Surfing is one of the most popular activities in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. The waves are absolutely perfect to ride and the best part is that there are so many spots dedicated to it that you can easily choose the one that's perfect for your level of skills.
There are various surf spots close by Cardiff-by-the-Sea, such as:
- Swami's Beach
- Cardiff Reef
- San Elijo Beach
- Pipes Beach
- Seaside Reef
Camp Shred is the world's largest surf gear demo. It is an annual event happening in Cardiff-by-the-Sea at San Elijo Campgrounds, usually between February and April. This event is much expected by surfers, beginners and professionals alike because it gives surfers the opportunity to try various surfing equipment without any fee. The event also hosts food trucks, live music and a beer garden overlooking Cardiff Reef.
There are also many different local surfing spots where surfers meet and enjoy their time in the waves.
Cardiff-by-the-Sea is also a great destination for surf professionals as there are various surf schools in the area and it's located at just a 20-minute drive away from San Diego, another renowned surf destination.
Our Beautiful Ocean Rentals
After a whole day in the water, tackling the ocean's waves it is so nice to have a comfortable, cozy place to retire to for some much-needed relaxation. Our oceanside rentals are fully equipped with everything you may need and benefit from a fast internet connection to make you feel more like at home.