Though Carmel is not a huge city, it is broken up into 13 different neighborhoods. The neighborhoods all surround downtown Carmel, which is most often referred to as Carmel-by-the-Sea. The neighborhoods all share their love of art, history, dogs, gorgeous scenery, and of course, the water.
The neighborhoods of Carmel are as follows:
A quirk about homes throughout the Carmel area is that some of them do not have addresses, but rather names instead. “Beach Dog House” and “Easy Escape” are just two examples. Homes like these have their mail delivered to the Post Office.