#WithLoveNorthCounty is a collaborative program from Innovate78, SDNEDC, North County cities, Chambers of Commerce and Main Street Associations to support North County hospitality businesses. We live in such a beautiful place, let’s get out and enjoy some staycations in our own backyard!

If you own or operate a hotel or resort and would like to be listed on this page, please contact Jacqueline Colarusso at jcolarusso@sdnedc.org or Erik Bruvold at ebruvold@sdnedc.org.


Hotels and Resorts



Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa

5420 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Julie Zahner, Director of Area Sales, 760-827-2400 (main hotel line)

“The Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa offers countless luxuries to enjoy without ever leaving our property. Enjoy our resort-style heated pool with waterslide or workout at our fitness center. Visit 7 Mile Kitchen for delicious American fare, draft beer and cocktails. Our trolley offers complimentary transportation to the beach.”

Grand Pacific Palisades Resort

5805 Armada Drive A, Carlsbad CA 92008
Staycation Deals Call: 800-725-4723
Charity Deschaine, cdeschaine@gpresorts.com

“This landmark property offers all you need in a staycation getaway. Two sparkling pools, one Quiet Pool and one Family Pool fully equipped with Splash Pad – voted #1 favorite Family Pool. Resort overlooks 180 degrees of gorgeous Carlsbad coastline and within 5 miles of beach access aboard free hotel shuttle.”

The Cassara Carlsbad, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

5805 Armada Drive B, Carlsbad CA 92008
Staycation Deals Call: 833-447-9195
Charity Deschaine, cdeschaine@gpresorts.com

“Hilton’s hottest addition to Carlsbad, nestled on 12 lush acres overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean and the seasonal Carlsbad Flower Fields. This family-friendly property is adjacent to Carlsbad’s very own major theme park and aquarium, both of which are accessible to guests via a private pedestrian entrance across the street.”

MarBrisa Carlsbad Resort

1594 MarBrisa Circle, Carlsbad CA 92008
Staycation Deals Call: 855-206-6955
Charity Deschaine, cdeschaine@gpresorts.com

‘On 43 acres of sea, sun, and serenity, this full service resort is the ideal getaway spot for the whole family. Home to three swimming pools, a poolside bar & snacks, and a splash zone. Also offering lots of unique amenities such as BBQ grills, fire pits, and volleyball court.”

Carlsbad Seapointe Resort

6400 Surfside Lane, Carlsbad CA 92011
Staycation Deals Call: 855-497-9762
Charity Deschaine, cdeschaine@gpresorts.com

“Located directly across from the Pacific Ocean, this resort boasts breathtaking coastal views with unmatched easy access directly to the beach. Offering all recently renovated One and Two Bedroom Condos with full kitchens and plenty of onsite spacing to enjoy the ocean air safely and conveniently.”

Cape Rey Carlsbad Beach, A Hilton Resort & Spa

1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad CA 92011

Contact: Rob Stirling 760.683.5403

“Nestled along the sunny Pacific Coast in Northern San Diego and only 150 steps to the surf, Cape Rey is the adventurous choice for the California traveler who seeks something different and unique.”

Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort

3075 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad CA 92008

Lisa Sloan: lsloan@gpresorts.com cell: 480-395-9092

“A PERFECT DAY. Wake up REFRESHED at Carlsbad Inn in downtown Carlsbad Village. EXPLORE breakfast options across the street. 52 steps away – BEACH TIME! Complimentary equipment rentals at our cabana for a perfect beach day! ENJOY dinner picnic style on our Ocean View courtyard. MEMORIES that last a lifetime. Sleep heavenly, REPEAT!”

Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel

850 Palomar Airport Rd, Carlsbad CA 92011

Niveesha Hill: nhill@carlsbadsea.com; 760-438-7880

“Hotel features 145 newly renovated guest rooms to meet the needs of today’s travelers. Located across the street is the Carlsbad Premium Outlets and Carlsbad Flower Fields. Shuttle service is provided within a 2 mile radius to include LEGOLAND California. Explore the Windmill Food Hall located on the premises. For those looking to soak up the sun, guests may purchase a pool pass or book a room just for the day. Book now at www.resortpass.com/hotels/Carlsbad-By-The-Sea-Hotel”

Omni La Costa Resort

2100 Costa Del Mar, Carlsbad CA 92009

Michelle Zwirek: michelle.zwirek@omnihotels.com; 760-929-6391

” Live the California lifestyle! Offering eight sparkling pools, two 100-foot waterslides & water play area; an award-winning spa; tennis, and two championship golf courses, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa provides a refreshing retreat any time of the year. Unwind and recharge with a host of thoughtful amenities and services for a special California adventure.”

