South Carlsbad State Beach

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South Carlsbad State Beach
4.5
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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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Sandra Martinez
5 contributions
CLEAN BEACH
Aug 2021
This is a well kept beach and very clean. I actually saw the cleaning crew there every morning cleaning.
Written August 23, 2021
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Chris
Olathe, Kansas16 contributions
Small and quiet
Jul 2021
This was the perfect beach to take my daughter too. She wanted to put her feet in the Pacific ocean. She's been in Atlantic, Carribean, north sea.
Written July 30, 2021
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Do-IT
Oceanside, CA3 contributions
Love the atmosphere
Jul 2021
Clean and fun! Very nice beach. Not alot of people which I love. Did have alot of rocks. Parking is tough
Written July 30, 2021
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65oski
Irvine, CA485 contributions
Large, long beach.
Jul 2021
One of our favorite beaches. Wide beach with lots of sand, easy paths and steps to get down to the beach. Parking is limited. Lots of space, plenty of room to walk, lifeguard towers every 200 yards or so. Good surf.
Written July 10, 2021
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Mark M
Chandler, AZ6 contributions
Beach kind of day
Jun 2021
Stay close by so the access to the beach was very nice. Not overcrowded and very clean. Good place to take the family or hangout with friends.
Written June 14, 2021
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Tony K
Moreno Valley, CA636 contributions
Nice Campground overlooking Ocean
May 2021 • Couples
So Cal has lots of nice Beaches with Campgrounds and this is one of them. We have been coming here for a long time. Bathrooms with Showers spaced out in mile long Campground plus Credit Cart operated RV Dump onsite
Written May 16, 2021
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Best2comeNancy
Dallas, TX40 contributions
Sunny
Apr 2021 • Family
Good spot for beach day. Easy to access. Restrooms on site thought did not use. Lifeguard near. Clean area
Written May 6, 2021
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ald3114
Philly, PA202 contributions
Peaceful and convenient
Apr 2021
Beautiful, breathtaking. It wasn't too crowded. Easy access. Parking wasn't complicated. Took my starbucks and sat on the beach. Great, peaceful getaway.
Written April 8, 2021
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on_the_go_98765
Tucson16,624 contributions
North Ponto Beach & South Carlsbad State Beach
Mar 2021
Actually, these are 2 different stretches of beach but are lumped under one umbrella here on TA so, here goes:

North Ponto Beach is very rocky and maybe it has its charm. Nicest part are the sunsets. Because it was close for us (walking distance) from Seapointe Resort, we ended up here almost every night. Not too much else to do. Would not go out of my way to come here again if given choices.

South Carlsbad State Beach is adjacent to a very active camping site. We walked through it a few times on our way to the beach. If this is your cup of tea, then go for it.
Written April 4, 2021
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Kkoleary
Scottsdale, AZ725 contributions
Nice beach with easy access
Mar 2021
We went in March so the crowds are small and parking easy. Short walk along water is nice or just laying on the sand and watching the surf, either are doable. This is not necessarily a large beach so if parking is full I can assume beach will be crowded.
Written March 15, 2021
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