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6020 Lido Lane
6020 Lido Lane
Long Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 09:49pm
5 Bedrooms
$20,000
Results within 5 miles of Seal Beach
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Casa Grande Apartments
4455 Casa Grande Circle
Cypress, CA
Updated February 17 at 07:25pm
1 Bedroom
$1,704
2 Bedrooms
$2,253
3 Bedrooms
$2,452
Within a 20-acre, forested area minutes from area businesses, schools and parks. On-site business center, resort-style spa, fitness area and complimentary refreshments. Gourmet kitchens and fireplaces in some units.
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Alvista Long Beach
1718 Ximeno Ave
Long Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 06:30pm
1 Bedroom
$1,728
2 Bedrooms
$2,030
Community media room, clubhouse and fire pit, plus business center and BBQ grill area. Carpeted interiors with bathtub, private balcony or patio. Recently renovated apartment spaces.
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Elan Huntington Beach
18504 Beach Blvd
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 09:25pm
Studio
$1,764
1 Bedroom
$2,367
2 Bedrooms
$2,943
Located in the heart of vibrant Huntington Beach, within walking distance of parks, shopping and dining. Recently renovated studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units with hardwood floors, dishwashers and stainless steel appliances. Pool and 24-hour gym.
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Pacific Shores
7701 Warner Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 07:25pm
1 Bedroom
$1,840
2 Bedrooms
$1,990
Convenient location near the 405, 55 and 5 freeways close to the Bella Terra Shopping and Entertainment Center. State-of-the-art fitness center, community swimming pool and spacious spa. Apartments have French doors and master suite baths.
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Boardwalk at Windsor
7461 Edinger Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 07:24pm
Studio
$1,830
1 Bedroom
$2,110
2 Bedrooms
$2,495
A luxury, upscale community in the heart of the community. Near I-405 Freeway. Each apartment features a washer and dryer, walk-in closet, and stainless steel appliance. On-site fresh water pool and fitness center.
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Bay Hill Apartments
3801 E Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 09:51pm
1 Bedroom
$2,135
2 Bedrooms
$2,485
Yards from Los Alamitos Circle and Community Hospital of Long Beach. Modern apartments with luxury kitchen, furniture, patio/balcony, and private laundry. Residents have use of a pool, sauna, and hot tub.
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Hathaway
3500 Hathaway Ave
Long Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 09:51pm
1 Bedroom
$1,720
2 Bedrooms
$2,225
Just minutes from Long Beach. Pet-friendly apartment community boasts stunning mountain and city views. Floor plans feature spacious closets and private balconies. On-site amenities include two swimming pools, reserved covered car parking and laundry facilities.
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Regency Palms
6762 Warner Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 09:51pm
1 Bedroom
$1,670
2 Bedrooms
$1,815
Conveniently close to interstates 405 and 22, but also within biking distance to the Huntington Beach Pier. Enjoy the beach lifestyle, with fully air conditioned units, a patio, and community pool. Large dogs welcome.
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eaves Huntington Beach
6700 Warner Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 12:55pm
1 Bedroom
$1,745
2 Bedrooms
$2,030
Less than one mile from the beach and near I-405. Modern apartments with in-unit laundry, walk-in closets and air conditioning. Community amenities include a pool and hot tub.
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Avalon Huntington Beach
7400 Center Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 12:55pm
Studio
$1,840
1 Bedroom
$2,107
2 Bedrooms
$2,648
Great location, minutes from Whole Foods, restaurants and retail stores. Units include walk-in closets, garbage disposal, granite counters, and patio or balcony. Luxury community features trash valet, 24-hour gym and 24-hour maintenance.
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The Residences at Bella Terra
7521 Edinger Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 09:31pm
Studio
$1,895
1 Bedroom
$1,999
2 Bedrooms
$2,544
Luxury apartment complex with salt water pool, private cabanas, entertainment lounge and formal dining room. Units have gourmet kitchens and master suites. Close to the Bella Terra Shopping and Entertainment Center.
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6400 Lincoln Avenue
6400 Lincoln Ave
Buena Park, CA
Updated February 17 at 10:31am
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,815
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Surf at 39
16761 Viewpoint Ln
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 07:25pm
2 Bedrooms
$1,895
3 Bedrooms
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Park Grove
9155 Central Ave
Garden Grove, CA
Updated February 17 at 07:26pm
1 Bedroom
$1,630
2 Bedrooms
$1,940
3 Bedrooms
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1900 Ocean
1900 E Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 09:25pm
Studio
$1,748
1 Bedroom
$2,270
2 Bedrooms
$3,128
Large pool and hot tub surrounded by an elegant sundeck. Granite countertops, hardwood and carpet flooring, all appliances, in-unit laundry facilities and walk-in closets. Dog grooming area, concierge service, doorman and gym.
