Carmel Valley Ranch Resort
1 Old Ranch Road, Carmel-By-The-Sea, California 93923, US
(855) 687-7262
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About Carmel Valley Ranch Resort

Carmel Valley Ranch Resort calls itself a 500-acre "playground" for all ages. The valley is 10 miles from the coast, offering an escape from the marine layer into a sunnier climate. Hiking trails, a vineyard, pools and activities galore inspire guests to get outside. Tennis courts, a spa and multiple restaurants are available. Golfers can play the only Pete Dye course in NoCal.

Facts

Price Range$$$
Property Class★★★★
Acres500
Year Opened1987
Number of Units100-300

Amenities

RestaurantsFine, Casual
Room TypesSuite
TennisYes
Fitness CenterYes
Practice FacilityYes
Golf School/AcademyYes
Banquet SpaceYes
SpaYes

Services

Kids ProgramYes
Room ServiceYes
ConciergeYes

Rules

Is the resort pet friendly?Yes
Is resort stay required for a tee time?No

Golf courses at Carmel Valley Ranch Resort

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Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Must Visit if in Monterey

Definitely a must play in the area. Located about 20 minutes from the main stretch in Monterey, getting in is a little confusing. Once you arrive the clubhouse is very nice. The driving range leaves a little to be desired, during our visit it was mats only and it’s restricted to 200 yrds and under. Warm up area/range and carts were included with the greens fee. The course was in great shape! Surrounded by mountains and woven through neighborhoods and a vineyard, there is plenty to look at between shots. The fairways were perfect, the rough was tough but well kept. Greens rolled fast but true and there were some large greens/challenging pin placements during our visit. Definitely will be back on future visits to the area. I would highly recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Absolutely a blast

Loved every hole
Amazing views
Lots of wildlife!!
Deer including two bucks and wild turkeys

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Very interesting course

We looked at the score card, distance from back tee is only 6100. But it’s very challenging to play, not to mention there are two holes that need to hit 200 yards carry to pass water hazard. This course has different challenges on different holes. Condition is very good, staffs are very nice. Also you may want to come early to practice at the range- it’s all grass and included

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Carmel valley ranch

The course was in excellent condition but the pace of play was terrible. The Marshall allowed a five-some to tee off ahead of us and it backed up the entire course. On the fourth hole we had 3 groups waiting to tee off.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
First Time Playing

Staff and director of golf are terrible.

Played here as part of our honeymoon we were greeted by the staff with a “what do you want” after they were busy talking for 5 min while we were waiting. Someone who started with an L was somewhat standoffish and acted like he was better than us for some reason and someone with a g or a c first name was the worst. Save your money this resort is not the best Monterey has to offer. You deserve better, as we found out the next night staying in a Carmel inn and just playing any course we wanted.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Reviews 2
3.0
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Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

What a great course

Played CVR for the first time and it was a fantastic outing. The weather and course were perfect.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Friendliness Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very good experience

The people were really nice and I would like to come back again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Outstanding!!!

Magnificent layout and views! Wonderfully manicured!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A real gem at $125

Excellent conditions from tee boxes to the greens. A wide variety of holes with some incredible views on the back side. One weak par 3 but that’s my only gripe (besides not being able to play before 12 noon if you’re not a resort guest). Waited a long time to play here and can’t wait to return. Kudos to the entire team at CVR!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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