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.

Explore Balboa Island

With infinite things to do, it’s easy to make great memories you’ll cherish forever! Adventures, dining, shopping and much more… Explore All

  • Click for more info on the Balboa Island $20 whale watching and dolphin cruise special with Newport Landing. Cruises are 2-2.5 hours and view giant b...

  • Cruises Daily! Only 15 passengers max on their brand new 2018 super RIB boat. 5 star ratings across Yelp, Tripadvisor, & Google With Over 1000 reviews...

  • Duffy Boat Cruising Don’t let the summer pass you by without taking a Duffy boat cruise. What are Duffy boats? Small electric boats that are so ...

  • Have you gone paddle-boarding? Want to give it a try? Balboa Island is an awesome place to rent a paddleboard and explore Newport Harbor. Balboa islan...

Places to Eat on Balboa Island

There are some fantastic dining options on Balboa Island!

  • Celebrating 20 years on Balboa Island! We carry fresh, local, organic fruit and vegetables and chocolate dipped treats! We are located on Balboa Islan...

  • At BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in Balboa, CA, we’re constantly Pursuing Amazing™ and look forward to making your dining experience incredible. Every...

  • $5 off your first order of $20 or more! Promo Code – DRBALBOA5, good thru 2019. Dinner on the Duffy? Picnic on the Beach? Or just relaxing at home wi...

  • Located on the Balboa Pier. A ’40s-style chain diner serving breakfast & American comfort fare, salads & shakes. Take the ferry over to ...

Shopping on Balboa Island

There are so many fun, cute little shops to explore on the island!

  • Born in Southern California. JD’s has fished in numerous exotic locations that range from Baja Mexico, New Zealand, Australia, and Costa Rica. H...

  • Welcome to Magnolia Charlie, a children’s clothing boutique on Balboa Island/Newport Beach, California. Each season, we search the world over to find ...

  • “I have shopped here for years and LOVE the clothes shoes and jewelry… You can’t beat the prices and they are always bringing in tre...

Balboa Island News

There’s always something fun going on around the island. Check out the latest Balboa Island events and popular topics on the island!

  • Offering catering of your favorite, delicious island treats! Sugar ‘n Spice offers personalized, custom-made hand-dipped frozen treats for every event...

  • $5 off your first order of $20 or more! Promo Code – DRBALBOA5, good thru 2019. Dinner on the Duffy? Picnic on the Beach? Or just relaxing at home wi...

  • The Balboa Island Garage Sale was a huge success. Special thanks to our sponsors: Steve Roose, Greg Earl, Luxury Real Estate, The Tint Pros and www.ba...

  • Island life isn’t all sandy toes and sunsets. Rae Master, owner of Balboa Granola, knows that first hand, and it’s the very reason she started making ...


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Frequently Asked Questions

The most frequently asked questions when it comes to visiting Balboa Island…