Destination guide

The beachside setting of Newport Beach is ready to explore

The beaches and gardens create a pretty picture of Newport Beach. This city's boating, restaurants and shopping draw many visitors. Balboa Pier and Newport Pier are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Newport Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Newport Beach a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Disney California Adventure® Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Disneyland® (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Knott's Berry Farm (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Santa Ana Zoo (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Discovery Science Center (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Medieval Times (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Newport Beach

Travellers enjoy Newport Beach for its boating. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Newport Beach

Nature lovers will enjoy Newport Beach for its island views, breathtaking sunsets and beautiful gardens. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newport Beach is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Huntington State Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Main Beach Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Sherman Library and Garden (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Corona del Mar State Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • The Wedge (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Little Corona Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Newport Beach

The nearest airport is in Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), which is 19.1 mi (30.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Newport Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,354 holiday lettings around Newport Beach. From 690 flats & apartments to 90 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Newport Beach?

Don't just spend a few hours at the beach. Round up your chums and stay as close as you can to it! The sound of the surf and extraordinary ocean views? We'd say it's a no-brainer! Fortunately, there are 825 beachside holiday rentals to spirit yourself away to. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has a selection of other options, including:

  • 674 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 597 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 517 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Newport Beach?

Our house holiday rentals are real properties for real travellers. Offering tons of space to spread out, they're perfect for those who want to experience life like a local. There are 1,295 houses available on HomeAway. Prices start at £38 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather pick one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Condo: 467 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £31 per night.
  • Apartment: 237 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £50 per night.
  • Hotel: 173 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £54 per night.

Can I stay in Newport Beach in a large group?

It can be tough finding the time to meet up with your closest family and friends. A getaway is a perfect opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were hoping to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has options. Why not take a look at the 278 house holiday rentals featured here? They're the top choice for large groups of travellers. In the area, the holiday rentals that can accommodate larger sized groups include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we have 599 rental accommodation suitable for that size. Book a night for as little as £76.
  • If you have 8 in your group, you'll be happy to find out that there are 552 rental properties that are ideal. Prices begin at just £78 per night.
  • Looking for places for rent catering to 10 guests? You'll be glad to know we have 216 that'll be ideal. You can grab one for as little as £105 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring your uncle, your brother and all your pals to Newport Beach.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Newport Beach?

HomeAway has a variety of wonderful cost-conscious choices. Treat your posse to some wining and dining or extend your trip with the cash you save. Naples Island has bargain written all over it. And with 62 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £148 a night, it's not hard to see why. Anaheim Hills is another place to check out. We've got 11 and the average price is around £160 a night.

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