Balboa Island, Newport Beach

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  • We have been to Newport Beach many times, and every time we take a walk around the periphery of Balboa Island. The waterfront views, the beautiful houses, and especially the flowers make for a magical...  more »
  • “Balboa Island is this adorable seaside village not far from Balboa Peninsula. Two different sites. I found the area through area scouting. Visited the Ferry Launch but most importantly fell in love w...  more »
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  • Quaint little island in Newport Beach. Lots of little shops down the main Street. Be sure to get a Balboa Bar when you're here. You can also take the ferry to Newport Peninsula (and back) for a couple dollars each way with your car. It's also a nice place to walk in the evenings, especially when the houses are all decorated for the holiday season.
  • Balboa Island is an Oasis Since I have lived here all my life, I guess that I am a wee bit prejudiced , because I have shopped the many diverse shops and enjoyed the many restaurants. From Asian to Italian and American cuisine , beautiful beaches...although some appeared to be private, there is no such rule in California! Enjoy the open spaces at the end of many streets and please remember the quaint 3 car ferry that will take you, bikes, and passengers to the Balboa peninsula. You can cross the bay and avoid the traffic that would make your travel much, much more hectic in the summer months!

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