10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In San Diego's Carlsbad, California - Updated 2021

vrbo san diego carlsbad

Carlsbad is a city located in the state of California, near San Diego. Backed by the Carlsbad sea wall, this beautiful city is popularly known for its Tamarack Surf beach. Some of the best places for any local or international tourist who visits Carlsbad include Legoland California, which is a water park and has a roller coaster, the South Carlsbad State Beach, popular for surfing, swimming and camping, the flower fields, and the Oceanside fishing Pier. There are a number of amazing vacation spots, restaurants and pubs that you cannot afford to miss visiting while you are in this beautiful city. Take a look at these Vrbo accommodations in San Diego’s Carlsbad, California.

1. Cozy apartment perfect for family vacation (from USD 549)

Enjoy your stay in this cozy apartment perfect for that long-planned family vacation. Enjoy relaxing in the beautifully furnished living room, designed to offer comfort thanks to the cozy couches. A television set and internet are always available to keep guests entertained and connected with family and friends back home. The kitchen is always ready for meals preparation and a number of modern cooking appliances are at your disposal. If you love exploring new surroundings, then the local eateries, shops, and pubs are an easy walking distance from this amazing home.

Carlsbad, CA, US
70 reviews
townhome 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
hands down our best one yet
There were TV's in each room of the house with every channel imaginable
you know it's a wonderful little beach town with so much to do
The three spare bedrooms were just as appointed as the master and so comfortable
The Chef's kitchen had everything we needed to prepare a gourmet meal
The master bedroom and en suite were very luxurious
The property is very clean beautifully decorated very large with all the modern conveniences
The owner is friendly made himself readily available if we had any questions and made every effort to make our stay very pleasant
so the big plus for us was that the home was super family friendly
We also loved how close Legoland was too
and I could not be happier with the experience
Corey is the ultimate communicator and answered our questions even before we asked them Hahahaha
There are plenty of great restaurants and shops just a short walk from the property
The beach is just down the street Lots of shops and restaurants within walking distance
There are lots of restaurants and places to get treats within walking distance We will return
so there is access to plenty of restaurants and shops a couple blocks away
The location couldn't be better for the beach access and Carlsbad Village
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2. Gorgeous home near beach (from USD 430)

Whit the two bedrooms of this gorgeous home available for accommodation, a maximum of five vacationers can call this beautiful accommodation home. This home features a spacious balcony and a patio which are both an amazing spot for guests to enjoy their breakfast or evening meals and drinks. In the kitchen, there is a dishwasher, refrigerator, coffee maker and a microwave for guests to use. House cleanliness has been maintained throughout the home with clean bed linens and towels provided for your comfort.

Cutest House In Carlsbad! Roof Top Ocean View - One Block from the Village and
Carlsbad, CA, US
79 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen has everything you would need to make a meal
The kitchen had everything you could need or want
And yes it is as cute in person as it is in the photos
There was a supply of dishwasher tabs toilet paper
The top floor view deck with fireplace is awesome
Everything was clean and the beds were comfortable
laundry detergent and dryer sheets
They make you feel really welcome
Kelly had everything ready for us and check in and out was seamless
We love this beach getaway and will definitely be back
we had a great time When some of us took cars to play golf
We absolutely loved it and cannot wait to go back
The house's location is an easy walk to the beach and all of Carlsbad Village
Is it a quick 2 min walk to the beach and near all of the shops and restaurants
Within 2 blocks you are at the beginning of Carlsbad stores and restaurants Only issue while we were there
The location was absolutely perfect too
The location is perfect if you are looking for a nice beach vacation but still want to be able to drive to everything
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3. Carlsbad Boulevard home near State Beach (from USD 233)

Located just meters away from the beach, this gorgeous home offers peace and tranquility as you enjoy your vacation. Enjoy evening walks on the beach as you look for the perfect spot to watch the sunset. Not only does this accommodation offer captivating views, internet connection, and a television set are also available, making sure that guests are always entertained. The large windows allow ample natural light that not only brightens the home but also brings out the beauty and elegance of the furnishings in the spacious living room.

