La Costa Resort and Spa

| Carlsbad, CA, United States
 

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Overview

From the moment you enter through the gates of the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad - formerly a KSL Luxury Resort, you are embraced by the picturesque beauty and leisurely charm of the coastal California lifestyle. Here within this quaint village setting, you'll discover an idyllic Southern California getaway. Nestled among 400 lush garden acres near the beach in Carlsbad, CA – but miles away from the pressures of the world – this delightful coastal California hotel is a haven of rejuvenation, comfort and escape where you can do it all or, if preferred, nothing at all.

While away the afternoon beneath the glow of warm Southern California sunshine in the spa courtyard. Steal a moment of quiet solitude curled up on a hammock in a garden alcove. Share a dance with that special someone underneath a moonlit spotlight. Walk in the footsteps of legends as you welcome the challenge of two championship golf courses. Create a lasting memory with your children as you navigate the waters of Splash Landing. Even excite and tantalize your palate with an abundance of culinary delights. Whatever it is that you desire, it can all be found in one place – Omni La Costa Resort & Spa.

A lush atmosphere echoes inside each newly renovated room at Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad. Rich fabrics pop over a palette of blues, greens and terra cotta. Natural light pours through the windows that perfectly frame the stunning views beyond. And steps from your door, world-class golf, tennis, dining, and spa anxiously wait to welcome your arrival. It's simply the perfect respite while on a perfect Southern California getaway. Surround yourself in a private garden paradise with the signature La Costa Room. Escape with the family to the elegant and completely redesigned two-bedroom Family Suite. Step from the shopping, dining and picturesque beauty of La Costa's central Plaza into the spacious comfort of a two-room Plaza Suite, or enjoy the Spanish Colonial style and beautifully crafted details of our Junior Villa. Packed with comfortable charm, these and other San Diego accommodations each provide a distinctly unique experience.

Since 1965, the Spa at La Costa has set the gold standard for wellness retreats and was recently named the #1 Wellness Spa in the nation by Spa Magazine and Travel + Leisure's #4 Spa in North America. While honored, these accolades have only strengthened the commitment to improving your life through the healing powers of nature. For it's nature that inspires everything at the Spa at La Costa – the fresh citrus and herbs that infuse our Spa elixirs; the local ingredients accompanying treatments; the completely redesigned facilities. While here, cater to your palate with a variety of options at the Spa Cafe, enjoy relaxing poolside under the sun with a signature Bellini, or awaken your senses underneath one of the Waterfall Showers. Walk barefoot between the thriving gardens and lush landscapes on Southern California's only Reflexology Pathway. And if the San Diego spa resort is the ideal solution to treating your outer being, the Chopra Center allows you to find your inner self, creating an all-encompassing program for overall wellbeing.

The golf courses at Omni La Costa, Southern California's only Gold Medal Golf Resort, are amongst the most storied in California, boasting a rich tournament history and a cadre of prominent guests, ranging from the best professional golfers in the world, to prominent politicians, Hollywood celebrities and legendary sports heroes. La Costa's tee sheets read like a who's who: Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods and more. Almost 50 years after their inception, the two courses now offer the modern player new challenges while reintroducing this championship-caliber golf destination to world-class standards.

First, the Champions Course, Dick Wilson's only Californian design and the home of the 2012 LPGA Kia Classic, has been completely restored and dressed with all-new bent grass greens, Bermuda fairways and strategically placed bunkers. In turn, the South Course has received four redesigned holes with a tally of other landscape improvements sure to mature over time. Fairway contours have been altered; a modernized drainage system has been added for sustainability, improved water flow and irrigation; 30-acres of maintained turf have been reduced for water conservation; native grasses and lakes have been added to challenge all levels. These improvements take golf at Omni La Costa to an unprecedented level of excellence while doing honor to it's past as Southern California's premier golf resort.

