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Entire home · Huntington Beach
Sanitized Private Cottage Downtown HuntingtonBeach
The cottage is right in the heart of Downtown Huntington Beach, also known as Surf City USA. From here you walk out the gate, go just a few steps & you're on Main Street. Walk down Main Street a few short blocks with dozens of restaurants, bars, shopping and other great attractions & you will be at PCH. You head down the stairs, across the sand & you are in the Pacific Ocean. So close to everything, but once at the cottage it's like your own private, peaceful oasis. Cool Ocean Breezes Daily!
$166 per night
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Entire guest suite · Huntington Beach
🌀AQUA STUDIO🌀prvt entrance🌀5’ 🚙 to beach/downtown
Stay close to the beach but affordable?This mini studio is a great choice for 2 people , it’s 5 mins driving to the beach & downtown. The suite has everything you may need for a trip: private entrance and bathroom, queen bed, window A/C, desk & chair , TV, Wifi, fridge, sofa bed, and more. ✔️ Welcome people who is quiet and no smoking , no drugs. ✅ Laundry $5/load ❌No Smoking & 420 indoor ❌ No visitors/ No pets & animal (Pls read our house rules carefully)
$126 per night
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Private room · Huntington Beach
NICE PRIVATE ROOM #2 (WITH SHARED BATHROOM)
Room #2 downstairs (shared bathroom next door). Perfect location with 5-7 min drive to Huntington Harbor, to Sunset Beach, with lots of markets, restaurants and parks in the immediate area, 10 min to Bella Terra Mall. Costco... Safe and quiet neighborhood Parking: on the streets (there are plenty) except on 2nd and 4th Monday mornings = street sweeping- parking: on driveway ) One guest and non-smoker only please. Please enjoy Netflix And we have a cute dog named Tiffany ... Thank you
$55 per night
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Dog Beach12 locals recommend
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Pacific City93 locals recommend
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Asian Garden Mall5 locals recommend
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Huntington Beach Central Park10 locals recommend
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Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve49 locals recommend
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Westminster Mall9 locals recommend

Huntington Beach guest house rentals

Entire guesthouse · Huntington Beach
Cozy 1 bedroom A/C guest unit - private entrance
$173 per night
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Entire guesthouse · Newport Beach
Modern Cottage Steps from the Ocean
$153 per night
Private room · Newport Beach
Charming Priv. studio 1 short block to our Bch
$154 per night
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Entire guesthouse · Costa Mesa
100% Private, Modern Designer Built/Styled Space
$234 per night
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Entire guesthouse · Eastside Costa Mesa
Poolhouse studio
$116 per night
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Entire guesthouse · Costa Mesa
Relaxing and Quiet Poolfront Bungalow
$183 per night
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Entire guesthouse · Huntington Beach
Modern Beach Retreat
$246 per night
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Entire guesthouse · Huntington Beach
Private Guest House w POOL & HOT TUB - 1 Bd 1 Ba
$125 per night
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Entire guesthouse · Belmont Heights
Charming Boho Beach Retreat - walk to the ocean!
$167 per night
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Entire guesthouse · Huntington Beach
Cozy Upscale Condo in H.B.
$220 per night
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Private room · Midway City
🏡Deluxe💕king bed✅Share bath🛀microwave🌸fridge🌈
$48 per night
Entire guesthouse · Huntington Beach
Adorable 1 bed, 1 bath, guest house near beach
$288 per night
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Your guide to Huntington Beach

Introduction

Huntington Beach has gone by a few names over the years, including Shell Beach, Pacific City, and even the nickname Gospel Swamp for a period in the 1900s when it was home to rollicking tent revivals. But the name that stuck was Surf City USA. (And that’s official — the Huntington Beach visitors bureau owns the trademark.) Home to some of the best surf breaks in California, Huntington Beach’s reputation was cemented in 1925 when a Hawaiian surf legend first dipped his board in the waters there. Today Huntington Beach is home to the US Open of Surfing, the largest surfing competition in the world, and the International Surfing Museum. Resorts and upscale dining have sprung up here, but Surf City USA remains unpretentious and is still best enjoyed sans shoes.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Huntington Beach?

Huntington Beach enjoys warm days in the 60s and 70s Fahrenheit year-round, which means there’s hardly a bad time to stay in one of the area’s vacation rentals. November through February can bring cooler temperatures in the 50s, and July and August can occasionally spike into the 90s, but generally you will be greeted by weather befitting the city’s beachy reputation. Pack layers anyway, as nights can be cooler, and you may want a cozy wrap for those evening bonfires.


What are the top things to do in Huntington Beach?

Huntington City Beach

The city’s five beaches spread along 10 miles of uninterrupted Pacific coast shoreline. At Huntington City Beach — where it's not uncommon to see professional surfers showing off their chops in the waves — there’s something for everybody. The beach is loaded with such amenities as public volleyball courts, outdoor showers, and restrooms, making it easy to camp out all day. You can break up an afternoon of lounging and swimming with a walk along the historic 1,850-foot-long pier (which boasts a combo burger joint and tiki bar at its tip). In the evening, cozy up around one of the first-come-first-serve bonfire pits.

Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve

Over 200 species of bird call this 1,300-acre coastal estuary home, including peregrine falcons, burrowing owls, and white-faced ibis, wading birds with a dramatic, sword-like beak perfect for probing salty marshlands for prey. Even American bald eagles put in guest appearances here. There are four miles of hiking trails in the park, punctuated by scenic outlooks. A small interpretive center hosts exhibits on the ecology of the park.

International Surfing Museum

Run by an enthusiastic volunteer team, this museum chronicling surf culture has a funky, homegrown feel. The museum’s holdings include a surfboard that belonged to a famous Hawaiian surfer, the world’s longest surfboard (according to the Guinness World Records), and a surf-rock legend’s guitar — which was stolen and then returned in 1989. The museum also hosts classic surf movie nights.