One of the things that makes the Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel so attractive is its central location. There are so many fun activities to enjoy nearby, and the hotel provides shuttle services that makes it easy to get around.
If you’re planning on exploring everything the San Diego area has to offer, be sure to pick up a Go San Diego Pass in advance of your trip! With the Go San Diego Pass, you can get discounted admission rates on some of the most popular San Diego attractions, like the San Diego Zoo, USS Midway, The Children’s Museum, LEGOLAND California and much more.
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The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
The Flower Fields At Carlsbad Ranch are right next to the Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel and are a must-see attraction when in the area.
If you visit in the spring, you can stroll through acres and acres of colorful flowers. However, they also host an array of fun events throughout the year, including holiday celebrations, festivals and more!
Carlsbad Premium Outlets
The Carlsbad Premium Outlets are located just a stone’s throw away from the Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel. Here you’ll find outposts of some of your favorite luxury brands as well as plenty of dining options.
The Carlsbad Premium Outlets are one of the best places to go shopping in all of San Diego if you’re looking to shop on a budget.
The Beaches of Carlsbad State Beach
No trip to the San Diego area is complete without a visit to one of San Diego’s more than 75 picturesque beaches!
Carlsbad State Beach is the closest beach to the Carlsbad By the Sea Hotel and is a great place to soak up the sun or even try your hand at classic San Diego activities like surfing, paddle boarding and snorkeling. The beach is also a great place to go running or biking along the shore.
North Ponto Beach is just to the south of Carlsbad By the Sea Hotel and a surfers paradise for all skill levels featuring quality consistent surf as well as lifeguards and restrooms on site.
Another great choice is Tamarack Surf Beach which is less than 4 miles to the north of the hotel and a great place to go surfing, sunbathing or fishing. This beach also has lifeguards and restrooms available for use while visiting.
If you’re traveling with kids, you won’t want to miss LEGOLAND California!
The park entrance is less than a mile walk at just .8 miles from the hotel. You can travel by car to the entrance in less than 10 minutes or consider reserving a rideshare like Uber or Lyft, both readily available in San Diego.
This theme park offers rides for kids of all ages, as well as elaborate Lego displays, live entertainment, and plenty of dining options. Even adults will enjoy the quirky charm of this Lego-themed park.