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Cardiff-by-the-Sea Vacations

Pack those stellar shades. We have Cardiff-by-the-Sea vacation deals for you!

If there’s one thing you should spend in this busy world, it’s your vacation days. We know it’s easy to hang onto them, but Hotwire votes for putting them to use. It’s time to let an adventure lead you away from the daily grind. Stock up on what really matters on your trip to Cardiff-by-the-Sea – great memories and a tall tale or two.

Hotwire can help you find your travel bliss with Cardiff-by-the-Sea vacation packages. Bundling your hotel, car and flight means more unexpected fun with the money you saved. We’ll cover the bases; now it’s time for you to get up and go!

Pack everything you want – then take half of it out

We mean it. It’s far too easy to over-pack. We recommend picking your essentials and washing them along the way. Then you’ll have room for that goofy souvenir you know you want – or for some new outfits from that cute boutique you discover.

Bring comfortable walking shoes on your trip to Cardiff-by-the-Sea

No one should have to endure walking tours in dress shoes or high heels. No one.

Bring photocopies of your passport or license

You flew home from a great Cardiff-by-the-Sea vacation but your most important documents stayed behind. We’ve heard that story before and recommend keeping an extra copy on hand – just in case. Hey, at least it wasn’t a family member.

Don’t underestimate the power of earplugs

Among crying babies, rowdy crowds and honking horns, take our word for it. One pair can save you from the zombie-like state of a sleepless night.

Always carry some cash

You’ll be ready for anything from an evil ATM to lost credit cards. Holding a little extra cash in your wallet and carry-on means you can breathe easy if anything unexpected pops up.

Explore like a local

Guidebooks and maps are great for getting an overview of the place, but to really dig in, go where the locals go. Pick up a newspaper or city magazine to see what restaurants and neighborhoods are hot. Check events listings and go see a band or attend a street festival. Or ask your friends for recommendations. You’d be surprised who in your circle knows Cardiff-by-the-Sea well.

Cardiff-by-the-Sea Flight + Hotel packages

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Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area

Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area

1661 Villa Cardiff Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea
    3.0 out of 5.0
     
     

    The hotel is close to the Cardiff State Beach, and near the Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, the Del Mar Fairgrounds, and Legoland. Also close by are the Carlsbad ...

    Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area$85

    Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area$85
    Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

    Cardiff by the Sea Lodge

    142 Chesterfield Drive, Cardiff-by-the-Sea
      3.0 out of 5.0
       
       

      Located in the heart of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, this bed & breakfast is within 3 mi (5 km) of Swamis Beach, Moonlight State Beach, and San Diego Botanic Garden. ...

      Cardiff by the Sea Lodge$139

      Cardiff by the Sea Lodge$139
      Cambridge House #142682

      Cambridge House #142682

      2235 Cambridge Avenue, Cardiff-by-the-Sea
        4.0 out of 5.0
         
         

        Situated in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, this vacation home is close to Swamis Beach, Cedros Avenue, and San Diego Botanic Garden. Local attractions also include Moonlight ...

        Town and Country San Diego

        Town and Country San Diego

        500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego
          3.5 out of 5.0
           
           

          Comprising 32 acres, this resort and conference center is next to the 27-hole Riverwalk Golf Club; Old Town, Balboa Park, SeaWorld San Diego, and the world famous ...

          Best Western Seven Seas

          Best Western Seven Seas

          411 Hotel Circle South, San Diego
            3.0 out of 5.0
             
             

            Adjacent to I-8, this budget-friendly hotel is within 6 miles of 2 sports stadiums, the Gaslamp Quarter, the convention center, the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, ...

            Best Western Seven Seas$71

            Best Western Seven Seas$71
            Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham San Diego North

            Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham San Diego North

            5550 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego
              3.5 out of 5.0
               
               

              Surrounded by palm trees, this hotel is situated on 5 acres of land, 9 miles from La Jolla beaches, 8 miles from the San Diego Zoo, and about 5 miles from the ...

              Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham San Diego North$81

              Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham San Diego North$81
              Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld

              Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld

              3737 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego
                3.0 out of 5.0
                 
                 

                Located in San Diego, this family-friendly hotel is 1 mile from SeaWorld Adventure Park and 2 miles from Mission Beach. Belmont Park is 2.4 miles away.

                Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld$83

                Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld$83
                Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel

                Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel

                5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad
                  3.5 out of 5.0
                   
                   

                  Situated on 12 lush acres and with views of the Pacific Ocean and The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch®, this hotel is 1.2 miles (2 km) from attractions like ...

                  Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel$129

                  Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel$129
                  Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

                  Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

                  901 Camino Del Rio S, San Diego
                    4.0 out of 5.0
                     
                     

                    This 14-story hotel is just off I-8, within a few minutes from Mission Valley malls, Balboa Park and Old Town San Diego; Qualcomm Stadium is just a 10-minute ...

                    Hilton San Diego Mission Valley$89

                    Hilton San Diego Mission Valley$89
                    The Dana on Mission Bay

                    The Dana on Mission Bay

                    1710 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego
                      3.5 out of 5.0
                       
                       

                      Adjacent to San Diego's Mission Bay, this 13-acre hotel is within 2 miles of SeaWorld and Mission Beach, and 6 miles of the San Diego Zoo.

                      The Dana on Mission Bay$119

                      The Dana on Mission Bay$119

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