Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Huntington Beach

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Huntington Beach. Well known for its surfing, bird watching and shopping, this walkable city won't disappoint. Huntington State Beach and Huntington Beach Pier are just a couple of the must-see attractions. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Huntington Beach

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Huntington Beach has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Disney California Adventure® Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Disneyland® (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Knott's Berry Farm (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Discovery Science Center (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Santa Ana Zoo (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Medieval Times (11 mi / 17.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Huntington Beach

Travellers speak highly of Huntington Beach for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Huntington Beach

Travellers love Huntington Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Huntington Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Huntington State Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Main Beach Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Shipley Nature Center (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Huntington Central Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Huntington Dog Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Bolsa Chica State Beach (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Huntington Beach

The nearest airport is in Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), located 8.5 mi (13.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal), which is 11.7 mi (18.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Huntington Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,647 holiday rentals near Huntington Beach. From 1,382 Houses to 778 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Huntington Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Huntington Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Huntington Beach:

  • Yorktown: 135 holiday homes
  • Huntington Harbour: 59 holiday homes
  • Washington: 15 holiday homes
  • Garfield: 18 holiday homes
  • Bolsa Chica-Heil: 20 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Huntington Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Huntington Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Huntington Beach Pier: 1,092 holiday rentals
  • International Surfing Museum: 3,279 holiday rentals
  • Huntington State Beach: 3,435 holiday rentals
  • Huntington Dog Beach: 3,220 holiday rentals
  • Huntington Beach Public Library: 3,255 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Huntington Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Huntington Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,382 Houses in Huntington Beach. Our other popular types of Huntington Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 778 holiday houses
  • Villas: 79 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 69 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Huntington Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 745 holiday homes with pool available in Huntington Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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