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The weather is beautiful year-round in Carmel-by-the-Sea, so the best time to visit Cypress Inn depends on your plans. The Monterey Peninsula benefits from year-round temperate climate and crowd-pleasing culinary, cultural and sporting events throughout the year. Summertime brings vacationing crowds to Carmel-by-the-Sea along with the Pacific coastal fog’s natural air conditioning. Fall is synonymous with dry warm breezes, while winter and spring rains bring green to the hills, which are striking against crisp blue skies. Winter months (January through March) bring cooler nights, but it also makes a good time to curl up by the fire and take advantage of lower room rates. Quieter shoulder seasons are early spring and late fall. The ocean waters in the Central Coast generally are too cold to enjoy without a wetsuit. But the surf-washed sand makes it perfect for year-round invigorating walks and evening fires for marshmallow roasts.