Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach, CA, USA

Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach, CA, USA

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Where to stay near Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 619 vacation rentals near Balboa Peninsula. From 389 houses to 116 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Balboa Peninsula for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Visit Balboa Peninsula at Newport Beach, CA

When looking for a relaxed and charming place to spend your next getaway, you couldn’t ask for better than Balboa Peninsula at Newport Beach, CA, a premier spot for any of your island vacation plans. The peninsula is just a short ferry ride or drive from Balboa Island and is accessible by bicycle or on foot. It features the Balboa Fun Zone amusement park, the ExplorOcean hands-on education center, and the historic Balboa Pavilion right on the waterfront, complete with gorgeous, crystal blue waters and white sand beaches. All this and more awaits you with your Balboa Peninsula vacation rentals.

Explore indoor and outdoor fun at Balboa Peninsula

Your visit to Balboa Peninsula begins with a trip on the Balboa Island Ferry, delivering you straight to the Balboa Island Fun Zone. Start your experience by enjoying the amusement park atmosphere of souvenir shops, arcades, a Ferris wheel, and even water activities. Then check out ExplorOcean to try out hands-on science experiments, discover one-of-a-kind exhibits, and go through the Touch Tank—a real ocean petting zoo! At the Balboa Pavilion, right on the waterfront, there’s a bit of fun for everyone, from visiting small shops to sightseeing to sport fishing to whale watching.

The most amazing sights and attractions at Balboa Peninsula

If you want the very best in vacation attractions, Balboa Peninsula vacation rentals are perfect for you. Besides the science museum and waterpark activities, there’s the Peninsula Point Park and Balboa Pier beach. You can’t beat this gorgeous area, which even has a playground for the kids. It’s perfect for surfing, boogie-boarding, kite flying, and other water fun, not to mention the best burgers and shakes around at the original Ruby’s Diner on the pier. Then check out the Newport Balboa Bike Trail to see the sights, or enjoy a bicycle bar crawl with your best friends!

At Balboa Peninsula, you can enjoy amazing weather all year

Balboa Peninsula is one of the sunniest places around, with over 300 days of sunshine on average every year. It sees very little rainfall, boasting the ideal climate for walking, biking, sunbathing, and watersports, like fishing or whale watching or even sport fishing. You can hop on the local ferry or take a cruise to see the amazing ocean life! The average temperature in the summer ranges between 73 and 78 degrees, barring heat spells that see the temperature hit around 100. Overall, it’s an outstanding climate for year-round fun and excitement.

Enjoy beautiful beaches and nature, all at Balboa Peninsula

As part of the Balboa Island community, the peninsula forms a part of three islands in Newport Harbor, joined by bridges to allow for easy access by ferry, foot, car, or bike. It’s got great access, and features beautiful sandy beach locales and coastlines, with a variety of marine life and easy access to the ocean. The area has been created from mudflats by dredging and engineering to create a stunning vacation spot, with Balboa Peninsula vacation rentals all over the island. If you’re looking for a fun and exciting vacation, check out Balboa Peninsula today.