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Overview of Moonglow: Forest Tranquility Minutes From Downtown Carmel

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Sun loungers, beach towels
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Moonglow: Forest Tranquility Minutes From Downtown Carmel

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Hot Tub

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCarmel Plaza19 min walk
    Popular LocationSunset Center3 min drive
    Popular LocationCarmel Mission Basilica6 min drive
    AirportMonterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula)8 min drive

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About this area


Located in Carmel, this guesthouse is near theme parks and by the ocean. Pebble Beach Golf Links and Fisherman's Wharf are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore 17-Mile Drive and Carmel Beach. Traveling with kids? Consider Monterey Bay Aquarium and Monterey County Youth Museum. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching. Guests love the guest house's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Carmel Plaza - 19 min walk
  • Sunset Center - 3 min drive
  • Carmel Mission Basilica - 6 min drive
  • Carmel Beach - 7 min drive
  • Tor House - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Salinas Station - 27 min drive
  • Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) - 8 min drive


  • Vesuvio — 18 min walk
  • The Forge in the Forest — 19 min walk
  • Flying Fish Grill — 19 min walk
  • Grasing's — 19 min walk
  • Casanova — 20 min walk
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About this property

Moonglow: Forest Tranquility Minutes From Downtown Carmel

Family-friendly guesthouse with outdoor tennis court and spa tub
Nestled into a beautiful setting overlooking the forest, you will find our rustic guest suite perfect for your Carmel getaway. Moonglow is a unique oasis for those that enjoy the tranquility of the forest, yet want to be minutes away from Carmel’s beautiful white sand beach and many artistic shops and restaurants. A gorgeous deck surrounds Moonglow with plenty of seating, a barbecue for outdoor enjoyment and a heater for cool evenings. The patio has a table and 2 chairs for outdoor dining. For the active traveler Moonglow offers equipment for hiking, biking, tennis, golf and the beach. Walk or bike to the unspoiled canyon. The beautiful bedroom has a double bed with a great mattress. The sleeper sofa is a queen. If you need a king, Moonglow may not be the best choice for you. Moonglow has a newly remodeled private bathroom with lovely tile shower, kitchenette and living room with a welcoming corner fireplace. There is also a sleeper sofa in the living room (converts to a queen bed) plus a bistro table with 2 chairs, a dresser with drawers, and a rocking chair. The HDTV streams Netflix and other Apps seamlessly via the fast Comcast Wi-Fi. Moonglow is smoke free. No pets, please.
Guest accommodations at this guesthouse offer fireplaces and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Kitchens or kitchenettes offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas.

Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and hair dryers. Televisions come with Netflix.

Recreational amenities at the guesthouse include an outdoor tennis court and a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Chuck and Diane
Speaks English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking options include a garage

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Golfing
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Spa tub
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • Children's toys
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Separate dining area
  • Sofa bed

Guest services

  • Water sports equipment

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach loungers
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Beach towels
  • Books
  • Games
  • Smoke-free property
  • Stereo

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating
  • Sofa bed


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • Cable/satellite channels
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dining room
  • Ice maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Paper towels
  • Refrigerator
  • Spices
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio


  • Fireplace
  • Iron/ironing board



Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 25


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a deadbolt lock

We should mention

A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Moonglow Forest Tranquility Minutes From Downtown Carmel
Moonglow Forest tranquility minutes from downtown Carmel.
Moonglow: Forest Tranquility Minutes From Downtown Carmel Carmel
Moonglow Skog Lugn Minuter Från Centrala Carmel. Privat Badtunna

Frequently asked questions

Is Moonglow: Forest Tranquility Minutes From Downtown Carmel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Moonglow: Forest Tranquility Minutes From Downtown Carmel?
Check-in begins at 4:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Moonglow: Forest Tranquility Minutes From Downtown Carmel?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Moonglow: Forest Tranquility Minutes From Downtown Carmel located?
This family-friendly Carmel guesthouse is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Cherry Center for the Arts and 17-Mile Drive. Carmel Beach and Carmel Mission Basilica are also within 2 mi (3 km).
Rating 5 - Excellent. 96 out of 112 reviews
5 - Excellent 86%
Rating 4 - Good. 15 out of 112 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 112 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

So peaceful
Such a lovely place close to 17- mile drive. Gave us a much needed romantic getaway for our 24th anniversary.

5/5 Excellent

Staycation @ Moonglow
Moonglow is the perfect place for a couple to relive their honeymoon days. The hospitality of the hosts is amazing with personal touches in design and decor. Just a mile from Carmel beach but away from the hustle and bustle of the downtown. It's the ideal place to relax with your loved one and spend wonderful time. It is a small nest in the lap of mother nature. Will look forward to revisiting in summer to get a different feel of the place.

5/5 Excellent

Great visit
Easy and convenient, lovely location.

5/5 Excellent

A peaceful oasis
Chuck and Diane were wonderful hosts. They were very helpful in giving advice on local places to visit. No detail overlooked in their charming location including a hot tub and spacious deck in the trees.

5/5 Excellent

Wonderful retreat!
Lovely property! Looking forward to our next visit!

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