Newport Coast is an affluent community south of the main body of the city of Newport Beach, California. It was a separate census-designated place in Orange County, California, United States, until 2001, when it was annexed into Newport Beach. The population was 9,741 at the 2010 United States Census.
The master-planned community was developed by the Irvine Company. There are a variety of home types in the community, from small studio apartments to ocean view mansions occupied by well-known celebrities.
Known as the "Pacific Riviera - Where Nature's Palette Is At Work." The 7,700-acre Newport Coast community is at the eastern edge of Newport Beach. This prestigious, world-class community encompasses the South Orange County coast between Corona Del Mar and Laguna Beach. Newport Coast features panoramic neighborhoods from the coastal canyons to the Pacific Ocean. Generous preserved open space, beautiful landscapes, multiple nature trails and coastal splendor establish the character of this city.
Developed in the 1980s, the Newport Coast area now encompasses about 9,432 acres. 75% of the land is dedicated to open space or golf courses.