Shopping in Newport Beach, California


SHOPPING in NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA Extraordinary shopping awaits you in Newport Beach, where you'll find a unique charm and beauty in each of the areas identified. Whether you visit our world-class shopping centers or one-of-a-kind designer boutiques, you'll find special gifts and mementos, always in tasteful style. From beach souvenirs, sportswear and avant-garde fashion and accessories to innovative art, traditional antiques and priceless treasures, you've come to a shopper's paradise! FASHION ISLAND - Above the glistening Pacific Ocean is elegant Fashion Island, Orange County's only open-air regional shopping center, featuring many unique stores and restaurants. Dining options include family dining, outdoor cafes, two food courts and Farmer's Market. Fashion Island offers a variety of entertainment from which to choose: Edward's Island Cinemas with seven movie screens, weekly music concerts throughout the summer, children's activities, fashion events, and Harley-Davidson and Mercedes-Benz exhibitions in the spring. CORONA DEL MAR - Located at the southern end of Newport Beach, Corona del Mar, with its small-town charm, welcomes you to its picturesque narrow streets. Shop for fine linens, Southwestern furnishings, European pine antiques, Oriental rungs, beautifully crafted jewelry or fashionable sportswear. Sample the specialties at any of the 24 unique restaurants and eateries - from espresso, French pastry and gelato to award-winning seafood and sushi. At Sherman Library and Gardens, the Garden Shop houses books, stationery, plants and specialized gift items for sale. BALBOA ISLAND - With more than 70 picturesque gift shops, galleries and restaurants, the island invites you to spend an afternoon and more! Stroll down the Marine Avenue, where you can shop for souvenirs, or browse the specialty boutiques that beckon you to come inside. Refresh with a cappuccino at an outdoor cafe, savor homemade pastry and pizza, or enjoy a variety of scrumptious cuisine. LIDO MARINA VILLAGE - Take a leisurely stroll down treelined, cobble-stoned Via Oporto and discover a charming waterfront village. Explore its 35 unique designer boutiques, intriguing gift shops and one-of-a-kind jewelry stores. Galleries exhibit both traditional and contemporary fine art and photography by local artists. Delightful boardwalk cafes and restaurants featuring Continental, Mexican, Italian, Green and California cuisine all overlook beautiful Newport Harbor. Relax with an espresso and German strudel and watch the sailboats head out to sea. For a quick lunch, try one of the bistros or delicatessens, then pick up a best seller from the local bookstore and head to the beach. CANNERY VILLAGE - Encompassing 6 square blocks and bounded by Newport Boulevard, 31st Street, Lafayette Avenue and 29th Street, Cannery Village is a very special enclave of charming shops and services, offering everything from French provincial furniture to sand sculpture. Best seen on foot, you'll discover American and European antiques, custom-made furniture, period glasses, crystal and sterling silver, "living terrariums" and art galleries. This historic village, tucked away on upper Balboa Peninsula, offers diverse, unexpected pleasures. Public parking available on 30th Street between Villa and Newport Boulevards. Wow-That's some great shopping! You'll have to find the ATM machines on your own.

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