Newport Beach homes are some of the most exclusive properties in the whole of California, located on seven small islands on the Balboa Peninsula in Orange County, California. Often overlooked by tourists, the stunning beaches of Newport Beach and Balboa Island remain gloriously uncrowded throughout the year, despite their beauty.
There is always a huge amount to see and do from a self catering Newport Beach holiday home. The beaches are an absolute delight, with 6 miles of pristine beaches upon which to choose a spot. The fine sands of Newport Beach and Balboa Island are magnificent for sunbathing and relaxing in the sun, as well as playing Frisbee, beach football or volleyball, and there is always plenty of room for such activities.
Water sports are, of course, hugely popular in this watery wonderland, especially sailing. Newport Beach is a sailing centre of the highest quality, and there are a great range of Newport Beach sailing centres to visit, should you be looking for equipment hire of sailing lessons from your Newport Beach home. Scuba diving, deep sea fishing and wind surfing are also hugely popular from flats to rent in Newport Beach.
There are some wonderful golf courses to play from a holiday rental property in Newport Beach or Balboa Island. The 36 hole Pelican Hill Golf Club is particularly special to play, but there are an incredible 12 golf courses, from short 9 hole courses to flowing 36 hole links courses within a short drive of any flat to rent in Newport Beach.
Balboa Island is accessible by boat from a flat to rent in Newport Beach, with plenty of ferry services connecting the town, and plenty of moorings if you are on a Newport Beach sailing holiday. Balboa Island is actually a collection of three artificial islands, including Balboa Island, Little Balboa Island and Collins Island. The amazingly still waters that surround Balboa Island are a delight for water sports, and perfectly safe for swimming.
There is a wonderfully mild, steady year round climate in Newport Beach. The warmest month sees temperatures reaching into the 30’s (°C) daily, whilst the coldest months, (December and January) see daily temperatures still pushing 20°C. Rain is unlikely at any time of year, especially between April and October.
The Orange County – Santa Ana Airport, wonderfully named the John Wayne Airport (SNA) is just within 20km of any flat to rent or Newport Beach homes. Flights do not arrive direct from the UK, but there are a great range of connecting flights from American airports including Chicago O’Hare (ORD), San Francisco (SFO) and Atlanta (ATL), making a flat to rent in Newport Beach wonderfully accessible.