Carlsbad Boulevard Adjacent to State Beach
Carlsbad, CA, US
26 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
(shower gel in the outside shower ziplocs in the kitchen beach chairs and toys
the sun room or the front lawn
The home is cozy plenty of room with two nicely appointed bedrooms a well stocked kitchen and an enclosed porch for relaxation facing a beautiful ocean view
There's a small sitting room in the front a great place for sitting in the morning and drinking coffee
You do not have to drive up and down the streets trying to find a place to park
Everything was in good repair & very clean (most importantly the beds were comfortable )
The kitchen was superbly well-equiped and the abundance of towels (for both the house & the beach)
The house is very "family-friendly"
We love older homes filled with character and warmth so comfortable
Ken was fantastic to work with
The backyard area with grass and a basketball hoop were a hit
We also had fun playing pool in the garage at night
Owners communicate quickly and instructions were easy to follow
The village area is quaint
Loved this little beach house in Carlsbad
Right across the street from the beach and within walking distance of restaurants and town
The location is incredibly convenient for walks into the village for shopping happy hour and dinners
And it's only 4-5 blocks from Carlsbad Village
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4. Cozy four-bedroom apartment (from USD 1200)

If you are planning to travel to California to take a nice and relaxing vacation near the beach, this cozy four-bedroom apartment is the best place to set up camp. This amazing five-bedroom apartment can easily accommodate no more than 15 guests. It is conveniently located near the Carlsbad Village where guests have easy access to the number of shopping venues, restaurants diners, and cafes at any time. If you decide to spend some of your time in the comfort of the home’s compound, there is a hot tub, internet connection and a large TV set in the living room to always keep the guests entertained.

5 Bedroom with Ocean Views, Jacuzzi and Steps to Tamarack Beach
Carlsbad, CA, US
38 reviews
House 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The master bedroom room is hugh
We enjoyed cooking in the kitchen
Very clean Large TV in the family room next to the kitchen with plenty of channels to watch
It was amazing that the room we chose for our surrogate to stay the night in was themed pineapple
4 kids and 4 adults stayed comfortably with plenty of extra room
It was super clean and comfortable
The House was clean and well stocked with cooking utensils Recommend without reservation
and I could not have been happier with everything
was easy to communicate with and super accommodating of our requests
Our family had a mini reunion here Between the beach hot tub fire pit bar and card table the kids were so entertained
kitchen utensils seating and a few extra spices were available for us to use as well
the very first word people said when they walked in was "
Lovely Tamarack Beach was within walking distance and we enjoyed many of the surrounding restaurants
The house is very close to a great beach (we fell asleep to the sound of waves crashing) and about a mile to downtown Carlsbad
The house has every amenity
The house was lovely and the location was perfect for our needs
We had rented more expensive house in Malibu CA last year and everyone mentioned that this house in Carlsbad was much better - at a lower price Genny
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5. Cozy, luxurious home (from USD 184)

The moment you walk into this amazing apartment, you know you made the right choice by booking this lavish home. Guests will never get bored with so much to do including visiting the local amenities such as the pubs, cafes, diners and restaurant that are located just a few meters from this amazing accommodation. There are two and a half baths available and the master bedroom features a separate shower and large Jacuzzi tub. The kitchen has been fully equipped with modern cooking appliances and fitted with a refrigerator, dishwasher, pantry items, and microwave making sure the guests have all they need during their vacation.

Walk And live in The Charming Village And a block to the Beach too!
Carlsbad, CA, US
18 reviews
townhome 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The home was immaculate when we arrived; the layout is spacious; the location is one of the best features of this house
We really did not need a car
You have everything you need here
No need to have done that because everything was exactly as described and maybe even better than described
We really enjoyed the place; it was beautiful well-appointed and
and it's clean well appointed and beautifully decorated
Everything needed was included and was impeccably clean upon our arrival
right in the heart of Carlsbad Village Fully equipped with everything we needed clean and tastefully decorated
And she made sure that we had her contact information in case
Could not have been any better Rhonda was a gem to work with; she met us when we arrived and made sure everything was OK with us
Fantastic responsive and accommodating hosts
and she is a wonderful host
well appointed and so convenient
It is within walking distance of many restaurants
Farmer's Market Coaster train
a block from the beach restaurants shops and the really convenient train station
Carlsbad Village is a lovely family beach town with plenty of restaurants and a few (but not too many) beach shops If you are planning to eat "at home"
It is a beautiful house
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6. Modish vacation rental for six (from USD 283)

