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A favorite

Beautiful, hidden gem. This is a favorite of mine when visiting Newport Beach. It's super clean and... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
Tidepool heaven

The walk is a little steep for elderly but it is well worth it for young families. The tide pools... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Newport Beach, California
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Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Beautiful, hidden gem. This is a favorite of mine when visiting Newport Beach. It's super clean and not crazy big. I always enjoy my time here. The houses surrounding this beach are also to die for and just really pretty to drive through. High recommended!!

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The walk is a little steep for elderly but it is well worth it for young families. The tide pools are teeming with sea life and it is a great place for kids to learn about our oceans.

Thank E8693CRannaa
Reviewed August 27, 2018

It is a very nice cove with bathrooms, showers, and lifeguards. What a nice place to spend the day with friends and family.

Thank FJPreston
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

During the summer both beaches can get packed of course. I go to swim mainly and snorkel. The water is great when clear and you can check the clarity online. Even if just for a dip and tan it's a good place to stop it's...More

1  Thank NeverANumber
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Corona Del Mar is a great area of Newport Beach. If you are not an ocean swimmer and/or your kids are not web footed, this is the safe beach to visit. As a boy, I went to this beach with my Midwest cousins. Mom knew...More

1  Thank 998sunshine
Reviewed July 14, 2018

This is a nice little beach, and one of its unique characteristics is that it has tide pools. Tide pools are teeming with sea life like fish, anemone, starfish, and crabs. Preferably, explore the tide pools at low tide so you can see the life....More

Thank Miranda C
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Great for a stroll, checking out tide pools, taking photos. We saw dolphins and pelicans galore. Pretty and peaceful. Rough surf.

Thank Ilovellamas
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Trying to get a parking spot is hard to get so go early for the best chance. It is a small but imatement beach. Purfect for young children, you can keep an eye on them. The waves are not large and the beach is clean.

3  Thank darylwsaunders
Reviewed May 26, 2018

This beach has gotten better over time and easier to get to. The tidepools provide hours of interest. Not the best beach for swimming but good for wading. Good sunset views.

1  Thank Ray-n-Sol
Reviewed April 29, 2018

My Son found this spot and I absolutely loved it. It is not a busy place. There's actually parking available on the street...and it's FREE!! (what!!!) There's a little deck area where you can sit and watch the sun rise or set. Or you can,...More

1  Thank kelliducloux1
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July 20, 2018|
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Response from Zachariah P | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are bathrooms.
July 5, 2018|
Response from ericucho n | Reviewed this property |
I Beliw e are allowed between 6:00 am to 9:00am and after 4:00 pm. On leash only. If you want take your dog to the beach to enjoy take it to Huntington Beach / dog beach 100 Goldenweist. hungtinron beach. Your dog can... More
July 5, 2018|
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Response from vanekdds | Reviewed this property |
No, but Newport Beach is in the morning & afternoon hours & there is an off leash zone at the north end (river mouth)