7447 Batiquitos Drive,
Carlsbad, California 92011
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay
30 miles N of San Diego
From I-5 (north of San Diego) take exit 45 and head east on Poinsettia Lane. After o.3 miles turn right into Batiquitos Drive. After 1.7 miles golf entrance is on your right (opposite Aviara Drive on your left).
Aviara Golf Club: Reflecting the quality of its Park Hyatt Resort parent and the luxury of the neighbouring real estate, Aviara Golf Club (previously Four Seasons Aviara) is home to an immaculately presented and wonderfully laid out golf course.
In a garden-like environment, a dazzling profusion of shrubs and flowers, as well as cascading water features, decorative ponds and tall eucalyptus trees adorn the holes. The large and expensive villas around the course are never intrusive, only adding to a general ambience of refinement and colourful elegance. But the golf course is not there just to enthral your visual and botanical senses.
This wonderfully crafted Arnold Palmer design is home to many terrific golf holes that will thoroughly test your game. Good-width, rolling fairways and light rough are often flanked by dense (and colourful) foliage, while around the large, fast and sloping greens, plenty of testing bunkering lies in wait for any wayward approach shots.
Roaming through an expansive area in two nine-hole loops, there are plenty of elevation changes, allowing views onto surrounding tree-clad hills, and, at the 1st and 18th holes, over the impressive Batiquitos lagoon. The par-3s are generally a sumptuous blend of ponds, tumbling waterfalls and riotously colourful arrays of wild flowers. The 14th perhaps takes top honours as the most joyful hole on the course.
Stay & Play at Aviara: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must contact in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
Golf carts compulsory; carts are fitted with GPS.
The community of Aviara, located just north of Encinitas and west of La Costa, is a resort community in the hills of South Carlsbad, overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Batiquitos Lagoon. Forbes magazine, in its list of the Most Expensive Zip Codes in the USA, ranked Aviara's 92011 zip code among the most expensive in the country. Many of the community's large Mediterranean villas command views of the ocean, Batiquitos lagoon, and Aviara golf course.
7100 Four Seasons Point, Carlsbad, California 92011
+1 (760) 603 6800Visit website
The Park Hyatt Resort Aviara (formerly Four Seasons) is located just 30 minutes north of San Diego. One of Southern California's finest resort experiences, it offers casual elegance in a natural setting accented by wildlife and wildflowers. You can discover an extensive spa, the area's finest dining choices and Arnold Palmer-signature golf.
Aviara (o.5 mi).
La Costa; Encinitas Ranch
Torrey Pines; The Grand Del Mar
760 Macadamia Drive, Carlsbad, California 92011
+1 (760) 438 2828Visit website
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Aviara; La Costa; Encinitas Ranch
Torrey Pines; The Grand Del Mar
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