Hotel Solarena Newport Beach

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Dec. 2021



Dec. 2021





Balboa Island

4.6 Miles, 10 Minutes Drive

Less than five miles from Hotel Solarena, Balboa Island is a unique one-of-a-kind experience. Accessible by car or via the Balboa Island Ferry, Balboa Island is home to chic coastal boutiques, stylish fashion, art galleries, and jewelry shops. It’s also home to a variety of quaint, locally-owned restaurants, bakeries, and cafes that serve up locally-inspired dishes as well as international cuisine like Italian, Mexican, and French.

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Iconic Frozen Banana

Balboa Island is also the birthplace of the iconic Frozen Banana, which was popularized on the hit TV show “Arrested Development.” This tasty sweet treat is a banana dipped in chocolate and covered with nuts then frozen. Balboa Island is great for the whole family and offers a walking trail that circles the entire island.