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Las Playas Condos Real Estate Spotlight


Las Playas Condos Real Estate Spotlight of a popular beach community.

Las Playas is a well-established beach community in Carlsbad, California. The neighborhood features high-value midsized homes.  

Las Playas homes were first built in 1985 featuring two to four bedrooms ranging from 1,000 to 1,478 square feet of living space. The attached homes built in Spanish architecture style share a common wall. Many of these homes feature two-level living spaces, private patios, outdoor covered decks, and detached garages.

The Las Playas Homeowners Association imposes low monthly dues. The dues maintain the community pool, two spas, an RV lot, and two tennis courts.


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Las Playas Condos Real Estate Spotlight


Imagine constant ocean breezes with easy beach access makes the Las Playas townhomes a pleasant alternative to other expensive coastal options.

Residents either hop on the Pacific Surfliner train for a short commute to San Diego or use the I-5 freeway. Weekends offer fun for the kids at LEGOLAND or for the adults to play gold at the nearby Aviara Golf Club.

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Las Playas Condos Community Features


Original homes built between 1985 and 1988 with a total of 392 units.

Residents and guests enjoy the following features at La Playas:

  • Swimming Pool
  • Spa/Hot Tub
  • Exercise Room
  • Tennis Courts
  • Community BBQ Grills


Las Playas Nearby Restaurants


Yelp Reviews of Las Playas Restaurants.

The Top 4 restaurants in Las Playas according to Yelp include:

La Playa Taco Shop 4.5 Stars for Tacos from 1,010 reviewers.

Las Playas 4.0 Stars for fresh seafood from 16 reviewers.

Playa Azul Mexican Restaurant 4 Stars for Mexican and seafood from 53 reviewers.

Las Olas Mexican Restaurant 3.5 Stars for Mexican food from 648 reviewers.

In addition, the La Playa 4 Stars for huge liquor store from 18 reviewers.


Las Playas Nearby Schools


Good nearby schools offer La Playas children a great education as part of the Carlsbad Unified School District including:

Pacific Rim Elementary School, a public grades K-5 school with over 850 students.

Aviara Oaks Middle School, a public school for grades 6 through 8 with over 1,000 students.

Carlsbad High School, a public high school for grades 9 through 12 with over 2,600 students.

Sage Creek High School, a smaller public high school with over 700 students in grades 9 through 12.


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Carlsbad Local Attractions


Nearby Carlsbad offers many attractions.

The best way to recommend the various attractions in Carlsbad involves using highly rated review websites.

 Take a look at our post on: “The Top Resturants and Bars In Carlsbad

TripAdvisor Reviews of Carlsbad Top Attractions


TripAdvisor recommends the following activities in Carlsbad:

South Carlsbad State Beach 4.5 Stars from 1,627 reviewers. A 3-mile long beach on Carlsbad’s waterfront. Includes campgrounds, fire pits, restrooms with showers, and lifeguards. 

Carlsbad Village 4.5 Stars from 1,086 reviewers offers the Village Faire Shopping Center with its New England style architecture influenced by a Caribbean flare. Includes 33 restaurants, numerous boutiques, and shops along with various services. Its centerpiece includes a pleasant fountain courtyard with lots of benches to relax after a day of shopping and eating.

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad RanchR® 4.5 Stars from 825 reviewers. Showcasing 50-acres of flower fields with all the colors of a rainbow. 

Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park 4.5 Stars from 253 reviewers. Leo Carrillo (famous for his role as the lead actor in the popular TV series “The Cisco Kid”) owned this 2,500-acre working ranch and vacation retreat. Leo Carrillo also acted in over 100 movies from 1927 to 1950 before his famous Cisco Kid role.

Batiquitos Lagoon 4.5 Stars from 178 reviewers. A coastal estuary and wetlands with a 2-mile hiking trail and nature center.    

GIA Museum 4.5 Stars from 90 reviewers. Filled with precious and gem stones and minerals. 

LEGOLAND 4.0 Stars from 7,106 reviewers. A 125-acre theme park perfect for kids 2 to 12 with 60 rides and a separate water park.

Carlsbad Premium Outlets 4.0 Stars from 1,038 reviewers. Offering more than 90 name-brand and designer outlets. 


The Visit Carlsbad site recommends these Carlsbad attractions:

Carlsbad Air Tours provides breathtaking aerial views of San Diego County.

Fun Flights Biplane Rides offers open cockpit biplanes where you ride wearing goggles and a helmet just like WWI pilots. The biplanes fly over the Pacific Coastline of beach communities like Carlsbad, Oceanside, La Jolla, Rancho Santa Fe, and San Diego.

Walk The City Tours of Carlsbad and nearby Encinitas where these two beautiful beach towns embrace the laid-back California “Life’s a Beach” lifestyle. This 90-minute walking tour includes the history of significant points of interest.

LEGOLAND Water Park presenting the world’s only LEGOLAND Water Park. The main attraction showcases a 45-foot-tall tower allowing children an immersion into the LEGO creative world.

Sea Life Aquarium offers authoritative, friendly, and ideal guides into the last frontier known as Merlin’s SEA LIFE® attractions. Blending the oceans and seas of the world with their mysterious myriad of amazing inhabitants.


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Carlsbad Beaches


The best beaches in Carlsbad, according to the California Beaches website include:

Carlsbad City Beach technically a state beach within the Carlsbad State Park. Located along Ocean Street with several stairway access points.

St. Malo Beach sits across from a private gated community of the same name. Since 1929, this beachfront community showcases an Old-World Village style similar to ones found in Normandy, France.

Robert Frazee State Beach a very popular beach accessible from Carlsbad Boulevard and Pine Avenue. Features a parking lot and a small grass park including benches to look out over the ocean.

Warm Water Jetty Beach located at the southern tip of Carlsbad State Beach. Famous for its rock jetties where the nearby power plant provides warm flowing water.

Tamarack State Beach, also known as Tamarack Surf Beach. Provides a large parking lot with a stairway access to the beach. Features a wide beautiful sandy beach. Also offers a promenade behind the beach at the seawall for walking.    




Las Playas Condos Real Estate Spotlight features a well-established beach community in Carlsbad. High-value midsized townhomes offer two-level living spaces, private patios, outdoor covered decks, and detached garages.

The 392 units community contains a pool, exercise room, tennis courts, RV lot, and a spa/hot tub that residents and their guests enjoy.

The Las Playas neighborhood provides excellent nearby public schools from kindergarten through high school. In addition, Las Playas offers four great seafood and Mexican restaurants and a huge liquor store.

Nearby Carlsbad offers wonderful attractions for the whole family. Nearby beaches, lagoons, parks, museums, shopping, aquarium, and LEGOLAND await to provide fun for your entire family. The adventurous ones enjoy the biplanes flights and air tours.

Purchase one of the Las Playas Condo units and experience everything the Las Playas neighborhood and nearby Carlsbad offers you and your entire family.

Steven Rich, MBA – Guest Blogger


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