monica’s most famous attractions—the Santa [...]

11 05, 2019

Things to Do in Santa Monica – Santa Monica Markets

2019-06-03T15:28:29+00:00Beach Attractions, Santa Monica Attractions, Shopping, Uncategorized|

When traveling to new areas, one of the best ways to discover the local culture and get the scoop on local goods is by visiting farmers markets. The next time you visit us at Hotel Carmel and are looking for things to do in Santa Monica, pay a visit to one of the markets happening around town. Discover everything from delicious fresh produce and live cooking demonstrations to colorful homegrown flowers while enjoying the sunny California weather by the sea. When and Where Throughout the year, every week hosts multiple markets around downtown Santa Monica. The Santa Monica Farmers Market [...]

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