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Balboa Village

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Address: Balboa Penninsula, Newport Beach, CA
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Great boating community

Great area for boat lovers, yacht lovers or just sun lovers. Everything about Balboa is the perfect SoCal setting without the hustle and bustle that you might find at Mission... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great area for boat lovers, yacht lovers or just sun lovers. Everything about Balboa is the perfect SoCal setting without the hustle and bustle that you might find at Mission Beach. Everything is within a short walk from shopping to affordable family dining and even day surfing (which we tried!)

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Thank ShellBell914
California
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566 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun place to walk around. Several nice places to eat, drink or shop. Lots of banana stands. Nice to stroll around and look at the houses as well.

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Thank Christy D
North Carolina
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to do and see here. Shops, places to eat from fancy to casual. The Fun Zone with rides and arcades. Boat rentals. Ride the Ferry that goes across the bay to the Island and do some shopping.

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Thank Shawna B
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We went here at a Sunday afternoon in April, the beach is clean, not crowed,has lots palm trees and beautiful beach houses, it's very relaxing riding a bike at the beachside, you can also take boat for whale watching here.

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Thank summerblossom
Norman, Oklahoma
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46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We always love a spin through the local shops in Balboa. There's fun people watching and its a great, walkable village.

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Thank SueCliff52
San Diego, California
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301 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Small village with plenty of shops and restaurants. Good place to go for a walk and see beautiful homes. Parking is sometimes difficult to find even during winter time.

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Thank Angelica S
Las Vegas, Nevada
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748 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Go to the Balboa Village when you go to the Balboa Beach areas. Such beautiful walks and things to see and do. I love the beach, and the little village is amazing.

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Thank SusieRussell
Roosendaal, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Nice village. Good restaurants in the main streets. Several fun activities. Nearby nice beach. During evening very pictoresque.

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Thank arminius778
australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Part of a day tour i took involved some time to explore this cute little waterside area. I could imagine this area would be very busy with families with children on weekends, it has the kiddie rides & fun-zones that would keep kids happy. But it also has some nice looking restaurants & i really enjoyed wondering along past the... More 

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Belton, Texas
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

It is worth taking in when exploring the area. Filled with lots of bike rentals and tourist shops.Parking is convent but not free.

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