Newport Beach
Newport Beach
4.5
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Known for its shoreline and seafood restaurants, Newport Beach is more than just sand and surf. This coastal city in South Orange County, California, is a vibrant playground of attractions and activities. Newport Beach also marks the first stop of many Hollywood tours, and you may recognize its surroundings from hit shows like 'The O.C.' and 'Arrested Development'. Hop on a whale-watching cruise to spot blue whales and bottlenose dolphins, catch some waves at the popular surfing spot The Wedge, or stroll down a picturesque boardwalk to Balboa Island, where you’ll find a variety of charming local businesses. – Tripadvisor
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TravelBrianCO
Pearland, TX860 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Good beach. The walking/riding path is nice. Some areas are more crowded than others. Parking is a nightmare. People seem to spread out which is nice.
Written 5 May 2024
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Shary
Vienna, Austria175 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
Beautiful beach with nice views and options to get refreshments and so on. Not secluded but a nice city beach basically that is not too crowded. Great for walks on the beach or just relaxing. Loved that the shopping mall was not too far either :)
Written 6 March 2024
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Jojo
Los Angeles, CA10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
We love this beach. So clean and neat. we were lucky enough to find it on our tight trip around. Will definitely go again
Written 13 January 2024
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thehungryexpat2015
Dubai, United Arab Emirates297 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
This place doesnt dissapoint at all. Its exaclty like it was depicted in the movies and tv shows. New port beach is stunning.
Written 12 September 2023
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william h
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Solo
Great place to visit but be prepared for the parking. It's Hell, use the app and Got hacked And had to cancel 2 credit cards. Try using the 800 number. But they hung up on me twice. There's gotta be a better way to pay for parking. I would download the app before Even thinking about going good luck.
Written 20 August 2023
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lindsay0215
Pittsburgh, PA1,123 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
We love going to Newport Beach however the marine layer put a slight damper on the day. We’re used to the blue sky sunny CA beach day so the marine layer was a new experience. Someone suggested checking the beach cams before you head out. Still a nice day at the beach.
Written 17 July 2023
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J H
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
This port is too crowed. It is short of parking and you have to pay for everything. Its whale watching business is also fake ... it almost ruined my vacation. Luckly I found mission beach. It is much better place to go.
Written 2 July 2023
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Sam Lefler
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Typical southern California beach town with limited parking and expensive hotels. The ocean side has wide flat sandy beach.
Written 25 October 2022
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Jeff B
Hemet, CA5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
Newport Beach is a beach untouched By Time
It's an Awesome place to hang out catch some sun play in the Water grab a snack or Dinner at of the the many restaurants I suggest Moma D's it's A Delicious Italian food Restaurant the best in Southern California
There's also Charlie's Chili' next to the Pier.
California has the most beautiful coast line so yeah check out Newport Beach
Written 26 September 2022
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Dana Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA1,199 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Business
The great beach city of California that offers something for everybody. Wonderful beach, harbor, shopping and coastal living.
Written 1 September 2022
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