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Away from the hustle

400 acres of fun in North San Diego, minutes from the beach and Legoland. Sightseeing nearby with golf, spa, tennis, waterslides, and more on-site.

Renowned golf, spa

Recreation is everything at the picturesque Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, home to 2 championship golf courses, Spa at La Costa, 17 tennis courts, an athletic club, and 8 outdoor pools plus waterslides.

Hacienda-style rooms

With 214 villas and suites built in Spanish-style architecture, each offers free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and deep soaking bathtubs. Rooms offer a variety of views, many with patios.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

2 miles (3.2 kilometers) from Carlsbad Beach, this 400-acre California resort is 8 miles (12.9 kilometers) from Carlsbad Village.

The Omni La Costa Resort & Spa offers 2 18-hole PGA championship golf courses, 17 tennis courts, a lavish spa, pro shops, 8 outdoor pools, and an athletic club. Camp La Costa offers supervised programs for children for a fee. Complimentary access to a water park and a children's pool are also available.

Dining options include Bistro 65 and the BlueFire Grill, both with outdoor seating. The 42,000-square-foot (3,902-square-meter) spa includes a sauna, steam room, and the Spa Café, offering champagne and refreshments to guests indulging in spa treatments.

The resort's conference center, ballroom, and 46 meeting rooms offer 65,000 square feet (6,039 square meters) of event space. An equal amount of outdoor space, amid landscaped gardens, is popular for weddings. A 24-hour business center is available, and the resort offers free WiFi in public areas.

  • Number of outdoor pools - 8 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Hair salon 
  • Conference space 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 214 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free water park access 
  • Waterslide 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 46 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free grocery shopping service 
  • Year Built 1965 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 65000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 6039 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 46 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 17 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Children's pool 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Water park access (complimentary)  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Pay movies 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Video-game console 
  • Phone 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

BlueFire Grill - Open for dinner. California coastal cuisine is served in this sophisticated restaurant with a casual ambience. Patio seating. Live music (schedule varies).

Bistro 65 - Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Classic favorites. Terrace seating with golf course view.

Diversions Sport Lounge - This elegant lobby bar, bedecked in rich woods and clubhouse decor, offers a snack menu and 9 TVs to watch sporting events. Patio seating with fire pits.

Marketplace - Coffee and cold drinks, sandwiches, pastries, and yogurt. Snacks on the go.

Splash Café - Located at Splash Landing and the resort pool. Grilled burgers, sandwiches, and drinks. Poolside service.

Edge Pool Bar - Located at the adults-only pool. Poolside drinks, wraps, and sandwiches.

Spa Café - Open for lunch in the spa courtyard. Lifestyle cuisine with snacks, wine, and smoothies.

Nearby Things to Do

The resort offers numerous recreational opportunities, including 2 18-hole PGA championship golf courses, 17 tennis courts with 2 playing surfaces, an athletic club with yoga and other classes, 7 outdoor pools, and a 42,000-square-foot spa and salon. Kidtopia offers activities to children, and Vibz video game lounge provides a hangout for teens.

The resort is 2 miles from Carlsbad beach. A seasonal beach shuttle is available.

The recreational activities listed below are available either onsite or near this San Diego-area hotel; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

The full-service spa at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa offers a sauna, steam room, spa café, 43 relaxation rooms, and services such as detoxification wraps and body wraps. Guests must be 18 years of age to access spa.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Number of treatment rooms 43 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.0 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 28.00 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 24 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 135 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: USD 18 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 4 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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