This image shows the beach at the foot of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. The village rises along the hills away from the beach, and the main road, Ocean Avenue, leads from the highway directly to the beach through the very center of town.
The description states:
Cypress trees, powder-fine white sand, views of Point Lobos and Pebble Beach make this Pacific Ocean beach one of the most beautiful on the California coast.
–As mentioned above, Point Lobos is a state park, considered the jewel of the park system. Pebble Beach is a section of Del Monte Forest, most famous for the golf course of the same name which runs along the coast line.
This image has a postal ZIP code included, indicating this card likely dates from the 1960s.