Do you have tent sites?

No, we are only permitted to provide RV camping. Tent camping is available at Carlsbad State Beach (760-438-3143) or Guajome Park (760-724-4489).

My RV Is older. Can I still bring it?

Paradise by the Sea does not have age restrictions for RVs. We only ask that your RV be presentable in appearance, clean, rust-free and legally registered as a Recreational Vehicle. Thank you.

What is the difference between Island Back-in and Premium Back-in?

Island sites are smaller 30AMP (usually 30-38 feet long). Premium sites are medium 30AMP sites (usually 35-45 feet long).

What is the difference between Resort Back-in and Motorcoach Pull-Thru?

Both sites offer 50 AMP electrical hookups for larger RV's, and allow parking for 1 RV and 1 car. The Back-In is 45-60 feet long and wider than the Pull-Thru, while the Pull-Thru is 60 feet long. We ask that our front island Pull-Thrus be reserved for Motorcoaches.

What is included with my site?

Each site is paved and includes full hook-ups (water, sewer, electric, cable and wi-fi), along with a picnic table.

How late can I check in?

Check-in time is from 2pm-11pm. Our office closes at 9pm during Summer, and 5pm during Winter. After the office is closed, our evening security will greet you and guide you to your site. Our resort gate closes at midnight.

Do you have "ocean view" sites?

You can see the ocean from Paradise Cove, but not from any specific sites. The ocean is a short 3-minute walk out our beach gate. (250 yards, or 228 meters)

Do you have firepits?

Our sites do not include firepits, but you are welcome to bring your own propane firepit (no wood fires are permitted). You are welcome to enjoy our Paradise Cove firepits that are lit every evening at sunset! BEACH firepits are available north of us at the Oceanside Harbor and Pier.

Do the restrooms have showers?

Yes, and they are cleaned daily!

Does the pool gate require a key?

No, but a gate code is required. The code is provided at check-in. The pool and spa are open every day from 7am - 10pm. We close briefly from 8-9am for cleaning.

Are your sites handicap accessible?

Yes, all of our sites are handicap accessible.

How often/late does the train go by the resort?

On average, a train passes us every 30 minutes from 6am-midnight, but most people say it doesn’t bother them.

How big is Buccaneer Beach? Can I swim, surf, fish there?

Our beach is approximately 50 yards wide. You may swim, fish and surf here in Oceanside. The beach is currently rocky from Winter storms. For swimming, we recommend the Pier or Harbor beaches.

Are dogs allowed on the beach?

Dogs are not allowed on any beach in San Diego other than the Del Mar Dog Beach (3006 Sandy Ln, Del Mar, California 92014) and the east end of Carlsbad's Agua Hedionda Lagoon (see your Resort Guide for map location doggie paw).

Do I still have to pay the pet fee if my dog is small and mostly stays in the RV?

Here at Paradise, we strive to treat everyone with the same professionalism and kindness. If you bring your dog to our resort, you need to pay the pet fee. (The fee includes the maintenance of the doggie areas so that it stays smelling fresh, as well as the cost of doggie bags that are offered at various locations throughout the resort and beach/park walkway.)

Can I choose my site?

If there is a particular site you prefer, you can select the Site Lock feature for an additional fee. Otherwise, the booking system automatically chooses the best available site for your dates and site type.

Do I get a refund for leaving early?

We do not give refunds for unused portions of your stay.

Do you offer late check-outs or half-day stays?

For late check-outs, please inquire inside at the office. Half-day stays are good until 5 pm. The cost is ½ of the daily site charge.

What do you charge monthly for electricity?

Electricity rates are 31 cents per Kilowatt/ hour. Typical charge is $150 per month.

Can we have packages sent to the resort?

Yes, please have packages sent to the name listed on your reservation, along with our business address. Do not include a site number as packages are received, signed and distributed by our front desk staff. Please understand that we are not full service; however we have stamps sold individually at the front along with an outgoing mailbox for letter-sized mail. It will be the guest's responsibility to pick up their mail from the front during business hours. IF YOU ARE A FREQUENT AMAZON SHOPPER, WE KINDLY ASK YOU USE A LOCAL AMAZON LOCKER.

How do we get propane during our stay?

There are two ways to receive propane; 1)Pacific Coast Propane services our resort every Thursday from 10am-2pm. Obtain a yellow propane card from the front office to display on your dashboard and pay the vendor directly ($5.99/gal) 2) If you need propane outside of our provided delivery service, visit Bob's Gas (turn right out of the resort and you will see the station on your left at the corner of Cassidy/Coast Hwy) just a few blocks from Paradise ($3.99/gal). There is also a U-Haul (turn left out of the resort and you will see them .7 miles up the road at the corner of Wisconsin/Coast Hwy).