One Perfect Day
Stay: Hyatt Highlands in Carmel
Use your Hyatt points and stay for 25000 points each night. Fireplaces in the rooms.
Drive to Whole Foods In Monterey.
Take the drive known as 17-mile Drive. Start at the Highway 1 gate which is at Highway 1 and Highway 68 and pay the $10.00 entrance fee. Keep the receipt because lunch will be at Pebble Beach and they will deduct the entry fee. Enjoy the well marked and diverse winding road through three golf courses, a forest, along the coast, past the famous sea lion beach and Lone Cypress tree, through a beautiful neighborhood and towards Pebble Beach. You will get at map at the gatehouse so you can follow along and see whats up ahead
The drive can get busy with tour buses and cars but there are many places to pull over.
Pebble Beach. Eat at The Bench which opens at 11am. Sit next to window and have a stunning view of the golf course and ocean vistas. Recommend: Fire Roasted Beets, Winter Spiced Gnocchi and Tortiglione Bolognese with wine of course.