The Island is between the Balboa Peninsula and the main Balboa Island and has a very small car Ferry connecting the two. This Balboa Ferry carries only 2 cars; many passengers and a great deal of bikes from early morning till late at night! When you cross on a weekend day the ferry is crisscrossed by many small boats and many large sailboats.
2nd level, one bedroom. Right on the Sand! Ocean view of the world famous wedge to the Balboa Pier, you can't beat this location. Boogie board, surf, bike, stroll the pier and board walk, play at the ocean front park, grab a coffee, or a bite to eat one of the excellent restaurants.
The south end of the beach from Balboa Pier to the Wedge tends to be steep and, when it has waves, they're fairly noxious shorebreak. The area around 13-15 street and the jetties north of Newport Pier westward tend to be better. If there's surf (erratic) the jetty at the south end of Balboa Peninsula has a patch of waves when there's a south swell.
Balboa Pier offers views of the sloping Corona del Mar coastline to the south and miles of unending sandy shores to the north. A bonus for food lovers : Ruby's Diner, a 1940s-style throwback joint at the end of the pier with a cozy setting to enjoy burgers, milkshakes, sundaes and of course, watching the sun setting over the Pacific Ocean.
May 22, 2022 · Families adore Coronado Beach, covering 1.5 miles of beautiful shorelines, because of the soft sand, facilities, and spacious areas that are rarely crowded. Why We Recommend This Beach. I highly recommend Coronado Beach for its beautiful pristine waters and great facilities. This beach features picnic tables, a bonfire, restrooms, and tide pools.
This 4-star hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Balboa Pier and 4 mi (6.5 km) from Newport Pier. Popular Hotel Amenities and Features Practice your swing on the golf course or dip into one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools or 3 spa tubs.
Anchored by the Scripps Institute of Oceanography pier, this is a busy swimming area popular among families and surfers alike. Shielded by La Jolla Bay, it is also used as a launching ground for scuba diving and kayaking. At night it's alive with the glow of beach fires. At the northernmost point of La Jolla is Torrey Pines State Beach ...