Head to the Wedge for some of the best body surfing in Southern California. Known for its large, wedge-shaped waves, the swell at Newport Beach can reach up to 9 m (30 ft). Other options along this 16.1 km (10 mi) of coastline includ renting a bicycle, fishing, hiking, or sailing. The 4.7 km (2.9 miles) boardwalk features many shopping options and places to have a meal or a drink. You can rent beach chairs, body boards, and other water gear, and lifeguards are on duty throughout the area. Make your way to the fire rings to enjoy some s'mores. Plan your visit to Newport Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Newport Beach travel route site.
Newport Beach reviews
- Vast expanse of white sands - Clean - Life guard on duty - fantastic beach for beginner surfers - waves are very close to the shore. So very easy to begin surfing w/o going deep into the ocean... more »
The boardwalk and the beach and view as are to die for! We walked all the way up and down to the park. Took about an hour, great! more »
The sand terrain is not very nice but it is still a calm and peaceful beach!
Good sunset view and was empty in covid time. Good for playing volleyball and to go in water.
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