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Newport Beach

100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA, Newport Beach, CA 92660
949-644-3309
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Birdwatching
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Grand cayman
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This is a great beach for surfing or boogy boarding. A really big beach with great waves. Good place for sand castles as well.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

For a lovely beach south of LA, try Newport Beach. Although parking is a bit of a challenge, the beach is well-maintained, with long expanses of soft sand, lovely views, a pleasant pier, a playground for children and good changing facilities. This is a fine place to spend a day at the beach.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We walked from Balboa Pier to Newport Pier (and return - 1 hour round trip). There is a beach boardwalk along the front with ample parking. There are good beach/gift shops and cafes. Overall a nice clean beach great for morning walks and sunbathing!

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Mesa, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My kids love spending the day here and I like it too but the best times are morning walks with my wife. Very peaceful and calming which is why I go on vacation.

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northern nj
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72 reviews 72 reviews
28 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is one of my favorite beaches in California. The sand is wonderful and the beach itself is well-kept. We saw several pods of dolphins while we were there. I just wish smoking was prohibited because if it is, it's not enforced. Wish I was on this beach right now...

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Beaumont, California, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

fun beach, great sandy spots & gorgeous views; the bathrooms left much to be desired, but that's a beach facility for ya!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Lovely place if you can find a parking space. Be prepared to get there early to park and pick your space on the beach. Some beautiful bars and cafes.

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Mesa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Loved everything about this beach. The sand like silk, the waves, the cool water and piers. Great places to stay near or on the beachfront. Great variety of people. We saw seals and dolphins in the ocean while at the end of the pier. BEAUTIFUL!!!!!

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is just the perfect city with different beaches that are all great. Whether you go to Laguna beach, Newport beach, crystal Cove Beach or Balboa Beach you are in for a great experience. The sand is clean nice and not a lot of shells. They are maintained. Laguna has great waves.

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New Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

i would have never guessed this far down south would have a gem of a beach. I've typically stayed up near all the "hype" of Redondo, Hermosa, Manhattan… but this was a breath of fresh new air! well worth the drive down south. I can't say enough on how clean the beach was… we must have walked for miles (almost... More

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