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40% 0FF APRIL/MAY Beach Hideaway 30 Seconds to Beach/Dining! A/C /Parking/Bikes

Bedrooms 2
Space 700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House 2 bedroom, 1 bath sleeps 4-6

HappiTravels vacation rentals

Family owned and operated!

Rent one unit or rent all six units to sleep 43 guests

This unit Sleeps 4-6 guests.

• We provide excellent service which is mention frequently in our reviews

• Beach Hideaway two bedroom, one bath.

• A 30 second walk to the beach with many restaurants, take-out and convenience stores across the street. Get the ultimate beach experience, walk out your front door and in 30 seconds you're on the beach! Leave your towels, chairs, umbrellas on the beach and go back to your home by the sea to enjoy a snack or watch a little TV, than go back and jump in the surf and play with the dolphins!!

Air conditioning!

• Garage parking

• Secure WiFi

• Washer and dryer

• Two free bikes, boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrellas and ice chests

• Linens, towels and beach towels provided (After Labor Day weekend and before Memorial Day weekend)

• Kitchen is fully stocked with dishes and cookware

• Great surfing, Disneyland 20 minutes away and dolphins steps from your front door

30 Second Walk to the Beach! Sleeps 4-6.

Patio/BBQ/ Free Bikes/Garage parking/Free secure

Wi-Fi/washer & dryer!

YOUR Home by the Sea!

Living room has a 36" flat screen TV with 200 HD channels and a peek-a-boo view of the bay. California King Bed in main bedroom with 26' flat screen TV, a full size bed and twin bed in second bedroom and a single sleeper sofa in the living room. Forced air heating, window air conditioners in all rooms and secure WiFi throughout rental and patio! Sleeps 2-4 comfortably, 6 people can be very tight!

Bathroom with shower, bathtub and blow dryer!

Small kitchen with refrigerator, nice stove, oven, microwave and kitchenware, 8-cup coffee maker, even Tupperware!

Free use of a full size washer and dryer in garage with detergent included (shared by both units).

Wake up to the sparkling sunshine and magic of Newport Beach! Dolphins and the beach 30 seconds from your front door!

Playground on the bay across the street! Great for kids! Disneyland 20 minutes away! Experience both of the Happiest Places on Earth in one day! Stroll along miles of uninterrupted coastline. If you spot a pod of Dolphins jump in and have the experience of a lifetime. World class surfing and body surfing is right here! World class golfing at Pelican Hill is a 10 minute drive!

Relax on the patio with a cup of coffee and enjoy free secure Wi-Fi while soaking up the California sunshine! Have the pure beach experience, no car is needed and everything is in walking or biking distance.

Newport pier with 20 plus restaurants is a 10-minute bike ride or a 20-minute walk along the famous boardwalk! Two minutes from the rental is a Sushi restaurant, pizza, steak house, coffee house, Mexican takeout, donut shop, bike shop and two small stores for milk, etc.! This is a perfect location!

A major grocery store is two minutes away!

Garage parking for one car per unit with your own remote control! Garage size is 90"W X 192"L X 82"H. Vehicles over the garage size dimensions have access to street parking which can be limited especially in the summer.

The front patio is shared with upper unit, but each unit has their own separate patio table and BBQ on the front patio.

Two bikes (older beach cruisers) provided for each unit. Free Boogie boards, fins, umbrellas, beach chairs! (Shared by both units).

Experience fantastic views of sunsets of Catalina Island from the beach. Take a Hydrofoil 45 minute boat ride to Catalina Island and be a part of the sunset.

Easy access! John Wayne airport is a 10 minute taxi ride away. LAX airport is 45 minutes away.

Disneyland and Anaheim Convention center are 20 minutes away.

Come for Google, NAMM, The International Music Products Association, California Technology Summit, Joint Conference on Sports Medicine and Science Annual Meeting, American Physical Therapy Assoociation (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting 2016.

Hollywood, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, San Diego with Sea World, and the San Diego zoo, Super Bowl are all one hour away.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED IS HERE! Just bring your toiletries, bathing suit, a sarong and unwind.

Also please view video link at the top of this ad.

You will want to come back year after year!

Hope to share paradise with you soon!

We hope to welcome you into our HappiTravels family!

A signed rental agreement with copy of ID will be required to complete reservation. If you would like to view the rental agreement prior to making a reservation, please let us know.

There is a $50 per day charge for any visitors not listed on the rental agreement and/or exceeding 6 guests to be paid prior to arrival.

This is a family friendly property. Groups under 40 years of age are not eligible for renting this property-Please contact us for exceptions.

More Details

MIchelle Baccaro
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About MIchelle Baccaro

I have lived in Newport Beach for 30 years!

It has been a dream to share paradise with families from all over the world!

I want to be sure you leave relaxed and with many happy memories.

You will want to visit year after year.

Make this your home away from home in Paradise!

Hope to see you soon!


MIchelle Baccaro purchased this house in 2006

Why MIchelle Baccaro chose Balboa Peninsula

I am a California native. I have spent many an afternoon, summer or winter, playing with the dolphins just steps from my front door. I love sharing this magical area with people from all over the world!

I have traveled extensively, but I always came back to my paradise.

What makes this house unique

During your stay here, we will be available to ensure you get the most out of you time here in paradise.

Avoid the hustle of big hotels and live like a local.

The weather is wonderful here all year round.

This is a great spot for families and business travelers. Disneyland is 25 minutes away, World class golfing is 10 minutes away at Pelican Hill Resort Golf. Google headquarters are nearby, BCS, Huntington Beach marathon.

Come for a week and leave with memories for a lifetime.


