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

  • Newport Landing Whale Watching has been offering whale watching cruises for over 20 years from Newport Bay. Our primary whale watching ship was built ...

  • 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 ...

  • Riva de Balboa As we bring the classic wooden look back to Newport Harbor in a new updated version, we bring back the nostalgia of the good ole’...

  • 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!

  • Small, quaint French-Swiss eatery with a seasonal menu & nightly fish & other specials. Bonjour and welcome… Basilic Restaurant, located...

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

  • New York-style Italian eatery offering pasta, pizza, seafood & wine in a family-friendly setting. Our cuisine originates from Southern Italy with ...

  • Crocker’s Franks is a quaint Chicago style hotdog eatery located on Balboa Island, Newport Beach. “love love love this place. delicious fo...

  • Mexican eatery offers counter-serve Mexican fare & fountain sodas in a basic setting. So many delicious items to choose from. Hours Monday: 9:30 a...

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

  • Chinese eatery has fried rice, noodle dishes & takeout classics in a basic space with white linens. Hours Monday: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm Tuesday: 10:...

  • Comfortable place with a fireplace & bar serving American fare & offering nightly live music. Hours Monday: 11:00 am – Midnight Tuesday: 11:00...

Shopping on Balboa Island

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

  • Newport Beach is home to Haute Couture in a relaxed, no-pressure, no-pretense setting. Just like the power fashion families of Europe and Italy, the f...

  • Amore Boutique has been in business since 2010. From the very start, we knew what our clients wanted, and started a line for women 25 years and up. Cl...

  • The modern Balboa Beach Company was established in 2013 and offers active and casual wear and accessories with a style that embraces the quintessentia...

  • Snacking shouldn’t leave you feeling guilty. Choose a food that naturally nourishes and energizes your body. Think Healthy. Act Healthy. Be Heal...

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!


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Frequently Asked Questions

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