The neighbourhood of the Balboa Peninsula, sometimes shortened to just Balboa, sits snugly hugging the most populated state of North America, California. A Balboa Peninsula holiday has the advantage of placing you in a quiet area of the state without having to sacrifice access to any of the wonderful attractions to be found there. A Balboa Peninsula holiday rental house not only provides you with spectacular sea views, it is the perfect place to put your feet up after a hard day’s exploring.
In many ways, it would be quicker to list what activities are not available on a Balboa Peninsula holiday because the list is so extensive! As you are close to the beach and the water, the staple for many locals and visitors are water sports such as swimming, scuba diving, surfing, sailing, surf fishing and snorkelling. Other activities available in the neighbourhood include golf, tennis, walking and cycling. As well as the activities, visitors will enjoy seeing the beautiful Balboa Peninsula Pier which was built in 1906 and the Balboa Peninsula Pavilion which was built in the same year.
If you still have some energy left to leave your Balboa Peninsula holiday rental house and take to the road, then you will come to the city of San Diego which is approximately an hour and a half’s journey from the neighbourhood. San Diego is filled to the brim with great attractions including SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego Zoo and the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.
If the weather plays an important part in whether you book a fantastic Balboa Peninsula holiday rental house then you will be delighted to hear that you can expect to enjoy a typical Mediterranean climate. The warmest months of the year to have a Balboa Peninsula holiday tend to be July, August and September when the temperature can soar to around 32°C during the daylight hours. The winter months of December and January see the daytime temperature still offer up pleasant temperatures of between 12° and 18°C. The annual rainfall amount for the neighbourhood is 12 inches with the wettest month tending to be January.
Travellers on a Balboa Peninsula holiday can arrive at John Wayne Airport (SNA) which is approximately 20 minutes’ drive away from the neighbourhood. Amongst the air operators offering cheap, frequent flights to the area are British Airways, Continental Airlines, American Airways and Qatar Airways. Passengers can jet off from the UK from various airports such as Heathrow (LHR), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI), Gatwick (LGW) and Birmingham (BHX).