From LEGOLAND to Carlsbad Village, La Costa and Aviara, to miles of beautiful, sandy beaches, Carlsbad has so much to offer. Housing is varied with different communities throughout over 39 square miles of the city. Carlsbad Village is a popular area filled with shops and restaurants. La Costa and Aviara boast some of the most beautiful golf courses in the United States. The seven miles of beaches are great for sunning, surfing, or enjoying the sunset.