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Balboa Village

Balboa Penninsula, Newport Beach, CA
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Nice community to explore

It seems that it is easier to get around if you explore the village without a vehicle. We left ours... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darren D
What a fun place!

Great to stroll around and shop or just people watch. Good for all ages to enjoy. Parking can be... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
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Travellers talk about
“fun zone” (11 reviews)
“nice village” (2 reviews)
“summer town” (2 reviews)
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Balboa Penninsula, Newport Beach, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems that it is easier to get around if you explore the village without a vehicle. We left ours in a parking lot near the Newport Beach Pier, and we took the ferry across to the island. Exploring Balboa Village was very enjoyable, especially...More

Thank Darren D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great to stroll around and shop or just people watch. Good for all ages to enjoy. Parking can be challenging.

Thank connieg83
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Nice spot to enjoy a walk and some people watching. Not much else of interest here for me just your typical beach souvenir shops and restaurants.

Thank Marty B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great area for boat lovers, yacht lovers or just sun lovers. Everything about Balboa is the perfect SoCal setting without the hustle and bustle that you might find at Mission Beach. Everything is within a short walk from shopping to affordable family dining and even...More

Thank ShellBell914
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Fun place to walk around. Several nice places to eat, drink or shop. Lots of banana stands. Nice to stroll around and look at the houses as well.

Thank Christy D
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Lots to do and see here. Shops, places to eat from fancy to casual. The Fun Zone with rides and arcades. Boat rentals. Ride the Ferry that goes across the bay to the Island and do some shopping.

Thank Shawna B
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We went here at a Sunday afternoon in April, the beach is clean, not crowed,has lots palm trees and beautiful beach houses, it's very relaxing riding a bike at the beachside, you can also take boat for whale watching here.

Thank summerblossom
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We always love a spin through the local shops in Balboa. There's fun people watching and its a great, walkable village.

Thank SueCliff52
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Small village with plenty of shops and restaurants. Good place to go for a walk and see beautiful homes. Parking is sometimes difficult to find even during winter time.

Thank Angelica S
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Go to the Balboa Village when you go to the Balboa Beach areas. Such beautiful walks and things to see and do. I love the beach, and the little village is amazing.

Thank SusieRussell
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