• Dip in the Road
    Beaches

    Dip in The Road

    Dip in The Road is one of the secret beaches here in Carlsbad. Unless you are a local, you will most likely not hear about it. What’s good about it is that there is usually no swimmers there. It’s hard to access the beach, so it is only really worth going there if you are surfing. The process of getting to the beach is a workout itself. There is a small parking lot next to the location, but it is usually filled up because of the campgrounds. Across the highway, however, there is a residential area that is full of spots. There is no stairway to get down to the…

  • Tamarack Beach
    Beaches

    Tamarack

    Tamarack Beach is a really fun and popular beach for surfing. Although it is one of the prettiest beaches in the city, not many swimmers go in the water because of the shore break. It is located where Tamarack Ave crosses Carlsbad Blvd, the coast highway. There are many different ways to access the beach. At the intersection, there is the entrance for a big paid parking lot in the perfect location. If the lot is full or if you are not in the mood to pay for parking, however, you can always park on nearby streets, which really aren’t that bad. There are many different stairways for access to…

  • Carlsbad State Beach
    Beaches

    Carlsbad State Beach

    State Beach is not one of the most popular spots to surf here in Carlsbad. It has its upsides and downsides. It is located right in the village of Carlsbad, the most visited and one of the prettiest locations in the city. Since it is not so popular, a benefit of going there is that it will never be too crowded, and knowing by personal experience, this can be a benefit for beginners. It has quite reliable conditions as well. Most of the days the waves are pretty consistent, and if you get to them it can become really fun. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves,…

  • The City

    The City of Carlsbad

    Carlsbad is a small city near San Diego, California with a population of 115,877 people. It is surrounded by cities like Oceanside, Encinitas and San Marcos. Carlsbad’s perfect weather, around 7 miles of beaches, natural trails, lagoons and numerous local attractions brings out thousands of tourists every year. One of the most visited places in the city are the charming Village and LEGOLAND. We are not here to talk about all the data, geography and history of the city, however. Besides everything, Carlsbad is a great location for surfing. In upcoming blog posts, I will be describing each one of the surf spots in the city, which include: State Beach,…

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