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Channel Point
5926 Bixby Village Dr
Long Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 09:25pm
1 Bedroom
$2,255
2 Bedrooms
$2,765
One- and two-bedroom furnished apartments. Pet-friendly with updated kitchens, hardwoods, ceiling fans, in-unit laundry, walk-in closets, patio/balcony. Enjoy pool, fitness center, bbq/grill area. Near San Diego Freeway, Marina Pacifica, California State University - Long Beach.
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Huntington Continental
17101 Springdale St
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 09:25pm
1 Bedroom
$1,690
2 Bedrooms
$2,275
Pet-friendly community with dog park. 1-2 bedroom apartments feature private balconies or patios, tiled floors in bathrooms and kitchens, and all kitchen appliances. Communal pool and fitness center.
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Patio Gardens
4874 E Los Coyotes Diagonal
Long Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 07:25pm
2 Bedrooms
$2,125
Renovated two-bedroom flat and townhome apartments near I-405 and California State University, Long Beach. Open floor plans with modern kitchens, hardwood floors, large windows, private patio. Pet-friendly, with on-site laundry and garage parking.
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Ocean Breeze Villas
6401 Warner Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 07:25pm
1 Bedroom
$1,804
2 Bedrooms
$1,884
3 Bedrooms
$2,400
Located on Warner Avenue with easy access to the 405 Freeway and PCH. One-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans with gourmet kitchens, huge closets and vertical blinds. Community features a pool and gym.
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Huntington Highlander Apartment Homes
16162 Sher Lane
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 15 at 03:04pm
1 Bedroom
$1,665
2 Bedrooms
$1,945
Conveniently located just off 405 close to the beach, restaurants, and entertainment. Interior features include carpeting, walk-in closets, and private patios. Pool and BBQ facilities for residents.
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Pine Meadows Apartments
3931 West Orange Avenue
Anaheim, CA
Updated February 17 at 07:44pm
1 Bedroom
$1,575
2 Bedrooms
$1,750
Close to area freeways, schools, and shopping centers in a residential area. Apartments feature a balcony or patio, detached garage, and updated appliances. On-site laundry, clubhouse, and pool area with a spa.
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Sandpointe
2810 17th St
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 09:25pm
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1 Bedroom
$1,640
2 Bedrooms
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Situated in desirable Huntington Beach. Minutes to Seacliff Village Shopping Center and Huntington Beach Bike Trail. Pool-facing apartments with ceiling fans, dishwashers, microwaves, and walk-in closets. On-site swimming pool, gym, courtyard, laundry, and carport.
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Stonybrook
730 S Beach Blvd
Anaheim, CA
Updated February 15 at 12:24am
1 Bedroom
$1,565
2 Bedrooms
$1,795
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Duke Apartments
7581 Warner Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 08:27pm
2 Bedrooms
$2,294
3 Bedrooms
$2,975
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Luce Apartments
7290 Edinger Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated November 8 at 07:03pm
Studio
$2,070
1 Bedroom
$2,085
2 Bedrooms
$2,700
A brand-new development on the cutting edge of comfort and luxury, these units feature amenities including a 24-hour fitness center, game room, al fresco kitchen and sculpture gardens.
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1030 E Ocean Boulevard
1030 E Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 09:49pm
Studio
$1,495
1 Bedroom
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11052 MacMurray St.
11052 Mac Murray St
Garden Grove, CA
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
3 Bedrooms
$2,800
17132 Pacific Coast Hwy 203
17132 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
Studio
$1,950
10900 Magnolia ave
10900 S Magnolia Avenue
Stanton, CA
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
1 Bedroom
$1,550
2230 San Anseline Avenue
2230 San Anseline Avenue
Long Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
1 Bedroom
$1,550
7851 Glencoe Drive
7851 Glencoe Dr
Huntington Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
1061 Park Avenue
1061 Park Avenue
Long Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
1 Bedroom
$1,795
4338 Surrey Drive
4338 Surrey Drive
Cypress, CA
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
4 Bedrooms
$3,500
2266 Senasac Ave
2266 Senasac Ave
Long Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
3 Bedrooms
$3,495
1063 Coronado Avenue
1063 Coronado Avenue
Long Beach, CA
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
1 Bedroom
$1,600
City GuideSeal Beach
The wide beaches, ocean views, and eternal sun have attracted filmmakers to Seal Beach since the dawn of movie-making. The most famous production shot here was Cecil B. DeMille's "Ten Commandments," where Moses parted the Red Sea on a flat stretch of sand. This was the 1923 black-and-white version with Theodore Roberts as Moses and not the 1956 color version with Charlton Heston. (Bet you didn't know there were two of them.)

