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Newport Beach, Newport Beach

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.5/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web
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. For Newport Beach and beyond, use our Newport Beach vacation trip planner to get the most from your Newport Beach vacation.
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  • This is where we live! Beaches along Balboa Peninsula runs west to east rather than most of the SoCal beaches, that runs north south. So it is a lot warmer in the afternoon when the ocean breeze from ...  read more »
  • Very nice time here. Very friendly place. Lots of places to shop and eat. But is rather go to laguna beach. 
  • This is a lovely area . The beaches are beautiful, clean and the pier is a lovely walk. There are many restaurants etc and a small children's amusement area too. We took the little ferry over to Balba...  read more »
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