Fresh ingredients from the farm, the sea and the on-site organic gardens find their way onto each plate served at Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. It's a promise sure to please every palette. Enjoy Executive Chef Marc Therrien's award-winning menu filled with local cuisine and vintages while overlooking the golf course at Legends Bistro. Meet Chef Greg Frey Jr. at BlueFire Grill and taste what happens when a passion for cooking and interactivity with guests meets farm-to-table freshness and perfectly crafted seasonal menus. Indulge yourself with Pastry Chef Jaimie Hileman's desserts at The Marketplace. And relax with your friends while watching the game with beer and appetizers or a flavorful cigar at the all-new Diversions Lounge. These experiences, including the delicious Spa Cafe and convenient Poolside Cafes, elevates Californian cuisine course by course.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • La Costa Resort and Spa
  • Costa Del Mar Road
  • Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • United States

Location Summary
Located just 30 minutes from San Diego off of Interstate 5, La Costa Resort and Spa offers convenient access to the area's best attractions. From beaches to wineries to amusement park destinations, there's no end to the list of things you can enjoy.

Directions to Hotel
Coming from San Diego (approx. 30 minute drive): I-5 North to La Costa Avenue exit. Turn right (East) onto La Costa Avenue. Drive approx. 1 1/2 miles to El Camino Real, and turn left (North). The entrance to La Costa is approx. 1/4 mile on the right-hand side.

Highlights & Reviews

Awards
Conde Nast Award Winner, Travel And Leisure Award
Banquets & Meetings
The expansive Conference Center and Costa del Sol ballroom provide 50,000 square feet of indoor space. While the coastal Southern California climate makes the most of La Costa's 50,000 square feet of functional outdoor space. From enhancing productivity to pampering guests, La Costa Resort and Spa is the ultimate venue for a rewarding retreat.
Fine Dining On Site
The award-winning choices at La Costa Resort and Spa elevate California cuisine to new heights, with appealingly diverse, freshly prepared offerings in picturesque settings. Choices include: BlueFire Grill, Legends California Bistro, Splash Poolside Bar & Cafe, Spa Cafe.
Fitness Center
The 8,000 square foot athletic club provides you with the latest in athletic equipment while enjoying a magnificent 270 degree view of the two Championship Golf Courses. The approach teaches you healthy eating habits and effective exercise techniques which can be integrated into your lifestyle. The registered dieticians concentrate on low-fat menu planning and spa cuisine cooking. The exercise physiologists can evaluate your fitness level using state-of-the-art methods and computerized printouts. Recommendations are then made for an appropriate fitness plan customized for you. Cardiovascular Training, Strength Circuit, Free Weights, Aerobic Studio, Spinning Room, Pilates Studio, Outdoor Pool, Daily Athletic Classes.
Child Programs
Camp La Costa offers youngsters fun-packed days of supervised activities 365 days a year. Kids get a chance to experience all the wonderful facilities at the resort in imaginative and entertaining ways. During special holidays, Camp La Costa has programs that enhance children's enjoyment of festivities and teaches them something too. Camp La Costa makes your family's time at La Costa "quality time" with, and without, the children. Activities can include seasonal crafts, tennis and croquet, bike riding, ping-pong, swimming and water activities, and nature walks. The program is designed to keep kids from ages five to twelve active and happy during their spare hours. Babysitting services for children under age 5 can be arranged through the concierge.
Pool Outdoor
Heated pools throughout the resort.
Spa Facility
The moment you arrive at the new Spa at La Costa, you'll realize you've left everyday life far behind. This heavenly place has been setting the standard since 1965, and with 140 million dollars dedicated to renovation, it continues to do so. Enjoy the leading edge therapies that have made this place famous, in a striking new Spanish Colonial-style spa. A thundering Roman waterfall, a tranquil 15,000 square-foot outdoor courtyard, private VIP suites, a complimentary Bathing Ritual, healthful spa tonics - all available to help you re-connect with your senses.
Tennis Courts On Site
La Costa Tennis Club offers 21 courts featuring grass, clay and hard courts surfaces, with seven courts lit for evening play.
Golfing
When you walk the fairways at La Costa Resort and Spa you are walking the same fairways that the legends of the game have walked for over 30 years. La Costa is currently the host of the World Golf Championships - Accenture Match Play Championship. The two PGA Championship 18 hole golf courses are both beautiful and traditional in design. Both courses challenge golfers shotmaking ability, both off the tee, and around the greens. Four sets of tees provide a golf course length for all players to enjoy. At La Costa, your golf experience will be a memorable one!


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Amenities

Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Meeting Space
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Biking Touring
    - Golfing
    - Jogging Running
    - Shopping

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La Costa Resort and Spa
Carlsbad, CA, United States