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Best of Cardiff by the Sea Guide

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Nearby recommended attractions:

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens(Encinitas)
Attraction type: Gardens
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Coaster
Coaster(Carlsbad)
Attraction type: Trams
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Carlsbad State Beach
Carlsbad State Beach(Carlsbad)
This nearly five-mile stretch of beach is popular with families but also draws surfers and skin divers to the water and runners and cyclists to the boulevard bordering the beach.
Attraction type: Beaches
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Cedros Design District
Cedros Design District(Solana Beach)
Attraction type: Shopping centres
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San Diego Botanic Garden
San Diego Botanic Garden(Encinitas)
Owner description: Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild climate, plants from all... more Owner description: Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a variety of microclimates giving the visitor a sensation of going from a desert environment to a tropical rainforest, all within 37 acres.Located 30 minutes north of San Diego in Encinitas, California, San Diego Botanic Garden features numerous exhibits, including rare bamboo groves, desert gardens, a tropical rainforest, California native plants, Mediterranean climate landscapes, succulent gardens, an herb garden, firesafe landscaping, a subtropical fruit garden, and native coastal sage natural areas. In June of 2009, we opened the Hamilton Children's Garden, the largest interactive children's garden on the West Coast. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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All places to eat » Places to eat

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Seaside Market
Cuisines: Californian
V.G. Donut & Bakery
V.G. Donut & Bakery
Cuisines: Bakery, Donuts
Pipes Cafe
Pipes Cafe
Cuisines: American
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot
Pacific Coast Grill
Pacific Coast Grill
Price:
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, After-hours
Cardiff Beach Bar At Tower 13
Cardiff Beach Bar At Tower 13

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Encinitas - Cardiff Beach Area
USD 137 - 329
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Clarion Del Mar Inn
2.5 of 5
Clarion Del Mar Inn
USD 145 - 347
Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Del Mar
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Moonlight Beach Motel
Moonlight Beach Motel
USD 80 - 170
Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Encinitas

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Beach Terrace Inn
3.5 of 5
Beach Terrace Inn
USD 237 - 614
Ranked #1 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
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Lakehouse Hotel & Resort
4.0 of 5
Lakehouse Hotel & Resort
USD 137 - 302
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in San Marcos
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Winners Circle Resort
3.5 of 5
Winners Circle Resort
USD 130 - 223
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Solana Beach
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Rancho Valencia
5.0 of 5
Rancho Valencia
USD 495 - 949
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Rancho Santa Fe
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The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
4.0 of 5
The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
USD 218 - 395
Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Rancho Santa Fe
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L'Auberge Del Mar
5.0 of 5
L'Auberge Del Mar
USD 313 - 679
Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Del Mar
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