5 Ideas for the Perfect Southern California Beach Resort Father’s Day

Southern California Beach Resort

5 Ideas for the Perfect Southern California Beach Resort Father’s Day

Relax Beach Side

Enjoy a day of fun in the sun without having to travel very far at a Southern California Beach Resort.  Ocean Palms Beach Resort is directly across the street from the gorgeous Carlsbad beach.  The beach stretches for 7 miles so you can catch a wave, watch for dolphins or build sandcastles with Dad.


Treat Dad to a delicious Brunch at one of the many local Carlsbad spots.

Want to combine golf and brunch then The Crossings at Carlsbad is a great idea it will have all of Dad’s BBQ favorites and a raw bar while overlooking a luscious green course.

Splurge on a delicious farm-to-table ocean front dining experience at Chandlers Carlsbad, not far from the beachfront hotels in Carlsbad CA.

Grab a Pint

San Diego is home to some very famous craft beer breweries.  Check out the renowned Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and enjoy a pint or a meal in the open-air patio and beer garden.

Plan a half day adventure with Dad on the Scavengers Beer and Adventure Tour.  Hop on the vintage swiss safari vehicle right outside the Southern California Beach Resort and enjoy two to three breweries, behind the scenes tour, and a BBQ lunch.

If you are really looking to partake in beer tastings, then the San Diego International Beer Festival may be the perfect choice for Dad.  Let him enjoy California’s biggest beer festival, with over 200 breweries represented it will surely impress.


San Diego County has some of the most challenging and enjoyable golf courses within a reasonable distance from Carlsbad beach resorts.  Whether you want a full course or an executive course there are many beautiful and famous courses within reach.   Many of the courses also have restaurants so you can enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner with your golf outing.

The staff at Ocean Palms Beach Resort can give you advice and a list of all of the courses in the area.

Hit the Trails

If your father is more of the outdoorsy nature type, no worries, enjoy the scenic views that make San Diego a destination and explore North County on a hike.

Calavera Hills Village North Trail is located off Carlsbad Village Drive and wanders through a Eucalyptus Grove.  The 0.4-mile trail is perfect for a relaxing stroll and conversation.

If you want a more experienced trail than check out the Aviara trail as it has a variety of nature experiences and a longer path.

The most loved spot for locals and tourists though is the Carlsbad Seawall.  It is located along the Carlsbad beach resorts and is perfect to walk, hike or run while dolphin watching and breathing in the ocean air.


Dad may need a good old day of relaxation, poolside at a Southern California Beach Resort.  Guests are encouraged to grab a drink and pull up a chair to the nightly fire pit

So, no matter how your dad likes to spend his time, there are plenty of amazing choices to enjoy Father’s Day.

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