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    La Costa, California is an upscale residential resort community located on the southern edge of the city of Carlsbad. La Costa offers the best of southern California living and is nestled between the Batiquitos Lagoon, Buena Vista Lagoon, Hedionda Lagoon, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

    Tour Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
    Carlsbad Ranch is a historic agricultural area renowned for its ongoing production of commercial grade ranunculas and strawberries.

    Carlsbad Beaches & Lagoons
    Major Lagoons: Agua Hedionda, Buena Vista & Batiquitos

    This San Diego beach features swimming, surfing, skin diving, fishing and picnicking. The large bluff-top campground is very popular, especially in summer. There area also three major wetland habitats. At least 103 bird species, 18 mammals, and 14 amphibians and reptiles live in and around the lagoon, and many more birds visit during spring and fall migrations. Beside regular Boat and WaveRunner rentals, local facilities manage a youth summer camp operation with many exciting activities including surf instruction, wakeboarding, waterskiing, canoeing, kayaking, peddleboating, waverunners, oceanography, beach games.

    Quail Botanical Gardens
    The only botanical garden in San Diego County, this park has one of the world's most diverse plant collections. Scenic trails take visitors to 20 unique gardens, a 60 foot waterfall in a tropical rain forest and North America's largest display of bamboo. Surrounding chaparral area serves as a natural bird refuge. San Diego visitors and residents are invited to experience this spectacular collection of flora. Tours, nature walks, lectures, landscape advice and instructional programs are offered.

    More La Costa Attractions
    North Coast Attractions - Have fun a local theme park, museum, famous landmark, garden, or wilderness area.
    North Coast Nightlife Adventures - La Costa cinema, theater, art gallery and other performing arts.
    Museum of Making Music
    - Exhibits date back to 1890 to trace this history of innovations in popular music. Over rare 450 musical instruments on display in a 6,500 sq. ft. exhibit space divided into five major themes.
    Biplace, Air Combat and Warbird Adventures
    - Palomar Airport Barnstorming airplace rides - Try the Top Dog Air Combat or Warbird Loops and Rolls.
    K1 Speedway
    - Largest gokart racing facility on the west coast.

    The Forum at Carlsbad - La Costa
    This lifestyle specialty retail project in the La Costa neighborhood features a tree lined main street through the project creating a pedestrian friendly environment. Over 265,000 square feet of popular fashion retailers, home furnishings, restaurants and community services. Highlights include Buca di Beppa, Borders Bookstore and East of Bali.

    La Costa Beaches & Lagoons
    Major Lagoons: Agua Hedionda, Buena Vista & Batiquitos

    This San Diego beach features swimming, surfing, skin diving, fishing and picnicking. The large bluff-top campground is very popular, especially in summer. There area also three major wetland habitats. At least 103 bird species, 18 mammals, and 14 amphibians and reptiles live in and around the lagoon, and many more birds visit during spring and fall migrations. Beside regular Boat and WaveRunner rentals, local facilities manage a youth summer camp operation with many exciting activities including surf instruction, wakeboarding, waterskiing, canoeing, kayaking, peddleboating, waverunners, oceanography, beach games.

    Quail Botanical Gardens
    The only botanical garden in San Diego County, this park has one of the world's most diverse plant collections. Scenic trails take visitors to 20 unique gardens, a 60 foot waterfall in a tropical rain forest and North America's largest display of bamboo. Surrounding chaparral area serves as a natural bird refuge. San Diego visitors and residents are invited to experience this spectacular collection of flora. Tours, nature walks, lectures, landscape advice and instructional programs are offered.

    Car Country Carlsbad
    Car Country Carlsbad Several new and used car dealerships located parallel to I-5 Freeway between Poinsettia Lane and Cannon Road. Dodge, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Chevrolet, Hummer, Volvo, Hyundai, Toyota, Lincoln, Mercury, Buick, Lexus, and Ford Dealerships.

