Carmel Bites, Bikes & Bevs Tour



Our Bikes, Bites & Bevs Tour is one of the best ways to discover the many amazing things to do in Carmel! Kickstart your day on an exciting 2.5-hour Carmel Bike Tour exploring the charming beach city of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Using the easy-to-ride e-bikes, supplied by our partner Mad Dogs & Englishmen, you’ll travel from downtown Carmel through the forest of Pebble Beach on 17-Mile Drive.
Your guide may take you past landmarks including the Tor House, Butterfly House, Carmel River State Beach, and even Clint Eastwood’s Mission Ranch as you easily pedal your way to 17-Mile Drive. It’s truly a morning to remember — this bike ride is a way to see the sights in a unique way that most tourists don’t get to experience. Expect to see some of the most scenic vistas the Pacific Coast has to offer, and make stops for photos and to simply enjoy your surroundings!
 Following the scenic e-bike ride, you’ll enjoy a two-hour Carmel food tour, discovering the unique history, culture, and architecture of this scenic beach village. Enjoy four tastings at a variety of local establishments. Alcoholic beverages are included for participants 21 and older.


  • Enjoy an e-bike ride from downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea
  • Ride through Pebble Beach on 17-Mile Drive
  • See the Butterfly House, Carmel River State Beach, and Clint Eastwood’s Mission Ranch
  • Discover Carmel’s rich history and fairytale-like architecture
  • Enjoy four unique food and drink tastings after your e-bike ride
  • Alcoholic beverages included for 21+


Where do you eat and drink on this tour?

On this Carmel food and bike tour, expect tastings at places such as:
Mission Bistro –  This history-rich location is warm, charming, and above all cozy. With local sources, they serve what is fresh and seasonal.
Promesa –  Tapas-style kitchen with laid-back Spanish vibe and gorgeous outdoor seating.
Alvarado Street Brewery & Bistro –  Mixed fermentation brewery with a unique bar program and an international menu.
La Playa Hotel (Bud’s) –  Iconic hotel with beautiful views and traditional bar lounge with unique nuances.
Please note: These locations are subject to change without notice.


E-bike with electric-assist
Backpack or basket upon request
Filtered water station to fill your own water bottle (please bring your own for the tour)
Tour guide/photographer for bike tour portion
Tour guide/photographer for food tour portion
All food tastings - Four tastings are included on the tour. Alcoholic beverage pairings are included for participants aged 21+. We recommend having breakfast prior to the tour, as all food tastings are enjoyed following the bike portion of the experience.


Any additional beverages ordered will be at your expense.

Meeting Points

Mad Dogs & Englishmen Bike Shop – SW corner of Ocean Avenue and Mission Street.

Additional Information

    • Participants must be at least 16 years old
    • All participants must have experience riding a bicycle
    • The cycling portion is accessible to all levels of fitness, thanks to the e-bikes
    • A light breakfast is recommended – no food provided until the bike ride is finished
    • We must be made aware of any dietary considerations prior to the start of the activity – no substitutions will be made without advance notice
  • What should I wear for the tour?

    We recommend comfortable clothing and shoes with closed toes. It can get cold in the shade, so a sweater or jacket can come in handy.
  • Can you accommodate dietary restrictions?

    You must let us know of any dietary considerations prior to your tour.  No substitutions can be made without advance notice.
  • Where can I find parking?

    We recommend parking at the free parking lot on the north end of the Sunset Center, located at 9th Avenue and San Carlos Street. It can be accessed from 8th Avenue and is located between Mission and San Carlos Streets. Use this intersection for GPS navigation, as Carmel-by-the-Sea doesn’t have addresses.  Another option is a paid lot inside Carmel Plaza, accessed from Mission Street between Ocean and 7th Avenues. 


What is the duration of the tour?

Approximately 5 hours. The tour begins promptly at 11:00 AM and ends at approximately 4:00 PM.


What level of experience is needed for riding the e-bikes?

All participants must have experience riding a bicycle. Your tour includes a Specialized Turbo Como E-bike, which offers electric assist, making it easy-to-use for nearly all fitness levels.
We recommend bringing a refillable water bottle. A filtered water station is available to refill your personal bottle. We also recommend bringing a camera or phone for capturing photos.

Cancellation Policy

  • No refund is possible if you cancel.