What to do and where to eat
Sunset Beach spills over both sides of Pacific Coast Highway (State 1) between Seal Beach and Huntington Beach. Free parking is available around the town-long greenbelt a block west of the highway.
Kites Etc. Kiteboarding lessons. 16802 Pacific Coast Hwy.; (562) 592-5483.
Malibu Ocean Sports. Kayak rentals, lessons, and tours. 16910 Pacific Coast Hwy.; (562) 592-0800.
Sunset Rentals. Kayaks, pedal boats, hydro bikes, canoes, inflatables, and electric party boats for rent. 16862 Pacific Coast Hwy.; (562) 592-5537.
Captain Jack’s. Surf-and-turf landmark serves dinner only. 16812 Pacific Coast Hwy.; (562) 592-2514.
Harpoon Harry’s. Fresh seafood in a nautical setting; dinner only. 16821 Pacific Coast Hwy.; (562) 592-5216.
Westbay Cafe. Pete Stone concocts calorie-busting plates of battered and deep-fried French toast for breakfast and burgers for lunch. 16600 Pacific Coast Hwy.; (562) 592-9469.