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Tradewinds Carmel, Carmel-by-the-Sea

by Megan DuBois
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by Megan DuBois
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California is known for its beaches, theme parks, stunning coastal drives, and, of course, an abundance of high-energy tourist attractions. However, travelers searching for a calmer, laid-back vacation to The Golden State will want to consider a trip to one of the many seaside locales, such as Carmel-By-The-Sea. The city's stunning surroundings and beautiful hotels, including none other than Tradewinds Carmel, offer a perfect retreat-like setting for catching up on R&R.

What You Need to Know

The Look of Tradewinds Carmel

It's All in the Details

Tradewinds Carmel combines Asian and Californian influences to create one perfectly peaceful space. Around the hotel, guests can find plenty of places to unwind, including the bamboo-filled zen garden. The Asian influence can be felt inside each guest room, which comes complete with furnishings from Bali and China. What's more, the accommodations — some of which include jetted tubs, balconies, and/or fireplaces — are warm and inviting, allowing you to drop your suitcase (and your worries!) at the door.

The Vibe at Tradewinds Carmel

The resort and its surroundings are peaceful, with beautiful ocean views coupled with the blissful sounds of nature. The warm, soothing color scheme and in-room spa treatments only enhance the tranquil vibes.

Who Will Love Tradewinds Carmel

Couples and solo travelers will enjoy Tradewinds Carmel the most. The relaxation-forward amenities, including the zen garden and in-room spa treatments, set the scene for a serene escape.

Who Might Not Love Tradewinds Carmel

Those traveling with large groups or small kids will want to look elsewhere for accommodations. Kids will likely find the hotel boring, and large groups may find it hard to do things together. Also, most rooms only have space for two guests. 

Best Amenity at Tradewinds Carmel 

The best amenity at Tradewinds Carmel is the complimentary breakfast spread, which includes everything from fruit to French pastries. The best part? It's delivered straight to your doorstep every morning. 

Money Matters

What's Included at Tradewinds Carmel

Your stay at Tradewinds Carmel includes access to the zen garden, daily breakfast, complimentary parking, and wifi. Each room is also equipped with a coffee maker, safe, and kimono robes. 

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at Tradewinds Carmel

The typical hotel fees and taxes should be expected. 

How to Get a Deal at Tradewinds Carmel

The best way to get a deal at Tradewinds Carmel is to book through the hotel's website, where you'll find the lowest rates. Also, check the special offers tab for seasonal promotions. 

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Tradewinds Carmel

The hotel is just a few minutes away from downtown Carmel, an adorable town where shopping and dining options abound. Several beaches — including Carmel Beach and Del Monte Beach — are a short walk or drive away. Craving some adventure? Consider biking down Pebble Beach's 17-Mile Drive or kayaking at Elkhorn Slough. The Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Monterey Museum of Art are also nearby. 

Nearest Airport to Tradewinds Carmel

Monterey Regional Airport is about five miles away, while Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport is about 75 miles away. 

Nearest Public Transportation to Tradewinds Carmel

While Carmel-by-the-Sea is a walkable city, you can also take advantage of the Monterey–Salinas Transit system. The Carpenter / 4th Ave bus stop is a seven-minute stroll from the property. 

The Bottom Line

The trendy Tradewinds Carmel offers a distinctly Asian feel, where travelers can enjoy a sense of serenity near the ocean after a day spent exploring charming Carmel-By-The-Sea. 

It's All in the Details