Welcome to Newport Beach
Newport Beach is a coastal city in Orange County with a captivating mix of modern glamor and old California charm. The city has beautiful sandy beaches, popular surf sports, stylish stores, and restaurants. It is the home of Newport Harbor where you can enjoy recreation in the clear ocean water.
Newport Beach real estate has a mix of stunning homes in manicured mainland neighborhoods and on picturesque manmade islands. Home styles range from resort-like private villas in sought-after gated communities to hillside homes with amazing views overlooking the harbor and its islands.
What to Love
Sandy beaches and surf spots
Manicured neighborhoods with gorgeous homes
Eclectic shopping and dining
People & Lifestyle
Newport Beach offers an idyllic lifestyle with lovely homes right on the oceanfront. From pristine beaches to luxury shopping and fine dining, this refined community is a fantastic place to live year-round. By day, residents stroll along the city’s beachfront streets or can be seen running, rollerblading, biking, and dog walking. In the evening, Newport Beach’s outstanding dining scene offers a diverse array of restaurants where you can relax over a leisurely evening meal. You can also rent a boat or store your own at Newport Harbor and explore the breathtaking islands just off the coast.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Fashion Island is Newport Beach’s premier retail destination. This upscale open-air shopping center features brands such as Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus, and Nordstrom plus over 30 restaurants. Lido Marina Village offers boutique shopping and romantic dining right on the waterfront. Lido Marina is accessible by boat, and restaurants at the marina offer dock-and-dine service. Marine Avenue on Balboa Island is lined with a wide variety of restaurants serving cuisine from around the world. Head to Wilma’s Patio Restaurant for hearty portions of American comfort cooking, enjoy dinner with live music around the fireside in The Village Inn, or visit Basilic for a seasonal menu of French-Swiss dishes and nightly fish specials. Back on the mainland, A Restaurant on West Pacific Coast Highway specializes in creative new American cuisine in a 1920s-inspired setting. Bear Flag Fish Co. is a fish taco spot run by local fishermen. Expect the freshest fish and tastiest tacos at this casual spot’s Newport Harbor and Crystal Cove State Park locations. Javier’s is Newport Beach’s best Mexican eatery. This warm, friendly restaurant combines delicious food with a diverse drink selection, including many hard-to-find upmarket tequilas. Roger’s Gardens is a unique Newport Beach garden center with a huge variety of plants and chic garden furniture and home decor.
Things to Do
The vibrant community of Newport Beach hosts many special events and festivals throughout the year. In April, Newport Beach Film Festival features a week of gala premieres, film screenings, and industry networking events. The Hoag Classic in March is a PGA Tour event held at the Newport Beach Country Club. Members of Newport Beach Country Club have access to its scenic golf course that was designed in the 1950s by William “Billy” Bell and updated several times by renowned architect Ted Robinson. For over a century, the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade has marked a colorful beginning to the holiday season. The Newport Beach Jazz Festival is a three-day festival in June featuring world-class jazz musicians at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach.
Newport belongs to the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.
Andersen Elementary School, Public, K-6
Newport Coast Elementary School, Public, K-6
Corona del Mar Middle & High School, Public, 7-12
Newport Harbor High School, Public, 9-12