: John Wayne (Santa Ana)
: Balboa Island
: Pacific Coast Highway
: Newport Beach
: Alley Restaurant & Bar
: Big Bear Ski Resort
: Pelican Hill Gold Club
: Villa Nova Restaurant
Balboa Pearl is ideally located on the upper Balboa Peninsula, within Newport Beach. This highly desirable location is easy to get to and does not have the traffic congestion typical of the 'tip' of Balboa Peninsula.
Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the beach-oriented water sports available such as surfing, body-boarding and paddle-boarding, while golfers will find challenging courses just a short distance away. Bike riders can rent a cruiser locally and hop on the boardwalk that parallels the beautiful sands of Newport Beach. Families with small children will appreciate the playground that is just a short walk away. World-class shopping at Fashion Island is a 10 minute drive and is not to be missed, and a multitude of fine spas populate the area. A short jaunt south brings you to the fantastic Newport Harbor which offers boating and fishing opportunities as well as fine dining and stimulating nightlife.
Other Activities: Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm - 40 minutes away
Golf: Pelican Hill - 10 minutes away,
Big Canyon - 10 minutes away,
Newport Beach Country Club - 10 minutes away.
Ski: Big Bear Ski Area - 1-3/4 hours away.