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The Port Hueneme center is approximately the area of Downtown Port Hueneme and 1 mile east of Silver Strand Beach.
"How Did Port Hueneme, California, Get Its Name?"
Pronounced "wy-NEEM-ee" Hueneme looks and sounds exotic. The name is derived from the Spanish phrase wene me, and means resting place. And what a wonderful place to rest it is. More from this guide...
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Nestled between the city of Oxnard, and the Santa Barbara Channel in Ventura County, this tiny beach community is home to just over 21,000 people. The town has a south-facing beach well known to surfers. It stretches a mile from Port Hueneme Light, and down the coast to Ormond Beach. It also boasts a 1,250-foot-long fishing pier.The weather in Port Hueneme, California is considered mild, and dry, with temperatures averaging in the low 70s in summer months. Winters are long, cool, and wet, though temperatures rarely dip below 40 degrees. The locals are friendly, and the rich history is evident everywhere you look.The city is also a thriving port, with operations shared between the Naval Base Ventura County, and the Oxnard Harbor District. Thanks to the submarine basin in the harbor it is the only deep water port between the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of San Francisco.There are plenty of places to stay while in the Port Hueneme, California area. What type of traveler you are will dictate where you end up. If you like being pampered, then a sophisticated hotel with a great spa is likely your destination.If you are a surfer living within a budget, you will likely find a comfortable, yet affordable option. What you are planning on doing while in Port Hueneme, California will impact your decision on where to stay as well. And there is plenty to see and do.
Depending on what you want to see and do, your travel plans will change. If it's surfing you are after, then the warmer months are better suited to water sports. Hueneme Beach has lifeguards on duty daily from late June through Labor Day. When traveling here during the summer months you can expect to pay a premium for anything near the beach. If you are comfortable with a 15-minute drive, there are plenty of options for both the budget-conscious and the luxury seeker alike.The dry summers last longer than more seasonally affected areas of the country. Temperatures in Port Hueneme, California, stay above 70 degrees from late June to well into October. When the weather begins to cool, it does so gradually, and never really gets below 60 degrees during the day.If you love sailing, there are plenty of economy and luxury charters that will take you to nearby Anacapa Island, or anywhere along the Channel Islands. Sailing is a year-round activity in Port Hueneme, California, but the weather is always cooler on the water.There is also a thriving scuba diving industry in Port Hueneme, California. Trips and boats abound, and can usually be booked once you arrive. There are many nearby wineries to explore for those who love the grape. Tastings can be arranged at any time of the year, but the fall is when all the magic happens. Come watch the grapes being harvested, and see the winemaking process up close.Hotel rates fall off with the weather, but don't wait to book if you're planning on staying around the holidays. Hotels book up fast, and rates increase sharply during the holidays. Rates from January until early June are typically the lowest, so if you're not into water sports then the hiking, biking, and sightseeing are all still very doable.
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4 Star Average Prices: $212.87
You would have to travel over 20 miles to find one of the luxury brand hotels. If that's your thing, there is a Four Seasons Hotel in Thousand Oaks, California, or the Ojai Valley Inn in Ojai, California. Both offer all the luxurious amenities if you wish to indulge.Within Port Hueneme, California and Oxnard you can find high-end hotels like the Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort. They offer a variety of rooms and suites to suit any lifestyle. They have a restaurant and lounge on-site, a pool, fitness facility, and concierge services among the numerous other amenities. They are also located right on the beach in Oxnard, and minutes away from Port Hueneme.The Casa Via Mar Inn & Tennis Club is right in the heart of Port Hueneme, California. This large hotel offers plenty of amenities, and a variety of rooms, all with free Wi-Fi, and in-room refrigerators. The Casa Via Mar Inn & Tennis Club is right next door to a golf course and is walking distance to shops, dining, and the beach.There are many AirBnBs that fit the bill for the luxury traveler too. Private homes for rent are located up and down the beach and offer the best in comfort and quality, as well as privacy. Imagine stepping outside your 3,000 square-foot home to take a walk on the beach at sunset. Or enjoy your own breakfast on the veranda while the ocean breeze revitalizes you.
