Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the beach-oriented water sports such as surfing, body-boarding and paddle-boarding, while golfers will find challenging courses just a short distance away. Bike riders can rent a cruiser locally and hop on the boardwalk paralleling the beautiful white sand beach. Families with small children will enjoy the playground that is just a short walk away. World-class shopping at Fashion Island is not to be missed, and a multitude of fine spas populate the area. A short jaunt south brings you to the fantastic Newport Harbor which offers boating and fishing opportunities as well as fine dining and stimulating nightlife.