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Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Surrounded by the delightful scenery of Southern California, it's no wonder that Cardiff-by-the-Sea is so popular with travelers.

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea Vacation Packages

Just 35 miles to the southeast of Cardiff-by-the-Sea is the city of Tijuana, while just 70 miles to the northeast you'll find Palm Springs.

From Cardiff-by-the-Sea, it's 15 miles to the nearby city of Tourmaline Surfing Park. Make sure you go to the leading hotspots, including University of San Diego and Seaworld.

Why not head to Carlsbad Premium Outlets? It's in Encinitas, a nearby destination only 3 miles to the north of Cardiff-by-the-Sea.

An excursion to Eli Howard Surf School is sure to keep the kids busy.

Nothing beats the rolling waves and salty ocean air. Head over to Silver Strand State Beach, 30 miles to the south. If you are not in a rush, move ahead to Coronado Beach, 25 miles to the south.

Southern California is home to some wonderful natural spaces. Two attractions nearby to Cardiff-by-the-Sea are Mission Trails Regional Park (19 miles away) and Chula Vista Nature Center (30 miles away).

Step out of the hamster wheel of urban life at one of the nearby natural areas. Just two top ones include San Diego Botanic Garden and Seagrove Park.

The San Diego Padres play at Petco Park. It's in San Diego, 20 miles to the south of Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Also, a stadium tour is a worthwhile experience. Get a glimpse behind the scenes and appreciate the entire player experience.

Although you may be only here for a short time, it's highly recommended that you visit Swamis Beach and Trios Gallery.

If you're wondering exactly where you would find Cardiff-by-the-Sea's closest airport, it's roughly 7 miles away.

You can find 11 Cardiff-by-the-Sea hotel listings on Expedia's Cardiff-by-the-Sea lodging guide.

Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa at 5921 Valencia Circle, and the Fairmont Grand Del Mar, at 5300 Grand Del Mar Court are two examples of the premium accommodation options in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. More economical accommodations that you can consider are the Del Mar Motel on the Beach, at 1702 Coast Blvd, and the Rodeway Inn Encinitas North, at 1444 N Coast Highway 101.


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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area

Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area

1661 Villa Cardiff Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea
4.1
of 5, from 248 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

The hotel is close to the Cardiff State Beach, and near the Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, the Del Mar Fairgrounds, and Legoland. Also close by are the Carlsbad Premium Outlet Mall, Seaworld, and the Oceanside Pier.

$107
Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

142 Chesterfield Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea
3.9
of 5, from 76 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, this bed & breakfast is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Swamis Beach and within 3 mi (5 km) of Moonlight State Beach and San Diego Botanic Garden. Del Mar Beach and Del Mar Plaza are also within 6 mi (10 km).

**lowered Rates** San Diego Panoramic Ocean Views Breath Taking Memorable Events

**lowered Rates** San Diego Panoramic Ocean Views Breath Taking Memorable Events

2020 Freda Lane, Encinitas
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated on the waterfront, this historic vacation home is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Swamis Beach and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from San Diego Botanic Garden. Moonlight State Beach and Encinitas Ranch Golf Course are also within 6 mi (10 km).

San Diego Beach Town Vibrant Sunset Views Spacious 1 Story Magical Dwelling

San Diego Beach Town Vibrant Sunset Views Spacious 1 Story Magical Dwelling

2020 Freda Ln, Encinitas
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated on the waterfront, this historic vacation home is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Swamis Beach and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from San Diego Botanic Garden. Moonlight State Beach and Encinitas Ranch Golf Course are also within 6 mi (10 km).

American Riveria Oceanview Apt. big Deck Breeders Cup Del Mar Race Rental

American Riveria Oceanview Apt. big Deck Breeders Cup Del Mar Race Rental

2448 1/2 Oxford Ave., Cardiff
0.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, this historic apartment is within 3 mi (5 km) of Swamis Beach, Moonlight State Beach, and San Diego Botanic Garden. Del Mar Racetrack and Del Mar Fairgrounds are also within 6 mi (10 km).

New Exquisite Beach Home

New Exquisite Beach Home

2179 Glasgow Ave, Cardiff by the Sea
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated on the beach, this historic vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of Swamis Beach, San Diego Botanic Garden, and Moonlight State Beach. Encinitas Ranch Golf Course and Del Mar Racetrack are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Cozy, Charming, Ocean View Studio

Cozy, Charming, Ocean View Studio

1917 Freda Lane, Cardiff
0.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, this romantic apartment is within 3 mi (5 km) of Swamis Beach, San Diego Botanic Garden, and Moonlight State Beach. Encinitas Ranch Golf Course and Del Mar Racetrack are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Stunning Ocean Views, Gated Luxury Home AND Short Walk TO Beach!

Stunning Ocean Views, Gated Luxury Home AND Short Walk TO Beach!

1418 Summit Avenue, Cardiff By The Sea
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated by the ocean, this romantic vacation home is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Swamis Beach and within 3 mi (5 km) of Moonlight State Beach and San Diego Botanic Garden. Encinitas Ranch Golf Course and Del Mar Beach are also within 6 mi (10 km).

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