Quaint, uncrowded and not overdeveloped, Seal Beach stands out as the quintessential southern California beach town, complete with wooden pier, two miles of oceanfront, and just a few Starbucks. You'd be hard-pressed to find anything taller than three stories even among the commercial buildings. The locals are friendly and seem to consist mostly of surfboard toting beach-lovers.

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Getting to Know Seal Beach

Seal Beach is wedged into the northwest corner of Orange County. You can reach it on the coast through Pacific Coast Highway (Highway 1), from north or south on the San Diego Freeway (I-405) or from the east on the Garden Grove Freeway (SR22). Nearly two-thirds of the city consists of the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station, which houses a classified contingent of heroes. (For security reasons, the government would like you to pretend the base isn't there.) This doesn't leave much room for the city's 24,168 residents.

Rental Tips

When moving to Seal Beach, you want to tip the rental balance in your favor with so few units available. Apartment managers want to know that you make enough to afford the unit, and that you're financially responsible. You prove the first with pay stubs. You reveal the second through a good credit report. To check yours for free, visit AnnualCreditReport.com. Then clean up your credit by paying off as many of your obligations as you can.

The Neighborhoods

There are literally just a couple of apartment complexes within city limits, so many who frequent local streets live in larger adjacent cities, like Long Beach. If you want to lease a home in the city, you're more likely to do it with a rental house or condominium. To make it easier to find these pads, go through a rental or real-estate agent. Otherwise, your residential options include the following:

City Center: You might be surprised to find that the city center is nowhere near the center of the city at all. In fact, it's on the coast, which is the western edge of town. However, whether you're interested in a studio apartment or a two-bedroom, you'll find it here. There are tons of apartments in the area, but they're pricy. You get what you pay for, though, since you'll be closest to all the best amenities, dining, entertainment and more -- right outside of your door! You'll also be able to go to the beach whenever you want. Dreamy.

Eastern Seal Beach: Eastern Seal Beach is the place to look if you're looking for affordable rental apartments. It's far from the epicenter of town, which exists at the beach. But the best part about Eastern Seal Beach is that it has tons of housing options at prices that are budget-friendly. Another great perk of Eastern Seal Beach is that it has tons of regular, suburban businesses - so you can get your errands done, shop and eat right by your home.

Getting Around Seal Beach

The Orange County Transit Authority takes charge of public transit for Seal Beach, which means slow service that's only marginally better than walking (and only if there's a hurricane). Like in the rest of southern California, you need your own wheels to get around.

Fortunately, rentals, private homes, and businesses offer car owners lots of parking spots, carports or garages. Parking is free throughout the city but be sure to pay attention to the signs. Some streets limit your stay to a couple of hours.

Three beach parking lots, at just a few dollars for a couple of hours, offer spaces for those who want to be near the water. That is, unless you have the wheelchair sticker on your license plate. Then it costs nothing.

Traffic is usually manageable except in summer when everyone from Orange County passes through the streets at the same time just to reach the water.

What to Do in Seal Beach

There's one main reason you want an apartment for rent in Seal Beach, so head for the sands. Bring everything you need for the day, because all you'll find near the water are clusters of pine trees, some picnic tables, a volleyball net or two, and the protection of lifeguards.

The Municipal Pier may be a more happening place. It was built in 1906 and is the second-longest wooden pier in southern California (with the first at Oceanside). You can fish, watch the waves or surf near it. Another popular place to hang ten is at the mouth of the San Gabriel River, more locally known as Stingray Bay. The heated water from upstream power plants beckons the stingrays to gather in this area.

More natural wonders show up at the 911 acres of National Wildlife Refuge, which the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service looks after. It shelters three endangered bird species as well as a saltwater marsh. Because the sanctuary sprawls near a military installation, you can only visit during the monthly guided tours, generally held on the last Saturday of each month. You can also volunteer to restore the habitat or pick up trash on the first Wednesday of each month.

There's more nature, of the more manicured kind, at Eisenhower Park, with magnificent ocean views, and Gum Grove Park, with a hiking trail through a eucalyptus forest. Pooches perk up at the dog run of Arbor Park.

Man-made wonders say buy me from over 70 boutiques, antique stores, art galleries and restaurants at Main Street. Because the charming one-story facades of these retailers huddle within a three-block area, you can easily visit them all on two feet.

For more organized diversions, attend one of the annual events. The Classic Car Show closes down Main Street to display over 500 classic cars. The Lion's Club has been holding its International Fish Fry since 1943, making it the community's longest-running extravaganza.