Area Attractions

Our golf and spa resort near San Diego offers plenty of ways for guests to relax, get active and explore local beauty. Discover on-site spa packages for ultimate rejuvenation or play a round of golf at the resort’s golf course, the only San Diego-area course designed by Arnold Palmer. Swim leisurely laps in the resort pools or hike scenic lagoon trails. Get some sun and sand at beaches just a short drive from our resort hotel, including Carlsbad State Beach and San Elijo State Beach.

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Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa

7100 Aviara Resort Drive
Carlsbad, California, United States, 92011



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Resort Activities & Experiences

Holidays at The Park

'Tis the Sea-Sun to celebrate the holidays at Southern California's luxury resort. We welcome you back to Park Hyatt Aviara's annual Cabana Christmas Village! Experience the transformation of our Splash Pool into a dazzling holiday wonderland with specialty crafts, a poolside seasonal menu and maybe a visit from Santa himself! Escape to San Diego this holiday season and reserve your stay today. Indulge in holiday-themed food and beverage offerings, cookie decorating, ornament making, hot cocoa and cider stations, photos with Santa, fireside s'mores, and more when you visit our second annual Cabana Christmas Village! WHEN: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Daily December 2 - December 25

Champagne & Cabaret: A Vintage New Year's Celebration

Ring in 2024 at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa! Step into the glamour of a bygone era this New Year's Eve at Park Hyatt Aviara, where we present a Classic Cabaret experience reminiscent of the dazzling 1960s Las Vegas style show and dinner. The enchantment begins with a captivating cocktail hour with a hosted open bar that sets the tone for an evening of sophistication and celebration. Indulge in a five-course culinary journey crafted by our talented chefs and meticulously curated to delight the senses, with an accompanying bottle of Champagne! As you relish the delectable flavors, The Jazz Cartel will serenade you with live music, creating a melodic backdrop for the evening. The Frank Sinatra style swing band will transform your dining experience into a symphony of taste and sound. To conclude your evening after the dinner and show, we invite you to join us over in our Pacific Point lounge, for the excitement of the new year countdown! With a dazzling balloon drop & champagne toast, celebrating the promise of new beginnings as the clock strikes midnight. Join us for a night of unforgettable moments, where the spirit of the 1960s meets the excitement of a new year, creating memories that will last a lifetime. When: December 31, 2023, 7:00 pm - 12:00 am Where: Aviara Salon, at the Park Hyatt Aviara

Plan Your Aviara Adventure

From wakeboarding to surfing to shaping your very own surf board, Park Hyatt Aviara offers endless experiences guests of all ages can enjoy. Experience the best of San Diego. Book your adventure today!

Pool Cabanas & Waterslides

Embrace the warmth and sunshine of the Carlsbad coast at our newly reimagined pools. The Ocean View Pool Deck and Splash Pool Deck are open from 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Water Slide Height Requirements: Height 4 ft. (48 in) or 3.5 ft. (42") with a floatation device. Weight 300lbs (136 kg) Waterslide hours vary.

Topgolf Swing Suite

Elevate your golf game with our immersive premium golf experience of Topgolf. This new addition to our resort lobby offers food, beverage and music to create a unique element of playful competition. Each Topgolf Swing Suite features a large digital screen with a variety of multi-sport games, as well as HDTVs.

Hiking Batiquitos Lagoon Trail

Experience one of San Diego's best hiking trails located within the resort's lush 200 acres. Voted Best Hiking Trail in the 2019 San Diego Union Tribune Readers Poll, Batiquitos Lagoon trail is one of the few remaining tidal wetlands along the Southern California coast.


Ranked among the 75 Tennis Resorts in the world by Tennis Resorts Online, Park Hyatt Aviara offers six state-of-the-art lighted tennis courts, two Har-Tru clay courts, and include one court with stadium seating for events and tournaments. Courts are available for reserve on an hourly basis. Player match-up can be arranged with advance notice. Tennis clinics also available for resort guests. Please contact for details and reservations.

Aviara Golf Club

Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad is the San Diego area’s only golf course designed by Arnold Palmer. It has been named the #1 golf resort in Southern California by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler, and has also been recognized as one of the country’s best resort golf courses by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine.

Recreation Center

The Tennis Center, located at Aviara Golf Club, offers croquet, badminton horseshoes, and sand volleyball. No reservations are required for the equipment. Activity equipment is available daily from 10:00am - 4:00pm at the Tennis Center.

Picnic at The Park

Enjoy a picnic for two with our special Aviara Basket ($145.00 plus tax) or Park Basket ($220 plus tax), both which offer a decadent selection for your enjoyment. Price includes lunch for two, service ware, picnic basket and blanket. For details and reservations, please contact our Concierge.

