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Recent Balboa Peninsula reviews
Large Rental Property on Balboa Island provides a wonderful vacation
"Balboa Island is the perfect get-away for young families and mature families. We coordinated a vacation with adult children and our grandchildren and this rental property handed our group perfectly. Four bedrooms and three baths. Large livingroom and large kitchen table to accommodate our crew of 8. The property owners provided bed linen, bath towels and enough beach towles, beach chairs, beach umbrellas for one and all. There was also a boogie board availabe. Garage with a space for one car and coin operated washer and dryer. Perfect location to easily catch the ferry. The owners were wonderful to work with and made the business side of the vacation very easy. They even helped me navigate sailing lesson options for my grandkids."
Guest: CherieDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 26, 2015
"Good location; super close to the beach, walking distance to the grocery store and TONS of restaurants. Owner was very responsive to any questions we had. House provided beach chairs, which is really nice! Great patio to sit out on. Overall, cute house!"
Guest: Holly L.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 15, 2015
"My family and I had such a great week in this house! It is in the perfect location on Balboa Pennisula with everything you need within minutes. You have a beautiful view of the bay from the living room and porch and the beach right out front. It is a short walk to a kids fun zone, restaurants, Island Ferry, and ocean. The owner Mary and her daughter Terri are wonderful and the place was immaculate with everything you could possibly need. All we had to do was buy food. Hopefully we can stay here again in the future. I highly recommend this place!"
Guest: HeatherDate of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 7, 2015
"This is a beautiful rental with great upgrades. The whole space served us well and was larger than we expected. We were VERY happy with this choice. View of Newport Bay is good, although I wish the deck wall itself was see-through (a few taller chairs are provided on the deck that help the view). Family beach is right there and Newport Beach is less than 3 blocks away (you can see it if you lean out of the deck!) with Newport Pier, restaurants, shops, etc. just a few blocks from there. GREAT, GREAT, GREAT LOCATION! Front & Deck is shaded in the hotter afternoons into evening; so nice. For a good workout, we walked the 2 miles to Balboa Pier & back! Love that this was NOT on the main beach boardwalk with all the chaos, crowds, bikes, and noise there. Location can be a bit noisy during the day due to the close proximity to the family beach, but typical for any urban setting at the beach. It was always pretty quiet at night. Beds were GREAT and we may go buy one ourselves! Kitchen was on the small size for accommodating more than 2 people at a time, but totally fine, beautiful & fully equipped with absolutely everything we needed. Love the large granite counter with bar seating on the other side. Laundry inside unit was super helpful (and you even provided the detergent!); BBQ is hard-lined to gas (nice!). Having the garage was great (it's super tiny, though) and we were always able to figure out parking for our visitors with a little effort or paying the nominal fee at the large Family Beach parking lot. Street Sweeping days were a challenge and you may want to remind your guests of it because they don't do that in many other states. Considering the cost & how nice the space is, better room fans could be provided, as there is no A/C (there was usually a good breeze there & I know no A/C is typical at the beach). We live in Georgia now, but both grew up in So Cal and spent many years of our youth & young adulthood at Newport Beach. Thanks for helping us have such a great new experience while visiting our Calif family & friends. Can't wait to return!"
Guest: Sheryl B.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 1, 2015