Top 5 Vacation Rentals In Huntington Beach, California - Updated 2024

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Huntington Beach is located in Orange County, Southern California. It is also a short distance to Newport Beach, Anaheim, and other SoCal cities. From the palm trees swaying in the wind, sunny days, and the sea breeze, it is a lovely place to visit.

Known as “Surf City”, as referenced in the Beach Boy’s tribute song, Huntington Beach holds the international surf competition in July. The beach itself is lined with pale blue, green, and other colored beach homes which some are available as vacation rental homes throughout the year, but especially popular during the summer months. Provided is a listing of some of Huntington Beach’s rental properties for visitors to live as locals while visiting this sensational destination. Pull up your beach chair and your sunglasses for a welcoming stay in SoCal. Check out this list of vacation rentals in Huntington Beach, California.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 18, 2024.

1. Surf City apartment steps from the beach (from USD 225)

This apartment is in walking distance to the main attraction areas of the area. Two bedrooms with three beds to accommodate up to six guests comfortably, as well as two bathrooms. There is a washer and dryer available for guests to use in the building, but for a fee.

There is a parking spot for your car onsite. Provisions include beach towels, boogie boards, beach chairs, and toys. Kitchen amenities for those cooking while on vacation include a dishwasher, microwave, stove, oven, fridge, bbq, blender, and food processor. Please enjoy the sunset on the patio after a day exploring the beach, surf shops, restaurants, Pacific City entertainment center, or downtown.

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
3.12 km (2.0 mi) from Huntington State Beach
422 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds and very relaxing balcony for coffee in the morning and patio for dinners
beds including the sofa bed in the living room were extremely comfortable
the beds were super comfy and soft
perfect for our group of four with the two king beds
coffee and creamer was available and it was a perfect apartment set-up for our weekend
the place was clean and tidy
the apartment was very clean and nicely decorated
clean cute and perfect
the apartment was clean comfortable and very well-stocked
apartment was spacious and clean
bob and sue are amazing hosts
she was a very receptive host and bakes the best muffins around
sue is an awesome host
sue is an excellent host knowing how to make guests really feel at home
sue was an amazing host
great location; walk to everything
really great location to the beach
easy 10 min walk to beach
a very nice apartment close to the beach
sue's place was the perfect location for our weekend getaway
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2. Entire home in downtown Huntington Beach (from USD 220)

Located one block from downtown and a short distance from the beach and its shops and restaurants is this four bed and one bath spacious bungalow home. There is a garage available for parking up to two vehicles during your exploration of the Orange County area. The washer & dryer are available for laundry for a small fee in the building.

If you’d like to try some surfing while in Surf City, surfboards, as well as bikes, are available upon request. The home is equipped with a full kitchen and a barbecue out back for your cooking needs while away from home. After your day of enjoying the warm California sun, sit out on the patio and dine alfresco or just relax while watching the sun go down over the OC.

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
3.33 km (2.1 mi) from Huntington State Beach
83 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 4 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
also the neighborhood is nice and feels safe; we took lots of walks and always felt comfortable
the place was very clean and spacious
beds were comfortable and towels/linens clean
very clean beach bungalow that was stocked with everything we needed
old bungalow could use some upgrades but clean
rooms were all clean and comfortable and a few nice extras were included
hosts were very nice
the hosts were super responsive with any questions
hosts were wonderful
nice place hosts were great
robin and kate are excellent hosts they always responded quickly to any questions we had
location and area is perfect
excellent location i huntington beach
location is easy 5-10 min walk to the beach
super great location to the shopping and the beach
great place and great location
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3. Cozy bungalow walking distance from Huntington Beach (from USD 261)

Feel free to enjoy a relaxing stay at this Huntington Beach bungalow with its own hot tub and sauna in the backyard with bamboo bar for a real festive vacation. Up to eight guests can stay at this two-bedroom, one bathroom home. The master bedroom’s French doors open onto the backyard patio so you can enjoy the morning sun with your coffee or a glass of wine at sunset. The high ceiling and skylight also make the bedroom feel really spacious and cozy.

A stacked washer/dryer is available in the home for your convenience. The full kitchen’s cupboards are stocked with pots, pans, and utensils to use during your stay. A bbq is provided in the backyard for guests to use. Parking is free on the street; otherwise, there is paid parking off-site.

