Swim, Surf & Sunbathe at Carmel Beach in Carmel, CAYou'll be just a few minutes by car from one of the prettiest beaches in California when you stay at Monterey Bay Inn. Located in upscale Carmel-by-the Sea, CA, Carmel Beach is the perfect destination for a relaxing day in the sun. Enjoy everything from swimming and surfing to volleyball and beachcombing. Pack a picnic lunch and don't forget the wine or beer as alcohol is allowed. And take a walk along the Scenic Bluff Path that's located just above Carmel Beach. You'll be able to get back to the sand and surf via 8 entrances in the form of conveniently placed stairways.
- Annual Sandcastle Contest