Carlsbad’s mild weather and stunning beaches make it one of the best places to visit in California year round. The seven miles of surf, sand and sun beckon for endless outdoor activities. Soak in the sun, catch some waves or stroll along the shore. You can always count on Carlsbad’s beaches for ocean fun anytime of the year!

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Carlsbad Beaches – North Carlsbad Beaches

These beaches stretch from Oceanside border to Pine Ave, near Carlsbad Village.

Carlsbad Beaches – South State Beach

Beach-goers choose this beach for its swimming, surfing, skin diving, fishing and picnicking. The bluff-top 222-site campground is located at 7201 Carlsbad Blvd and offers AT&T Wi-Fi.

Carlsbad Beaches – Tamarack-State Beach

A 4-mile family-friendly beach with easy water access. Also known as Tamarack Beach.

Carlsbad Beaches – 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 a wave. There are no public restrooms at the beach or within walking distance of the beach.

Carlsbad Beaches – 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.