On a hilltop amidst rolling valleys and a protected wildlife sanctuary, the Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara offers magnificent views of the Batiquitos Lagoon, championship Arnold Palmer golf course, and Pacific Ocean. The Residence Club reflects the outstanding service and surroundings that are hallmarks of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. Each lushly appointed two-bedroom, three-bathroom villa includes fireplace, full kitchen, and three private balconies. Guests enjoy an exclusive clubhouse, fitness center, and pool, and share access to the amenities of the Four Seasons Resort Aviara. The spa facilities at the Four Seasons Aviara are open from 5:30 am - 9 pm, with services offered from 8 am - 7 pm. Massage services can be performed in your own villa, or at the spa which also features whirlpool tubs, steam baths, saunas. A variety of skin treatments and salon services are also available.
Other resorts in this area include Tamarack Beach Resort and Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort. If you are looking for something to do visit Balboa Park which is 1,200 acres of museums, theatres, gardens, sports facilities, the San Diego Zoo and plenty of open spaces, which can be reserved for outdoor group functions. Another fun place is The Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography offers displays on oceanographic sciences and an outdoor plaza with a demonstration tide pool and discovery station. Classes are held year-round in the aquarium's two sea-water-equipped classrooms, whale-watching and tide-pooling excursions, and other special events are year-round diversions.