Resort Shuttle Service

For information regarding travel routes, hours of operation and fees, touch 6000. Please note that advanced reservations are required and those can be made with our Concierge or Resort Services Team. If you have any questions or concerns regarding transportation, please contact us at (760) 448-1234 or via text to (760) 642-2885. Reservations must to be made 24 hours in advance.

Your Miraval Life in Balance Spa Aviara Inspired Itinerary

Day 1 - Enjoy a Custom Facial

The Miraval mindset meets guests where they are by encouraging them to embrace the present moment and make wellness a way of life. Begin your journey by enjoying a custom facial up on your arrival followed by a leisurely stroll exploring the 200 lush acres at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort.

Day 2 - Learn a New Dish

Retreat beyond a typical resort experience and begin your day with a healthful meal and wellness activity. Discover the rich nutrients and flavors of locally sourced ingredients and explore techniques our culinary team uses with an inside look at nutrition, preparation, and service.

Day 3 - Inspired by Movement

Create a life in balance through mindfulness when you wake up and experience a yoga & meditation class followed by breakfast at your leisure in Park Hyatt Aviara's signature restaurant, Ponto Lago. Enhance into the afternoon poolside and lounge overlooking the Pacific coast, taking in the fresh, sea salt air.

Day 4 - Explore Carlsbad

Grab a smoothie to go and escape to Moonlight beach. Engage with the waves and reflect on your time spent at Miraval Life in Balance Spa Aviara. Unwind at a local eatery in the quant, Carlsbad Village and explore all that this wonderful destination has to offer.

Your Family Itinerary

Day 1 - Splash Pool Deck Cabana

Enjoy the coastal breeze when you reserve a cabana at the Splash Pool Deck on your next Getaway to Aviara. Pick from a variety of cabana sizes, perfect for all families, large and small. Lounge poolside, make a splash down the waterslide, and more!

Day 2 - Beach Day at Moonlight

If you are visiting San Diego and want to enjoy a stress free beach day then this is the Adventure for you! Enjoy complimentary transportation to Moonlight Beach where you can enjoy the beach with the convenience of restrooms, showers, a concession stand, and even a playground for the kids to enjoy. A pop-up tent with beach chairs, and a cooler full of water will be set up and ready for you when you arrive. Don't waste your vacation days away gathering stuff together for the beach, just show up and let us handle the rest! This offering is in partnership with Adventure IO.

Day 3 - Legoland

Don’t miss this play park with 60 rides, attractions, shows, and a water park made from millions of LEGO bricks. Dig for fossils on Dino Island, unleash adventure at Pirate Shores, explore the Land of Adventure, and rescue the queen at Castle Hill. Plan the ultimate LEGOLAND experience with our exclusive VIP Package.

Day 4 - Topgolf Swing Suite

Elevate your golf game with our immersive premium golf experience of Topgolf. This new addition to our resort lobby offers food, beverage and music to create a unique element of playful competition. Each Topgolf Swing Suite features a large digital screen with a variety of multi-sport games, as well as HDTVs.

Your Romantic Getaway Itinerary

Day 1 - Oceanview Pool Deck Cabana

Soak up the salty-sea air and experience relaxing coastal views as you lounge in luxury in a private cabana at the Oceanview Pool Deck, reserved for guests 18 an over.

Day 2 - Coastal eBike Tour

Enjoy the historic and funky surf towns along the coast of North County San Diego by electric bike. The Adventure begins here at the resort where your guide will arrive with your eBikes. Experience stunning views of the Carlsbad coast through Encinitas and down to Del Mar, making stops at various historic landmarks. Our guides will be happy to answer any questions you have about the area, and provide any suggestions or local knowledge.

Day 3 - Chef's Corner at Ponto Lago

Experience this one-of-a-kind culinary offering at one of Park Hyatt Aviara’s signature restaurants, Ponto Lago. Begin your culinary journey with a personal phone call from Chef as he takes time to learn about you and your flavor preferences which he will then use to craft your personalized menu designed to inspire and delight.

Day 4 - Picnic at the Park

From delicious food and drinks to beautiful scenery, we've got everything you need for an unforgettable, romantic afternoon to be enjoyed anywhere within Aviara's 200 lush acres.

Local Family Activities


Don’t miss this play park with 60 rides, attractions, shows, and a water park made from millions of LEGO bricks. Dig for fossils on Dino Island, unleash adventure at Pirate Shores, explore the Land of Adventure, and rescue the queen at Castle Hill. Plan the ultimate LEGOLAND experience with our exclusive VIP Package.

K1 Speed Indoor Racing

Experience the thrill of wheel-to-wheel racing in high-performance Italian karts. K1 Speed is the largest indoor kart-racing facility on the American West Coast.

