balboa island improvement association

improving the island since 1918

about biia - visit and see what we are about and who our leaders are... see the links below...

RENTALS - Whether your renting, buying, or just staying a day or two... see the links below...

Destinations - Here are just some of the greater destinations on the island... see the links below...

Shop & Dine - Activities are in abundance here on the island. Learn more about us by selecting from the links below...


about balboa island - Activities are in abundance here on the island. Learn more about us by selecting from the links below...

Maps and travel - balboa island -whether your flying, driving, or walking, here are the maps that can get you there...

Events - balboa island - Has Several Annual Celebrations - Make sure you catch one of these...

Find out more about the BIIA or read our Bi-Monthly Newsletter to See Whats Happening... See links below...

Welcome to Balboa Island, CA

This is the Balboa Island Improvement Association's guide to Balboa Island. This guide offers listings of accommodations, activities, activities, maps, and travel information. Hopefully, this guide shall assist our visitors in enjoying the best of what Balboa Island has to offer. Stop by and stay a while, and see why many refer to this beautiful island as "The Host of the Coast".

 

Media information from Balboa Island Improvement association

Balboa Island Improvement Association is committed to publicising and promoting Balboa as a tourist destination to a wide variety of audiences. To help accomplish this aim we actively assist journalists and media organizations with any inquiries or information requests that they may have. Please contact Bill Stewart, the Treasurer for the Balboa Island Improvement Association (949) 673-3588 directly with any questions, ideas or proposals you may have. We are here to help.

Welcome to Balboa Island :

History of Balboa Island - Come see what made this historic island great.

About The balboa island improvement association

In 1918 the Balboa Island Improvement Association was started (and is still going strong). The BIIA was a strong motivating force in working with the City on bulkhead repair, ferry service, a sewer system, water, gas, electricity, paved streets and sidewalks, and street lighting.

Special Acknowledgements:

Special thanks goes to Dian Moon for her glorious paintings of our beautiful island her work can be found at http://www.dianemoon.com/. Special thanks to Carolyn Carr, for her editing assistance with this site, her site can be found at http://www.balboa-island.com.

Our Balboa Facts & Figures section offers an at-a-glance collection of historical and geographical facts - with sources - that can be used as background information for articles or references to Balboa Island and the Balboa Peninsula. We also have a selection of articles that may be used or adapted by journalists.

Some of the images of Balboa used on this Web site are available in hi-res formats for publishers of informational media. Images are not available for resale or for private purchase. To enquire about any of the images available, please contact Balboa Island Improvement Association in the first instance with details of your proposed use.

Events on The Island

Balboa Island has several activities and events throughout the season and 2012 is no exception. Hotels and pubs provide music and entertainment in high season and at weekends. Visit the Event Directory. This list shows some of the events taking place this summer; more will be added as they are announced and full details will be published as soon as they become available. It is advisable to check local papers and tourist offices to ensure you don't miss any of the local events!