Newport Beach, Newport Beach

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#1 of 19 in Beaches in Orange County
Head to the Wedge for some of the best body surfing in Southern California. Known for its large, wedge-shaped waves, the swell at Newport Beach can reach up to 9 m (30 ft). Other options along this 16.1 km (10 mi) of coastline includ renting a bicycle, fishing, hiking, or sailing. The 4.7 km (2.9 miles) boardwalk features many shopping options and places to have a meal or a drink. You can rent beach chairs, body boards, and other water gear, and lifeguards are on duty throughout the area. Make your way to the fire rings to enjoy some s'mores. Plan your visit to Newport Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Newport Beach travel route site .
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  • Really enjoyed walk on piers and beach. It is a classic Californian beach and with places to eat and drink.  more »
  • Newport Beach is a beautiful city, where you feel good and where there is a gentle way of life. The beach is huge and very clean. We can ride the bike on the bike path along the beach. Do not miss to go to Balboa. Really Newport is a Spot not to be missed.
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  • This is a very clean, wide, and soft sand beach. The scenery is typical (beautiful) CA surf with pleasant breezes. The houses lining the beach range from some of the original quaint single-story beach...  more »

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Where to stay in Newport Beach

Newport boasts a large selection of beach resorts and hotels near the water. Many are hotel chains that offer comfortable rooms. On the streets leading away from the beach, you'll find a few independent hotels painted in pastel colors with ocean-themed names. Consider getting in touch with nature and reserving a campsite on the sand.
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