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Stunning Landscapes in Carmel

Renowned for its breathtaking beauty, Carmel is a region that boasts idyllic natural landscapes, thriving flora and fauna, and year-round pleasant temperatures. This area experiences a mild, Mediterranean climate, making it an alluring destination throughout the year, with unique blooms and local animal sightings for every season.

sun shining through the leaves of a tree

During the fall months, the temperature dips and the leaves subtly change color—though many of them still remain lush and verdant. Despite the shorter days, this is also the sunniest time of the year. October sees the annual Monarch butterfly migration as they make their way south.

a field of flowers

Though winter is the coldest season of the year, temperatures in Monterey don’t tend to fall below 45°F, with an average high temperature of 60°F. This is also the best time of year for whalewatching, making for truly one-of-a-kind field trips out to the bay.

a tree with pink flowers

When winter’s chill warms up, spring offers some of the highest temperatures of the year, as well as a few showers. Poppies, Lupines, Indian paintbrushes, and Irises tend to blossom this time of year.

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Summer's mild temperatures make for sun-kissed days that epitomize central California's beauty. Bright blooms of yellow, fuschia, and lilac brush the landscape with color. 

a group of birds flying over a pond


The lush ecosystem surrounding The Quail plays home to a variety of local fauna, including our eponymous quail, ducks, deer, and rabbits. Many herons, egrets, and hummingbirds can be found throughout the year.

a golf course behind a beach


Nestled along the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel’s geography is a blend of rugged coastline, rocky cliffs, and lush, cypress-studded hillsides.

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Year-round mild temperatures characterize the weather in Monterey, where pleasant conditions are the norm.