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All of the beautiful, sandy beaches in Carlsbad are public. Perfect for surfing, sunbathing, boogie boarding and swimming. There are local surf shops from which you can rent surfboards and wet suits and arrange surf lessons. The beach is a short, two block walk from Pelican Cove.


Carlsbad City Beach

This city beach includes a 4-mile paved walking path. North end of beach is popular for watching sunsets.


South Carlsbad 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. This beach is a short drive from our Inn.


Carlsbad State Beach

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

Pelican Cove Inn

South Carlsbad State Beach

Tamarack Surf Beach

320 Walnut Avenue
Carlsbad CA 92008
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