Two things Huntington Beach is primed for: working on your physical and mental wellness and being eco-friendly. The 10 miles of beautiful sandy beaches reminds you to be mindful of the way you interact with the environment, while the sound of the crashing waves and the cool ocean breeze remind you to center yourself. There are a variety of Huntington Beach activities that are both eco-friendly and wellness-focused - check out a few of them below.
Yoga on the BeachBack to Top of List
Relax and rejuvenate at one of the many yoga classes hosted on Huntington Beach's wide-open beaches. Enjoy the sounds of nature as you flow through your yoga poses and achieve that ultimate bliss.
Yoga on the Beach HB offers donation-based yoga classes every day at Tower 14 on City Beach (on 14th and Pacific Coast Highway, on the left side of the tower). Classes are suitable for all levels of yoga experience and are taught by certified instructors. Be sure to follow them on Instagram to keep up with class updates!
Meg of Namaste Family Yoga holds all-ages/levels vinyasa flow classes at Tower 10 every Friday at 9:30 a.m. Her light-hearted, positive, outgoing personality brings a fun-loving energy to her classes, and she fuses Vinyasa flow with lyengar principals. Follow Namaste Family Yoga on Instagram for more information.
Dawn Patrol Yoga's 30 minute classes are designed to wake you up and get you moving before your day kicks off. There are a variety of classes to choose from, some being more yoga-based and others involving more foam rolling and stretching. Follow Dawn Patrol on Instagram to learn more!
Biking Along the Beach Bike PathBack to Top of List
Huntington Beach boasts 10 miles of uninterrupted shoreline, and running parallel to it is a paved beach path offering the perfect route for a smooth bike ride. Head south and pedal down to Newport Beach, or go north and cruise into Sunset Beach. Whichever way you choose, you won’t be disappointed. There are plenty of places to rent bikes from if you don't have one of your own. From electric bikes to surreys that can fit the whole family, see all bike rental options here.
Horseback Riding in Central ParkBack to Top of List
Acres of outdoor space sprawl across inland Huntington Beach, and the best way to see it is on horseback. Saddle up at the 25-acre Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center, just two miles from the ocean, and roam the grassy hills of the park with your new four-legged friend. The equestrian center is home to around 400 horses, and you have the option to sign up for trail rides, lessons, and even riding school.
Kayaking & Stand-Up Paddleboarding in the HarbourBack to Top of List
Explore the quaint seaside feel and picturesque scenery of Huntington Harbour up close and personal by way of kayak or paddle board. Stunning homes and boats of all sizes line the canals and you can take it all in while getting a little bit of exercise.
Click here for kayak and stand-up paddle board rental options.
Disc Golfing in Central ParkBack to Top of List
The 15-acre Huntington Beach Disc Golf Course in Central Park is one of the first courses created in the country and is considered among the most beautiful and challenging courses in Southern California. It's also the only course in Orange County.
The course is open daily and features a fully stocked pro shop that rents and sells discs, and gives lessons. Play for just $2 on weekdays and $3 on weekends. Players 15 years of age and younger play free.
An amateur league is open to the public and plays on Wednesday evenings and every first Saturday of the month the course hosts a two-round tournament. For more information, call 714-931-4559.
Golfing at Two Outstanding CoursesBack to Top of List
Meadowlark is a par-70 course that is widely popular for its historic charm and reasonable green fees. The course's restaurant serves breakfast and lunch, and other amenities include a golf shop, clubhouse, cart and club rentals, pull carts, cocktail bar, snack bar, on-site pro, lighted driving range, mat driving range, chipping green, and putting green. Click here for more information.
The Huntington Club is focused on the values of lifestyle and fun, as well as creating an engaging member experience. This 18-hole course is just steps away from Huntington Beach and hosts a Pro Shop, high-tech golf carts, a variety of tropical, HB-inspired cocktails to enjoy while playing, and so much more. Click here for more information.
Walking Through Bolsa Chica WetlandsBack to Top of List
The 1,300-acre Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve is the largest saltwater march along the coast of California. It's home to five miles of trails, providing visitors a chance to spot nearly 200 resident and transient bird species that use the wetlands as a stopover while migrating along the Pacific Flyway. Nature lovers can also enjoy seeing over 100 plant and tree species found in the wetlands. Learn more about this hidden gem here.