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Tamarack Surf Beach

39 locals recommend ·

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December 4, 2019
Closest Beach to Vista- gorgeous views, seawall with path and restaurants within walking.
November 27, 2019
Another great beach with walking trail along coast, natural tide pools, rock formations.
July 7, 2019
Voted among Americas best beaches, great local beach without the crowd.
June 17, 2019
Carlsbad State Beach, also known as Tamarack Beach, stretches from the warm water jetties, just south of Tamarack Avenue, to Frazee Beach, near Carlsbad Village Drive. The beach is ideal for the family and kids, the state beach offers swimming, surfing, scuba diving, kayaking, windsurfing, fishing…
March 30, 2019
Try out an electric bike (e-bike) and cruise alongside Highway 101 on the edge of the Pacific Ocean in sunny Southern California. The small group bike tour will wind its way up to a gorgeous lookout point, where you’ll have a view out over the ocean and at the waves crashing on the rocks below. Make…

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Seafood Restaurant
“Cheap, delicious, and amazing views. Its maybe a mile outside of Oceanside, but the drive itself is fun and eating here offers a great outdoor feel, right by the beach.”
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“The restaurant doesn't have the best ambience but this is the place to go for Thai food. I highly recommend their Pad Thai!”
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“The family owned Daily News Cafe has been serving the very best of homemade foods for over 20 years and serve breakfast all day. Only a three mile drive away!”
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Liquor Store
“Good pizza and amazing beer. If you like beer, seriously... Pizza Port beers are amazing! It’s also family friendly, walkable to Carlsbad Beach, and right in the heart of Carlsbad Village.”
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Carlsbad, California 92008