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Lots To Do!

A lot of activities to choose from here: shopping, dining, water sports, sport fishing, beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tag-about
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Youngstown, Ohio
Day trip with the wife - Tons of food choices and activities.

This is a fun day trip kind of place. There is a "Fun Zone" with arcades and old fashion... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Troy-Wo
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Anaheim, California
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice village” (2 reviews)
“summer town” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 23:00
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Balboa Penninsula, Newport Beach, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of activities to choose from here: shopping, dining, water sports, sport fishing, beautiful beach - enjoy a stroll on Balboa Beach Pier!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun day trip kind of place. There is a "Fun Zone" with arcades and old fashion games. You can rent boats, power or sail, Jet Skis, Para Sailing, day fishing trips and whale watching. There are restaurants from mid-upper scale, frozen banana’s,...More

Thank Troy-Wo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Balboa Village is a nice place to visit when you're in Newport Beach. The area is cute and fun, so it's a must-visit in the area. Good for kids, families, couples.

Thank ELinsky2015
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This place was wonderful. I had such a great time. It is on my list of places to return to. Had wonderful food and the people were very nice. Lots of things to do!

1  Thank cakesinsations
Reviewed 25 August 2017

allot of little shops and things to do in the harbor area. I would do a couple of hours here if you have time.

Thank westvaner
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Lots of quaint shops and the prices are excellent. Enjoy strolling along from shop to shop. Beautiful place to visit during the holidays.

Thank Jeanniene
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The combination of small Shops & Restaurants, Fun Zone, Harbor Tours, Whale Watching, Boat Rentals, & other attractions help make the 110-year old Balboa Village a popular destination for Locals & Tourists alike. The aging infrastructure is evident, & the lack of Parking is a...More

1  Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed 9 July 2017

It seems that it is easier to get around if you explore the village without a vehicle. We left ours in a parking lot near the Newport Beach Pier, and we took the ferry across to the island. Exploring Balboa Village was very enjoyable, especially...More

Thank Darren D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great to stroll around and shop or just people watch. Good for all ages to enjoy. Parking can be challenging.

Thank connieg83
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Nice spot to enjoy a walk and some people watching. Not much else of interest here for me just your typical beach souvenir shops and restaurants.

Thank Marty B
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