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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 Bob's Steak & Chop House, 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.

  • Number of outdoor pools - 8 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • 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 - 607 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • 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 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Free water park access 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Waterslide 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 46 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free grocery shopping service 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 17 
  • 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 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Children's pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 


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 
  • 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

Bob's Steak & Chop House - Traditional American prime steak house, offering a combination of simple elegance, lively atmosphere, drinks, fine wines, and large cuts of the finest prime steaks, chops and seafood.

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.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Fitness classes 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 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per pet, per stay
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 25 lb)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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 20.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 28.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • 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.

Hotel Name

  • Costa Resort
  • Omni Costa
  • Omni Costa Carlsbad
  • Omni Costa Resort
  • Omni Costa Resort Carlsbad
  • La Costa Carlsbad
  • La Costa Hotel Carlsbad
  • La Costa Resort And Spa

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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