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Roasting marshmallows by our rooftop fire pit as the sun sets over the Pacific.

Snuggling up in our uniquely crafted rooms with ocean views!

Waking up to a complimentary continental breakfast and a 5 minute walk to the beach.

This is Cardiff By The Sea Lodge.

This is what we do.


Come visit us!

  • Smack dab in the middle of the fun filled San Diego and the business metropolis Irvine, lies Cardiff by the Sea Lodge. It's the perfect place to enjoy some of the best sunsets in the world, relax in one of the most beautiful little cities in all of California, and even get some exercise by walking to one of the nearby restaurants. There's nothing quite like Cardiff, so check us out! Stay a while! We know you won't regret it. 
  • Oh, and if you get hungry (who doesn't!) some local eats are: Trattoria Positano, Ki's Restaurant, Las Olas, Pipes Cafe, Bull Taco Cardiff, and The Besta Wan Pizza House.

We're super close to...

  • Encinitas - 6 minute drive                               // Inexpensive Uber/Lyft rides
  • Solana Beach - 7 minute drive                               // Inexpensive Uber/Lyft rides
  • Carlsbad - 18 minute drive // Inexpensive Uber/Lyft rides
  • San Diego - 35 minute drive // Inexpensive Uber/Lyft rides
  • McClellan-Palomar Airport - 18 minute drive // Inexpensive Uber/Lyft rides
  • San Diego International Airport - 35 minute drive // Inexpensive Uber/Lyft rides
  • LAX - Los Angeles World Airport - 1.5 hour drive // Inexpensive Uber/Lyft rides

Things you have to try!

  • Surfing - We literally have some of the best waves in the world, plus there are plenty of great surf schools around to get you catching waves in no time! (Eli Howard Surf School or Zen Surfboards for instance)
  • The Outlet Malls - Again, literally some of the best (and cheapest) shopping in all of California. It's easy to make a day of it and grab a bite to eat too.
  • The Del Mar Race Track - Where the Turf meets the Surf you're off to the races at the 2nd largest horse racing venue in the whole Western US!
  • The food - we have a plethora of restaurants right within walking distance.


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