If you are looking for a relaxing getaway close to the beach and far from your busy workweek life, Newport Beach, California, is your spot. On Travelocity you can find hotels in Newport Beach that will not only fit your budget, but are ideally located near quiet beaches, plentiful shopping, and inspired restaurants.
Out and About in Newport Beach
Much of the life in Newport Beach revolves around the water—which is no surprise given their coastal access and the pristine beaches, like the Wedge. Whether you want to lounge on the sand, tour on a paddle board, or see the yacht races, the water will call to you. And the good news is cheap hotels near Newport Beach are never far away. Feeling sporty? You can test the greens at the championship golf course or enjoy the PGA tour when it is in town. Drive over to Balboa Island and park the car—on this walking-friendly island, you won't need it. Browse the shops or watch sailboats float by. If you are traveling with kids, hop aboard the ferry and or head to the nearby arcade before joining a whale watching cruise that leaves from the Balboa Peninsula. Newport Beach hotels are also close to Fashion Island shopping, so let your inner fashionista run free.
Eating and Drinking
After satisfying your shopping urge, dive into the Newport Beach food scene. Whether you are in town for "Restaurant Week," or are just there on an average Tuesday, the foodie side of you will rejoice. From casually dining on wood-fired pizza by the Newport Beach Pier to French cuisine in an intimate restaurant on Balboa Island, feel free to indulge. And don't forget to sample the frozen bananas at the competing stands in Balboa Village—it's the stuff of local legend.