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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Balboa Island reviews

  • A Perfect Getaway

    "We love Balboa Island, especially the Grand Canal. We have stayed in many houses on the Grand Canal over the years, but this was our favorite. The kitchen and bathrooms are remodeled and beautiful and the living area is spacious and bright. John and Sue were very prompt when answering questions, and the on-site caretaker, Tom, was also a big help. We started our stand up paddling in the canal every day and took long walks several times a day. We never needed to get in our car. A perfect getaway!"
    Guest: Pamela P. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 15, 2015
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  • Spectacular

    "From my first contact with the owner, she was most kind and accommodating. As others have written, she was available at all times and didn't hesitate to help or make suggestions. The cottage is spectacular.... MUCH more than the photos show. Comfortable times ten. Beautifully decorated. In a perfect location. As someone who likes to cook, I remarked several times about how well the kitchen was equipped. I have a vrbo-listed home and THIS is the kind of review i want to read. And this is well deserved. You cannot go wrong spending a week or longer here.... I had never been to Balboa but quickly made friends. Most of all, enjoyed relaxing in this fabulous cottage. I live on an island in the Caribbean so it takes a lot to impress me... and this cottage and the people here certainly did. Thank you so much, K."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 16, 2014
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  • Christmas on Balboa Island

    "Our family of 4 stayed at this wonderful home for 17 nights during the holidays and had a fabulous time! You can walk to everything, and never really get into a car unless you want to leave the island. The home was furnished with absolutely everything you could need. It felt as though we we in our own home for the holidays, rather than a cold, stark rental. Everything is clearly labeled- the lighting, the tv and stereo equipment. The rental process was very easy, absolutely no problems communicating with the owners. Thank you Shari for everything! We would stay again in a heartbeat!"
    Guest: Anette Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: February 9, 2015
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  • Wonderful relaxing setting on a special little "island"

    "While February is supposed to be the "off season" and rainy time in southern California, we spent 28 glorious, sunny, warm and wonderful days at this waterfront/beachfront cabin on Balboa Island. While it can surely use some "updating" especially in the bedrooms and bathrooms, that was a small price to pay for the BEST LOCATION on Balboa island. It is a 3 minute walk to "town" and located right on the walkway which surrounds the island. Nothing could have been better. The neighbors are even terrific and the rental people were responsive and helpful as well."
    Guest: Bill Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 10, 2015
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