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last chance for low winter rates!

Got the winter blahs? Banish those blahs with a stay in Carmel where the weather is always mild and the welcome is always warm!

Our winter rates are discounted 30% for mid-week nights and 20% on weekends.   

Plus if you stay 3 nights (or more) the 3rd night is 50% off the lowest rate but only until the end of March!

Carmel Beach Meditation S'mores beach bonfireSpecial guest only Scheid Family Wine tasting

planning ahead?


our popular beach bonfire meditations are back in April

On Wednesday evenings we are hosting another of our popular series of beach-inspired, 1-hour guided meditations lead by the professionals from the Monterey Bay Meditation Studio. This is perfect for those of you already doing a meditation practice, those just starting or even just curious about meditation. No better place for a meditation than on serene Carmel Beach.

Linger after the meditation to enjoy our world famous sunset and join us for a beach bonfire featuring roasting s'mores! We will have other culinary treats and a private wine tasting from Scheid Vineyards. The Wednesday meditations and bonfire are private complimentary events only for registered Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge guests.

This is the ultimate one-of-a-kind coastal Carmel-by-the Sea experience. And it is our gift to you when you stay with us on a Wednesday evening in April!


Livin'Like a Local Carmel promotion

Livin' Like a Local Promotion
returns in April

Stay 2 or more mid-week nights in April and receive our “Livin’ Like a Local” Bag of goodies!  Get our handy Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge logo tote bag plus an assortment of local treats. Just need to mention Local’s Only promo when you make your reservation.   Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. But, be sure to mention Livin' Like a Local promotion when you book your stay.

don't miss out! we have rooms left for the U.S. Open Golf Tournament

Carmel-by-the-Sea is the perfect location for anyone planning to participate in or attend the 2019 US Open in nearby Pebble Beach, California. 

Within walking distance of the Links at Pebble Beach and located in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea, Horizon Inn and Ocean View Lodge is a perfect location. Our properties offer complimentary off-street parking, continental breakfast and access to over 40 shops and restaurants, all within walking distance. Rooms are limited so book yours today!

Carmel Food Tour

 March Events In and Around Carmel

** Starred events are within walking distance of Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge  **

**Downtown Carmel Food Tour  **

Check calendar for dates and availability

The Carmel Downtown Food Tour is a three-hour, guided tour of Carmel's most interesting attractions, and offers food tastings from seven unique eateries coupled with insightful presentations of Carmel's cultural, historical, and architectural highlights provided by knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. The 1.2 mile tour is suitable for all fitness levels, open to all children, but is most appropriate for ages thirteen and up. Whether you are an occasional visitor or a resident, the walking tour is the perfect way to get to know the culture, sights and foods of Carmel-by-the-Sea.

it's whale watching time!

March is prime time to see the gray whales, dolphins and killer whales as they migrate. Monterey Bay is a perfect spot for viewing as they come close to shore to feed in the Monterey Submarine Canyon. For an even closer look you can take a whale watching trip from one of the several tour operators, such as Chris' Whale Watching.

Jazz Bash
** Starred events are within walking distance of Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge  **

March 1-3
Downtown Monterey
Dixieland Monterey Jazz Bash By The Bay 9th Anniversary.
The best in Dixieland, Classic American Jazz, Big band, Swing, Ragtime, Blues and Gypsy Jazz. Continuous musical entertainment the whole family can enjoy. Portola Hotel & Spa, Downtown Monterey.   Visit for more information.

March 2-17
9th Annual Carmel Jewish Film Festival
View films from around the world through a uniquely Jewish lens to help bridge cultural and religious differences and contribute to solidarity and peace within our greater community. Receptions plus discussion panels with prominent speakers. Venues include: Golden Bough Theatre, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, Lighthouse Cinemas, Congregation Beth Israel, and Carmel High School Performing Arts Center. 831-24-2015. See for more information.

Zydeco Band in Carmel

Tea Cup Bird Feeder Class
March 6
The Cottages of Carmel
26245 Carmel Rancho Blvd.

If you are bird lover, this adorable homemade gift is for you. Sadie will demonstrate how to make a cute outside bird feeder. You will be able to sit and watch birds right outside your window or porch.  All materials will be provided for this project. See web site for more information.

Sunset Presents: Becoming Kareem Abdul-Jabbar  **
March 9
Sunset Center
San Carlos Street at Ninth Avenue

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA's all-time leading scorer, a six-time NBA champion and the league's only six-time MVP. He has a national platform as a regular contributing columnist for newspapers and magazines around the world such as The Washington Post, Time Magazine and The Hollywood Reporter where he shares his thoughts on some of the most socially relevant and politically controversial topics facing our nation today. After 50 years as an athlete, activist, and a New York Times best-selling author, he will offer his unique perspectives on the Sunset Center stage.

Carmel' Art Walk

**  Carmel Art Walk  **
5 - 8 pm
Carmel Art Walk is the second Saturday of every month from 5pm - 8pm and is FREE! Tour artist-owned galleries and meet the artists who carry on the Carmel-by-the-Sea artist colony legacy.
Carmel' Art Walk
** Mindful-by-the-Sea Retreat **
March 20 -22
You will learn how to
--Arrive here more fully present
--Be more present while you're here.
--Take this feeling with you when you depart
Join us for our next mindfulness retreat with world-renowned mindfulness teacher, Dr. Rich Fernandez, who combines neuroscience with real-world applications for everyday mindfulness in life and work.Newcomers to mindfulness and seasoned practitioners alike are welcome to attend. The focus for all will be on well-being and a "beginner's mind," inviting curiosity and openness in a relaxed and easy way. Reservations required.
Willie Wonka at Golden Bough Theater

** SoDA on Stage Presents Willy Wonka Jr.—The Musical **
March 22 - April 14
Golden Bough Theater
Monte Verde Between 8th and 9th
March 20 -22

The adventures of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth. The tale follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats, but the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory -- or suffer the consequences.

Sea Otter Classic
Pacific Grove Wildflower Show
April 6-7
Pacific Grove's 62nd Annual Good Old Days Celebration

A community celebration of a bygone era with a parade, plus County's largest arts and crafts faire, food booths, old-fashioned games and contests, and lots of family fun. Continuous live entertainment on five stages. Located at Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce. 831-373-3304. Visit for more information.

April 11-14:
Sea Otter Classic

Celebration of Cycling Sports Festival

Trade show and racing. Four days of mountain arid road bike racing, plus food, drinks, sports exhibits and demonstrations. Laguna Seca Recreation Park. 800-218-8411. Visit for more information

April 19-21
Annual Wildflower Show
Over 600 wall flowers, collected from all over Monterey County, are on display, labeled and classified. Rare species are cultivated. Wildflower photos, drawing of wildflowers demonstration, and other exhibits. Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History.831-648-5716. For details visit
Looking for something else to do?

Stop by Reception where we have information on all that is happening in the local area, menus from local restaurants and insider secrets! We are all locals and are happy to share our knowledge to the best of Carmel.

**  Starred events are within walking distance of Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge  **
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