Destination guide

Corona del Mar is a jewel of Newport Beach

Life in Corona Del Mar is everything you want of South California. Lazy cafes that seem plucked straight out of central Paris pepper the blocks. The sound of Pacific surf is music to the ears of board riders. The drift of the ocean in Little Corona bay entices swimmers and sunbathers. And there's an indelible charm oozing from the Victorian townhouses and the vintage Corona del Mar vacation rentals, perched up on the cliffs just above the salt spray. Between evening swims under the LA sunset and fine dining with the celeb chefs of Newport Beach, it's likely you'll never want to leave.


Enjoy the oceanside in Corona del Mar

The sloshing of the Pacific Ocean heralds the real draws of Corona del Mar. Bag a Corona del Mar vacation rental close to the beach if you want to be first on the sands during the summer, or to watch as local wave riders conquer the swells that crash against the cliffs and jetties. Swimming and beachcombing in the nearby state parks is a must, too, while jaunts out across the waters to spot whales and dolphins with local folk can be organized in the center of town. And in the other direction are the San Joaquin Hills, home to sprawling shopping malls aplenty.


Cool off in Corona del Mar

Snowbirds and sun seekers flock to Corona del Mar vacation rentals in the summer. They come to ride the rolling Pacific swells and to cool off in the refreshing ocean waters when the Cali sun is at its hottest. If that sounds like your sort of getaway, then be sure to book your spot here between the months of June and September, when temperatures typically hover around the high-70s and there's dry weather from morning to night. Fall can also be excellent, with hardly any rain, fewer people, and mild evening breezes to boot.

Natural features

Corona del Mar is the “Crown of the Sea”

True to its moniker, Corona del Mar is the perfect place to go to explore some of California's top beaches. It's surrounded by 2 state parks – the Corona del Mar State Beach and the Crystal Cove State Park – where you'll find long stretches of glistening sand, muddy cliffs to their back and roaring left-to-right surf to their front. Marine wildlife abounds just off the coast too, with dolphins and whales all inhabiting the deep blue.


Traveling to and around Corona del Mar

Fly into Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), which is 19.7 mi (31.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Corona Del Mar?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 526 vacation rentals near Corona Del Mar. From 275 Houses to 137 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Corona Del Mar for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Corona Del Mar?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Corona Del Mar:

  • Balboa Peninsula: 831 vacation rentals
  • Belmont Shore: 107 vacation rentals
  • Emerald Bay: 27 vacation rentals
  • Anaheim Hills: 472 vacation rentals
  • Monarch Beach: 179 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Corona Del Mar?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 275 Houses in Corona Del Mar. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Corona Del Mar include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 137 rentals available
  • Cottages: 19 rentals available
  • Villas: 48 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Corona Del Mar?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 93 vacation rentals with pool available in Corona Del Mar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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