Welcome to Carlsbad
A casual and colorful escape in one of California’s most charming beach towns
If you’re looking for the ultimate beach lifestyle, look no further than Carlsbad, California. Offering the best of outdoor living in a casual, charming neighborhood, Carlsbad is the epitome of paradise. Located 35 miles north of San Diego, Carlsbad is home to 115,000 residents who can’t get enough of living in a perfect community. With quick access to the big city and dozens of unique opportunities to create a high-quality lifestyle, living in Carlsbad is like living in a resort community along the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean.
A haven for golf lovers, family, fun, and incredible dining opportunities, Carlsbad is a welcoming and vibrant community nestled along the west coast with sprawling mountain views in the distance.
What to Love
- Beautiful, wide white-sand beaches and clear waters
- Sunny, Mediterranean weather year-round
- Blend of casual San Diego and luxurious Orange County lifestyles
Residents of Carlsbad enjoy the best of both worlds: a charming, village-like atmosphere mixed with upscale luxury amenities. With seven miles of pristine beaches, picturesque lagoons, and breathtaking mountain views in the distance, Carlsbad is the dream destination for those seeking to “live the good life.” Choose from high-end condominiums, apartments, or luxury homes along the water and kick back and relax in one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Southern California.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Robert Vigilucci is passionate about food, and after you visit his restaurant Vigilucci’s Seafood and Steakhouse
, you will be, too! Enjoy the best meals from the family-owned and operated culinary institution with breathtaking views of the ocean in the distance. Specializing in upscale Italian fare, Vigilucci’s is the ultimate dining destination for special events.
The Forum Shops is an open-air shopping center with dozens of upscale and high-end shops, boutiques, and restaurants. The Forum Shops
also hosts events throughout the year, like art shows, trick-or-treating, and holiday light shows.
If you’re looking for the ultimate shopping trip, visit Downtown State Street
to browse over 50 different retailers. Shops include a mix of local, independent boutiques, high fashion, luxury retailers, art studios, and thrift stores. You’ll be sure to find your next treasure on State Street!
For a unique experience, visit the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
. With over 50 acres of stunning, colorful flowers that line the hillsides overlooking the Pacific Ocean, it’s best to visit during the spring (March through May) to get the full experience. The Flower Fields also hosts classes
for children throughout the year and serves as one of the best spots for photos and special events.
Things to Do
TGIF Concerts in the Park
series has been a popular event for the last few years. Every Friday during the summer, enjoy live music in the parks throughout Carlsbad. Concerts include a variety of genres, from jazz to Latin, and the event draws thousands of people each week. Enjoy alfresco dining and relax under the setting sun in one of Carlsbad’s beautiful parks.
Whether a resident or a tourist, a trip to Carlsbad isn’t complete without stopping at the world-famous LegoLand
. Not just for kids, LegoLand has something for everyone with over 50 rides, shows, and attractions. LegoLand features an attraction park, water park, aquarium, and a hotel (where the whole family can stay in Lego-themed rooms) and hosts various seasonal events throughout the year. Don’t miss the annual Red, White, and BOOM!
festival in July!
Enjoy luxury amenities at Omni La Costa Resort and Spa
. Offering an award-winning spa experience, two championship golf courses, and special events throughout the year, La Costa Resort is the ideal spot to unwind and enjoy the best of luxury living. The resort has excellent dining and shopping opportunities on-site for an all-inclusive experience.
Carlsbad Village Farmers Market
is the top destination for fresh food from local, certified farmers. Enjoy browsing the stands for your grocery item needs and grab a hot meal from your neighbor! There are over thirty vendors to choose from offering produce and handmade goods, and the market is open every week.