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COVID-19 Travel Resources

As of June 15, 2021, the Governor terminated the executive orders that put into place the Stay Home Order and the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. He also phased out the vast majority of executive actions put in place since March 2020 as part of the pandemic response, leaving a subset of provisions that facilitate the ongoing recovery.

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Safety Notes

The new public health order effective June 15 supersedes all prior health orders. The order has limited restrictions, only related to masking and mega-events, as well as settings serving children and youth pending an expected update to the K-12 schools guidance by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

What Is Open In Newport Beach?


Newport Beach hotel properties are open and are welcoming guests at this time. Each property has placed appropriate protocols and procedures place to support the safety of guests. Please contact each hotel property for more information about safety guidelines and policies.

Short Term Rentals

A home away from home, Newport Beach short-term vacation rentals are available to rent.  Please contact each individual company or property for more information about safety guidelines and policies.

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Beaches are open for passive and active recreational use that follow physical distancing guidelines during normal beach hours (6 a.m. to 10 p.m.), 7 days a week. Parking lots, restrooms, the oceanfront Boardwalk, and Newport and Balboa piers are open. Newport Harbor is open for all normally allowed water activities. Fire pits are opened.

Open Air Nature Beyond The Beach

Fresh, beautiful and open-air natural spaces are located in every corner of Newport Beach. From hiking and biking trails to an ecological reserve and the West Coast’s largest recreational harbor, there are a variety of inspiring places to enjoy the great outdoors.  

Outdoor Recreation

Enjoy Newport Beach’s beautiful outdoors with these land and water experiences.  Please contact individual businesses about safety guidelines and protocols in advance.


Following the county’s guidelines and safety protocols, indoor dining is open at reduced capacities at this time and reservations are highly encouraged. Many Newport Beach restaurants still offer outdoor patio and al fresco dining at their establishments. The Newport Beach City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance to allow businesses to extend to outdoor spaces through temporary permits. Find some of our favorite open-air dining here!

Takeout and delivery are still encouraged at many of our 450+ restaurants. For a complete Newport Beach dining guide, visit here.


Fashion Island, Lido Marina Village and a variety of local boutiques are ready to welcome you back. Most Newport Beach retail stores are located outside and are incorporating proper social distancing and sanitation measures to allow patrons to shop safely. 

Beauty & Wellness

Hair salons, barbershops, nail salons, tattoo and piercing shops, and skin care and cosmetology facilities are open for indoor services at reduced capacity following the county’s detailed guidelines and safety protocols. Indoor gyms and fitness facilities are allowed to open inside at limited capacity, but many have transitioned outside. Please call the business ahead of time for specific requirements including safety precautions, reservations and more.

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Testing & Hospitals

Many medical offices in Newport Beach offer rapid testing for COVID-19. Calling ahead to confirm hours and to schedule an appointment is highly recommended.

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