FAQs

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. Repairs and washings at the Resort must be done by an approved professional vendor. 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 Resort 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, while the Pull-Thru is 60 feet long.

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?

Our office closes at 9pm during Summer, and 5pm during Winter. After the office is closed, we will leave a list of late arrivals and site assignments on the office doors. Simply pick up the packet with your last name, park on your site, and come register in the morning! We do not have a gate, but we do ask that you not arrive in the middle of the night as a courtesy to your site neighbors trying to sleep.

Do you have "ocean view" sites?

You can see the ocean from a few areas in our park, but not from any specific sites. The ocean is a short 4-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 and to use coal. No wood fires are permitted. In addition, you are welcome to sit near our poolside firepit that is 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. The pool and spa are open every day from 9:30am to 9:30pm.

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.

Are dogs allowed on the beach?

Dogs are not allowed on any beach in San Diego other than the Del Mar Dog Beach. The address is 3006 Sandy Ln, Del Mar, California 92014. Click here for more information.

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?

We will be glad to accept any site requests, but we cannot guarantee specific sites. Final site assignments are made the day of your arrival.

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?

Up-front, we charge $50. Electricity rates are 20 cents per Kilowatt/ hour. Typical charges range from $40-$80 per month. If your electricity comes out to less than $50, we will owe you money, if more—you will owe that balance.