Archive for March, 2008

The flower fields in Carlsbad, California are a huge attraction every year during spring time in San Diego. It’s no wonder why….imagine 50 acres of nothing but rows of vivid, bold, beautiful, fresh, exquisite flowers. From afar, it looks as if a rainbow has landed and is laying flat on the earth. The Carlsbad flower fields is the only commercial Ranunclulus field in the world that is open the public (the Ranunclulus is a beautiful full, bright flower…see photo below).

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As you may know, the 2008 U.S. OPEN Championship is set to take place at Torrey Pines South Golf Course, from June 9 to June 15, in La Jolla, CA, with an expected attendance of 40,000 spectators per day, making this a huge week in San Diego! Individual face value tickets are sold out for this event, but that does not mean tickets are not available elsewhere. Check out this article, on Sandiegogolf.com if you are interested in attending and have not yet purchased tickets.

Torrey Pines Golf Course is located in La Jolla, CA, a gorgeous coastal town in San Diego. The course is situated on an oceanfront bluff, with spectacular and sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. Golfing atmosphere does not get much better than this. Torrey Pines is a premier golf facility and well-known PGA tour stop with the Buick Invitational held every February. Click here to see a map of the holes. If you are interested in playing on this course, here is information regarding Tee Times.


Complete your visit to the US Open with a stay on the beach! Life won’t get any better! We still have vacation rentals available for the time of the US Open, including a few in Encinitas. Our Encinitas homes are located on a bluff overlooking the ocean, only a short, scenic drive up the coast from this golf course. Or, we have availability in Oceanside as well, and all of our Oceanside rentals sit directly on the beach, with the sand right out your back door. Oceanside is about a 25 minute drive from Torrey Pines. Contact us or visit our website to check availability for this time! (more…)

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We are currently running a contest. Just enter a review of a restaurant, attraction, or some other San Diego insider tip, and you could win a free weekend getaway at one of our oceanfront vacation rentals. Click here for complete details.

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