La Costa, a neighborhood in the upscale and trendy Carlsbad area of San Diego, bridges the best of resort living and community charm. Located along the coast in Carlsbad, La Costa enjoys proximity to all sorts of water. The Pacific washes ashore gracefully along the Carlsbad and San Diego coast while the three lagoons and one lake near Carlsbad and La Costa offer a smaller place to enjoy the watery scene.
La Costa, like most of Carlsbad, is an upscale and professional community in the San Diego region. Most residents work in fields such as high tech, medicine, law, upper management and biomedical research. Over 58-percent of La Costa residents have Bachelor's Degrees and over 40-percent hold advanced degrees and certs. The La Costa neighborhood is one of the oldest on the region, making it seem a little more nostalgic than other communities.
Things To Do in La Costa
There is a world-class set of golf courses in La Costa as well as a premier tennis structure. After work enjoyment is easy to accomplish with the full pro shops, tennis pros and courses of the community. Shopping, cafes and a full range of restaurants are easily found in the Carlsbad region. With over 300 days of sun a year, and temperatures that rarely get below 55-degrees, the La Costa and Carlsbad area is a fantastic place to call home. Water sports like surfing; scuba, snorkeling, boogie boarding and swimming are easily had as the beach is quickly accessible.
The La Costa Real Estate Market
La Costa, part of the Carlsbad school district, is considered among the best in San Diego and routinely makes the top ten list for the entire state of California. Rancho Carrillo, Pondo, Aviara and La Costa Ridge are some of the communities that surround La Costa.
Commuting into the city center of San Diego from La Costa averages between 10 to 50 minutes depending on time of day and traffic. Most residents in La Costa own their own homes and those homes tend to be a bit larger than the average San Diego home size. Because of the average home sizes, the population density of the La Costa and Carlsbad region is lower than that of San Diego proper.