Newport Beach Holidays - Holidays to California
- By Greg Rose -
- Jun 16, 2009
Newport Beach holidays
Newport Beach is an exclusive part of California with 5 km of sandy beaches and huge mansions worth millions of dollars. Home of the popular TV show The O.C. Newport Beach is a dream destination for your holidays. Simply enjoy the sun and relax on the beach or try a spot of surfing, the pastime of choice for Newport Beach’s residents.
Nature lovers would be foolish to not venture to the aptly named Seal Rocks, where they’ll be able to catch a glimpse of some amazing seals! Glass-bottomed boats are always fun to go on. Visitors can take a relaxing ride and gaze at all the wondrous aquatic creatures that dwell in the deep blue waters.
There are two main hot spots if you wish to indulge in some fine dining. Mariner’s Mile located by the harbour has a host of great restaurants. Balboa Island hosts the pristine Marine Avenue, which has a variety of delicious eateries of its own.
What To Do
Come and see The O.C – the hit TV show is filmed right here. You can see the rich and famous at play in this exclusive beach region, which is usually sun-soaked and always lively. The water has many delights on Virgin travel breaks to Newport Beach, from seal spotting at Seal Rocks to glass-bottom boats at Lovers Cove Marine Reserve. Check out Fashion Island too – when was the last time you went to an open-air mall?
Where To Eat
Plenty of fine cuisine is on offer here, especially on Balboa Island's Marine Avenue and Mariner's Mile. Enjoy harbour views while tucking into great meals at the likes of 21 Oceanfront Restaurant and Bayside Restaurant – or even visit during Newport Beach Restaurant Week.
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