Balboa Peninsula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 40 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full tub and shower. Three door medicine cabinet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Extra large California King size bed with pillow top in main bedroom.....Soooo comfortable!, Double Beds (1) Full size bed in second bedroom and a twin bed. A full size and single sleeper sofas in living room.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Centrally located to so many attractions!! Disneyland 25 minutes away! South Coast Plaza for world class shopping 10 min, away. Pelican Hill Golf Resort for world class golfing is 10 minutes away! Catalina Flyer is 5 minutes away. Jump on board and take a 45 minute cruise to the enchanting Catalina Island. Book a whale watching trip!! In the same location there are fishing charters to go on half or full day trips. Bring back your catch and grill it on your patio! For a romantic charm, rent a gondola to float through the Newport harbor, or take a sunset cruise through the harbor on John Wayne's boat 'The Wild Goose'. Hollywood and Universal Studios is 1 hour away!


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40% 0FF APRIL/MAY Beach Hideaway 30 Seconds to Beach/Dining! A/C /Parking/Bikes
average rating of 4.6865673 based on 67 reviews

Great space! So close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed at our fingertips! The property supplied a surplus of beach toys and boogie boards. Our kids were in heaven! Several restaurants within walking distance were so delicious. The beds were comfortable, and we had plenty of space to relax and unwind. We would stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying and being a part of our HappiTravels family. We hope to welcome you back soon! Michelle, Rollo & the HappiTravels family
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Fantastic Newport Beach

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The house was very close to the beach. We walked there daily with a stroller and baby in tow. The surroundings felt safe and Rollo was very helpful on where to find food, groceries, etc. He even made sure we had a pack and play for the baby. The house was comfortable. The parking garage was itty bitty, but we were able to put a Chevy Equinox in with the mirrors folded down. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Place to Stay in Newport Beach

  • 5 of 5

Michelle and Rollo are so accommodating, they have covered our every request with a smile. Communication is quick and they are quick to respond to any question. Clean, cozy, and modern describes this place within 30 seconds of the beach. WiFi access, garage space, and everything you'll need for your stay. Lots of biking, places to eat and drink, and the people are friendly within the area. We will without a doubt be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, clean, fun

  • 5 of 5

Cozy unit very close to the sand and waves. Was very clean and property managers are very accommodating. We were a family of five and it slept all of us very comfortably. Can’t wait to go back to Newport again.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so “Happi” you enjoyed your stay at HappiTravels vacation rentals in Newport Beach. We hope to have you back soon! Michelle, Rollo and the HappiTravels family
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Lovely two bedroom unit 5 min. Walk from Newport Beach!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this rental. It had everything we needed. I wish we had stayed longer. Thank you Rollo for everything!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so "Happi" you enjoyed your stay at HappiTravels in Newport Beach which is a 30 second walk to the beach!
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A very comfortable apartment with all amenities

  • 5 of 5

This is a very comfortable vacation apartment with seemingly all amenities, from the big, like a washer and drier and A/C to the seemingly minor like a variety of DVDs, and a stunning range of beach equipment. The superb access to the beach goes without saying. There are good restaurants within walking distance. This is the third year we have stayed in a HappiTravels vacation apartment and it will not be the last.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Thank You for being a part of the HappiTravels Family! We look forward to having you return!! Michelle, Rollo & the HappiTravels Family!
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The happiest place on earth! 20 minutes from your home by the sea!
Disney's California Adventure
Downtown Disney
South Coast Plaza
If you need your retail fix this is the place. Hi end to discount and more!
Balboa Island
Take a short relaxing ferry ride to a quaint island.
Huntington Beach Pier
Get on one of your free beach cruisers and take a ride along the boardwalk to Huntington Bea...
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
If you team is in town you can watch them battle it out with the Angels, just 20 minutes fro...
OC Fair & Event Center
July - August the OC fair is open with great entertainment and lots of fun! Every Sat. is th...
Laguna Beach
A different vibe from Newport. Lots of artists and art shop. Great hiking in the local can...
The happiest place on earth! 20 minutes from your home by the sea!
Corona del Mar State Beach
Newport Harbor
Rent an electric boat and cruise the Newport Harbor or take a harbor cruise and see where al...
Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters
Newport Beach
Rated the cleanest beach in the US by CNN!
Balboa Peninsula
In-N-Out Burger
Las Brisas
Great place to see a sunset.
Bear Flag Fish Company
If you don't catch your own fish, this is the next best thing!
Catal Restaurant and Uva Bar
Newport Beach
Rated the cleanest beach in the US by CNN!
Mutt Lynch's
Belly up to the bar and catch a sunset. Play pool with the locals!
Disney's Aladdin - A Musical Spectacular -- CLOSED
Main Street USA
Duke's Huntington Beach
Great food and great view!
Downtown Huntington Beach
BJ`s Brewhouse
Watch your favorite sport and have a beer.
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventure
24 Hour Fitness
Two within 5 minutes of your home!
Pelican Hill Golf Club
World class golfing overlooking the ocean five minutes away!
Davey's Locker Sportfishing
Great whale watching and deep sea fishing!
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
John Wayne
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Alley
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Balboa Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Pelican Hill
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Pacific Coast Highway/ Hwy 1/ PCH
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Alley
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Mountain High
Car: not necessary

Bay is across the street for kayaking. Bike to Huntington Beach pier, Newport pier, Balboa pier and take the water ferry to Balboa Island. Ferry to Catalina Island. . Surf City Marathon!

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach is 5 minutes away

There is garage parking and storage available.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $155 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Towels/linens provided after Labor Day prior to Memorial Day weekend.
Summer months linen/towel rental service is available prior to Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day or you are welcome to bring your own.
A signed rental agreement with copy of ID will be required to complete reservation. If you would like to view the rental agreement prior to making a reservation, please let us know.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund