Cardiff by the Sea Vacation Rentals

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Make Cardiff by the Sea your next getaway—choose from 6 great vacation rentals

Soak up the California sun. Cardiff by the Sea vacation rentals keep you close to one of the most beautiful communities in Southern California. Experience a vibrant coastline, gorgeous weather year-round, and access to city attractions.

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Cardiff by the Sea vacation rentals for every getaway

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Cardiff Allure
3 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 7

Cardiff Allure - Cardiff by the Sea, CA

$594 avg / night
Cardiff Delight
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 5

Cardiff Delight - Cardiff by the Sea, CA

$309 avg / night
Charming Beach Cottage in Cardiff
2 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 5

Charming Beach Cottage in Cardiff - Cardiff by the Sea, CA

$280 avg / night
Charm by the Sea
3 Bedroom | 3 Bath | Sleeps 7

Charm by the Sea - Cardiff by the Sea, CA

$506 avg / night
Cardiff Beach Cottage
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 5

Cardiff Beach Cottage - Cardiff by the Sea, CA

$448 avg / night

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Recent Cardiff by the Sea vacation rental reviews

The view of the ocean from the great room was fantastic. Sunsets were amazing. The house is very well designed and extremely comfortable - especially the beds which is unusual in a rental. The only downside was limited supplies but I would definitely stay here again.
Nora G. | Feb 2023
Deborah T. | Jan 2023
The house was in a great location-easy to walk to shops and food as long as you can handle hills. It is a beautiful house with lovely views. My family loved it. My daughter and her boyfriend loved the downstairs apartment which would be good for old people who can’t do stairs. We had 1 problem with the front door which was handled in an hour and we had 2 other doors to enter the house so not a big issue. I would definitely rent this home again, but hopefully without the Pineapple Express for weather.
Linda K. | Jan 2023
Cardiff by the Sea vacation rental FAQ

Yes, 15 of our Cardiff by the Sea homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 72 of our Cardiff by the Sea vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our Cardiff by the Sea vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local Cardiff by the Sea team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for Cardiff by the Sea, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

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Explore our Cardiff by the Sea, CA vacation rentals

Cardiff by the Sea, or Cardiff, is a beach community in the Southern California city of Encinitas. The reefs along Cardiff State Beach attract divers and snorkelers, while the small town offers shops and local restaurants for a perfect place to grab lunch. Savor a slower pace and natural beauty of the bluffs and sapphire waters.

Save your spot with Cardiff by the Sea vacation rentals and never stray too far from the water, or plan your adventure to the city. San Diego is about a half hour drive away, with an award-winning zoo, Balboa Park, and a dazzling downtown. Embrace an endless summer along the California coast.