Cardiff by the Sea, also known as just Cardiff, is a family friendly seaside town with a laid-back vibe. You’ll find wide sandy beaches and breathtaking cliffs along the coast, and two stunning reefs with kelp beds–perfect for diving or snorkeling!
This town is home to the infamous Cardiff Kook statue, a testament to California surfing. Throughout the year, you will find this statue dressed up in eccentric costumes or at the center of various art installations.
Cardiff is a charming town full of art and culture. You will never be short of things to do, so you can easily make each day a new adventure. Try spear fishing like early civilizations did, hiking through the breathtaking San Elijo lagoon, or practicing your yoga moves on the sandy beach!
You’ll find fresh seafood at numerous restaurants around the town, such as delectable fish tacos at Las Olas or seared ahi tuna at the award-winning Cardiff Beach Bar @ Tower 13!
Cardiff is anything but a sleepy town, so if you’re ready to settle down somewhere thrilling, choose Cardiff by the Sea!