Orange County Beaches
With a bold combination of nature and local flavor, the beaches of Orange County hold endless possibilities for any traveler. There are 40 miles of coastline, and the Mediterranean subtropical climate is ideal. Whether it be surfing the breathtaking waves that crash right off shore next to Newport Pier, or boogie boarding and body boarding at the highly celebrated Wedge of Newport, or even taking a relaxing gondola or boat ride out of Balboa; a new experience awaits your arrival along the coast.
Orange County Golfing
Take to the tee with a half-day on the links. The Fairmont Newport Beach has several relationships with neighboring championship golf courses such as Tustin Ranch and Strawberry Farms. Finally, the Tustin Ranch Golf Club is the original upscale, daily fee public golf development in the Orange County countryside. This 18-hole championship course, designed by Ted Robinson, is renowned for its expertly managed tournaments, golf outings, and business meetings in a beautiful natural setting which includes regal palm trees, sparkling waterfalls, and glistening lakes (www.tustinranchgolf.com). Lastly,Strawberry Farms Golf Club (www.strawberryfarmsgolf.com) is coveted because of its natural California wilderness beauty and tranquility combined with the excitement of a true championship golf venue. This par-71, 6,700-yard course takes a golfer through a variety of terrains including canyons, and wetlands providing players with picturesque views of lakes with natural waterfalls.
OC Wildlife & Beach Tour’s
Offers a variety of tours exploring the hidden treasures and natural beauty of Orange County’s “Gold Coast.” From tide pool explorations to wildlife viewing at scenic beach coves, shopping excursions to art and wine tours, or educational field trips and observing seals and sea lions, OC Wildlife & Beach Tour has a tour for everyone! What guests will experience on one of the OC Wildlife & Beach Tours is truly unique: exploring tide pool wildlife in its natural environment or see year-round/migrating birds on the Pacific Flyway, both led by a local naturalist, visiting wildlife viewing coves as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the work of rehabilitating seals and sea lions at Pacific Marine Mammal Center. Visitors and locals also learn how they can put into practice simple environmental and conservation tips that can make a lasting difference in preserving our oceans and wildlife. All tours include transportation, educational guide, beverages and snack. For more information or to book a tour log on to: (www.ocwildlifebeachtour.com) or call 949-500-6981.