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A local icon since 1959, Katin Surf Shop is known for their handmade canvas board shorts, but nowadays they sell all kinds of surfwear, swimsuits and beach gear.
Rents kayaks (single/double $15/25 for two hours) and stand-up paddle (SUP) surfboard sets (per hour/half day $15/35) and offers lessons and tours.
Surfers can rent hard and soft boards here from $20 per half day (wet suit $10 to $15).
Throw a disc back and forth for hours on the beach, or test your skills at the Huntington Beach Disc Golf Course. Aim for baskets at this scenic 18-hole course, downhill from the sports complex...
Megastore at the corner of PCH and Main St rents surfboards for $10/30 per hour/day (wet suits $8/15).
Rents surfboards, bodyboards and wet suits at competitive rates.
Offers one-hour lessons ($75 to $100) at the beach that include all-day board and wet-suit rental. For board rentals, you’ll pay $12/35 per hour/day, plus $5/15 each for bodyboards and wet suits.
Offers five-day surf intensives from $272, or three-hour group lessons which include surfboard and wet suit rental. Look for their van in the parking lot just north of the pier, off Ocean Ave at 8th St.
After power shopping at Fashion Island, indulge yourself at Spa Gregorie’s...
Totally cheesy Venetian-esque gondola rides with chocolates and sparkling cider for your sweetie.
Advance reservations recommended for heated electric boats with canopies. Bring CDs, food and drinks for a fun evening.
For dive-boat trips, stop by Beach Cities Scuba Center, where full equipment rental costs $60 per day.
At the Balboa Fun Zone. Single/double kayaks rent for $18/25 per hour, sailboats $49, motorboats from $69 and electric boats from $89.
By the Balboa Fun Zone.
At Balboa Pavilion; offers whale-watching and sportfishing trips.
Near Newport Pier, this place rents stand-up paddle boards ($20/75 per hour/day) and kayaks ($14/55) and offers 90-minute SUP lessons (from $45).
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