Experience the Vibrant Newport Beach Nightlife

Daytime activities are a specialty in Newport Beach. You can find tons of boating, kayaking, surfing, and beach fun under the warm Southern California sun. But did you know that there are also fun things to do in Newport Beach at night? Keep reading to discover some of our favorite bars, sunset cruises, and restaurants to enjoy in the later hours of the day! 

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6 Of the Best Nighttime Activities in Newport Beach

Enjoy a Romantic Gondola Ride 

If you want to dial up the romance during your time in Newport Beach, a gondola tour around the harbor is one of the best things to do in Newport Beach at nightGondola Adventures offers a relaxing and intimate experience cruising aboard your private vessel. Choose from a variety of cruises, ranging from a special Valentine’s Day cruise to a pizza adventure! 

Take a Walk on the Beach 

Who doesn’t love to take a walk on the beach under the moonlight after a day spent under the warm Southern California sun? We have plenty of vacation rentals that are on or within walking distance of the sand, so you and your family can head out and reminisce about the day’s activities.  

Savor Local Cuisine 

Great food is the glue that holds a successful vacation together, whether you’re traveling with your group of friends or with the entire family. Keep reading to discover the best restaurants in Newport Beach. Trust us; you won’t want to miss out on the exceptional cuisine you’ll find in our beach community. Below are some of our favorite places to savor local flavors! 

Grab a Drink at a Local Bar 

While Newport Beach doesn’t offer the same renowned nightlife as many Southern California towns, you can still find plenty of bars to grab a drink once the sun sets. A few hotels near Fashion Island feature upscale lounges like the Aqua Lounge, and the area around the Newport Beach Pier is home to casual dive bars like Stag Bar + Kitchen. Whatever your style is, you’ll find it here! 

Relax on a Sunset Cruise 

There’s nothing quite like watching the sun dip below the Pacific while cruising on the water. You can choose from a handful of sunset cruise experiences, ranging from a romantic dinner boat ride to a casual family trip. Check out our list of the top dinner cruise experiences in Newport Beach! 

Watch the Sunset From Your Vacation Rental 

One of the best things to do at night in Newport Beach is to hang out and enjoy your Burr White vacation rental! Most of our properties feature a patio, rooftop deck, or a balcony.  

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Burr White Realty is your key to the ultimate Newport Beach experience. We offer a selection of properties that feature a variety of amenities, locations, and prices, to find the perfect one for your group and budget. Don’t forget to check out our local partnerships and our Things to Do page for more ideas on how to make the most of your trip! 

Start planning your Newport Beach vacation by booking one of our properties. We look forward to welcoming you to our Orange County paradise.