South Carlsbad State Beach 7201 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA92011 Whether you want to spend a day at the beach or a week in a tent, South Carlsbad State beach has something to offer. The…More beach includes Ponto Beach and a campground overlooking the ocean. At the north end of the beach there is a paid parking lot, restrooms and showers. Free street parking is also available, but spaces are limited. Visitors can enjoy sand volleyball, surfing, swimming with lifeguard supervision and fishing off of a jetty. Alcohol, dogs, fires and camping are not permitted on the beach. Campground visitors enjoy 220 campsites and amenities, including clean restrooms, showers, a laundry facility and a store to buy supplies. Dogs are permitted with leashes.
Beach Walk Villas 3100 Ocean St, Carlsbad, CA92008 Beach Walk Villas is a hotel located on the beach in downtown Carlsbad. It has a condominium-like setup, with studio,…More one-, two- and three-bedroom rentals. With fully equipped kitchens, large living and dining areas, decks and more, the hotel offers all of the comforts of home in a relaxing atmosphere. There's also plenty to do nearby, thanks to Beach Walk Villas' convenient location near the beach, shopping and restaurants.
Offshore Surf Shop 3179 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA92008 Whether you're a tourist or a local, there is only one place to find beach and surfing items literally on the beach, and…More that's at Offshore Surf Shop. In 1970, Barbie Baron started a small surf shop; by 1978, it had become the Carlsbad fixture it remains today. Manager Scott Tammen can provide customers with everything for the beach, both rentals and sales. Well-known for its surfing lessons, board rentals, beach accessories and swim wear, the Offshore Surf Shop is the go-to beach place in Carlsbad. It even has a webcam so you can check on wave conditions before going to the beach. Whether you want to learn to surf or just need some top quality surfboard wax, this is the place to go.
Dolphin Beach Apartments 662 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA92008 Dolphin Beach Apartments is a complex located just blocks from the beach in Carlsbad. It offers three bedroom/two bath…More apartments. Amenities include dishwashers, disposals, washer/dryer hookups, patios and more. A community pool and spa are located on the premises. It is a pet friendly community.
Ocean Palms Beach Resort 2950 Ocean St, Carlsbad, CA92008 The Ocean Palms Beach Resort is a pet-friendly luxury hotel just a block from the beach. The hotel offers deluxe and…More standard suites with a kitchen in each unit. Amenities include a heated outdoor pool, a gift and snack shop, cable TV, a jacuzzi, an outdoor patio, a business center, free Wi-Fi, a gym, a putting green, laundry service, barbecue pits, and free beach towels. Private events like weddings are welcome.
Carlsbad State Beach, often called Tamarack Beach, is a surfing hot spot. It's also a great place to enjoy the sun,…More go swimming, fish, go for a walk or jog, bike along the coastline, try stand-up paddle boarding or just relax.
The paid parking lot has two pay-to-park machines that accept cash, Visa or Mastercard. There is also free street parking, but it can be hard to find a spot during the summer. There are lifeguard towers and public restrooms. No dogs, glass or alcoholic beverages are allowed on the beach.
Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort 3075 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA92008 The Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort has been welcoming visitors since 1985. This European-style seaside resort offers majestic…More views of the Pacific Ocean, guest rooms, meeting facilities and vacation condos. It is also available for weddings, reunions and other special events. Guests enjoy surfing, biking and walking on the beach. The hotel is conveniently located near numerous shops and restaurants and nearby attractions such as Legoland, the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld.
Beach City Smoothies 594 Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA92008 Beach City Smoothies, located just steps from the beach in downtown Carlsbad, is the place to go for smoothies and…More snacks. Menu options include fruit bowls, organic wheatgrass juice, fresh vegetable juice, green tea, chai tea, coffees, hot chocolate, salad bar, and soups. It offers a comfortable place to enjoy a snack and get out of the sun. Pricing is reasonable and customer service is good.