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Getting Around Carlsbad

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Getting Around Carlsbad, California

No rental car? No problem! Consider transportation one less thing to worry about when planning your Southern California getaway. Seashore on the Sand’s fully furnished condos, complete with sweeping ocean views from expansive private balconies, provide all you need to relax. But if you do decide to leave, there’s plenty to discover within walking distance. Rated a “Walker’s Paradise” by Walk Score, be assured that getting around Carlsbad is a breeze. Within a ten-minute walk, our guests can enjoy some of the best shopping, dining and beaches Carlsbad has to offer.


True to its namesake, Seashore on the Sand is located directly on the sand on the northern end of Tamarack State Beach. Ideal for the family and kids, the state beach offers swimming, surfing, scuba diving, kayaking, windsurfing, fishing and more. And the 4-mile, paved walking path that separates the beach from the town is perfect for jogging, rollerblading or biking.

Tamarack Beach offers one of Southern California’s best sunset views. The walkway and the bluff on the northern end of the beach offer prime viewing locations. Or take it in from right within the comfort of your room!

Shopping and Dining

Located one block away from the town’s heart, Carlsbad Village, Seashore on the Sand is a convenient home base for days spent shopping and dining.

With more than 100 restaurants to choose from – running the gamut from craft breweries, to elegant fine dining, to vegan cafés – there’s something for everyone in the village. Many dining options, including Witch Creek Winery, Hooked on Poke and French Corner Cafe, are just across the road from Seashore on the Sand.

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind souvenir, the shops in Carlsbad Village will help you find it! Visit the Carlsbad Premium Outlets for savings on 85+ luxury brands in an expansive outdoor shopping center. Or walk the streets of Carlsbad village to discover the many unique boutiques, art galleries and surf shops.

Alternative Transportation

For those who want to venture a little further, there are plenty of options nearby.

The COASTER Commuter Rail runs from Oceanside to downtown San Diego with at least 20 trips daily. Many stations offer connections to city buses for your convenience.

In addition, the Pacific Surfliner AMTRAK train covers even more distance, offering trips from San Diego to as far north as San Luis Obispo. This scenic train ride hugs the California coastline and offers multiple trips daily.

Whether you’ve come to Carlsbad to sunbathe, surf, shop, dine or relax in your spacious suite, Seashore on the Sand offers the convenience of a prime location to start and end your days.


Our fully furnished vacation rentals in Carlsbad CA are right on the beach. Enjoy ocean views, full kitchens and more just 1 block from the heart of Carlsbad Village.


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