Cardiff-by-the-Sea is a charming beach community between Encinitas and Solana Beach.

Cardiff-by-the-Sea is known for its scenic coastline views, local restaurants, and cute small town vibe. Cardiff residents enjoy the best of North County San Diego by being in a central location and in close proximity to the historical 101 highway. With a population of under 12,000, the friendly Cardiff community is a popular place many people want to live.

San Elijo State Beach and Cardiff State Beach are popular surf spots for Cardiff residents. The Cardiff community is filled with professionals, surfers, yogis, and more. Many people support local businesses and go to Cardiff Sea Side Market for groceries and gourmet food.

Cardiff residents west of the freeway have beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean and are able to walk along the historic highway 101. The infamous Pipes Cafe is home to the best Cardiff breakfast place.

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