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Newport Beach, CA 92660-3267
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 10, 2006

The view from Balboa Pier at sunset in fantastic. We visited in April 2006. It was sunny and breezy and the storm cloud formations on the horizon were beautiful. You can see down the beach for miles and locals fish from the pier. There is...More

12  Thank Journey21998
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed February 18, 2015

I actually laughed out loud when I heard that Newport made the Top 25 Beaches list! I spent the first 30 years of my life living within a short drive of this beach. Even though I have family in nearby Huntington Beach, I avoid Newport...More

5  Thank Dreamer1999
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Nice clean area, safe to walk. I enjoyed my time here and would recommend this to others as well. Lots of great sail boats to see

Thank marycentral2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

As much or as little to do as you wish. Beaches are clean and quiet. Grocery store and others nearby. Great selection of restaurants, pubs and bars within a short walk.

Thank lainie1_13_
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sounds of crashing waves or soft surf sounds make this the most relaxing place to be. We sat for hours just listening. Initially we talked but soon the relaxing sounds quieted our words. We both dozed off and awoke refreshed and hungry. Gratefully, right...More

1  Thank Lloyd L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy nature walking on this beach is breathtaking saw seals swimming a bald eagle perched high on a cliff and a great walking beach

1  Thank Roy1155
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just about every beach along the Southern California coast is gorgeous, but Newport has become my new favorite! Beautiful clean beach, waves perfect for boogie boarding or surfing, and a great walking path along the edge of the beach. This will be my go-to beach...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a room at the Residence Inn on E. Willow St. took the Uber to the Nail Salon, and the Got Food From a nearby Firehouse Subs. The Area was ok. Staff was friendly grounds were well kept. Breakfast was very good. Recommended .

Thank JBWill951
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were going to Anaheim for a business trip, decided to come a day early to drive the coast and see some beaches. Newport Beach was our first stop. It was beautiful! It was a little early in morning and the air was cool and...More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a truly very beautiful place -but expensive. I love it! The best of America. Lots to see and do in this area, very close to John Wayne airport and only 45 minutes from L.A.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fab place to take the family in the fall. Lovely walks along the beach front. A well Maintained town with lots to do.

Thank PottyTraveller2011
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week in the summer of 2018 with extended family in several age groups and absolutely loved it. Amazing beach, also loved the bay side and being able to see everything from the sea. Lovely houses, great to take a morning run...More

1  Thank Åshild L
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Nivin S
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Turo is an app...similar to air bnb or vrbo but for cars
Sara K
June 24, 2018|
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44th and River should be just a couple blocks to beach. You should be fine with traffic because it's at the end of the peninsula close to PCH. Then you would maybe bike the alley to the boardwalk (on 38th?! I should know... More
Nivin S
June 12, 2018|
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Response from NaderNaguib | Reviewed this property |
Book the ticket online to get the cheapest prices and try to avoid weekends .. i guess 2 days at least to visit the whole park if u r quick , but if u want to take mote time and do the rides more than one time then u will... More