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...

Accommodations

Balboa Island offers a wide range of quality accommodation for visitors, from family run hotels, and bed and breakfast establishments, to traditional and modern Rentals Island holiday cottages, to camping and caravanning.

Marine Ave. Business Improvement District provides the largest online database of accommodation on Balboa Island. Use the navigation on the right to select your preferred accommodations type and to browse our listings.

At the present time, accommodation details are provided as information only - we do not undertake bookings, either online or via the Marine Ave. Business Improvement District office. If you are interested in any of the accommodations listed on this Web site, please contact the proprietors directly to enquire about availability or to make a booking.

A detailed map of Balboa Island is available in our Maps & Travel section, allowing you to assess the location of each accommodation provider. This section also provides a map of California and information on travelling to Balboa Island and the west of California.

dining

Balboa has a wide range of friendly, family-run shops offering local products and services. Browse through them and sample excellent local fare, and Agate Avenue is no exception.

A detailed map of Balboa Island is available in our Maps & Travel section, allowing you to assess the location of the shops listed here. The travel section also provides maps of California and information on travelling to Balboa Island and the west of California.

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.

Dining

Amelia's
311 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 673-6580
www.AmeliasbalboaIsland.com
 
Balboa Candy
303 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, Ca 92662
Now renting Videos as well - Come in and check out their selection!
(949) 723-6099
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Basilic
217 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 673-0570
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Ciao Italian Eatery
223 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 675-4070
Featuring Breakfast at Ciao's
Park's Place World Famous Waffles
Tuesday through Sunday 7:00 am to 11:00 am
Dine In or Take Out
Catering Services Available

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Cinnamon Roll Fair
220 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 673-4522
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Dad's Donut Shop & Bakery
318 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 673-8686
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Barolo by the Sea
305 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
949.675.6193
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Hakone (Japanes Cuisine)
200 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 673-0330

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Hershey's Market & Grog Shop
200 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 673-0330

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Pas.tu Cafe mediterranean cuisine
216-1/2 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
949-566-9525

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Barolo Pizzeria Da Amici
220 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
949-566-0051

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Picante Martin's
320 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 675-4627
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Shanghai Pine Garden
300 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 673-3802
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Starbuck's Coffee
226 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 675-4377
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Tutti Frutti
302 Marine Ave
Balboa Island, CA 92662

(949) 723-0223

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Too Sweet
302b Marine Ave
Balboa Island, CA 92662

(949) 723-0223

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Village Inn Restaurant
127 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 675-8300
the-village-inn.net
Now open For Breakfast Sat. & Sun 9:00 AM -3:00 PMOpen Mon thru Fri. 11:00 am -Midnight
Live music Thurs., Fri. ,Sat.,& Sun.
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Wilma's Patio (Overview)
203 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 675-5542
www.wilmaspatio.com

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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!