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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, The Spa at La Costa, 17 tennis courts, an athletic club, and 8 outdoor pools plus waterslides.

Hacienda-style rooms

With 607 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.

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. Kidtopia 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 Blue Fire 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, refreshments, and light fare 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.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Free grocery shopping service 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 65000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 6039 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 46 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 46 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 8 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 17 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 607 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Free water park access 
  • Waterslide 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1965 

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

Blue Fire 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 - Open 24 hours a day. 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, 8 outdoor pools, and a 42,000 sq. 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.

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.


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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at Midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 4 children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


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


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
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.

Optional extras

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. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. 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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