    Carlsbad Premium Outlet Mall
    With 90 stores you can find impressive savings at Banana Republic, Barneys New York, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Crate & Barrel and many more.

    San Diego Marathon - Carlsbad CA [JAN]
    Very popular as one of the flatest and fastest of marathons as follows the scenic Coast Highway along the Pacific Ocean. Events include marathon, half-marathon and fitness expo. This course usually features ideal race conditions.

    Carlsbad 5000 - Carlsbad Village [MAR/APR]
    World's fastest 5K Course is very flat and follows the Carlsbad beachfront. Features 16 world records, party by the sea, large prize purse, refreshments, weekend health and fitness expo.

    Carlsbad Art Splash - Carlsbad Ranch [SEP]
    Unbelievable Chalk Art Street Paintings with dozens of talented artists from Southern California. Showcased will be dozens of experienced street painters, who will over the course of the two day event, create spectacular masterpieces of chalk art and color on Armada Drive.

    More La Costa Special Events
    North County Festival Adventure - Watch for the next local holiday parade, festival, carnival, fair, exposition, tournament or party.
    Carlsbad Annual Triathlon and Seaside Celebration [JUL] is held end of July.
    Carlsbad Jazz-in-the-Parks - - held friday evenings in July and August (free).

    Aviara Golf Club - La Costa
    One of the finest golf facilities available in Southern California - Aviara's memorable 18-hole coastal layout was designed by Arnold Palmer. The 7,007-yard, par-72 course is sculpted around the natural topography, with water hazards positioned as visual extensions of the lagoon. The club includes a 32,000 square foot (3,000-square-metre) two-story Spanish colonial clubhouse with a complete golf shop. Also see the year round, the Academy offers their 2 and 3 days schools, short game schools, playing schools and private lessons in all aspects and levels of the game.

    Rancho Carlsbad Golf Course
    Rancho Carlsbad, one of the finest manufactured home communities in California, is a 504-space property with a 18-hole golf course.

    La Costa Golf Course
    Golf on the two challenging 18-hole championship courses. Practice facilities include driving range and practice bunkers. La Costa is currently the host of the World Golf Championships.

    Carlsbad Golf Center
    CGC proudly serves as the practice home of aspiring professional golfers and several local high school teams.

    The Crossing at Carlsbad [Open Summer 2007 ?]
    Coming Soon - Carlsbad's long awaited public community golf course where construction is more than halfway done. The City of Carlsbad is finishing construction of its long-awaited public 18-hole golf course. Half of the 400-acre course will be preserved for habitat and will help tie together more than 1,000 acres of open space in the central part of the city.

    More La Costa Sports
    Golf, tennis, soccer, aquatics, gymnastics and more.
    North County Sport Adventure - Tickets and league schedule info for regional professional and amateur sports including football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, racing and more.
    North County Golf Adventure - La Costa Golf Course and Tournament information.
    North County Recreation Adventure - La Costa outdoor recreational activities including biking, boating, fishing, camping and hiking trails.

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    There are lots of business and employment opportunities available in this region at the many area hotels, schools, industrial enterprises, and tourism theme parks.

    Tour Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
    Carlsbad Ranch is a historic agricultural area renowned for being the world leading production center of commercial grade ranunculas. Floral cultivation in Carlsbad was started in 1923 by Luther Gage and Frank Frazee. Nearby fields produce upto 90 percent of the world's flowering poinsettia plants. Another huge agricultural product here is strawberries.

    Flower Capital of the World - Encinitas CA
    Encinitas is famous as the "Flower Capital of the World" and is home to an extensive collection of fine nurseries and gardens. Several of these wholesalers and retailers will ship fresh cut flowers to any destination in the world. This industry started with the poinsettias of Paul Ecke Ranch and has since grown to include many horticulture greenhouse operations.

    Carlsbad Ranch Golf Business
    "Golf Manufacturing Capitol of the World"

    Noteworthy distinction that Carlsbad has earned by hosting the headquarters offices of the following distinquished golf equipment manufacturing firms including Callaway, Taylor Made, Top Flite and Sonartec.

