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...


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.

Real Estate Accommodations near Balboa Island

Balboa Island is known as one of the most charming and hospitable communities in the nation. Life here transcends time. If you are looking to buy or lease an Island property, please see below our many Island real estate brokerages. Click on link below for full details of each hotel on Balboa Island. Check locations on our map of Balboa Island.

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.

Real Estate/Rentals

If Balboa Island is known for anything at all, its for its accommodation and hospitality. For decades, this island has been the island retreat for Hollywood's elite, see our famous guest page. Only here can one have a veritable array of choices for rental properties. Whether you wish to reside in a quaint cottage or a palatial mansion, we have it here. Life here, as with any island, transcends tiime. So if you are looking for world class rental properties, look no further.

Abrams Coastal Properties
315 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 675.4822

Beach Time Realty
Bob and Anne Moloney
218 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 673-6511
Contact: Christine: 949-230-0858

email: [email protected]

Bill Stewart Realty
121 Agate Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662

(949) 673-3588

email: [email protected]

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
201 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 673.8700
Chris Crocker
Sales Associate
LIC#: 01232305

Hardesty Realtors
503 Park Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662

(949) 675-2866

HOM Real Estate Group
332 Marine Avenue
Balboa island, CA 92662

email:  [email protected]


Lora W. Vance Realtor
324 Marine Avenue
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 673-4062

Mary Hardesty Realty
Real Estate Brokerage
108 Agate Ave
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 675-3612
[email protected]

Metro Realty
Angela Glaser
Balboa Island
(949) 723-0653

Salisbury Real Estate
333 Marine Ave
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 675-9048

Waterpointe Real Estate Group

210 Marine Avenue  - Suite D
Balboa Island CA 92662 and the phone number to
Ph: (949) 673-3444.


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!