Book yourself this luxurious home and get the comfort, peace, and tranquility that this home near the ocean has to offer. This spacious home features an amazing Jacuzzi at and beautiful and comfy outdoor furniture in the backyard, making it the perfect spot for guests to enjoy their meals outdoors or enjoy a wonderful and relaxing dip in the Jacuzzi. The master room features a walk-in closet, a walk-in shower that has two shower heads, and a television set. The living room has been elegantly furnished and decorated to provide ultimate comfort and the beach is just an easy walking distance from this amazing home.

Carlsbad, CA, US
27 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen was fully stocked so cooking was easy
And it has the most comfortable deck lounge chairs ever
The kitchen is stocked with tools and basics like coffee tea
There was a high chair and pack and play crib for the baby
The beds were very comfortable
place was very clean and has everything you need
The garage is spacious and equipped with a newer washer and dryer
Clearly the home was furnished with care and consideration
and she was wonderful and accommodating Absolutely the highest praise for this home
She was responsive during our stay and clearly manages this home with pride
It was great having all the beach stuff all ready to go Great experience all around
We appreciated the stove and dishwasher
Great house and location Short walk to the beach and near restaurants and shops in Carlsbad
A block from the water and less than 10 minutes walking to Carlsbad Village Drive
The house is one block from the beach in a quiet neighborhood
It is easy to get to from the freeway which made it convenient for day trips
Just a block or two away from the beach and a very easy walk
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7. Amazing three-bedroom home with ocean views

Enjoy captivating ocean views either sitting at the porch or the balcony of this luxurious oceanfront three-bedroom home. Sit and relax as you get lost in the relaxing atmosphere in the living room thanks to the soft and cozy couch used to furnish the wooden floor living room. The fact that this modish apartment can host a maximum of seven guests, makes it an ideal place for a family to enjoy a fantastic vacation near the beach that is just literally a stone’s throw away from your doorstep.

Beautiful townhome in Carlsbad Village (AC)
40 reviews
townhome 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
so be prepared for stairs
We loved the front balcony and the private bathroom with tub and shower
The townhouse was like new
The outdoor rooftop and fireplace was one of our favorites
The master on the top floor was amazing
The whole place is beautifully decorated
This unit would comfortably host a good sized group as we left the middle bedroom untouched TVs and wifi throughout the house were also nice
clean towels were plentiful and the garage had all kinds of nice beach gear for us to use
We appreciated the use of beach chairs umbrella boogie boards and bikes Very good management and nice owner
We were very careful to not leave any food or residue out
Great location beautiful home
Just far enough away that it wasn't too busy but close to the local restaurants and bars
only a 3 minute drive away
and if you're into craft beer
this house is located right in the hub of breweries
It does have lots of steps
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8. Two-bedroom home close to the beach

If you are looking for an awesome location near the beach where you can enjoy your vacation, then your search has borne fruit; check out this amazing accommodation located just an easy 10 minutes’ walk to the beautiful beach. This beautiful accommodation can surprisingly host a maximum of six guests. This amazing home is conveniently near local amenities, making it easy for guests to get all they need during their vacation. If you choose to spend a day or two confined indoors relaxing, there is a fully equipped kitchen, a large television set in the living room and internet connection accessible throughout the home.

