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of Carlsbad, was once an agricultural community where farmers grew
tomatoes, flowers, and ornamental plants. Today, although some farming
continues, Leucadia is an interesting contrast of casual hippies,
luxury beach homes perched above the beach, and a strip of businesses,
surf shops, taco eateries, and restaurants along South Coast Highway
101. Leucadia has excellent surfing, swimming, and fishing.
are sparse, with two small parking lots and no restrooms or lifeguards.
Locals use several small parking lots located on Neptune Ave.to
access Leucadia State Beach. (see directions below)
Leucadia is located off I-5. Take the Leucadia
Boulevard or La Costa Avenue exits and head west. Parking is available
along residential streets west of 101 or in small lots off Neptune
Neptune Ave. take the stairs down to the beach. The beaches are
uncrowded, quiet, great places to spend the whole day.
forget to pack a lunch, there’s no fast food at the beach.
Walk several blocks east from the beach to Highway 101 for a good
selection of eateries.
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