Activities

Activities

Balboa Bay Resort

Experience

Create Lasting Memories In Newport Beach, CA

From sunset cruises to kayak rentals, Newport Beach offers plenty of fun in the California sun. Fantastic weather, gorgeous beaches, celebrated art, and delicious restaurants allow our guests to make the most of their California beach vacation. Cruise down the boardwalk on a beach cruiser or spend the day at Fashion Island, where you’ll discover the finest shopping in the country.

Need help deciding what to do? Just ask the Concierge Services Team at Balboa Bay Resort and we’ll be happy to help with your entertainment arrangements.

Beach Couple

On the Water

Enjoy Water Sports & More

  • Electric Duffy Boat Rentals
  • Kayak and Stand-Up Paddleboard rentals
  • Outdoor pool with padded lounge chairs
  • Newport Beach surfing
  • Nearby Boat tours to Catalina Island
  • Nearby snorkeling, scuba diving, and parasailing
  • Deep Sea fishing
  • Stunning nearby beaches
  • Nearby national parks and hiking
Golf Course

On the Greens

Pristine 18-Hole Golf Courses Near Newport Beach

  • Pelican Hill Golf Course – 5 miles
  • Oak Creek Golf Club – 9 miles
  • Tustin Ranch Golf Club – 11 miles
  • Strawberry Farms Golf Course – 13 miles
  • Monarch Beach Golf Links – 14 miles
Building

Cultural Activities

Newport Beach's Unique Blend of Art, Culture, & History

  • Orange County Art Museum – 2 miles
  • Newport Harbor Nautical Museum – 4 miles
  • Segerstrom Center for the Arts – 5 miles
  • Lyon Air Museum – 7 miles


More Local Museums & Theaters:

  • South Coast Repertory – 8 miles
  • Pacific Symphony – 9 miles
  • Bowers Museum – 10 miles
  • Pageant of the Masters – 10 miles
  • Marconi Automotive Museum – 11 miles
Disneyland

Attractions

Orange County Attractions

  • Fashion Island & South Coast Plaza shopping – 2-6 miles
  • Balboa Fun Zone – 4 miles
  • Disneyland – 14 miles - Purchase Tickets Here
  • Knott's Berry Farm – 24 miles
  • Universal Studios – 45 miles
  • Legoland – 55 miles

Wine Down

Spend Memorial Day Weekend at the 16th Annual Newport Beach Wine Festival at Balboa Bay Resort. Enjoy fine wines, delicious food, culinary experiences, waterfront views and luxury accommodations.

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First Mates: Kids Package

Vacation, Ahoy! Fun is on the horizon with our First Mates: Kids Package.

Kids will delight in crafting their own Balboa Bars with an array of toppings delivered right to your room, while parents will enjoy 10% off room accommodations and complimentary kid’s breakfast at Waterline Newport Beach.*

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Teach Me How to Duffy

Make the most of your Newport Beach vacation with a ride around the Bay on an iconic Duffy boat! 

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Celebrate Our Stars

We are thrilled to again be named a Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Resort!

To celebrate, we are sharing our special "Celebrate Our Stars" package with our biggest fans -- you, our guests! 

Visit Newport Beach's only waterfront Resort and enjoy California coastal dining, luxury accommodations, Drybar and world-class spa. 

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Book Early & Save

Soak in the spring sunshine in Newport Beach, named one of the best places to visit this spring by Travel+Leisure. Take advantage of longer, warmer days with activities like paddle boarding, kayaking on the Bay, or exploring the local area by Duffy boat or electric bicycle.  

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Suite Arrival

More room, more time, and more value. Extend your stay in a spacious suite and enjoy a complimentary fourth night on us. Also includes overnight valet parking.

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Spa Away

Relax, renew, and refresh. Our Spa Away Package offers luxurious overnight accommodations, combined with an afternoon of peaceful escape from the stresses of daily life. 

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Shop & Stay package

The ultimate combination of shopping and relaxation with a getaway to the Balboa Bay that includes a $50 gift certificate to either Fashion Island or the resort’s Bayfront Boutique and overnight valet parking. 

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Bed and Breakfast

Begin your eventful day of fun in the sun with a delicious breakfast at Waterline Newport Beach or while relaxing in your guestroom. Also includes daily valet parking.

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