3 Star Average Prices: $175.75
There are plenty of budget-friendly hotels right near the water. The Holiday Inn gets four stars and has affordable rates year-round. Free Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, and shuttle service are just a few of the amenities you'll enjoy.Channel Islands Inn is another option for the budget-conscious traveler. If you don't mind the 2-mile drive to the beach, you can get a great room at this three-star hotel. Amenities include a pool, free breakfast, and free parking.Less than 3 miles north in Oxnard you'll find the Best Western Oxnard Inn. A free continental breakfast with a make your own pancake station, free Wi-Fi, and a pool are part of the deal at this surprising four-star-rated hotel.There are many AirBnBs only minutes from the beach, and some rates drop well below the chain hotels. It isn't hard to find one with four or five stars if you don't mind a room in a private home.
2 Star Average Prices: $108.43
The Best Western Oxnard Inn has the best Senior Citizen rates, offering discounts up to 28% off their regular rates. Other Oxnard hotels like Homewood Suites and Residence Inn also offer discounts up to 13% off.If you want to be near the water, the Embassy Suites offers a 10% discount for senior citizens, and the Holiday Inn Express offers a modest 5% discount.The Holiday Inn Express offers discounts of up to 7% off for retired or active-duty military personnel. The Embassy Suites also honors our soldiers with up to 10% off.Port Hueneme is business-friendly. There are dozens of hotels offering group rates and discounts to business travelers. You can save anywhere up to 27% booking standard business travel at hotels like Ramada Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, and Courtyard by Marriott.
Value is important to everyone, whether you are budget-conscious, or a pampered traveler. Getting the most of what you want, at the price you want is the goal.Perhaps the best value in Port Hueneme, California can be found in the AirBnB realm. There are many single-room options that blow away a hotel in price. For the family traveler, or maybe a group of two or three couples, beach houses with three and four bedrooms can be found at prices that when split two or three ways are very reasonable. If it is just you and your significant other, or you alone on business, there are many hotels to choose from. The Residence Inn by Marriott Oxnard at River Edge in Oxnard gets four stars. It is centrally located, offers a variety of rooms and suites, and two pools. There is a long list of standard amenities you expect plus a few you wouldn't, like free grocery shopping service, and barbecue grills. Pricing is equivalent to many lower-rated hotels too.
Port Hueneme, California, is an amazing place to visit. This charming beachfront community offers the quiet retreat of a small town, yet features surfing and sailing conditions that rival other more well-known locations.Pleasant weather conditions that vary little throughout the year make it a desirable place to visit for anyone who loves the outdoors. Attractions like the Mullin Automotive Museum or the U.S. Navy SeaBee Museum are loaded with artifacts all ages will enjoy. There are a number of wineries within 10 miles. There are golf courses, sport fishing to enjoy, or you can relax on the beach, or spend the day shopping. It's entirely up to you. When you get hungry you can grab a snack at Surfside Seafood, or get dolled up and enjoy gourmet food, and great wine at the Waterfront Restaurant. And when it's time to turn in for the night, be sure you're staying in the right hotel. You know the one. It has a comfy bed, space to relax, maybe some room service. Put the do not disturb sign on the door and get some rest. You'll need it for the busy day tomorrow.
Ojai Valley Inn, Holiday Inn Express Port Hueneme, an IHG Hotel and Casa Via Mar Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.
Ojai Valley Inn, Zachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach Curio Collection by Hilton and Ojai Valley Inn are the top 3 luxury hotels near Port Hueneme city center.
Holiday Inn Express Port Hueneme, an IHG Hotel, Americas Best Value Inn Oxnard Port Hueneme, and Casa Via Mar Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection are the properties closest to Port Hueneme city center.
In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Port Hueneme can be as cheap as $108.43 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)
In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Port Hueneme has been $175.75 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)
In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Port Hueneme has been $212.87 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)
Ojai Valley Inn, The Pierpont Inn and Clocktower Inn Ventura are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).
Residence Inn by Marriott Oxnard at River Ridge, Courtyard by Marriott Oxnard Ventura and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Camarillo are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).
Casa Via Mar Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection, Amanzi Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection and Quality Inn & Suites Thousand Oaks - US101 are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).
Best Western Oxnard Inn, SureStay by Best Western Camarillo and Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).
Holiday Inn Express Port Hueneme, an IHG Hotel, Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Camarillo An Ihg Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).
Below are reviews of the city of Port Hueneme, CA from an actual visitor's perspective.
Walking distance to the beach with good pizza joint across the street!
The pier at Port Hueneme is a good place for a walk, walk the dog or watch the surfers or fish!
Nearby marina is within four miles and I sail from there several times a year.