Newport Beach


Local Beach in Newport Beach California


With Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm just 30 minutes away, you can have the best of the beach and world famous attractions when you stay in Newport Beach.

Looking for a one-of-a-kind Newport Beach adventure? Why not take a gondola tour? Gondola Adventures of Newport Beach has been rated the number one most romantic thing to do in Orange County , and with authentic Venetian rowing gondolas, specialty chocolates, and more available, you can customize your experience for magical memories on the water! (P.S. Ask for Hunter as your gondolier - he's a great singer!)

If you visit during December, make plans to see Newport Beach's annual Christmas Boat Parade . Dating back to 1908, the boat parade wows viewers every year with spectacular light displays. The New York Times has called it, "One of the top ten holiday happenings in the nation."

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Since the early 1900’s Newport Beach, California, has been a popular destination for beach loving travelers. Once a bustling port town, its many attractions now include million dollar beach homes, pristine beaches, surfing, luxury shopping, fine dining, golf, sailing, fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding and the Balboa fun zone.

Beachside Vacation Rentals manages several beautiful vacation rentals in Newport Beach , three of which are only one house from the beach and pier. These professionally manged vacation rentals have the same unique personalities as a vacation rental by owner that you might find on  VRBO or Airbnb, but with our professional reservations, guest services, and maintenance staff available to offer help, you can be sure your stay with Beachside will be superb! Call 800.408.1822 toll free or 949.340.5726 local to reserve your Newport Beach vacation home today.

Nearby, Fashion Island and South Coast Plaza malls provide the ultimate shopping experience, while the Catalina flyer , located in the bay by the Balboa pier and fun zone, will transport you for a day or overnight trip to beautiful Catalina Island.

The Balboa Pavilion Newport Beach California

Where are our Newport Beach vacation rentals located?

Have you been looking for a vacation rental by owner in Newport Beach? Maybe you've looked on VRBO or Aibnb? Take a look at our collection of professionally managed vacation rentals as well! As you can see on the map below, we manage California vacation rentals all across Newport Beach. Whether you want to stay in Corona Del Mar, or on the Balboa Peninsula, we've got a vacation rental for you. Go ahead and zoom in to find local restaurants and California attractions, or zoom out to see Newport Beach's proximity to other California beach towns.

Top things to do and see in Newport Beach

The Balboa Island Ferry

While you're exploring Newport and the Balboa Fun zone, take a ride on the ferry! It's an inexpensive fun way to get a new view of the harbor, and it will take you all the way to Balboa Island. Your car can even ride across with you!

Newport Beach

Ranked in the top 25 best beaches by TripAdvisor, and in the top 10 best family beaches in the US by Sherman's Travel, Newport Beach is hard to resist. Whether its the spacious stretches of sand, the beach path perfect for walking or biking, or the amazing restaurants just feet from the sand, this Southern California beach is a must-visit!

Gondola Adventures

Featuring authentic rowing gondolas imported from Venice, Italy, Gondola adventures offers a unique and romantic way to explore the waterways of Newport Beach. Gondola Adventures runs classic cruises as well as lunch, dinner, or dessert cruises, and even a wedding ceremony cruise!

Balboa Island

Charming houses, beautiful flowers, quaint shops, and excellent dining, make Balboa Island a great place to spend the day. You can cover this entire island on foot, so take the Balboa Ferry and leave your car behind.

Pelican Hill Golf Club

One of the nation's premier golf clubs with, Pelican hill has incredible ocean views! Pelican hill has two 18 hole courses, and is beautiful any way you look.

Fashion Island

Your favorite brands, the designers you love, and unique specialty boutiques that you won't find anywhere else. Fashion Island is a shopping paradise and also a great place for dining, people watching or a gourmet coffee break

Take a look at Fashion Island's list of stores , and get ready to shop! And, if you're visiting during the holiday season, make plans to attend the Fashion Island Tree lighting ceremony.

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

For over 100 years the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade has been Newport Beach's "Christmas card to the world". Boat owners go all out to decorate their boats for this event which has been named "one of the top ten holiday happenings in the nation" by the New York Times.

It's safe to say that this is an event you don't want to miss!

Beachside Vacation Planning Services

There is so much to do in Southern California, and we're here to help! Let our Reservation and Travel Planners assist you in planning the perfect vacation for you and your family.

Take a look at our Vacation Planning Services in Newport Beach.