Newport Beach is known for its affluent residents, luxury properties, and stunning ocean views. Newport Beach one of the most attractive communities on the west coast comprised of distinct residential areas each with their own character and appearance. These include Corona del Mar, Balboa Island, Balboa Peninsula, Lido Peninsula, Newport Coast, San Joaquin Hills, and Santa Ana Heights, and West Newport.
Newport Bay is divided into Upper Newport Bay, or the Back Bay and Lower Newport Bay, or Newport Harbor. Newport Harbor is one of the world’s largest small yacht harbors, where more than 9,000 boats of all types are docked within the 21-square-mile harbor area. The bay area and the city have eight miles of ocean beach.
Newport Beach is bordered on the west by Huntington Beach, on the north by Costa Mesa and Irvine; and on the east by Crystal Cove State Park.