Cardiff-by-the-Sea Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

  • Beach Breeze
     Country House
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  • Endless Open Air Cruises 14+
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  • Newly-Remodeled Mid-Century Home In Encinitas Home
     Country House
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  • Beautiful Encinitas Granny Flat
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  • Rancho Santa Fe gated retreat
     Country House
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    $608
  • Lovely, dog-friendly condo w/ a shared, outdoor pool & on-site golf
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    $337
  • Newly Renovated Luxury Ocean View Vacation Rental
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    $325
  • Room close to beach, fairgrounds/racetrack and more!
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    $790

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • Dreamy Cardiff by the Sea With Pool and Hot Tub
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
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    $442
  • Good Vibes Encinitas 1 Bedroom Condo
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
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    $179
  • Rancho Santa Fe gated Residence
    Good4br Estate
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    $777
  • Guest House in Encinitas
     Home/Apartment
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    $181

Cardiff-by-the-Sea Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Soothing Surf Studio in Encinitas
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
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    $163
  • Beachy Boho, 2 Bedroom, Encinitas
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
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    $503
  • Historic Beach Bungalow steps from the beach
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
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    $412
  • ENCINITAS QUIET HOME NEAR THE BEACH
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
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    $376

Cardiff-by-the-Sea Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Awesome Lake View House/Novel Attractions Close
     2br Cottage
    HolidayLettings
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    $511
  • Adorable duplex condo w/ furnished patio, fenced yard - dogs welcome!
     Townhouse
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    $375
  • Brand New Modern Flat in the Gates of the Omni La Costa Resort
     Home/Apartment
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    $372
  • Dog-friendly home w/ hot tub, firepit, pool table & more - close to the beach!
     4br Home/Apartment
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    $936

Cardiff-by-the-Sea Travel Guide

Cardiff-by-the-Sea, also known as simply Cardiff, is a quiet beach community in San Diego County, CA. This small city packs a big punch with its scenic, sandy beaches, its lone lagoon, and its peaceful beach cottages that are perfect for a seaside stay or romantic getaway.

Things to Do in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Travelers with a yearning for the sights and sounds of the beach will find themselves in heaven when they visit Cardiff-by-the-Sea, as it’s home to both the beautiful Cardiff State Beach and the lovely San Elijo State Beach where they can go paddle boarding, have a sunset picnic dinner, or take a walk along the lapping waves. At the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, guests can appreciate nature by way of a nature walk on any of the preserve’s trails or by bird watching. In Carlsbad, only a few miles away, art enthusiasts can spend the day learning about music history and making their own tunes at the Museum of Making Music. They can also use their time in Carlsbad to get creative by taking a pottery class at the Handled Pottery Studio or tom practice their hole-in-ones at the Rancho Carlsbad Golf Course.

Best Places to Stay in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Those looking to rent a beach cottage in Cardiff won’t have any trouble finding one that catches their eye, as the city is home to dozens of quaint cottages with modern decor and stunning ocean views. In addition, all of the rentals are equipped with modern comforts such as wireless internet and TV.

Best Time to Visit Cardiff-by-the-Sea

The best time to visit Cardiff is the period of time between March and May.

Best Events in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

The events that the Cardiff-by-the-Sea and surrounding area host each year are truly something to be desired. One of the most popular is the Taste of Cardiff event which features a variety of the city’s most beloved food and wine vendors, live entertainment, and wholesome fun. Visitors can also enjoy the Cardiff Greek Festival, Cardiff Dog Days of Summer, the San Digeutio Fall Festival, and the OB Oktoberfest.

Things to Do for Families in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Carlsbad is also a great place to go for a day of family fun, as it’s home to iconic Journey Lasertag where families can spend the day hiding, sneaking, and creeping to defeat their family members and earn their way to sweet success. Families could also take a motorized bicycle tour or visit the Sea Life Aquarium where they can have a hands-on experience with a pool of friendly marine creatures, and learn all about the marine creatures at the facility through interactive exhibits and educational displays.

Price and Availability in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Cardiff-by-the-Sea tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Cardiff-by-the-Sea tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Cardiff-by-the-Sea is in July, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Cardiff-by-the-Sea is in the high season in July. Cardiff-by-the-Sea has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. The hottest month in Cardiff-by-the-Sea is December, when temperatures peak at 87 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 42 ˚F. The wettest month in Cardiff-by-the-Sea is December with 1.65 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.05 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, RedAwning, Agoda and many more. AllTheRooms has 360 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A trip to Cardiff-by-the-Sea can be budget-friendly - our lowest price rental is available at $39 a night. A typical rental in Cardiff-by-the-Sea costs on average $288 a night.

If you have to have internet access during your stay in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, then you can choose from over 188 accommodations that have WiFi internet. 15 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 14 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Cardiff-by-the-Sea, you'll want to pick from 187 places to stay that provide parking. We have 37 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 35 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

236 accommodations in Cardiff-by-the-Sea have been reviewed; 71% are rated highly. 127 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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