The Balboa Peninsula measures 3 miles long. It consists of contiguous land east of 45th St. It is a mixture of residential homes, apartments and condos. Beachfront homes line one side of the Peninsula and harbor front homes line the other side. There are no association fees on the Peninsula. It is located close to the beach, restaurants, Fun Zone, ferry and shopping. The schools include Newport Elementary, Ensign Middle School and Newport Harbor High School.