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Cardiff-by-the-SeaUnited States of America

Escape to Cardiff-by-the-Sea! Enjoy its beaches, surfing, and sunsets.

Experience the seaside area of Cardiff-by-the-Sea—beaches, restaurants, and sights from Swamis Beach to San Elijo State Beach.

Top Hotels in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area
Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area
3 out of 5
1661 Villa Cardiff Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
The price is $109 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22

Situated by the ocean, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Encinitas Community Park and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Moonlight State Beach. Cardiff State Beach and San ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (166 reviews)

"lovely place breakfast for surprisingly awesome"…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area
Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
3 out of 5
142 Chesterfield Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
The price is $129 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22

Located in the heart of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, this bed & breakfast is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Moonlight State Beach and within 6 mi (10 km) of Del Mar Beach and Del ...

4.1/5Very Good! (442 reviews)

"It was calm and relaxing. I suppose I wasn’t appreciative of the amenities due to Covid. Staff was difficult to find...yet I Was able to get a sewing kit from a male staff member, We enjoyed the luxury of staying in a quiet place."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
Cardiff-by-the-sea Escape w Pool. Minutes From the Beach
Cardiff-by-the-sea Escape w Pool. Minutes From the Beach
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
The price is $345 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Situated in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, this apartment building is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Encinitas Community Park and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Moonlight State Beach. San ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Cardiff By The Sea Rental

"Great experience at the property. Great area of Encinitas, highly recommend Moonlight Bay Beach for littles!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Cardiff-by-the-sea Escape w Pool. Minutes From the Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Cardiff-by-the-sea Escape w Pool. Minutes From the Beach
Cardiff-by-the-sea Escape w Pool. Minutes From the Beach
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
The price is $345 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Situated in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, this apartment building is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Encinitas Community Park and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Moonlight State Beach. San ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Cardiff By The Sea Rental

"Great experience at the property. Great area of Encinitas, highly recommend Moonlight Bay Beach for littles!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Cardiff-by-the-sea Escape w Pool. Minutes From the Beach
New Charming Spacious Beach View Family Home
New Charming Spacious Beach View Family Home
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA

Situated on the beach, this resort is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Encinitas Community Park and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Moonlight State Beach. San Elijo State Beach and ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Good place to spend the weekend

"I spent the weekend with some friends and we enjoyed our stay. House was clean and the property manager was easy to communicate with."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

New Charming Spacious Beach View Family Home
Sunfair by AvantStay | Modern Home w/Pacific Ocean Views | Mins to Cardiff Beach
Sunfair by AvantStay | Modern Home w/Pacific Ocean Views | Mins to Cardiff Beach
3.5 out of 5
2433 Manchester Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA

Situated in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, this vacation home is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Cardiff State Beach and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Moonlight State Beach. San Elijo State ...

Sunfair by AvantStay | Modern Home w/Pacific Ocean Views | Mins to Cardiff Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Cardiff State Beach
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Cardiff State Beach

Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Cardiff State Beach during your trip to Cardiff-by-the-Sea? Amble around this family-friendly area's beautiful beaches and enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

SeaWorld
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SeaWorld

4.5/5(2,421 reviews)

Animal interaction, entertaining rides and informative exhibits are all on offer at this family favorite destination. 

Legoland California
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Legoland California

4.5/5(1,286 reviews)

The world of LEGO® comes to life at this playground for the imagination. 

Hotel Circle
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Hotel Circle

4/5(1,397 reviews)

The family will enjoy a trip to Hotel Circle, a favorite attraction in San Diego. Attend a sporting event or simply enjoy the charming cafés while you're in the area.

Mission Beach
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Mission Beach

4.5/5(4,949 reviews)

A favorite vacation spot for 100 years, this seaside village combines old-fashioned charm with modern amenities.

Mission Bay
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Mission Bay

4.5/5(2,386 reviews)

Mingle with eccentric locals at bohemian beaches, soak up the sun on a Jet Ski and fish from marshy islands at San Diego’s premier water park.

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