Del Mar

Homewood Suites San Diego Del Mar

11025 Vista Sorrento Pkwy, San Diego, CA 92130

David Croughan, General Manager – David.croughan@hilton.com, (858) 720-9500

“We’re just off I-5, with easy access to Del Mar’s beaches, shops, restaurants, and famous racetrack only 4.8 miles north. Downtown San Diego and the world-renowned zoo are just 16 miles south. During your stay with us, enjoy daily free hot breakfast and a full kitchen to cook your own meals. Relax at our complimentary evening socials, Monday – Thursday.”

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Del Mar

3939 Ocean Bluff Ave, San Diego, CA 92130

David Croughan, General Manager – David.croughan@hilton.com, (858) 720-9500

“We’re off I-5, about a mile from the junction with I-805. Del Mar, Black’s Beach, and Torrey Pines State Reserve are all within five miles. La Jolla Cove and tide pools are less than 30 minutes away. Our NY Garden Deli is open for lunch and our Bistro 39 restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.”

L’Auberge Del Mar

1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014

Kara Reis, Area Marketing Manager, kreis@laubergedelmar.com

“From putting your toes in the sand in Del Mar or adventuring down iconic Highway 101 on one of our beach cruisers, our mid-week sneakaway offer includes complimentary parking and waived resort fees, so you can fully relax and enjoy your time with us!”


Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites – Moonlight Beach Hotel

85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024

Vijay Daya, Sales Director and Atul Kumar, General Manager at gm@bwencinitas.com

“The swaying palms, breezy, open-air architecture and warm, friendly hospitality of the BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach offer the perfect gateway to just the Southern California you’ve come to see. Whether you’re visiting on vacation with the family, for a romantic retreat, on a group getaway or to attend a meeting or wedding in the area, our exceptionally spacious rooms and quiet, residential setting ensure a relaxing stay.”

Inn at Moonlight Beach

105 N Vulcan Ave Encinitas, CA 92024

Shangwen Kennedy, info@innmoonlightbeach.com, 760-450-5028 

“The internationally recognized, award-winning Inn at Moonlight Beach is a modern boutique Inn located a short walk from Moonlight Beach and downtown Encinitas. As the world’s first WELL Certified hotel, the property boasts a biodynamic urban farm and five suites offering ocean views. The Inn offers a wellness-inspired lodging choice for your local SAFEcation! Your stay includes a complimentary breakfast basket each morning.”

Surfhouse Boutique Hotel

960 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024

Nikki Harth: nikkiharth@surfhouseadventures.com, (760) 545-5033

“Named “Best Boutique Hotel” by Sunset Magazine, Surfhouse a newly renovated hotel that is located on Historic Highway 101 right in the heart of Leucadia. Surrounded by the some of the best locally owned shops and restaurants, you’ll get a true North County experience.”

Rodeway Inn Encinitas

1444 North Coast Hwy, Encinitas, Ca 92024

760.436.1988, rodewayinnencinitas@gmail.com (Phone preferred)

“The Rodeway Inn Encinitas offers quality rooms at an affordable price, walking distance from the beach, major attractions, and best in class restaurants.”

Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

Chesterfield Drive, Cardiff, CA 92007


“Sun, Sand and Savings – 15% Off – There’s nowhere quite like Cardiff Lodge, and now you can escape to the sea and experience our boutique beach retreat at 15% off our best available rate. Your stay includes parking + WiFi. Some terms apply.”

Twelve Senses Retreat

1004 Nardo Road, Encinitas, CA92024

(760) 815-9982‬

“European sophistication, Californian warmth with a touch of Mexican exoticism, the Twelve Senses Retreat offers the perfect setting in which guests can heal, be creative and care for their overall wellbeing.
We are offering safe and flexible rate, In an ever chaining world. Rest easy with free last minute cancellations, priority for early check in and late check out.”


SpringHill Suites San Diego Escondido/Downtown

200 La Terraza Boulevard, Escondido, California 92025 USA

Alex Bartley, abartley@excelhotelgroup.com

“With summer travel on pause there’s plenty to still explore in Escondido! The brand new SpringHill Suites is minutes to the Safari Park, beautiful wineries, craft breweries, numerous golf courses, unique arts and culture, and a charming historic downtown. The “suite” life has something for the whole family to enjoy!”


Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort

Ashley Kortan, ashley.kortan@wyn.com

“Times have been really tough lately, so a vacation is more than well-deserved. Book a resort stay through Extra Holidays and save 25% on resort suites. You’ll appreciate having space for the family, resort-style amenities to enjoy – plus all the comforts of home, like full kitchens, private bedrooms, washer/dryers and separate living/dining areas.”

Call 1-800-989-6901 and mention code PLAN2020 to book your next trip now or BOOK ONLINE HERE.

Courtyard Marriott Oceanside

Scott Hausknecht – scott.hausknecht@marriott.com

“The online booking code is L9Z and loaded at 20% off REG. Available today until December 31, 2020. Blacked out Jan 1, 2021 thru KDATE. California residents save 20 percent off our best available rate with this offer. Guests must show a valid California ID to receive the discounted rate. This discount may not be used in conjunction with other discounts or promotions. Some restrictions may apply, based on availability.”

