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Recent Balboa Peninsula reviews
Great Christmas at the Beach
"My family and I decided to spend Christmas at the beach and see Disneyland. We were lucky enough to find the Chamber’s rental and spend the week there. We had a fantastic vacation. We parked our car for most of the time and walked to the beach on the corner, or the pier down the street. The Chambers told us about a famous do-nut shop by the pier and we indulged more often than we probably should have.
We walked to the market and restaurants across the street and spent our time relaxing and talking to the kids, rather than just chauffeuring them to their scheduled activities. We have already sent in our reservations for this year.
Guest: tanyaDate of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: March 10, 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
"Our stay at this water front home was perfect for my husband and I. We loved being on the canal and close to the bridge to walk over to all the restaurants and shops. We spent most of our afternoons sitting on the very large patio with a glass of wine watching the sun going down. We really enjoyed using the kayaks right off the dock. We used the bikes and took the ferry over to the ocean board walk and biked for miles. This beach home is equipped with everything you would need for a vacation, including a washer and dryer and garage. I loved the decor showing what Balboa Island was like in the 20's. We have been coming to Balboa Island for many years, as we used to live in the Newport Beach area. Renting on Balboa Island is one of our favorite vacations, and this was the best home we have rented on the Island!"
Guest: PattiDate of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 7, 2014
"This house is in the best spot on Balboa Island. The view of the bay from the patio is spectacular and having a large patio table was a bonus. My husband and I stayed here with our 20 and 19 year old kids. We rented paddle boards that were delivered right to the water in front of us. We also rented a Duffy boat and kept pulling it up on shore in front of the house to get more provisions. We barbequed meals and enjoyed them on the patio and also walked the 1 block to eat at many of the restaurants on Marine Ave. The house can use some updates and minor repairs, but the location and view make it a great place to stay."
Guest: Lisa J.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 31, 2015