Balboa Island - Official Site of Balboa Island in Newport Beach, CA

Welcome to Balboa Island, one the loveliest places in California. Balboa Island may be small, though people who live or vacation here know what a wonderful place it is. balboaisland.com is the main resource for finding Balboa Island vacation rentals, homes for sale on Balboa Island, and what to enjoy once on Balboa Island like great restaurants, shopping, treats and more. Enjoy Balboa Island and we look forward to seeing you here.


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Balboa Island News

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  • You could be the lucky winner of this 2019 VESL Bamboo Paddle Board Package! This 11′ Board and Adjustable Carbon Fiber Paddle will be one of the raffle prizes at the Carnival and Taste of the Island! Donated by Steve Roose, owner of Luxury Real......

  • Come and enjoy the Carnival and Taste of The Island sponsored by the Balboa Island Improvement Association and the Balboa Island Merchants Association! It’s such a fun, family friendly event for all ages!  Tell your friends you are going on the Facebook event page! –......

  • The Balboa Peninsula Point community is located in the Balboa Peninsula area of Newport Beach, California. Homes on the water side of the Point have commanding views of the Bay and Pacific Ocean. Homes were built as vacation homes here in Balboa Peninsula Point and......

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  • You’ve cruised the boardwalk on bikes and roller blades, but have you ever tried a Segway tour? You’ve probably seen people on those space-age looking things and wondered what they’re like. Well, they’re a fast, fun way to see Newport! Invented in 2001 as a......

  • All of the sculptures shown in the pictures are made by Chris Crosson and his family with the help of the amazing Sand Castle Kit! Get yours at www.sandcastlekit.com This is a must have for any resort, hotel, or coastal bed and breakfast and vacation......

  • Have you taken the kids fishing on Balboa Island? There are several public docks where kids can fish for free. We love the dock on Little Balboa Island. We usually buy bait from JD’s Big Game Tackle, however it’s time we invest in the lure......

  • Riding the Balboa Ferris Wheel is a MUST DO when visiting. You will enjoy the most spectacular bay and ocean views on what feels like the world’s longest ferris wheel ride. They let you take a break at the top to take it all in.......

  • Since 1936, the Fun Zone at Balboa Village has been providing affordable entertainment for all ages. With no admission costs, you can stroll the bayside boardwalk and play as you like. Take a long, relaxing ride on our Ferris Wheel, which offers fantastic views of......

  • The Wedge is a spot located at the extreme east end of the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, California known for its large wedge shaped waves that makes it a popular spot for surfing. During a south or south/southwest swell of the right size and......