Explore the Best Beaches in Carlsbad

No matter what activity you enjoy, you'll find a beach that's perfect for it. Hiking, biking, diving, surfing, birdwatching, rock hunting and more.
Or maybe just quiet stroll where stress rolls off your shoulders like the waves roll upon the shore.
North Carlsbad Beaches

These beaches stretch from Oceanside border to Pine Ave, near Carlsbad Village. Jointly owned by the state and the coastal property owners along that stretch, north Carlsbad beaches are open […]

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Terramar Beach

Terramar is located South of the Carlsbad Power plant and North of Palomar Airport Road. This quaint and somewhat hidden beach is a great spot for local surfers to catch […]

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Tamarack-State Beach

Carlsbad State Beach, also known as Tamarack Beach, stretches from the warm water jetties, just south of Tamarack Avenue, to Frazee Beach, near Carlsbad Village Drive. The beach is ideal […]

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South State Beach

South Carlsbad State Beach extends from Palomar Airport Road to La Costa Ave. Unlike Carlsbad State Beach to the north, this beach has few amenities, except for the campgrounds, and […]

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South Ponto Beach

South Ponto Beach is a rare gem in that it is one of the widest beaches in the county and exists in an undeveloped area. Coast Hwy 101 hugs the […]

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