Welcome to Newport Coast
Private enclave for the affluent among California’s breathtaking coastal terrain
Expansive ocean and mountain vistas are one of the biggest draws to this coastal community, nestled south of the main development of Newport Beach. Residential housing lies within lavish gated communities, whose luxury estates are renowned for their staggering beauty and magnificent sizes. These neighborhoods are robust with exquisite amenities, particularly those seated next to the Pelican Hill Resort
, known as the Pelican Hill Communities.
Homes here come on large plots of land, magnificently cultivated to include gardens, welcoming courtyards, infinity pools, guest houses, and more. Architecturally diverse, these estates are typically designed by internationally-known architects and customized to individual tastes. Most homes were built post-1990, which, in turn, has created a beautiful collection of contemporary styles which draw from the Mediterranean and Spanish Colonial Revival. Commanding views that range from city-lights to mountain-scapes, harbor to beaches, are a staple among these neighborhoods, paired with magnificent estates meant to inspire.
What to Love
- Secure, gated environment with ample privacy
- Dazzling estates and mansions built for luxury
- Sensational views of diverse landscapes
People & Lifestyle
Highly private and touting impeccable security, Newport Coast is known as one of the most family-friendly places to live in the state of California. Though more rural in feeling due to the scope of its rugged landscapes, Newport Coast is not cut off from main commuting arteries in the area. Resting between the Pacific Coast Highway and California State Route 73, residents have the luxury of getting to and from more urban areas while ensconced in the verdant majesty of nearby preserves and hills. The small population of around 9,000 is made of predominantly family units, which also includes retirees and couples.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Though Newport Coast has plenty of local shopping centers meant to provide for residents’ day-to-day needs, the main event for retail therapy lies just ten minutes north, at Fashion Island
. Name brands like Apple
, and Gucci
all have shops in this outdoor paradise, whose trendy sophistication is alluring to some of the area’s most influential and affluent residents. The nearby restaurants of Newport Beach also provide exciting culinary options, including Javier’s
. Succulent seafood and upscale Mexican cuisine are made-to-order here, and the restaurant guarantees that only the freshest local ingredients are chosen to craft their seasonal menu. Javier’s is also a popular spot for sunset cocktails, and the venue has a remarkable patio with sensational views.
Other Newport Beach favorites include Mastro’s Ocean Club
, a classic steakhouse and seafood restaurant that invites diners with its old-world refinement. Locals will also frequent Bear Flag Fish Co.
, whose sustainable fishing practices, well-stocked fish market, and flavorful menu have garnered much acclaim.
Newport Coast residents also have the option of dining a little closer to home at the renowned Andrea Restaurant at the Pelican Hill Resort
. Serving sublime, upscale Italian fare, Andrea makes all of their pastas by hand fresh each morning, proving that dedication and passion make a difference in the excellence of a dish.
Things to Do
Italian inspiration is found in more than just the food, however, at the Pelican Hill Resort
. This five-star masterpiece features gorgeous Italianate architecture and is one of the most popular relaxation spots in the city. With 504 acres of serene land, Pelican Hill Resort offers incredible spa services and amenities along with its famous lodgings.
The resort also contains two world-class golf courses
designed to give players a 270-degree view of the Pacific Ocean. The natural scenery of these courses is hard to beat, and golfers often find themselves having trouble concentrating on the game due to the sheer magnitude of the beauty around them.
Parks aren’t in short supply in Newport Coast, either, and residents have their pick from the trails and expanses of Crystal Cove State Park
. Of particular note is the Moro Canyon
area’s camping spot, which offers a remarkable chance to camp out atop the coastal bluffs in a primitive setting.
Newport Coast is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Newport Coast Elementary School, K-6, highly-rated public elementary school
- Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, 7-8, highly-rated public middle school
- University High School, 9-12, one of the top-rated public high schools in the state