Welcome to the Huntington Beach city guide — a resource designed for meeting planners, showcasing a destination that perfectly blends the iconic California beach experience with the ever-evolving needs and interests of the meetings and events industry. As your destination experts, the team at Visit Huntington Beach offers the latest information and unbiased insights, serving as your advocates to save you time and support your efforts throughout the process.
Rightfully touted as “Surf City USA,” Huntington Beach is rooted in a culture that values adventure, self-discovery, and appreciation for people and nature. These core values provide the rich soil from which tourism continues to grow, letting the city blossom into a desirable destination for travelers from around the country and world.
Voted Best California Beach by USA Today, Huntington Beach is home to 10 miles of beautiful coastline. The beating heart of the destination is downtown Huntington Beach, a 1-mile stretch with shopping, dining, resorts, and the iconic Huntington Beach Pier.
Downtown is a meeting planner's dream! Affectionately dubbed the “HB Collection,” it consists of four luxury resorts, the shopping and dining of Main Street, Pacific City, and 5th & PCH, as well as unique offsite event venues and impactful team activities. Entirely walkable from any of the resorts and set against a breathtaking ocean background, the HB Collection is primed and ready to inspire you and your attendees during your next event.
Resorts built for meetings:
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
- Total rooms: 517
- Largest ballroom: 20,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom
- Total meeting space: 100,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting/event space
The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel
- Total rooms: 437
- Largest ballroom: 8,424-square-foot Breakwater Ballroom
- Total meeting space: 48,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting/ event space
Pasea Hotel & Spa
- Total rooms: 250
- Largest ballroom: 8,400-square-foot Grand Ballroom
- Total meeting space: 34,600 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting/event space
Kimpton Shorebreak Resort
- Total rooms: 158
- Largest ballroom: 3,000-square-foot Epic Ballroom
- Total meeting space: 11,000 square feet of flexible meeting space
Effortless airlift, with three airports to choose from:
John Wayne Orange County Airport (SNA) is located a quick 10 miles (16 kilometers) from Huntington Beach. It is rated the No. 1 airport in the nation by Money Magazine and offers more than 20 nonstop flights from around the country.
Long Beach Airport (LGB) is less than 15 miles from HB and offers 17 nonstop destinations into Orange County from around the country.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 36 miles from Huntington Beach, offering more than 100 nonstop destinations both nationwide and internationally.