Located in Northern San Diego County, Carlsbad California is a classic west coast beach community, frequently called “The Village by The Sea." Carlsbad’s unique settings exude Carlsbad is so known for.
Stretching along seven miles of pristine Pacific Coastline, Carlsbad offers visitors full resort amenities and endless recreational opportunities and is less than an hour’s drive to the heart of San Diego.
Carlsbad’s streets are lined with art galleries, antique shops, boutiques and sidewalk cafes. The near perfect year-round mild climate offers the perfect setting for the variety of festivals, street fairs, art shows and other cultural and family-friendly events that Carlsbad hosts annually.
Clean, uncrowded beaches offer visitors opportunities for bird-watching, trail hiking, sunbathing, swimming and all manner of water sports in the Pacific. Carlsbad is also home to the unique Ajua Hedionda Lagoon, a saltwater wetland and watershed which offers unique year-round recreational opportunities. There are countless open spaces throughout the community, giving you the feeling of truly getting away from the hustle and bustle of inland life.
Whether you are looking for great shopping, fine or casual dining, watersports or simply relaxing in a gorgeous natural setting, Carlsbad is the perfect beach destination for you.