Best Gift Stores In Cardiff-by-the-Sea and Nearby


We go on vacation and we have a good time and experience all the local attractions but we don't feel fully happy if we don't have something nice to bring back home to our loved ones that missed the trip, because everything is better when we share it with others.

Whatever you are looking for, you will surely find it here, among the various shops in the area. Here are the most popular things people usually bring home:

  • Jewelry
  • Crystals & Gemstones
  • Body Care Products
  • Artworks
  • Books & Postcards
  • Home Decor Products

We have put together a list of some of the best gift stores in and around Cardiff-by-the-Sea so that you can make a good choice and bring beautiful things home to your friends and family so they can experience a little bit of Cardiff-by-the-Sea's magic too.

Village Rock Shop - Crystals & Gifts Local Shop in Carlsbad

Location: 2690 State St, Suite A, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Phone: 760.626.8520

Website: Village Rock Shop

This shop is located at just a 15-minute drive from Cardiff-by-the-Sea.

It is a locally-owned shop that aims to offer the finest crystals and gemstones from all around the world at an affordable price, also providing impeccable customer services. They assist in selecting the right crystal and they only sell authentic, natural crystals each having its own unique healing and purifying properties.

They also sell a variety of products besides gemstones, such as jewelry, pendulums, suncatchers, dreamcatchers, and others.

You can make a very beautiful gift bundle from this store that will surely impress your loved ones.

Earth's Elements Gemstones & Gifts Local Shop in Encinitas

Location: 559 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3532.

Phone: 760.230.6145

Website:<.strong> Earth's Elements Shop

The shop is located in Encinitas, only 5 minutes away from Cardiff-by-the-Sea. The location creates a peaceful oasis in the middle of a fast-paced world where customers and visitors can come into recharge.

The staff team at Earth's Elements believes the world is in great need of healing and they provide the information that you need and tools that come from Mother Earth to support you in your healing process.

All their products are made of all-natural and vegan ingredients. They offer a wide variety of products from aromatherapy, beauty, candles, incense, and smudge to crystals, jewelry, and home decor.

Soul Scape Gifts & Books Local Store in Encinitas

Location: 765 South Coast Highway 101, Suite 106, Encinitas, CA, 92024.

Phone: 760.753.2345

Website: Soul Scape Shop

Soul Scape is a shop that provides books, music, and gifts such as candles, body care products, crystals and minerals, salt lamps, yoga supplies, artworks, and many others.

They have a big variety of books on topics such as philosophy, spirituality, healing, personal development, children's books, animals, massage, reiki, nutrition, yoga, meditation, and the most amazing cards in the area.

Magical Child Local Kids Gifts Shop in Encinitas

Location: 937 S Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Phone: 760.633.1326

Website: Magical Child Shop

The store is located very close to Cardiff, about 10 minutes away.

It is the perfect place to shop if you have left your little ones at home for this trip, they will certainly be eager to see what you brought back for them. This shop offers a wide selection of unique and timeless toys, games, books, clothes, gifts, and more. Whatever your child might be interested in, this is the go-to place when searching for a gift for the little one.

La Costa Kids, Local, Small Retail Shop in Encinitas

Location: 372 N. El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Phone: 760.944.9076

Website: La Costa Kids Shop

This shop is also located within walking distance from Cardiff-by-the-Sea, at a just 5-minute drive away. It is a family-owned and operated upscale children's retail and resale boutique for infants through teens.

The best thing about this shop is its family vibe. The staff here is welcoming and they try their best to help you. And since the store doesn't have a certain product inventory you never know what unique items you may find.

Gift Shops In San Diego

Bazaar del Mundo Shop

Location: 4133 Taylor St, San Diego, CA 92110.

Phone: 619.296.3161

Website: Bazaar del Mundo Shop

If you are in the mood for a delightful and different San Diego shopping experience, you must treat yourself to the Bazaar Del Mundo Shops for an outstanding shopping session in San Diego.

This locally-owned shop is a lively and colorful entry to San Diego's Old Town community that captures all the warmth of Old Mexico in an intimate setting.

Here you can find a vast selection of treasures and specialty items from Latin America and around the world including folk art, crafts, gifts, women's fashion, jewelry, fair trade merchandise, and home decor, all carefully hand-selected in vibrant colors and designs.

Wheelhouse Gift Shop

Location: 1070 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101.

Phone: 619.481.8257

Website: Wheelhouse Gift Shop

The Wheelhouse is Flagship's gift shop located just a few steps from the Flagship Loading Dock, north on the San Diego Embarcadero.

Here you can pick up all the essentials you need to enjoy your stay along the downtown San Diego waterfront. The shop has sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses for sunny days, sweatshirts for colder nights, a variety of snacks, and a large selection of memorable keepsakes, gifts, and souvenirs.

Though it may look small from the outside, the shop is packed with high-quality San Diego merchandise - from hats and hoodies to magnets and mugs.

Kiko & Sven Shop

Location: 3723 Adams Ave, San Diego.

Phone: 619.677.2192

Website: Kiko & Sven Shop

This shop is located in San Diego, 30 minutes away from Cardiff-by-the-Sea. It is a locally-owned small shop for all things creative, locally sourced, and beautifully crafted items. The shop is getting new things every week, the tiny shop is brimming with finds from all over the world.

You can find a great variety of handmade beautiful products such as jewelry, babies and mama's products, home decor, accessories, and others.

Simply Local Shop

Location: 3013 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104.

Phone: 619.756.7958

Website: Simply Local Shop

Simply Local San Diego is a local marketplace located in the heart of the North Park Community at about a 20-minute drive from Cardiff. Simply Local was born out of a need to give local artisans a prominent retail location to showcase their creations.

You can find various gifts-worthy items such as unique home decorations, jewelry, apothecary, and others.

Supporting Local Businesses

Whether you are shopping for your family or friends, big or small, young or old, you will surely find a perfect gift among the gift shops in and around Cardiff-by-the-Sea. You have a broad assortment of handmade, local, beautiful items from which to choose to make for a perfect gift to show your loved ones how much you care for them.

Many local businesses have closed their doors because of the tough financial situation the pandemic put them into and several of the ones that managed to remain open are still struggling. During these hard times, we must help each other out. All the big corporations will surely get out of this untouched so now comes the time to focus on buying local as much as possible to help out the local, family-owned businesses get through this.

Perfect Vacation Rentals for a Pleasant Stay in San Diego

Located in Cardiff by-the-Sea, only 26 miles from downtown San Diego you will find our luxurious vacation rentals. The Parkhouse, the Penthouse, and the Seacottage are excellent choices for your stay in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas.

Our vacation homes, located within walking distance to the beach and close to other local major attractions, are thoroughly cleaned per CDC regulations and ready to welcome travelers all year round. Fully equipped to meet any needs, our rentals are perfect for a family trip, for a fun gathering with friends, or a relaxing couple's retreat.

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