Create Lasting Memories In Newport Beach, CA

Newport Beach Vacation Attractions

Local Activities and Attractions

Plan an unforgettable Newport Beach vacation at Balboa Bay Resort. From sunset cruises to kayak rentals, Newport Beach offers plenty of fun in the California sun. Fantastic weather, gorgeous beaches, celebrated art, and delicious restaurants allow our guests to make the most of their California beach vacation. Cruise down the boardwalk on a beach cruiser, or spend the day at Fashion Island, where you'll discover the finest shopping in the country.

Need help deciding what to do? Just ask the Concierge Services Team at Balboa Bay Resort, and we'll be happy to help with your entertainment arrangements. 



The largest recreational harbor on the West Coast, Newport Beach offers some of the best vacation activities. Rent a Duffy boat for an afternoon, or paddle your way through Newport Harbor. For the ultimate water experience, take in a whale watching tour or visit Catalina Island, just an hour boat ride away.


Golf enthusiasts can experience breathtaking scenery, sparkling lakes, oceanfront bluffs, and more as they swing their way through Newport Beach, CA. Balboa Bay Resort is located near a handful of public, 18-hole golf courses that will take your breath away.


Newport Beach is a paradise for beach-lovers. With over 10 miles of golden sand beaches, Newport is the perfect spot for surfing, body boarding, and sunbathing, ensuring one of the best California beach vacations.


Discover Newport Beach’s vibrant arts and culture. From The Festival of Arts, California's longest-running outdoor fine art show, to the Lyon Air Museum of authentic aircraft and related memorabilia, explore our local museums and theatres during your next stay with us.


Take a stroll down the famous Newport Beach boardwalk and discover the boutique surf shops near the pier. For more upscale shopping, visit beautiful Fashion Island, an outdoor shopping mall that will take your breath away. Overlooking the ocean, Fashion Island offers chic stores and delicious dining in a coastal resort setting. 


Southern California is known for its theme parks and attractions. Visit Mickey Mouse at Disneyland, just 14 miles from Balboa Bay Resort, or travel to Universal Studios Hollywood, about an hour’s drive from Newport Beach, CA.


Plan your Newport Beach vacation around one of our great events or festivals, or use our Events Calendar to see what’s happening during your next stay with us. Whenever plan to visit, Newport Beach is always a fun vacation destination.