Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $125 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Cardiff-by-the-Sea

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Well known for its surfing, bird watching and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Legoland California and La Jolla Cove are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Cardiff-by-the-Sea has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland California (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Del Mar Fairgrounds (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • San Diego Polo Fields (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Sealife Aquarium (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • The Crossings at Carlsbad (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 75°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Cardiff-by-the-Sea is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Cardiff-by-the-Sea is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • La Jolla Cove (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Mission Beach (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Encinitas Community Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Swamis Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • San Diego Botanic Garden (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Moonlight State Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Fly into Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), the closest airport, located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 16.3 mi (26.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 872 vacation rentals around Cardiff-by-the-Sea. From 502 house rentals to 340 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent Houses in Cardiff-by-the-Sea?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 502 Houses in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cardiff-by-the-Sea include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 340 rentals available
  • Cottages: 28 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 85 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cardiff-by-the-Sea?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 418 vacation rentals with pool available in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.