Area Attractions

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.





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Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport, Newport Beach

4545 Macarthur Boulevard
Newport Beach, California, United States, 92660



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Art + Culture

Balboa Island Museum & Historical Society

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.

Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)

Carve out a few hours to wander this modern art museum, home to 3,000 works ranging from paintings and sculptures to video and digital installations.

Food + Drink

Mama D’s Italian Kitchen

This classic Italian restaurant uses secret recipes passed down by the owner’s grandmother. The extensive menu features pizzas and pastas as well as chicken, veal, and seafood entrees.

Family Attractions

Balboa Island

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.

Balboa Fun Zone

Aptly named, the Fun Zone is nonstop entertainment for kids and grown-ups alike. Ride the Ferris wheel and play old-fashioned arcade games including Skee-Ball, just steps from the ocean.



South Coast Plaza

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.

Fashion Island

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.

Parks + Recreation

Corona del Mar State Beach

One of the best places in Newport Beach to swim or surf, Corona del Mar State Beach is a sandy enclave flanked by cliffs and a rock jetty on either side.

Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve

Just a quick walk from the hotel lies this sprawling forest preserve, featuring a diverse crop of wildlife, plus a walking and biking path that hugs Upper Newport Bay.