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Huntington Beach Airbnb – 15 gorgeous condos and cottages to rent

In this post on Huntington Beach Airbnb, I will share the most beautiful homes, apartments, and villas that I have especially selected using my best judgment. But also the best reviews from the previous guests.


Huntington Beach is a charming surfing beach town in Orange County California. If you love the surf culture, laid-back vibes, and lots of sand you must include it in your California Itinerary. And, no, you don’t necessarily be a surfer to enjoy this area.

In fact, the pretty town of Huntington Beach is lined with an endless stretch of golden sand beach, named after the very same town and loved also by beach lovers, and sport-enthusiast.

One of the most popular beaches in Orange County, and probably of all California, Huntington Beach, also boasts one of the longest piers on the West Coast and boasts miles of trails perfect for biking, dog walking, or skating. 

Huntington beach - Orange County California
Huntington Beach – Orange County California

You can spend the entire week here in one of the cute Huntington Beach Airbnb and explore the surroundings or just relax while watching pro surfers ride those spectacular waves.

So without further delay, here below find my favorite Huntington beach Airbnb.

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Huntington Beach Airbnb Plus

Choose among the top selected Airbnb homes for their charm and elegance (not necessarily close to the beach)

Listen to Ocean Waves from a Beautiful Beach House – Free cancellation

6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2.5 baths4.97

Equipped with all the most modern amenities, this beautiful house is located in a tranquil residential area a few blocks from the beach and a few minutes’ walk from the local restaurants.

The minimal decor, with rustic wooden floor and white furniture gives a sense of cleanliness and peace, a great nest to relax after a day exploring the spectacular coastline, and all the things to do in Huntington Beach.

It’s perfect for a family retreat or a friend gathering. This property also offers a free cancellation policy. Please confirm with the owners before booking.

It’s located only 44 mins from Los Angeles International Airport by car without traffic.

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Captain Jack’s Surf Shack

6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 5 beds · 1 bath4.88

So much beauty for a shack! Seriously. When I read “shack” I couldn’t believe it was among the Airbnb Plus. Then I saw the pictures and I thought: “I want to live in this “Shack” like forever!”

Don’t let the distance from the beach discourage you. It’s only 2 miles and I am sure you will have rented a car. Or maybe you can rent a bike to move around the neighborhood and live your vacay like a local! But this place is a real gem that you cannot miss.

The beachy vibes from the laidback chic decor perfectly match the luxurious amenities to make you feel at home. The natural wood floors, and minimal furniture, create a nice balance with the colorful artwork, inspired by the local coastline. It’s like having the ocean on your walls.

Make sure you don’t miss the spectacular sunset from the rooftop deck.

The house is located in an eclectic residential neighborhood less than 2 miles from the beach and all the local hotspots!

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Huntington Beach Airbnb right on the beach

Closer to the beach impossible. In this selection, I have included all those apartments and villas that are located right on Huntington Beach

Beachfront at Huntington Beach CA

2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed· 1 bath4

I have to be honest, I didn’t choose this apartment for the decor and its overall esthetic. It’s not exactly my style. However, I mean, look at the location. You basically step right on the beach from your patio and you have the sunset in your living room.

And that totally makes up for the less appealing decor. Am I right?

More about this place. It’s a condo in a gated community and is located on the first floor. Completely furnished with fully stocked kitchen, WIFI, smart TV, Cable, and Phone included.

  • No pets allowed.
  • No smoking in condo or on patio.
  • Laundry room located steps away within the community.
  • Wetsuit, surfboard, and bicycle rentals are steps away.

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Location, location, location!

10 guests, · 4 bedrooms, · 11 beds, · 2.5 baths – ⭐ 4.92

This home has a weird name but I understand the owner wanting to emphasize the fact that it’s located in a very strategic spot only one block from the beach and close to many bars and restaurants.

The house itself has very spacious rooms and is decorated with posters and other items in memory of Nataly Kotsch, a legend in Huntington beach as she was the founder of the International Surfing Museum. In fact, this home previously belonged to her.

You can look her up and look for her name on the Surfing Walk of Fame on the “Honor Roll” on Main street at the entrance to Jacks Surf Shop.

The house is also stocked with everything you need to be comfortable, including beach chairs, wagons, coolers, umbrellas, and beach toys for enjoying the sandy beach.


Guest can also use an open-air shower and barbecue facilities on the back porch to relax after a fun day on the sand.

Pets are allowed!

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Huntington beach Airbnb close to the beach and pet-friendly

Steps to the Beach, Main St. & Pacific City – 1BR

4 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath – ⭐ 4.98

Located only 1 block from the beach, this is a newly renovated 1 bedroom apartment equipped with all the most modern and comfortable amenities and minimal decor.

Although you will find a fully stocked kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, make sure you try all the restaurant options available in your surroundings.

Your hosts will provide a list of their personal recommendations upon check-in. Worry not, you will be taken care of.

This unit is suitable also for solo travelers.

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Coastal Paradise | Steps to the beach | Pool & Hot Tub

10 guests · 4 bedrooms · 6 beds · 4.5 baths – ⭐ 5

This luxury home boasts a modern and elegant design besides thoughtful features and fine decor. Perfect for an extended family retreat or friends reunions. Includes outdoor covered patio, equipped outdoor kitchen, hot tub, and lighted swimming pool.

From the rooftop decks, you can enjoy 180-degree ocean and mountain views

Guests have access to the full 3 story home, terraces, and pool.

