While Carmel is great spot for shopping purposes and visiting art galleries, with a partner by your side you can do a lot of romantic things in the area if you do your research. Treat your someone special to something exceptional by taking them to Carmel. And when you do, here are a few romantic things you can do in there.
Carmel Wine Walk
Carmel Wine Walk is the epitome of the wine culture in Carmel; a soothing experience, variety of wine and great service.
The Carmel Wine Walk pass lets you taste wine through 9 wine tasting rooms in Carmel. If you visit all of the 9 wine tasting rooms, you will save up to $25 overall. Even if you don’t end up going to every tasting room, you get to save your passports and you can transfer them.
Undoubtedly one of the most famous things to do along the Monterey Peninsula is to ride along the 17-Mile Drive. Set amid the Pebble Beach and breathtaking landscapes is a neighborhood which you drive across.
To drive through the stellar views of 17-Mile Drive you’d have to pay a small fee per car. Remember that bikes aren’t allowed on this road.
Point Lobos State Reserve
If all this tiny-ish land had to offer were craggy rock formations and rapid ocean waves, it would be worth a tour. But the wildlife that this place hosts, makes it absolutely magical!
The reserve is absolutely stunning and just a warning: you might be tempted to hike every trail in the park. While you’d get to see the most stunning views, it’d take you as much as 6 hours to do that. So, unless you can find something better to do with your time, it’s safe to hike the trails.
Visit the Forge in the Forest at night
The Forge in the Forest is one of the oldest restaurants in town and like a Carmel by the Sea fine wine, it gets better with time. Its dense forests and stellar landscapes are an epitome of the beauty of California. Grab a seat by the fire place and enjoy your drink as your meal gets cooked.