Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $115 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Balboa Peninsula. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy a villa in Balboa Peninsula

The Balboa Peninsula is a great place for Newport villas. Located in Newport Beach, it has miles of sandy beaches near the Balboa Pier for sunbathing, swimming, and watersports. You’re also close to Newport Island and Balboa Peninsula Park, an exciting oceanfront park with picnic areas, beach playgrounds, and fountains. If you have the kids, you can visit the West Jetty View Park for outdoor play or Discovery Cube’s Ocean Quest, a STEM-based museum with interactive exhibits. There’s also ExplorOcean, a family-friendly discovery center with ocean-based exhibits for hands-on learning. For adults, the Balboa Peninsula has bars, restaurants, and clubs for nightlife and dining.

Things to do

The most amazing sights and attractions at Balboa Peninsula

If you want the very best in vacation attractions, Balboa Peninsula vacation rentals are perfect for you. Besides the science museum and waterpark activities, there’s the Peninsula Point Park and Balboa Pier beach. You can’t beat this gorgeous area, which even has a playground for the kids. It’s perfect for surfing, boogie-boarding, kite flying, and other water fun, not to mention the best burgers and shakes around at the original Ruby’s Diner on the pier. Then check out the Newport Balboa Bike Trail to see the sights, or enjoy a bicycle bar crawl with your best friends!


Explore indoor and outdoor fun at Balboa Peninsula

Your visit to Balboa Peninsula begins with a trip on the Balboa Island Ferry, delivering you straight to the Balboa Island Fun Zone. Start your experience by enjoying the amusement park atmosphere of souvenir shops, arcades, a Ferris wheel, and even water activities. Then check out ExplorOcean to try out hands-on science experiments, discover one-of-a-kind exhibits, and go through the Touch Tank—a real ocean petting zoo! At the Balboa Pavilion, right on the waterfront, there’s a bit of fun for everyone, from visiting small shops to sightseeing to sport fishing to whale watching.


At Balboa Peninsula, you can enjoy amazing weather all year

Balboa Peninsula is one of the sunniest places around, with over 300 days of sunshine on average every year. It sees very little rainfall, boasting the ideal climate for walking, biking, sunbathing, and watersports, like fishing or whale watching or even sport fishing. You can hop on the local ferry or take a cruise to see the amazing ocean life! The average temperature in the summer ranges between 73 and 78 degrees, barring heat spells that see the temperature hit around 100. Overall, it’s an outstanding climate for year-round fun and excitement.

Natural features

Enjoy beautiful beaches and nature, all at Balboa Peninsula

As part of the Balboa Island community, the peninsula forms a part of three islands in Newport Harbor, joined by bridges to allow for easy access by ferry, foot, car, or bike. It’s got great access, and features beautiful sandy beach locales and coastlines, with a variety of marine life and easy access to the ocean. The area has been created from mudflats by dredging and engineering to create a stunning vacation spot, with Balboa Peninsula vacation rentals all over the island. If you’re looking for a fun and exciting vacation, check out Balboa Peninsula today.

How many vacation rentals are available around Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 788 vacation rentals around Balboa Peninsula. From 586 house rentals to 200 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Balboa Peninsula?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Balboa Peninsula. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Balboa Fun Zone: 3,101 vacation rentals
  • Balboa Pier: 3,098 vacation rentals
  • Newport Harbor Nautical Museum: 3,102 vacation rentals
  • ExplorOcean: 3,102 vacation rentals
  • Balboa Pavilion: 3,099 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Balboa Peninsula listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Balboa Peninsula?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 586 Houses in Balboa Peninsula. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Balboa Peninsula include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 200 rentals available
  • Cottages: 26 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 26 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Balboa Peninsula?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Balboa Peninsula. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.