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Omni La Costa Resort San Diego


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A timeless welcome!

About

Omni La Costa is a family-friendly resort + spa in Carlsbad, San Diego, California.

Immerse yourself in luxury as you settle into one of 600 rooms, suites or villas. Indulge in relaxation at The Spa at La Costa or dive into one of our eight swimming pools, including family-friendly waterslides and splash pads or the Edge adult pool, offering panoramic views of our championship courses. Turn your stay into a sport outing by teeing off at our championship-quality golf courses or practice your back hand at one of 17 tennis courts. Discover serenity at the Chopra Center for Wellbeing and satisfy appetites at one of our on-site restaurants. – website

Website

Omni La Costa

Where

San Diego, California. Technically, a place called Carlsbad in San Diego.

My Opinion

Nothing about the world of travel ever bores me. For 6 years now, everywhere I have been has surprised me with its creatively woven footprint that totally sets it apart in the world of tourism. Omni La Costa in San Diego is no different!! It’s like a mini metropolis of lush entertainment covered in a blanket of San Diego heat. You’re plunged into tropical gardens, more than 100,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor-plan event spaces, glossy lobby areas, and a playground of activities for adults + children. Amenities include: 2 championship golf courses, 17 tennis courts, 8 swimming pools, various boutiques on the premises, a Café + gift shop, a kids centre and – my favorite – The Chopra Centre which will indulge your spiritual curiosities. Their Classic cocktail menu is so appealing you could spend hours on vacation at the bar sampling its fruity delights. I recommend the Blood orange whisky sour. The large, spacious rooms which flow out onto green gardens in some suites remind me of their sister hotel in San Antonio, whose moody Spanish interiors I fell in love with long ago.

Day Excursions/Activities

+ Legoland California is a few hours drive nearby

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa  has been named the #1 wellness spa by Spa Magazine and Top Luxury Resort Spa in San Diego by Discover SD

Fun Facts

In 1965, a real estate developer stumbled upon a lush valley that combined natural beauty with perfect weather: and the vision for La Costa was born. This year, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a look back at what has become known as “The La Costa Lifestyle.”- website

La Costa was originally conceived as a residential resort with activities and instruction for all ages. The 40 hotel units were available to guests for $22 per night which included green, tennis, stable and pool fees.

Social Handles

Check out the Omni Blog featuring guest photos + stories! Check out my favorite of their social handles, their Instagram stream.

Famous Guests

Hollywood’s elite, including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Bob Hope, came to La Costa to experience an escape from everyday life!

My Photos

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Beautiful meditation spot on the grounds
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Snapshot
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One of the adult  pools
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View of the exterior event space leading into downstairs restaurant
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Kid friendly pool with slippy slide
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Tropical pathways sprinkle through the resort
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Me at the entrance (outfit Michael Kors)
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Guestroom
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Lilly Pulitzer is one of the shopping boutiques on the propery
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I love pink!
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Attentive staff are always available to call up a driver for you
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In-room breakfast menu + prices
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In-room breakfast menu + prices
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Another adult pool, nearby “Edge bar” – cocktail bar outside
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Hot tub
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Rooms + villas
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Entrance to the Chopra Centre
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Program for The Chopra Centre

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