My Cottage is only ONE block from Mother Ocean !! & a 10min walk to town ..
43 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The pictures do not do it
comfortable and living space is open
As for entertainment plenty of board games and internet/cable TV with pretty much all the channels
the cottage provided a stress free environment
It had everything we could possibly need Bart had thought of everything from a stocked kitchen to all of the beach toys/equipment
It is exactly as pictured and described
And what sand it is Warm and clean and seemingly extending as far as the eye can see
So park your car put your toothbrush in the bathroom and hurry to put your feet in the sand and let the ocean cleanse you
The house comes with beach chairs
The house was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed and more including toiletries water beer and snacks
Bart was a great host and we loved being so close to the ocean
Bart was a great host who went out of his way to make us feel welcome and was always available if needed
so the zoo and Balboa Park were both things we did Bart checked in with us half way through the rental to see how everything was
Bart was an absolutely amazing and attentive host
you could possibly want He was a great host
15 min walk to the village
a short 5 minute walk away Walking distance to Carlsbad Village with all the wonderful shops and restaurants Carlsbad
5 min walk to the beach
Easy check in and great location to beach and downtown Carlsbad
Super quiet and quaint place Could not ask for more
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9. Amazing home with game room and pool

From the fully equipped kitchen to the pool table in the game room, this home is a clear definition of a vacation home. You can choose to enjoy some water games in the heated pool, relax as your sunbath next to the pool or simply enjoy a relaxing time on the deck as you read your favorite novel or magazine or slowly sip your drink. Each room features an amazing balcony and a television set giving guests comfort without necessarily leaving their rooms. It has a spacious living room that has been elegantly furnished and a large television set mounted. There is a perfect fireplace outdoors with cozy seats just next to the Jacuzzi outside.

Beautiful home w/heated pool & hot tub, 1/2 mile to Carlsbad Lagoon
29 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Master bedroom bed was comfortable
Enjoyed the outside living space with fire pit
Had its own little playground outside for little ones
We are 6 gal friends (from different cities
open fresh feel in the house loved the back yard/pool area Easy dinning inside and outside Large bright kitchen
We liked that it was clean
well managed property comfortable accommodations
Backyard was wonderful pool hot tub fire pit
Will definitely work with them again
What a beautiful home Our family was blown away by this clean comfortably decoeated home
We have family in the area who visited us and were equally impressed
All bedroom/baths comfortable Enjoyed the 15 minute walk to beach 3 minute walk to Vons and CVS 2 minute drive to freeway and lagoon
outdoor seating plus a little playground area for kids
So close to the beach and to Sea World Safari Park and 9 mins from LEGO land
-I happen to live in Encinitas)
Our only issue related to a noise compliant the kids were in the pool after 10:15am playing
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10. Stunning accommodation for five

Get a taste of that luxurious vacation while staying in this lavish home. Featuring an amazing outdoor dining area which is beautifully furnished, this amazing accommodation can host up to five guests, sleeping comfortably in the two bedrooms available for occupation. If you have some cooking skills, then the fully equipped kitchen will put a big smile on your face. This beautiful home away from home is located just a few meters from the Carlsbad State Beach, local pubs and restaurants that serve exquisite meals, making sure your outdoor experience will always be filled with exciting things to do.

White Water Ocean Front Luxury Home, Short Walk to Carlsbad Beach & Village
48 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen had all of the amenities that you would need for cooking anything that you came up with
The kitchen had all of the amenities that you would need for cooking anything that you came up with
w all the amenities that were listed Ocean view from the living room
We have 2 teenage boys and have stayed at numerous VRBOs
everything was perfect for us Plenty of living space
The owner is friendly professional and available to guests
Mr Daly is more than helpful; he is a new friend
Bill was very helpful and hospitable
Owner/Manager were awesome and very accommodating A+
Bill greeted us upon arrival & gave us a brief intro to the property Lots of street parking Easy access to beach & town
LEGOLAND and just a short 50 minutes to Sea World in San Diego
LEGOLAND and just a short 50 minutes to Sea World in San Diego
Beautiful property with great location Really enjoyed ourselves
access to beach easy enough patio area
white water ocean view beach access close to downtown Carlsbad
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The perfect vacation spot by the ocean

With a collection of these stunning accommodations for that perfect vacation getaway, you are sure to take a minute or two, consulting someone else, since they are all perfect homes to book to enjoy some sense of peace, privacy, and tranquility and at the same time, get to enjoy some fun.

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