House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Pets allowed with prior approval
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Great beach getaway
This house was very comfortable for our family of six. Beds were firm with nice bedding and pillows. Private fenced back yard with lovely foliage. Quick walk to small beach across street or beach walkway to Carlsbad. Kitchen was well fitted for cooking with quality pans. I would definitely recommend this VBRO!
Nice weekend getaway
Nice house close to the ocean. Just a simple, cozy home with a nice backyard.
Great place to spend a week with family and explore SoCal. I would highly recommend it. Property manager was also very responsive to questions. Will definitely consider this location again when I return.
Happy Thanksgiving in Carlsbad
Enjoyed the home. They had all we needed and loved the backyard.
Our week stay was so relaxing that we didn’t want to leave on checkout! The home is well equipped and the large back yard was perfect for our little Yorkies to run around. Tamar was very responsive to our needs.
My toddler beach babies loved it and so did we!!
Great place when traveling with kids. Truly an excellent experience and would definitely come again!!
It was so beautifully decorated. Immaculate! The location was perfect, the backyard so relaxing with all the mature plants and beautiful flowers. The white roses so pretty. Loved Everything!! Thank- you for all you did to make our stay amazing.
Our Favorite Things To Do Nearby
The Beach!!! Carlsbad State Beach was rated one of the top 10 beaches in the US by Traveler Magazine and is located only a 5 minute drive away. Right across the street from our house is the only private beach in Carlsbad, Terramar Beach. So much to do at the beach: Dig your toes in the sand, get a tan, go for a swim, surf, boogie board, play volleyball, explore the tide pools teeming with life, make sandcastles with the kids, join the joggers and bikers along the seawall, enjoy a bonfire with friends and family, or just sit on a bench and people watch! Just remember to bring your sunscreen!
Visit the luxurious Day Spa at La Costa Resort - We love to spend time at the Day Spa. Men and women have their own facilities each with their own indoor Sauna, Steamroom, and Jacuzzis. Outside you can meet up with your spouse by the pool, roman waterfalls, and outdoor jacuzzi. We love to wrap up our spa days with a good massage and then eat at one of the chic restaurants in the resort. The resort is gorgeous and perfect for a romantic date or a girl's day. Google it.
Shopping: The beach house is about 5 minutes away from a huge outdoor shopping mall called the Carlsbad Premium Outlets. This mall has both affordable and high end stores like: Coach, Dooney and Burke, Juicy Couture, Lacoste, Barneys New York, Ralph Lauren, BCBG Max Azria, Banana Republic, DKNY, Gap, BabyGap, Carters, and Crate and Barrel.
My favorite place to shop, however, is "The Forum" about 10 minutes South off Leucadia BLVD. They have a Z Gallerie, Sur La Table, Bed Bath and Beyond, Anthropologie, H&M, Urban Outfitters, Black House White Market, Mac Cosmetics, Ulta, and an Apple Store. Also nearby is a Target and plenty of amazing restaurants!
World Class Golfing at: Aviara's Four Seasons (Carlsbad), La Costa Resort (Carlsbad), The Crossings at Carlsbad, Encinitas Ranch (Encinitas), and world famous Torrey Pines (La Jolla).
Dining Out: We love dining out so we will leave you with a list of our favorite restaurants and where to find them. However if you're just looking for something convenient, restaurants under 5 minutes away include: Islands, King's Fish House, BJ's Brewery, Karl Strauss, Claim Jumper, TGIF's, PF Changs, and Bellefleur (amazing Sunday Brunch!!). There are also several fast places nearby like Starbucks, Rubio's, and California's Exclusive In-n-Out Burger (if you haven't tried an In-n-Out Burger then you really haven't lived).
For Kids: Legoland, Legoland Water Park, Sealife Aquarium, Playwerx (an indoor jungle gym in Carlsbad), San Diego Botanic Garden in neighboring Encinitas (cheap admission but tons for little kids/toddlers to do), La Costa Resort Waterpark, and also a variety of beautiful public playgrounds including some on the beach.
Common Nearby Tourist Destinations and Mapquest Travel Times
Legoland, Legoland Water Park, and Sealife Aquarium - 5 minute drive!
San Diego Botanic Garden - 10 minute drive
San Diego Wild Animal Park - 30 minute drive
San Diego Zoo - 40 minute drive
Sea World - 30 minute drive
Disneyland - 1 hour drive
Knotts Berry Farm - 1 hour 15 minute drive
San Diego Balboa Park - 40 minute drive
Coronado Island - 50 minute drive
La Jolla Village - 30 minute drive
Mt. Soledad - 30 minute drive
Del Mar Horse Races - 20 minutes
Downtown San Diego/Gaslamp Quarter (shopping, dining, nightclubs, etc.) - 40 minutes, also accessible by "Coaster" train.