Residence Inn Oceanside

Scott Hausknecht – scott.hausknecht@marriott.com

“The online booking code is L9Z and loaded at 20% off REG. Available today until December 31, 2020. Blacked out Jan 1, 2021 thru KDATE. California residents save 20 percent off our best available rate with this offer. Guests must show a valid California ID to receive the discounted rate. This discount may not be used in conjunction with other discounts or promotions. Some restrictions may apply, based on availability.”

San Marcos

Fairfield Inn & Suites San Marcos

227 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA 92069

Ashley Manley | Director of Sales | ashley.manley@rarhospitality.com

“Rediscover the best of where we call “home” and save when you book directly with Fairfield by Marriott San Marcos! Savor relaxation and simplicity with courteous service and innovative amenities, minutes from wineries, breweries, hiking trails, and golf courses. End your day with a dip in the spa, special delivery from our robot, and clean place to rest your head.”

This property has a pool that is currently open.

Residence Inn San Marcos

1245 Los Vallecitos Blvd, San Marcos, CA 92069

Susan Gaines, Director of Sales | susan.gaines@marriott.com |760-591-9828

“Stay at the Residence Inn San Marcos now through September 7 and we’ll show where to go to get out. You’ll get two bottles of water when you check in and $10 credit to use in our Lobby Market. Gather supplies for your outing and we’ll give you maps and directions to local hiking trails, craft breweries, wineries, and whatever else we can help you find to make your trip amazing.
Rate: $99 Studio Suite; $109 One-Bedroom Suite
Book now – September 7, 2020
Rate includes: Bottled Water (2) upon check-in and a $10.00 voucher for use in our Lobby Market
Promo Code: L9Z.”

This property has a pool that is currently open.


Ayres Hotel Vista/Carlsbad

2100 Radiance Way, Vista CA 92081

Kate Jordan – Director of Sales – kjordan@ayreshotels.com – (760) 335-0035 ext. 502

Instagram: @ayresvistacarlsbad

“Our stylish Vista, CA hotel features 103 modern guest rooms equipped with first-class amenities, spacious layouts, and coastal design elements. Rest assured knowing our friendly staff is available to provide signature Ayres hospitality 24 hours a day to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay near the sea in our brand-new hotel.”

TownePlace Suites By Marriott San Diego Carlsbad/Vista

2201 S. Melrose Drive, Vista, California 92081

760-216-6010 (For groups and corporate inquiries please reach out to Laura.valdovinos@Marriott.com)

“Spacious suites with full kitchens. Complimentary hot breakfast. Free Wi-Fi. We could go on and on. Whether you’re staying with us for the night, weekend, month or longer, TownePlace Suites by Marriott is designed to provide everything you need to live life uninterrupted.”

Hyatt Place San Diego Vista/Carlsbad

2645 South Melrose Drive, Vista CA 92081

Kate Jordan – Director of Sales – kjordan@ayreshotels.com – (760) 335-0035 ext. 502

Paola Orozco – Sales Manager- Paola.Orozco@hyatt.com – 760-814-8879 Ext 5104. 

“Hyatt Place San Diego Vista / Carlsbad is a Hotel that hosts a mix of Leisure and Corporate Guests. Our well-known brand hosts visitors from all over the world. We offer very spacious rooms with our Grand Hyatt Bed plus sofa beds and separate workspace. We can also host many types of events including  conferences, workshops, and any type of presentation our clients request. We offer conference rooms with built in projectors and screens for our guests. The hotel also has an outdoor heated pool, complimentary WIFI and parking, plus grab & go breakfast package for our groups and members.”


Enjoying All That North County Has to Offer


North County Spotlight: The Centre at Escondido

The Centre Escondido is open and excited to safely serve its valued guests. It’s an incredible time to purchase a car with 0% APR financing on all new 2020 model year Lexus vehicles. Shop in-store or online and Lexus Escondido will even deliver the vehicle to your home. Vintana is open for outdoor patio dining for both lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday. Enjoy award-winning cuisine with incredible views and ambience. In addition, the following businesses at The Centre are open: RockNHair Salon, JJ’s Boutique, Stephen Fishwick Fine Art, and Andrew Arroyo Real Estate (AARE). We look forward to when meetings and events can resume in The Centre’s stunning venues as well as the reopening of Culture Craft Coffee + Espresso.

North County Hikes & Rambles

North County is full of wonderful trails and hikes which you can enjoy this summer. From our beautiful beaches to mile plus high forests, there is something for everyone who wants to get out and enjoy. Some of the best hikes are found in the hills surrounding San Marcos, Poway, and Escondido.

Parks and Attractions

North County is home to many fun filled attractions for the whole family. The San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido is currently open, and Legoland California in Carlsbad will be reopening on July 17th.

North County Beaches

North County has over 33 miles of publicly accessible coastline, with fantastic beaches in Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, and more.





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