Carlsbad is the fusion of business and pleasure, work and home, city and beach with its coastal location, scenic beauty, thriving commercial sector, and variety of upscale housing, this city has it all. Try new fresh tastes from Carlsbad Village’s bi-weekly farmer’s market or treat yourself to total relaxation at La Costa Spa & Resort; dive into a new book from the new Carlsbad City Library or join the city’s very own flying club at nearby Palomar Airport. With over 100,000 residing in this bustling coastal city, there is enough activity to keep you busy, and enough space to keep you feeling there’s enough room to feel right at home.
Downtown Carlsbad has quite a few regular village-sponsored events including an Annual Art Street Faire, Flavors of the Village Restaurant Week, a Carlsbad Village Clothes Show, and The Carlsbad Village Street Fair, the largest single day street fair in North America. New parts of the city include a new kid-friendly amusement park Legoland and the beautiful blooming of the Flower Fields of Carlsabd Ranch. If you’re into high speed adventure, K1 Speedway might be your new favorite hangout, and for those interested in a tour of music making through the centuries, the Museum of Making Music might be a wonderful way to enjoy the afternoon. Shoppers will appreciate the convenience of nearby discount retailers like Costco and Target, and the wonderful array of the latest fashions at Carlsbad Premium Outlets.
Carlsbad’s booming business sector is fueled by a number of nationally recognized corporations such as 24 Hour Fitness, Life Technologies, K2 Sports, Jenny Craig, Reef, and Upper Deck. A few of the top names in golf including Callaway, Cobra, and TaylorMade also call Carlsbad home.
Carlsbad’s housing developments are some of the most beautiful and expensive in Southern California. Bressi Ranch, one of the area’s newer upscale communities boats 623 new homes with architectural diversity, tree-lined streets, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. At the heart of the community is Bressi Village, complete with Stater Bros. and Trader Joe’s grocery stores, and Bressi Commons, a tranquil getaway with private clubhouse, Olympic-sized swimming pool, wading pool, oversized spa, barbeque and picnic areas, lush landscaping, and terrace-covered walkways. Also integrated into the community are the prestigious, new Pacific Ridge School, Poinsettia Elementary School, and the Tri-City Wellness Center. Plans for the future include a new $7 million Boys and Girls Club and a 32-acre mega park. Communities with similar resort-like amenities include La Costa Greens, La Costa Oaks, La Costa Valley, and Rancho Carrillo. Aviara is also one of Carlsbad’s prestigious resort communities which includes the five-star Park Hyatt Aviara resort.
Ponto represents Carlsbad’s beach community and includes an assortment of charming, single family homes. With it’s convenient beach access, Ponto’s “local” feel harkens back to older, single story architectural styles that remind you of “back then”.
With over twenty quality elementary, middle, and high schools in the high performing Carlsbad School district, including La Costa Canyon high school, Carlsbad High School, and Aviara Oaks Middle School, and seven unique options for private schooling, Carlsbad’s youth are provided the opportunity to be challenged and develop in educational and social environments where they can thrive.
Carlsbad has the community’s elderly in mind as well. The beautiful new La Costa Glen provides state of the art facilities and service for the retirement community.
For all these reasons and more, Carlsbad might just be the place for you and your family, young or old, for today and the many fun years to come.