Review: The Waterfront Beach Resort

21100 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 845-8000

Let the soothing sounds of crashing waves lull you to sleep. It’s on the pricey end, but the Waterfront Beach Resort’s coastal views, lush accommodations, and furnished private balconies are worth the extra cash.

Choose between ocean-facing guest rooms and giant suites. (Rooms from $249 a night.)

Read more about things to do in Huntington Beach.

From the John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, take bus 76 to Beach-Talbert and transfer to bus 29 to the Pacific Coast. The bus journey takes about an hour and 15 minutes. It is also possible to take Amtrak to Santa Ana and then a bus to Huntington. See our guide to getting around Huntington Beach for more information.

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A twenty-something Colorado native, Alison Kjeldgaard is an aspiring editor, avid reader, and obsessed tango dancer. She lived in Los Angeles for four years where she enjoyed running and lounging on the beach. She graduated in 2009 from Occidental College with two journalism internships under her belt, an English Literature degree, and a national economic crisis. Despite this, Alison has paid the bills working odd jobs and taking every chance she can to travel. So far, she has been to Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic, Austria, Costa Rica, and Argentina. Alison recently moved to San Francisco from Denver, and is a freelance writer with a love of hiking, biking, caving and gold panning. Check out her magazine at