Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the beach-oriented water sports such as surfing, body-boarding and paddle-boarding, while golfers will find challenging courses just a short distance away from your Newport Beach vacation rental
. Bike riders can rent a cruiser locally and hop on the boardwalk paralleling the beautiful white sand beach. Families with small children will enjoy the playground that is just a short walk away. World-class shopping at Fashion Island is not to be missed, and a multitude of fine spas populate the area. A short jaunt south brings you to the fantastic Newport Harbor
which offers boating and fishing opportunities as well as fine dining and stimulating nightlife.
Things to Do In Newport Beach/Balboa:
• Enjoy the fine sandy beaches. Lifeguard Tower 20 and two rock jetties provide a fabulous beach experience in the 39th Street area.
• Surfing, body-boarding, paddle-boarding, kite surfing and para-sailing. Lessons can be arranged at nearby surf shops.
• Newport Harbor - sailing, boating and fishing
• Newport Beach Boardwalk
• Bike Riding - rental shops are located nearby for renting cruiser bikes, roller blades surrey bikes and other “fun on wheels”
• Newport Pier and Balboa Pier
• Balboa Ferry - transports visitors and their cars across Newport Harbor from the Balboa Peninsula to quaint Balboa Island.
• Balboa Fun Zone – Video Game Arcade and Ferris Wheel
• Tide Pools for exploring. Snorkeling and Scuba are also available.
• Check out “The Wedge” surf spot at the tip of the Balboa Peninsula.
• Challenging Golf Courses
• Tennis Courts & Basketball
• Huntington Beach – a.k.a. Surf City – is just to the north. Great surfing, shopping and dining.
• Wild Rivers Water Park & Knott’s Soak City – both are within a half-hour drive
• Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm - approximately 40 minutes away
• Museums and Art Galleries
• Luxurious Spas and Salons
• World-class shopping at Fashion Island and South Coast Plaza
• Fine Dining and Nightlife
• Orange County Fair – during the month of July
• Visit our Attractions