Discover a selection of 2,500 holiday rentals in Carlsbad, CA, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 119 per night, and flats & apartments and villas are popular options for a stay in Carlsbad. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Carlsbad

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Carlsbad. This welcoming city is known for its theme park, shopping and surfing. Legoland California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Carlsbad

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Carlsbad for its surfing and jogging trails. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Carlsbad a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Legoland California (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • The Crossings at Carlsbad (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Sealife Aquarium (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • San Diego Polo Fields (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Del Mar Fairgrounds (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Carlsbad

Travellers speak highly of Carlsbad for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Carlsbad

Carlsbad is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carlsbad is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Jolla Cove (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Flower Fields of Carlsbad (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation Nature Center (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Carlsbad Lagoon (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Carlsbad State Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • San Diego Botanic Garden (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Carlsbad

The nearest airport is in Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), located 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 23.4 mi (37.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Carlsbad Village Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Carlsbad?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 2,333 vacation rentals near Carlsbad. From 972 flats & apartments to 59 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Carlsbad for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Carlsbad?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Carlsbad:

  • Olde Carlsbad: 366 vacation rentals
  • Aviara: 156 vacation rentals
  • Bressi Ranch: 18 vacation rentals
  • Carlsbad Village: 292 vacation rentals
  • La Costa: 37 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Carlsbad?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Carlsbad. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Carlsbad Village Station: 2,417 vacation rentals
  • GIA Museum: 2,492 vacation rentals
  • Legoland California: 1,575 vacation rentals
  • New Village Arts Theatre: 2,410 vacation rentals
  • Stagecoach Park: 3,425 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carlsbad listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Carlsbad?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 972 Flats in Carlsbad. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carlsbad include:

  • Villas: 59 rentals available
  • Houses: 1,134 rentals available
  • Cabins: 75 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Carlsbad?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,118 vacation rentals with pool available in Carlsbad. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.