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Address: Carlsbad Blvd. and Hwy 101, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone Number: 760-438-3143
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This nearly five-mile stretch of beach is popular with families but also...

This nearly five-mile stretch of beach is popular with families but also draws surfers and skin divers to the water and runners and cyclists to the boulevard bordering the beach.

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Scenic Carlsbad Bike Tour with Lunch
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5 day trip!

We put the three grandkids (boys) in the SUV along w/one other adult and headed off to visit a brother in law and wife. They live right on Carlsbad Blvd. overlooking this beach... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Peoria, Arizona

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We put the three grandkids (boys) in the SUV along w/one other adult and headed off to visit a brother in law and wife. They live right on Carlsbad Blvd. overlooking this beach. The first thing the kids wanted to do was to run out to the water and play in the sea sand. We told them to visit first... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every weekend I say it. I am so lucky to live here! This is by far the best non-destination beach in the world... Well from what I've seen. It's clean, it beautiful! It's my weekend get-away!

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely beach, clean, well cared-for. Parking on street - did not see any actual parking area. Worth a visit.

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Carlsbad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can't beat parking by the beach and listening to the waves, smelling the salt air and meditating on the meaning of life. Accompanied by an adult beverage, what could be better? Maybe your sweetie by your side. The sunsets are awesome.

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Thank Janice R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's so fun and near my house; that's why we pay the big bucks for real estate!! Perfect sand and warmer waters this time of year!!

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Thank Michelle T
Fallbrook, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Like many of Souther California beaches, I feel the best time to visit them is Fall and Winter. There are less crowds, more surf and parking!

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Thank Gmatay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you for a great stay. Great staff. When front desk greet me always with a smile. They greeted me side by side and direct me to where my room is. Almost took me to the front of my room door. Like I was VIP. Thank you great service.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Plenty of sand, reasonable surf, a good place for a beach stroll or for just lazing around. Although plenty of people using beach, it is big enough to cope.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The perfect spot for a picnic or motorcycle ride along the coast. So romantic after dark, will definitely be back for a day of fun that's practically a freebie. Just nature and us!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love this beach, unfortunately the ocean had tremendous amount of sea weed and other floating sea plants all over the place. Hard to enjoy the nice ocean water.

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