Come to Cardiff-by-the-Sea to live by the beach, if only for a vacation. This small beach community welcomes visitors all year long in a variety of hotels near Cardiff-by-the Sea CA. Convenient places to stay near the beaches include the economical Holiday Inn Express Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area, perfect for business or pleasure travel. Cardiff-by-the-Sea Lodge B&B has 17 charming rooms designed for a seaside venue. Stay and enjoy the fresh, home-cooked breakfast each morning on the rooftop overlooking the ocean. The ocean breezes may be chilly, but the fire ring is a perfect place to keep the setting warm and cozy.