In its popular north county location in Carmel Valley, San Diego, master-planned Pacific Highlands Ranch occupies one of San Diego's best coastal-close locations. Surrounded by 1,300 acres of preserved natural habitat, this exciting community includes an eclectic mix of amenities close by! Some of these amenities are just quick drive down the road! From Pacific Highlands Ranch, travel to the beautiful beaches of Del Mar and La Jolla, enjoy a day full of hiking or jogging at one of the many trails at the Torrey Pines State Reserve, and hit a round of golf balls at the world-famous 36-hole Torrey Pines Golf Course overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Don’t miss a fantastic theater production at the Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse or spectacular ocean views at the Birch Aquarium.