The Wave Waterpark

Get wet and wild on slides, tube rides, relaxing rivers, a wave pool, a competition pool, and a children's activity area. Zoom down the slide tower, tube down the riptide slide, and float down the Lazy River.

San Diego Safari Park

Get wild at this wildlife preserve that protects 2,500 Asian and African animals, including many endangered species. Take an expedition on the Africa Tram Safari and get close to curious giraffes, massive rhinos, graceful gazelles, and antelopes.

San Diego Zoo

Spanning 100 acres in Balboa Park, the zoo is home to more than 4,000 animals from 800 different species. One of the largest in the world, the San Diego Zoo features an amazing collection of animals and plants in realistic exhibits.


Miraval Life in Balance Spa Aviara

We are honored to introduce Miraval Life in Balance Spa Aviara. Indulge in globally inspired services, and award-winning wellness experiences designed to help you rejuvenate your spirit and renew your soul.

Fitness Experience

Our indoor fitness experience is available on the third floor of the resort, offering a variety of state-of-the-art cardio machines, weights, Peloton bikes and more. Enjoy complimentary daily fitness classes for resort guests.

Running Trails

Explore the best of Carlsbad with our voice navigated running app! The perfect way to experience Aviara while having turn by turn directions at your fingertips. Download the RunGo app on your smartphone and start exploring now! Visit our Concierge for details.

Parks and Recreation

Batiquitos Lagoon

One of the few remaining tidal wetlands on the Southern California coast and a protected ecological preserve, the lagoon is best experienced from the main nature trail that runs parallel to the Aviara Golf Course. The lagoon is also recognized as one of the best hiking trails by San Diego Union Tribune Readers Poll.

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Explore largest oceanographic exhibits in the country. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the aquarium features 60 habitats of Pacific marine life, tanks filled with saltwater fish, and a 70,000-gallon tank that simulates the La Jolla kelp forest.

Museum of Making Music

The Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad is an interactive adventure that tells the story of the innovations that shaped American popular music. Visitors can see, hear, and engage with a century's worth of instruments and musical history.

Museum of Contemporary Art - San Diego

Located in downtown San Diego and in the coastal community of La Jolla, MCASD features a collection of contemporary works of art in a myriad of media, and a dynamic schedule of thought-provoking exhibits.

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Early California-style architecture has been preserved at this park, lending an old-world ambience to the area. The birthplace of California, this district boasts several museums, restaurants, art galleries, and historic sites, and 150 shops.

Mission San Luis Rey

The largest mission in California, the restored Mission San Luis Rey is a National Historic Site housed in buildings that are a blend of Spanish, Moorish, and Mexican architecture. The mission is still used as a seminary and houses a retreat center.


Carlsbad Premium Outlets

Enjoy upscale shopping with impressive savings at Carlsbad Premium Outlets, featuring 90 stores and dining spots in an attractive outdoor setting. Shop at Banana Republic, Barneys New York, Calvin Klein, and Cole Haan. Resort guests can enjoy a complimentary shuttle daily. Please contact concierge for details and shuttle reservations.

Carlsbad Village

Enjoy the vibrant beach life in Carlsbad Village. Take in the weekly Farmer's Market every Wednesday, stroll the unique shops, and experience the culinary flavors of the specialty cafes and restaurants just steps from the ocean.

The Forum Carlsbad

Located just minutes from the resort, stroll through shops such as Anthopologie, J.Crew and more.

Cedros Avenue

Take in the arts while strolling near the Pacific in the coastal town of Solana Beach. This vibrant colorful beach community features eclectic eateries and boutique shops.


South Ponto Beach

Located minutes from Park Hyatt Aviara, South Ponto Beach is situated between Coast Highway 101 and Batiquitos Lagoon. This beach is a popular family destination and offers the perfect spot to enjoy San Diego sunshine. Amenities include restrooms and showers.

Carlsbad State Beach

Carlsbad State Beach, also known as Tamarack Beach, is ideal for the family and kids. Enjoy plenty of swimming and sunshine. Guests can also enjoy a jog or a stroll along the paved 4-mile path that parallels the Pacific.

Moonlight Beach

Spend your day in the San Diego sunshine at one of North San Diego's most popular beaches. Moonlight State Beach. Located in the neighboring beach community of Encinitas, this beach is perfect for families and offers a grass park, and plenty of lifeguards. Let our Park Hyatt Aviara staff take you to and from the beach with our Moonlight Beach Shuttle service.

San Elijo State Beach

San Elijo State Beach on the San Diego coast is a narrow, bluff-backed stretch of sand that offers a popular nearby reef for snorkelers and divers. The beach offers swimming, surfing, showers, picnicking and camping.

Carlsbad Events

Carlsbad Athletic Events and Marathons

San Diego sunshine and the Carlsbad coastline offer the perfect destination for runners. Click on the link below for upcoming events in Carlsbad.