Corona del Mar State Beach, also known as Big Corona Beach, is located near Newport Beach, California, in the small town of Corona del Mar. Families will like finding a spot in the sand here for its gentle waves and beautiful views. The beach is surrounded by cliffs, which offer more privacy than other beaches in the area. Additionally, Corona del Mar State Beach was the backdrop for Disney movies and famous TV shows like “Gilligan’s Island.” Lifeguards are on duty and restrooms and concession stands are available. Parking is about $15 per day.
The beach is open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.