Carmel Valley Tourism, California

Visit Carmel Valley - Best of Carmel Valley

Wine, wine and more wine; that is summing up Carmel Valley for you. A primary point of interest for wine enthusiasts and those looking at a weekend getaway among others, this village is most popular for it wineries and vineyards. Not like it has much to do other than that, except for a museum which is breath of fresh air in a place focusing on wine. Wine tasting, seeing the process of making wine and generally a lot of enlightenment on the subject of wine is what can be looked forward to at the Carmel Valley. There are some lovely ranches and spas too, that have found home in this village of a valley.

That being said, this place bestows a one of its kind experience when it comes to wine tasting. People who offer this service, take their business very seriously. So, look forward to some very sophisticated experiences, complete with lots of information, some soulful food and live music to accompany. But not all are uptight and erudite, some are quite laidback with dogs and chicken around you banqueting you with a lovely rustic rendezvous. 

Carmel Valley Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Carmel Valley tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone; UTC-08:00
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Electricity and Internet: The voltage is 120 V/ 60 Hz. Internet in the form of wi-fi is available at most of the hotels, restaurants and places of interest.
  • Languages: English is the official language Carmel Valley. Spanish is spoken too.
  • Security: Dial 911 for police, ambulance, or fire
  • Tipping: Although not customary, tipping is appreciated as a form of gratuity.

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Facts and Stats for Carmel Valley*

  • Pollution Statistics in Carmel Valley

    Know the pollution level of Carmel Valley before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 6.25 (Very Low)
  • Carmel Valley: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Carmel Valley for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Carmel Valley.

    • Burglary and Theft 66.67 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 83.33 (Very High)
    • Attacks 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 29.17 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
  • Living in Carmel Valley - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 36.46 (Low)
    • Climate Index 95.62 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 14.08 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 7 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.82 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Carmel Valley

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Carmel Valley

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.8 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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