Atalaya Castle in the Sand

Type: Historic Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Located inside pristine Huntington Beach State Park, this grand home of Archer and Anna Huntington was built in 1931 in the style of the same-named Spanish castle/Moorish fort. Self-guided tours of...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Huntington Beach State Park: Daily 6am-10pm
  • Atalaya Castle: Daily 9am-5pm
  • Hours May Vary Seasonally

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Huntington Beach State Park Adult $5; Child (6-15) $3; Child (5 and under) Free
    Atalaya Castle $1

  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: The courtyard of Atalaya Castle is a popular place for weddings, art festivals and other special events.
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: The architecture and natural surroundings make Atalaya Castle truly unique.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Atalaya Castle is only one of many treasures at Huntington Beach State Park. Be sure to check out the beach, salt marshes and maritime forest.

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