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

  • 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...

  • 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 m...

  • Catalina Island offers the overnight visitor everything from tent-size camping to cozy beachfront hotels. Whatever your budget, Catalina has a place f...

Places to Eat on Balboa Island

There are some fantastic dining options on Balboa Island!

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

  • 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:...

  • Trattoria is an informal, small Italian-style, eating establishment; less formal than a Ristorante, but more formal than an osteria. The food is genui...

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!


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Frequently Asked Questions

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