Seven miles inland from the coast, Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach is a relaxing getaway in the heart of Southern California. Balboa Island, South Coast Plaza mall, and Disneyland® are within 16 miles of the hotel.
Learn about all things Balboa Island at this small, historical museum, tucked inside a quaint cottage. It showcases island memorabilia, vintage photos, and artifacts that expound on the isle’s history.
Tucked between the Balboa Peninsula and mainland, Balboa Island calls to mind East Coast enclaves such as Nantucket with its quaint Marine Avenue, lined with nautical shops and restaurants. Drive to the island, or for more adventure, take the ferry.
Shop till you drop at this upscale, luxury-goods mall, boasting 250 stores, 30 restaurants, and the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Anchor stores include Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue.
This iconic outdoor shopping center, home to 125 stores, features above-and-beyond luxury amenities, such as personal shoppers, valet parking, and a complimentary trolley service to cart shoppers around.