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
3.52 km (2.2 mi) from Huntington State Beach
664 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tom’s place was excellent and cozy
clean and as advertised
the place is clean and is reflective of the pictures
clean great host fantastic location
the place was spotless and was in a great location
check in was easy and the place was clean
tom was a great host
tom was a great host
tom was an amazing host
tom was an awesome host
tom is a great host
great location super cute beach bungalow
the location is safe and perfect distance to the beach
great location and beautiful home
what a fun location for a beach visit
great location walkable to everything
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4. Spacious, newly renovated home near the beach in Huntington Beach

You will feel right at home in this spacious, newly renovated home just a short walk from Huntington’s new Pacific City entertainment complex, the beach, and downtown. Offering four bedrooms and four bathrooms, this is great for a family or for a large group. In one of the bedrooms, there is a large closet unit to use which is especially important for those who don’t travel light or take advantage of the shopping in Orange County. To keep the cool at night, air conditioning is throughout the house.

A full kitchen is provided with cupboards stocked with basic essentials for guests to use during their stay. There are two patios to enjoy dining al fresco, one on the roof and one in the backyard. A hot tub is also available for guests to use while on their vacation. Before booking, please note that this home is a long-term rental requiring a stay of a minimum of 30 days.

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3.78 km (2.4 mi) from Huntington State Beach
23 reviews   Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen was fully stocked with everything you need to cook
We didn't use the jacuzzi since it shared the same plug as the master bdrm wall mount air conditioner which kept shorting out
The 3 year old was in the upstairs bunk beds near the master bdrm
It had everything we needed for cooking meals
The master bedroom was awesome for my daughter husband and the closet we set up the graco portable bed for the 9 month
Everything was super clean and well maintained
We loved that there were bathrooms for each bedroom
We had 6 adults 2 couples and 2 adult brothers)
Then my husband and I were in the basement king sized bed
Also all the beach toys provided were awesome Boogie boards surf boards bikes
Great customer service including wonderful recommendations
Amazing Beautiful clean home
We sat by the fire every night which was amazing
None of us wanted to leave
Everything is within walking distance
Main street is four short blocks away and the beach is a block and a half Perfect for the kids since the nearest beach access also has a great playground
This house was perfect and an easy walk to the beach
Great patio for grilling 1 1/2 blocks to the beach and
A block and a half from the beach
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5. Long stay Huntington Beach condo

This entire two bed, one bath condo is available for a minimum stay of 30 days. The decor is modern with stainless steel appliances in the kitchen and granite counter tops in both kitchen and bathroom. The washer and dryer in the building are available for a small fee. Parking is available onsite for guests to use during their stay.

It’s a five-minute walk to the beach where you can spend a day in the sun, go for a stroll along the pier, and enjoy the shops and restaurants along the boardwalk. The owner supplies beach chairs, boogie boards, and other beach amenities for your enjoyment. After an all-day excursion exploring the area or other Orange County locals, please feel free to cool down in the pool or just take a relaxing moment in the hot tub out back in the large spa area.

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
2.82 km (1.8 mi) from Huntington State Beach
34 reviews  
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great size condo for 4 comfy beds and nice patio out the back
this is a fabulous apartment; comfortable clean well situated and with all the amenities you could want
wifi was fast great location highly recommend
we also liked having access to the pool and jacuzzi after a day out
beds are super comfy for an excellent nights sleep
clean updated spacious condo near huntington beach
the pool is clean and inviting
her place is very clean and updated
the condo is very spacious and super clean
the condo has everything you need and more it was comfortable clean and well maintained
carol was a great host thank you
the hostess was helpful and quick to reply
great spot carol was an excellent host
carolann is a great host she was very responsive and it made check in easy
an excellent host thank you again carol ann
good location close to beach
this condo was in a great location walking distance to everything i needed
great condo excellent location close to downtown
excellent location for a short walk to main street and the beach
convenient location and comfortable and quiet
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Live like a local in Huntington Beach

As you can see, there are so many possibilities today for those looking to visit exciting destinations such as Huntington Beach. Why not take advantage of some of these beautiful beachside properties for a sunsational SoCal vacation. Enjoy the palm trees, the warm California sun, the surfers, skaters, and the sand beneath your feet while in Huntington. Don’t forget to pick up ice cream at “old school” creamery, Han’s Homemade Ice Cream at Pacific City.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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