Originally Posted by SCUBAbe
Of all the beaches mentioned, Newport is by FAR the largest. It reaches up 10 to 20 streets South of the pier, and about 30 streets or so North. I'm going to guess you're looking at at least 5 miles of beach total. For swimming and boogie boarding, it's our favorite. Except for the jelly fish last year. I think the other beaches average around a mile tops. You've also got Balboa Island, Helicopters landing on the beach in front of Dennis Rodman's house, Kobe, and the Spaghetti Factory. (5$ buys you a whole dinner! )
We love Newport!