Dog Friendly Carmel, CA

Need help deciding where to stay, play, or eat with your dog in Carmel, CA? Get the scoop on our favorite pet friendly hotels, restaurants, and activities in Carmel, CA below! Or give us a call at (877) 411-3436 to book your dog-friendly vacation in Carmel, CA now.

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Carmel, CA? No problem. There are 39 pet friendly hotels in Carmel, CA. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Carmel, CA below.

Carmel Valley Ranch

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While Carmel Valley Ranch has been a favorite getaway spot for decades, the resort recently reimagined itself as something more than a traditional escape. Because of its amazing location, we?ve had the opportunity to create something truly unique?a place dedicated to the idea of play.

Cypress Inn

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Distinguished on the streets of Carmel-by-the-Sea by its stately exterior and renowned for its classic interior, Cypress Inn is a beautiful and luxurious inn. Newly remodeled and restored, guest rooms feature comfortable fireplaces, views of the lush courtyard, and canopy beds.

Dog-Friendly Treehouse in Carmel

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This pet friendly Airbnb rental in Carmel can comfortably accommodate 3 people in a studio with 1 bathroom. There is 1 bed (queen) and a futon and guests will have access to the entire cabin during their stay. This home is just a 20-minute walk away from the dog-friendly Carmel beach and is located within walking distance to several shops and restaurants. The rental is brightly decorated and features lush natural surroundings. Please note that there is a $35 cleaning fee for each stay.

Saddle Mountain Ranch

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Saddle Mountain Ranch, located in Carmel CA, offers Cabin rentals, RV sites and Tent Sites. We are a pet friendly facility with hiking trails with breathtaking views on site. We have a large pool (heated late spring through early fall), horseshoes, badminton, and a playground.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 22 dog friendly restaurants in Carmel, CA! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Carmel, CA that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 13 dog friendly activities in Carmel, CA. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Carmel Beach

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This is a beautiful beach with the happiest dogs on the planet -- you'll see every shape, size, and age, running in the sugar sand and splashing in the aquamarine surf. There is no leash law for dogs and fires are permitted on the beach south of 10th Avenue. Public restrooms and a public telephone are available at the Ocean Avenue end of Carmel Beach. Open 6am to 10pm.

Garland Ranch Regional Park

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Garland Ranch Regional Park is a gorgeous park with the Carmel River running through it. Dogs are allowed off-leash in certain areas, including in the river and on selected trails (not the horse trails). Atop the northern crest of the Santa Lucia Mountains, the trails encounter open oak savannas and spectacular vistas. Along the way, you will travel through maple-filled canyons, dense oak woodlands, and thick stands of chaparral.

Carmel Plaza

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Carmel Plaza is a pet-friendly shopping area located along Ocean Avenue in Carmel. Many of the plaza's boutiques, studios, and restaurants cater to dogs and their humans. In the courtyard of the plaza, you and your pup will find the famous Fountain of Woof. You and Fido can relax by the fountain before he takes a sip from the fountain for good luck. As an added bonus, Carmel Plaza is just a half-mile from the pet-friendly Carmel Beach.

Seventeen Mile Drive

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When Fido is ready for a tail wagging, tongue hanging stroll through coastal California, take him for a drive along this picturesque stretch of highway through the communities of Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach, CA. Pick up a map when you pay the toll required for entry and make several stops along the way for photos of the scenic views.

Galante Vineyards Tasting Room

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Galante Vineyards Tasting Room welcomes you and your pet to enjoy some of the finest wines in Carmel! They are passionate and knowledgable about wine and provide treats to visiting pooches.

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 3 pet services in Carmel, CA that can help you out with poop bags (or anything else you may need). You'll find information on the most popular pet stores, pet sitters, trainers, groomers, and other pet businesses in Carmel, CA below.

All-Starr Pet Services

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All-Starr Pet Services is focused on providing high-quality pet care with lots of tender loving care - I will do everything I can to exceed your expectations and keep your pet safe, healthy, and happy. I provide a variety of services to choose from, including in-home grooming, professional overnight sitting, day care adventures, dog walking, behavior consultation, dietary consultation & education, and special care. My goal is to provide a positive experience for you and your pet every time. I'm sure you and your pet will be more than satisfied working with me. For more details regarding the services I provide, look around my website and if you have any comments or questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Signature Paw Spa

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Full service grooming salon located near the beach. Where grooming meets art, we also carry designer dog clothes and collars. Kennel free grooming and boarding.

Traveler Photos

Want to feature your creature? Upload a photo of your pet at Carmel below! You can also share by using the hashtag #bringfido on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest.

D Wilson
Submitted Mar 26, 2017
D Wilson
Submitted Mar 26, 2017

Pup's 1st trip to the beach

This photo was taken at Carmel Beach in Carmel, CA, US. Gorgeous day at the beach with my dogs. They ran through the surf, chased other dogs, rolled in the sand, and loved all the attention they got from other dog lovers. Beautiful must see beach for any dog

Rosa Williams
Submitted Mar 06, 2017
Rosa Williams
Submitted Mar 06, 2017

Diamond & Diesel

This photo was taken at Carmel Beach in Carmel, CA, US. With Dad on Father's Day Loving their yearly trip to their favorite doggie beach

Anonymous
Submitted Feb 09, 2017
Anonymous
Submitted Feb 09, 2017

Pup Friendly Beach

This photo was taken at Carmel Beach in Carmel, CA, US. Cocker on Carmel Beach

Anonymous
Submitted Feb 06, 2017
Anonymous
Submitted Feb 06, 2017

Carmel Beach

This photo was taken at Carmel Beach in Carmel, CA, US. Beach time

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Submitted Feb 06, 2017
Anonymous
Submitted Feb 06, 2017

Carmel Beach

This photo was taken at Carmel Beach in Carmel, CA, US. Beach time

W.H.
Submitted Nov 23, 2016
W.H.
Submitted Nov 23, 2016

Enjoying breakfast

This photo was taken at Carmel Country Inn in Carmel, CA, US. Dogs are allowed in dinning area with their human.

W.H
Submitted Nov 23, 2016
W.H
Submitted Nov 23, 2016

Adventure in Carmel

This photo was taken at Carmel Country Inn in Carmel, CA, US. Thanks to the nice people at Carmel Country Inn who loan us the wagon for a day. Our old dog with mobility issues is ready for more adventures!