Welcome to Newport Beach
A chic beach community that is brimming with class
Newport Beach is nestled in Orange County and is replete with balmy temperatures, sinking sunsets, and gorgeous waterfront views. Only an hour from Los Angeles and connected via the Coast Highway, 405 Highway, SR-55, and SR-73, Newport Beach walks the line between an oasis of peaceful tranquility and chic modernity, all with city amenities.
One of the most attractive cities on the California coast, Newport is famous for its delightful communities and neighborhoods, called “villages.” From peninsulas to islands to downtowns, the various lifestyles of Newport Beach all have one thing in common: excellent standards and a great community.
Considering the wealth of options found in Newport Beach, it's no surprise that the area’s architecture also comes with its own flavor. With height restrictions in place to ensure the longevity of Newport Beach’s stunning waterfront views, the city is dotted with modern styles giving the city a contemporary feel. From luxury condos to highly-rated local architects ready to give you your picture-perfect home, Newport Beach is brimming with opportunity. Charmed by the lifestyle and sophisticated ambiance, not to mention the gorgeous surroundings, Newport Beach appeals to families and retirees.
Things to Love
- Beautiful views on Balboa Island
- One of the best surfing locations in the world
- Local arts and culture scene
- Sunset cruises sure to take your breath away
- Upscale, modern shopping and dining
More than a beach town, Newport Beach delivers all of its residents an unparalleled experience of waterfront views, upscale opportunities, elegant sunsets, and more. Charming and welcoming, the atmosphere of Newport Beach encourages style while still maintaining some of that Californian ease. Full of cafes, bars, restaurants, services, and community, Newport Beach residents tend to own their homes, and as the area is considered white collar, it’s a great place to grow your career or retire.
Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment
The quintessential destination for atmospheric living, Newport Beach is bursting with fine dining, cute eateries, couture clothiers, and more, all perfectly suited to match your tastes. With dozens of specialty shops reaching throughout the area and fashion outlets galore, the options are endless.
Fashion Island is the ideal destination for any designer label clothing, as the unique and chic outdoor dining and shopping location is full of top stores, personal shoppers, and trendy clothes. Corona Del Mar, one of Newport Beach’s neighborhoods, is famous for its wealth of signature shops.
Locals love to celebrate life’s achievements at the elegantly upscale Fig & Olive, where Italian cuisine meets an intimate ambiance for a high-end dining experience. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine is another contender when it comes to top-tier fine dining, while Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens is renowned for its rustic, garden-style dining with an upscale flair.
Things to Do
The grandeur of Newport Beach’s surrounding nature is immaculate and inviting, but that’s not where the activity stops. Museums, golfing, and more await throughout the area!
Tap your foot to the sounds of professional jazz at the annual Newport Beach Jazz Festival, where live entertainment, delicious food vendors, and more come together in a celebration of music and culture. The Newport Film Festival follows in this tradition, honoring artistic expression from around the globe every single year.
Glide through the glittering waterways of Newport on a date night or family outing by renting a Duffy and soaking up the gorgeous views surrounding you. Newport Beach and Balboa Peninsula are a pinnacle of the natural splendor Newport has to offer, complete with three miles of scenic beachfront and tons of restaurants, vendors, and more.
Newport Beach is home to the Newport Mesa Unified School District, a highly-rated school system. Top schools include:
- Corona Del Mar High (9-12), Ranked number one of Newport Beach’s public schools
- Newport Harbor High (9-12)
- Costa Mesa High (9-12)