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Recent Balboa Island reviews

  • Felt like home, but in the middle of paradise

    "We just returned from a one week stay in Balboa and this place gave us everything we needed for a great trip. The location is fantastic, right down from the ferry and close to the bay and the accommodations were perfect. Mind you, this is not a luxury mansion, but a great family beach house that felt like home. I've been to a lot of rentals where you are almost afraid to stay for fear of not getting your deposit back, but not here. The kids loved having there own floor downstairs and the living area gave us plenty of space to stretch out and relax after long bike rides, swims and paddle boarding. I would highly recommend this house for families that are looking to have a home base while exploring all that Newport has to offer. We only took the car out one time during the week we were there as the location gives you great access to both the island and the peninsula. The only thing I will warn about is that the outside living space is small and there is no frontage (this is the back unit of the house), but if you've been to Balboa you know that often the back house is the better and this is the case here, just realize you won't be sitting out front drinking a glass of wine people watching. You'll have to walk a couple of houses down to the water front to do that :>."
    Guest: Mike Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 30, 2014
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  • Lovely Island Vacation

    "We rented this wonderful historic beach home on the island this summer for the first time. It has a huge backyard that has a funky Hawaiian feel to it with palm trees, lemon and lime trees. The grill is big and new and there is a sand area for kids to play in while you barbecue and have fun. It was terrific for the 4th of July. We loved it. It has been well kept for an older home and everything is clean and the fans are fantastic and very quiet. We have been coming to the island for 50 years so we have a deep love for it. This home just fits the feel of the old Balboa. We will definitely be renting again because the price is right for this home which is just a couple of houses done from the north bay front beach. And situated a couple of streets over from the Main Street with its restaurants made it a perfect place. Especially when you have a craving for a balboa bar at night before walking the island. The owner is just great to work with."
    Guest: Robin D. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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  • Pleasant stay

    "WE recently spent the month of Feb, 2014 Our stay was very pleasant, the cottage was clean and comfortable and the fireplace very inviting. Perfect location."
    Guest: Queen B Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 20, 2014
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  • Delightful stay

    "The week flew by too fast, there is so much to do, we rented kayaks, paddleboards and bikes and enjoyed the island. There is a frozen yogurt shop around the corner now, and our biggest decision every night was balboa ice cream bar or sea salt carmel frozen yogurt! Great location, comfortable furnishings and a courtyard to get away when you want to. Thank you Jill for a wonderful time. We will be back to enjoy your paradise as soon as can!"
    Guest: Susan L. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 26, 2014
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Balboa Island Travel Tips

Relax With Balboa Vacation Rentals

Your vacation in Balboa, California will be full of entertainment. Visit historic landmarks such as the Balboa Pavilion as well as California's oldest and largest coastal amusement area, the Balboa Fun Zone, where there's plenty to see and do. Plus, with its near perfect weather, you'll have opportunities to relax in the sun near Balboa vacation rentals.

Enjoy the Beach From Your Balboa Vacation Home

Balboa lodging is the perfect way to get to know the island, but you won't want to be stuck inside. Balboa has one of the top 10 beaches in the U.S., according to the Travel Channel, making it ideal for aquatic activities. There are plenty of great surf spots, but if you want a more relaxing day at the beach, explore secluded coves, the stunning scenery, or take in a breathtaking sunset.

Explore Newport From Your Balboa Vacation Rental

Of course, the city of Balboa is part of Newport Beach, and there's plenty to see and do here. Newport Harbor is one of the most scenic harbours in the world. Its calm waters are perfect for kids. Want something other than a day at the beach? You'll be excited by the numerous fishing trips offered at the Newport Aquatic Centre. You can also go rowing, canoeing, and kayaking.

There's no shortage of activities near the Newport Beach vacation homes that are available for your next trip. The historical Adams Sea Fort offers an impressive glimpse of America's past. It's set in the Fort Adams State Park, which often features local jazz and folk festivals. The Newport Mansions, built by 19th century bankers, are a neat sight where you can see the great wealth of pre-income tax America. Balboa vacation rentals are surrounded by sights and attractions, from the fantastic beaches of Newport to the island's own history.

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