    Adventure Tip: Sunset at the Beach
    Carsbad Beach is a popular romantic setting for a sunset adventure along the beach. Afterwards you can easily stroll over to Carlsbad Village and enjoy a luxurious meal at one of several fine restaurants here, enjoy live entertainment and visit local shops and art galleries.

    Four Seasons Resort Aviara
    7100 Four Seasons Point, Carlsbad, California, U.S.A. 92009;
    The resort’s Spanish Colonial architecture is designed to harmonize with the surrounding landscape. Each of the unusually spacious guest rooms and suites includes a furnished balcony or terrace, where guests can enjoy Aviara’s natural beauty. The Four Seasons Resort Aviara has 329 rooms, meeting facilities for banquets and events, 24-hour concierge, valet parking. Popular venue for hosting weddings and private parties.

    Four Seasons Resort Aviara
    1000-acre plus upscale planned resort community located on the hills overlooking the Batiquitos Lagoon. The area is bordered by wild chaparral and eucalyptus trees.
    Spa at Aviara - A European-style spa retreat equipped with indoor and outdoor private treatment rooms, an indoor solarium lounge area, whirlpools, saunas, and steam rooms.
    Mirabella At Aviara - Carlsbad’s only master planned apartment community in prestigious Aviara.

    Aviara Golf Club
    7100 Four Seasons Point, Carlsbad, California, U.S.A. 92009; (760) 603-6800; Club Website;
    One of the finest golf facilities available in Southern California - Aviara's memorable 18-hole coastal layout was designed by Arnold Palmer. The 7,007-yard, par-72 course is sculpted around the natural topography, with water hazards positioned as visual extensions of the lagoon. The club includes a 32,000 square foot (3,000-square-metre) two-story Spanish colonial clubhouse with a complete golf shop.
    Aviara Golf Academy - Year round, the Academy offers their 2 and 3 days schools, short game schools, playing schools and private lessons in all aspects and levels of the game.

    Dining Adventures at Aviara
    Argyle Restaurant - Located in the golf clubhouse overlooking Batiquitos Lagoon and Golf Course. (760) 603-6908.
    California Bistro - Restaurant with alfresco terraces overlooking golf fairways, California casual dining adventure.
    Vivace - Contemporary Italian Restuarant with specialty pizzas, etc.

    La Costa Resort & Spa
    2100 Costa del Mar Road, Carlsbad, CA 92009;
    La Costa Resort and Spa is one of the most famous and luxurious resorts in the world. - AAA Four Diamond Award Recipient

    One of the world's pre-eminent spa, golf and tennis resorts. Nestled on 400 rolling acres between the Pacific Ocean and the foothills. The award-winning resort comprises 479 luxurious rooms, suites and executive homes, heated swimming pools and jogging paths.

    La Costa Golf Course
    Carlsbad, CA 92009; 760-438-9111; Course Weblink;
    Golf on the two challenging 18-hole championship courses. Practice facilities include driving range and practice bunkers.
    Accenture Match Play Championship [FEB] - La Costa is currently the host of the World Golf Championships -

  • La Costa Golf School - Roger Fredericks School Of Golf

    Tennis Adventures at La Costa
    La Costa Tennis Club offers 19 courts featuring clay and hard courts surfaces, with seven courts lit for evening play. Watch for the championship atmosphere of Center Court, with stadium seating for 1,000.
    Acura Tennis Classic [Mid-Summer] - tennis tournament held at the beautiful La Costa Resort and Spa - this is one of the premier events on the professional women's tennis tour.
    West Coast Tennis Academy - at La Costa Resort & Spa

    Dining Adventures at La Costa
    Ristorante Figaro - Innovative Italian and Mediterranean cuisine.
    Pisces - Gourmet Seafood restaurant
    Brasserie La Costa - Indoor cafe and outdoor garden terrace restaurant with casual dining and Sunday brunch.

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