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Experience the Magic of Balboa Island

Welcome to Balboa Island! Nestled in the heart of Newport Beach, Balboa Island is a charming coastal community renowned for its picturesque scenery, quaint village atmosphere, and vibrant waterfront lifestyle. Connected to the mainland by a short bridge, this idyllic island oasis offers a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure for travelers seeking a memorable coastal getaway.

From its charming village charm to its scenic waterfront vistas, Balboa Island offers an enchanting escape where relaxation meets adventure. Whether you're savoring a sunset stroll along the bayfront promenade, indulging in freshly baked treats from the local bakery, or simply unwinding in the comfort of your vacation rental, you'll find that Balboa Island embodies the quintessential essence of Southern California coastal living.

Come discover the magic of Balboa Island and create lasting memories in this coastal paradise. Welcome to your home away from home!

Explore the Charms of Balboa Island

  • Marine Avenue: The main thoroughfare of Balboa Island, Marine Avenue, boasts a delightful array of boutique shops, cozy cafes, and eclectic eateries. Stroll along the tree-lined streets, browse unique shops for souvenirs, and indulge in delicious treats, from gourmet chocolates to mouthwatering ice cream cones.
  • Balboa Fun Zone: Just a short ferry ride away, the Balboa Fun Zone is a beloved local attraction featuring carnival rides, arcade games, and panoramic views of Newport Harbor. Take a spin on the iconic Ferris wheel, enjoy a thrilling ride on the waterfront carousel, or simply soak in the lively atmosphere of this historic entertainment hub.
  • Waterfront Activities: With its prime location along Newport Harbor, Balboa Island offers a wealth of aquatic adventures for water enthusiasts. Rent a kayak or paddleboard to explore the serene waters, embark on a scenic harbor cruise, or try your hand at fishing off the pier. For the ultimate experience, hop aboard a Duffy boat and cruise the harbor at your leisure, taking in the stunning coastal vistas and luxurious waterfront estates.
  • Beach Access: Balboa Island provides convenient access to some of Southern California's most beautiful beaches. Spend leisurely days sunbathing on the sandy shores, building sandcastles with the kids, or catching waves for a thrilling surfing session. Whether you prefer the bustling atmosphere of Newport Beach or the secluded coves of Corona del Mar, there's a beach to suit every preference just a short drive away.
  • Local Events: Throughout the year, Balboa Island hosts a variety of festive events and celebrations that showcase the community's rich culture and heritage. From the annual Balboa Island Parade and Artwalk to holiday boat parades and live music performances, there's always something exciting happening on the island for visitors of all ages to enjoy.