Carmel is a rural village close to Holywell in Flintshire, North Wales. It is bordered by Highbrook to the north, Calcoed to the south, Gorsedd and Saith Ffynnon to the west, and Holway to the east. Nearby towns and villages include Pant y Wacco, Flint, Greenfield, Brynford, Pantasaph, Caerwys, Halkyn, St Asaph, Mostyn and Chester. The A55 expressway passes 1.5km to the south of Carmel.
A golf course lies in nearby Saith Ffynnon, whilst Carmel is home to two schools, a pub and small chapel.