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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

  • Great location! Great cottage!

    "Our family of four stayed in the back unit over Thanksgiving week. The cottage was perfect for us! Everything we needed was provided. The location is great. Every day we walked to the main street, and we walked to the ferry to go to the Balboa Fun Zone. I definitely recommend this property!"
    Guest: Stephanie L. Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: December 9, 2013
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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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  • Beach Cottage

    "We enjoyed the perfect sized small cottage (downstairs unit) to kick off our summer. Very relaxing. Near the marina sand."
    Guest: FT Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 24, 2014
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  • Great Beach front get-away!

    "Spent my birthday weekend with my family at this beachfront rental (2 adults and 4 older kids) . We live about 25 minutes away but it was great to have the whole family at the beach for a few days without the household distractions. Peaceful beach, yet vibrant community. I loved being by 15th street. We stayed in the lower unit. It was cozy but totally adequate for our family. The downstairs unit has a small narrow porch and is 4 steps from the sand. The Stuffed Surfer Cafe is walking distance so if you don't want to cook there is breakfast and lunch easily available- and its good. Also, both piers are walking distance from this location, as is the Spaghetti Factory and Crab Cooker. The upper unit, which we were able to see, is newly renovated and very nice. The downstairs unit is not as updated but for a family at the beach for a weekend we had all we needed. The kitchen was equipped with the basic supplies. The unit included a garage parking spot which in Newport is a plus. The manager TC was very helpful and responsive before, during, and after. I would love to stay at this villa again. The best part about this unit is the location."
    Guest: shameeron p. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: May 28, 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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