Welcome to Cardiff by the Sea
Encompassing two miles of Pacific coastline, Cardiff-by-the-Sea is truly a Southern California paradise. Locals and tourists both relish its beautiful sandy beaches, and the Cardiff Reef is known for producing excellent waves for surf enthusiasts. One of Cardiff’s other specialties is providing stunning oceanfront dining experiences featuring top-notch offerings from a variety of cuisines, including some of the best seafood. Situated 25 miles from San Diego and 95 miles from Los Angeles, Cardiff offers a small-town feel near big-city conveniences.