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La Costa

Playground for the Rich and Famous

The La Costa region of California is an area located in the southern part of the seven-mile city stretch along the Pacific known as Carlsbad. The La Costa region of Carlsbad offers the best of both worlds: wide open spaces and landscapes as well as city attractions and conveniences. The area was established in 1965 and officially became a part of Carlsbad in 1972.


Carlsbad, nicknamed the “Village by the Sea,” is a seaside resort city just 35 miles north of central San Diego and 75 miles south of Los Angeles. It boasts a strong community feel, scenic views, and gorgeous beaches. The city is lined with everything from street cafés, to flower gardens, to shopping centers, to hiking trails­– Making it a popular destination for locals as well as visitors and tourists. Consistently favorable weather makes it easy to enjoy all that Carlsbad has to offer year-round.


The La Costa Resort and Spa is an extremely well liked and popular destination in Southern California, as it is highly acclaimed for its lavish pools, relaxing spa treatments, and golf courses. Professional golf and tennis tournaments take place in the region, providing an exciting form of entertainment. Additionally, many natural wonders are located in close proximity. A variety of parks, like the La Costa Canyon Park, and the San Diego Botanic Garden, give residents a peaceful outlet. Also nearby: wineries, the popular LEGOLAND theme park, and the Museum of Making Music.


La Costa is set among open spaces and rolling hills. Along La Costa Avenue you can find flower stores, restaurants, and shops. La Costa Avenue also runs along the pretty Batiquitos Lagoon and San Marcos Creek. At the western end is South Ponto Beach, which is one of the widest beaches in the county. In an undeveloped area next to Coast Highway 101, it is a beautifully secluded spot perfect for beach activates during the day and lovely sunsets in the evening.  La Costa has the convenience factor of being close to everything while still maintaining a serene setting.  

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