So you’re looking for the perfect place for that long awaited weekend away. You want something close that feels like you are a million miles away. Look no further than the sweet setting of nearby Carlsbad. Visitors to this charming city are immediately met with the exact way they want to spend their weekend away. This city is a unique blend of laid-back charm and upscale glamour, all with close proximity to many major California downtowns. With a drive time of just over an hour and forty minutes, you can escape the stress and hustle of every day life in less than two hours.

Where to Stay in Carlsbad

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa

Situated on 400 beautiful garden acres, you will find yourself immersed in the scenery from the moment you check in. A stay at this scenic resort offers a delightful escape, where you can take in all the sights and sounds of the city or spend the weekend relaxing oceanfront or poolside. When you walk through the entry gates and take in the expansive beauty and appeal of a lush resort, the courteous staff greets you. The resort is located just minutes from a number of nationally awarded beaches. The Spa at La Costa has been named top spa in Southern California by Spa Magazine.  It has also been named a top golf resort for women by GottaGoGolf Magazine, with two championship golf courses. You will also find 17 tennis courts, 8 swimming pools with waterslides, ample shopping, dining and much more.

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Cape Rey Carlsbad: A Hilton Resort

Cape Rey is located alongside the sunny Pacific Coast in Northern San Diego and is just steps to the surf. The resort is an excellent choice for the adventure lover. The views are unmatched, with the picturesque South Carlsbad beaches and a view of the Cape. A stay at the Cape puts you minutes from LEGOLAND California and the historic Del Mar Race Track, or a short scenic coastal drive to SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo, various regional wineries, and award-winning craft breweries. You can also visit the on-property restaurant Chandler’s, which offers familiar food favorites created with a twist. The resort’s spa has been named a top 5 Hotel Spa by Travel & Escape.

Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort

The Carlsbad Inn is a wonderful resort and boutique hotel with newly renovated rooms, suites and condos. The resort has access to a range of excellent restaurants and retail shops nestled in a purposefully quaint setting. The elegant guest rooms were designed to reflect the inspiring sunsets that can be taken in from the spacious courtyard. Some of the amenities that make this resort a weekend getaway full of rest and relaxation include signature Sleep Therapy beds, iHome, flat screen TV, DVD player, microwave, small refrigerator and coffee brewer as well as their highly attentive staff.

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What to Do in Carlsbad

Icon Helicopter Tours

Adventure seekers have an exciting opportunity to take flight on a tour of scenic San Diego County. Icon’s helicopter tours have the option of choosing your flight plan to get an eagles eye view of the parts of San Diego County you want to see most.

Legoland California Resort

The Legoland California Resort has over 60 exhilarating rides, action-packed shows and a variety of attractions including the new Lego Ninjago World! A visit to Legoland is an excellent option for a family on a weekend getaway.

Carlsbad Food Tour

Those seeking a foodie experience can participate in this three-hour, guided walking tour with a focus on food. The tour offers food tastings from a number of eclectic dining delights paired with fascinating presentations of Carlsbad’s cultural, historical, and architectural highlights offered by local guides with firsthand information.

To learn more about Southern California real estate opportunities where you can enjoy many exciting weekend getaways, contact our luxury real estate experts. We specialize in high-end properties in the most exclusive neighborhoods in Southern California.

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