Entertainment included:

  • TV with standard cable
  • Sound system
  • Game console
  • Exercise equipment: free weights, stationary bike, yoga mat
  • Ping pong table
  • Books and reading material

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OCEAN VIEW | Steps to the Beach, Main St. & Pac City (Scout’s Surf Shack)

4 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath – ⭐ 4.96

This cute newly remodeled 1-bedroom is perfect for a solo traveler or two people traveling together. With a partial view of the ocean, this pretty unit is strategically located one block from the Beach, Pac City & Main Street.

Parking is included!

Please be aware that because it is very much centrally located, you can hear traffic, especially at peak times. A sound machine is provided in the bedroom to impact noise levels if needed.

Guests can enjoy outdoor seating, a community grill, a fire pit, shared with the other guests of the building. If you decide to rent a bike and explore the surroundings (very much recommended), bike rental shops are located within walking distance.

Also, beach towels are provided plus some beach items to make your stay even more enjoyable.

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HB Silver Surfer

3 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath4.96

With a spectacular location in a residential area just a block from the beach and surrounded by shops and restaurants on Pacify City, this stylish apartment is a real gem.

You will love the great artwork on the walls and the finest amenities. The apartment is pet-friendly but there is an extra fee for your pet. Please inquire before booking.

silver surfer overview and location
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Guests are also assigned a free parking spot, fireplace and BBQ access, and a 24hrs Gym

The pool is available on weekends only.

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Affordable Huntington Beach Airbnb: cottages and apartments below $150

HB bungelow downtown Huntington Beach

2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath 5 (1 review)

Please consider that this is a brand new place and the price will go up soon. So you should grab it before then.

This is a renewed 1 bedroom apartment above the garage of a stand-alone cottage one block from the beach and at a walking distance from cafes bars and restaurants.

You can enjoy heating in the chilly winters and A/C to keep you cool during the hot summer months. There are 2 beach cruisers that are available for your use. There is a washer/dryer on site.

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Beach Bungalow Surf City Charming 2-Bed Upstairs

3 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath ⭐ 4.83

Charming beach bungalow with charming vintage vibes but equipped with the most modern amenities and decorated with nice small details.

You can enjoy a beautiful shared garden and courtyard.

Located a few blocks from the beach, the famous pier, restaurants, and bars, cafes, and shopping.

You can use the washer and drier located in the common hall.
The property has a two-car garage (available upon request) in addition to street parking on Main St. or Palm Ave.

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Huntington Beach Studio Blocks to the Beach and Downtown

2 guests · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bath4.83

Cozy studio, not very big but nicely decorated with wooden floor and pastel colors linen and furniture for a warm ambiance.

Equipped with all the necessary amenities for practical and functional use. Free and private parking slots are available.

The awesome location at a few blocks from the beach and the beating heart of the city but far enough to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the neighborhood to relax or work after a day of exploring. Perfect for a solo traveler or a couple.

HB Studio Overview
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Not far from the studio you can enjoy spectacular sunsets from the famous Huntington Beach pier. On your way to or from the studio make sure to check out famous Highway 1, the Pacific Coastal Highway with million-dollar views. 

This studio is among the best Huntington Beach Airbnb for solo travelers.

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Private Studio downtown Huntington Beach

1 guest · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath

This cute small studio may be the cheapest accommodation that you will find among Huntington beach Airbnb and yet, very stylish and practical. Great for a solo traveler.

However, be aware that there is no kitchen. Just coffee facilities, a toaster oven, and a mini-fridge.

As you may have noticed from the picture, this cute studio has been remodeled with an en suite full bathroom and a kitchenette.

Located at an easy walking distance to downtown, Huntington Beach, and Pacific City.

studio overview from the street

And most importantly, you will have your own private patio area where your entrance is located.

Parking is also always easy to find.

Also included WiFi, Netflix, and Hulu on a smart TV.

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Luxury Huntington Beach Airbnb Homes and Villas

Love shack Cottage

6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 5 beds · 2 baths – ⭐ 4.91

Amazing home, which looks like the ones described in fairy tales. It’s not right on the beach but at an easy walking distance and close enough to restaurants and shops and yet in a tranquil and peaceful neighborhood.

The spacious backyard with a fire pit and water feature will be a delight for your relaxing cozy nights.

Last but not least, there are 4 bikes for the guests to use.

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Private Super CLEAN ❤️ HB Condo

7 guests · 2 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2.5 baths · ⭐ 4.88

Spectacular luxury 917 sq. ft. condo for up to 7 people. Ideal for a family retreat or a vacation with friends. The private balcony offers breathtaking views of the ocean, especially at sunset.

A community rooftop deck w/ BBQ is available for the guests to use.

The professional kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to cook sumptuous meals when you are not up for eating out.

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Where HB luxury and beach life come together

7 guests · 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 3 baths · 4.96

I believe the pictures speak for themselves. However, let me tell you this home is one of the most luxurious and exquisitely designed amongst the Huntington Beach Airbnbs available.

The gorgeous decor goes along with an unbeatable location only a few steps from the beach and the popular Huntington Beach Pier.

luxury home views to the beach
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The guests have full control of the entire house, which is located in a very friendly neighborhood where people tend to mingle and look out for each other. So enjoy the front porch and mingle with your neighbor like a local !

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Airbnb Experiences on Huntington Beach

As you know Airbnb offers a great opportunity for locals to advertise their expertise. So be it a surfing lesson or a pottery class you will find amazing experiences to try and enjoy the local life. Here I have selected a few for you to check out.


My top choice. Here are my top 6 Airbnb in Huntington Beach


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