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Newport Beach, Newport Beach

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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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  • we had a walk on the pier during a sunny evening. really enjoyed the atmosphere, many people fishing and having a good time. Nice place to be.  more »
  • Parking is very close and it is a nice beach. In my opinion the restrooms get a fair minus rating. We didn't get to stay long because it was very windy and cool. I was wearing a jacket and could have ...  more »
  • Fun place for beaches and shopping in bike riding and soaking up beautiful Southern California weather. Beaches beautiful and less Rocky than the normal California beaches Pacific Ocean is always a li...  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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