Cottage of Sweets, Carmel

Cottage of Sweets, Carmel

Cottage of Sweets is a popular sweets shop in Carmel. The inspiration for this shop comes from traditional candy shops in the U.K. Visitors enjoy the quaint cottage setting with its thatched-style roof. This building originated as weaving shop, as well as a box office for the theater that stood behind the cottage from 1923 to 1959.

The shop building was initially built in 1922 on Dolores Street and later transplanted using logs to roll the building to its current location on Ocean Avenue. The distinct look of this historical building has made it a popular local attraction.

What being offered inside the shop is also worth checking out. Some of the highlights of this sweets shop include homemade chocolate and fudge, which are always in high demand. You can also choose from a selection of imported candies and licorice. This store has been consistently named one of the top candy stores in the United States for years.

Visitors can easily stop by this shop while on the way to the beach. Even though the shop draws a crowd, you'll find the selection of sweets worth the time. Most of the sweets sold here are by the pound, allowing you to stock up on your favorite.

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Cottage of Sweets on Map

Sight Name: Cottage of Sweets
Sight Location: Carmel, USA (See walking tours in Carmel)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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