Discover all the fun things to in Newport Beach, CA while staying at our hotel in Costa Mesa! Ramada Inn Costa Mesa is conveniently located right off the Pacific Coast Highway, just three minutes away from Newport Beach’s top attractions, restaurants, shops, nightlife and gorgeous beach.
Known for its scenic beauty and lavish social scene, Newport is home to great Costa Mesa tourist attractions. Rent bikes and enjoy ocean views while coasting along the boardwalk, grab a surfboard and ride our famous waves, or simply spend a relaxing day on the beach playing volleyball.
As the setting for popular TV shows like The O.C., Arrested Development and The Real Housewives of Orange County, Newport Beach embodies the famous SoCal lifestyle. Guests will find great attractions near Newport Beach just moments away, including high-end shopping at South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island. Boutique art galleries, celebrity homes and some of the country’s top golf courses are also less than two miles from Ramada Inn.
With Anaheim just 20 minutes away, our Costa Mesa hotel is a perfect choice for theme-park enthusiasts who are looking to stay at an inn near Disneyland, Disney’s California Adventure Park, Adventure City and Knott’s Berry Farm. Baseball lovers can also catch a game at Angel’s Stadium while they’re in town.
Whatever your pleasure, it’s all within reach at Ramada Inn & Suites Costa Mesa/Newport Beach. Looking for a bit of inspiration? Don’t hesitate to ask our friendly and knowledgeable staff about suggestions for what to do in Costa Mesa. Check out some of our top attractions near Newport Beach below and start planning your next getaway today!
Newport Beach’s most famous landmark, the historic Balboa Pavilion, is one of California's last surviving examples of the great waterfront recreational pavilions from the turn of the century.
Established 100 years ago in 1906 by the Newport Bay Investment Company, the Pavilion played a prominent role in the development of Newport Beach as a seaside recreation area.
Knott's Berry Farm is a 160-acre amusement park in Buena Park, California, owned by Cedar Fair. The 2015 Global Attractions Attendance Report states Knott's Berry Farm is the 12th most visited theme park in North America.
Disneyland Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, opened on July 17, 1955. It is the only theme park designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney.
John Wayne Airport is an international airport in Orange County, California, United States, with its mailing address in the city of Santa Ana, hence the IATA airport code.
Catalina Island’s small size makes it easy to navigate, and it’s one of the few places where golf carts are an encouraged way to get around.
That beautiful stretch of ocean between Catalina and the Southern California coast does make for a magical setting; it also makes for a little bit of extra planning to get to the island getaway. Ferries leave regularly year-round from four mainland ports (Long Beach, Dana Point, Newport Beach, and San Pedro). Keep your eyes peeled—dolphins and whales are frequently seen.
Catalina Island offers many activities:
Located in the heart of Newport Beach, Fashion Island shopping is Southern California’s premier coastal shopping and dining experience. With panoramic ocean views and towering palm trees, Fashion Island stores include prestigious department stores and specialty boutiques, more than 30 dining options and restaurants, including Fig & Olive, CUCINA enoteca, True Food Kitchen, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine. Fashion Island Newport Beach is also home to Orange County’s only Neiman Marcus, as well as Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, Bloomingdale’s Home Store, Elie Tahari, Trina Turk, Kate Spade, Jonathan Adler and Anthropologie, just to name a few.
As the premier dining and entertainment destination in Costa Mesa, The Triangle offers visitors an assortment of exciting restaurants and entertainment options, including a sushi / Japanese restaurant, Mexican restaurant, a nightclub / dance club, bowling alley, sports bar, cocktail lounge and a movie theater.
Shop and dine at the District at Tustin - Shopping & Entertainment center.
Newport Beach, a coastal city in southern California, is known for its large, boat-filled harbor. Balboa Peninsula has 2 piers, Newport Beach Pier and Balboa Pier, plus the Balboa Fun Zone, an old-school amusement park with a Ferris wheel and ocean views. Local beaches include the Wedge, known for its big waves, and Corona del Mar State Beach. The Orange County Museum of Art exhibits modern and contemporary works.
Newport Beach, California prides itself on pristine California beaches with 10 miles of coastline for surfing, swimming, or sunbathing that easily rank among the best California beaches. Millions of people visit Newport Beach annually and enjoy the sand, pier, ocean, and boardwalk. The most famous spot for seeing monstrous surf is The Wedge at 2172 E. Ocean Front. Thirteen Newport beaches have received a 5-star rating by the Natural Resources Defense Council with Newport Beachtaking top honors.
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. The city is named after American businessman Henry E. Huntington.
Newport Beach offers fine, soft sand with plenty of room to stretch out and enjoy yourself. Surfers, swimmers and sunbathers all bask in the warmth of beautiful Southern California winter and summer days. Pelicans and seagulls also enjoy Southern California’s year round Mediterranean climate.
Near the base of the Newport Pier is the Dory Fishing Fleet, founded in 1891. The pier offers stunning views to the north toward Huntington Beach, and looking south, you can see another structure, the Balboa Pier. This five-mile stretch of beach boasts a bevy of activities. Swimmers and sunbathers flock to the beach in summer and winter, capping off their day in the sun with a night of casual or fine dining.
Enjoy a stunning view of Catalina Island, Newport Beach and more at one of the longest piers in the West Coast. The Huntington Beach Pier is 1,850 feet in length and is perfect for that scenic photograph. Take a stroll along the pier and stop by the souvenir shops or tasty restaurants for a refreshing treat during a warm day!
The University of California – Irvine campus is located only 6 miles from the Ramada Inn and Suite Costa Mesa/Newport Beach. Whether you’re visiting a friend or family attending the campus, or you’re taking a tour as a prospective student, our hotel is the perfect location to rest in comfort.