Carmel Valley Tourism

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. 

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

    • Burglary and Theft 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 65.63 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
    • Safety Index 45.22 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 95.62 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 14.08 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 7 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 54.86 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.93 (Moderate)
    • 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.

  • 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 13.63 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.8 USD

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

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