Explore Corona del Mar, California With Timothy Norman Tamura

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The residential crowd is made up of…

Corona del Mar draws people from around the globe who are seeking the ease and elegance of coastal living. Young professionals, families, and second homeowners from nearby locales and far reaching shores find their way to this seaside community.

The community vibe is…

Corona del Mar is a resort community with world-class amenities, restaurants, recreation, and shopping in a seaside setting with a mild climate year-round.

Crystal Cove - Day, beach shack

The lifestyle offered is…coastal casual, the bespoke lifestyle of the California Riviera. Corona del Mar offers a unique quality of life and an unparalleled level of comfort and safety.


The most popular building type you’ll find is…mostly custom-crafted homes, inspired by designs from Southern California and around the world. The California lifestyle emphasizes the seamless integration between indoor and outdoor living, taking full advantage of the ideal climate. The many architectural styles include Warm Contemporary, Eastern Seaboard, Mediterranean, Mid-Century Modern, and Beach Chic.

The average home price is…

With many oceanfront properties and others in close proximity to the water, there are homes, cottages, and condos of all sizes, age, and quality with home prices starting under $1 million.

Crystal Cove - Sunset+Palos Verdes 2_hires

The area’s greatest highlight is…the unmistakable beauty of the pristine beaches of Corona del Mar combined with the contrast of the color-filled sunsets over the deep blue Pacific Ocean, offering some of the most picturesque views of the area’s many landmarks and natural features.

The area’s best driving-distance getaways are…

Adventurous souls have swished in the snow in the morning and returned to town in time to savor the breathtaking views of a colorful sunset as it slips into the ocean. Our unique locale affords an extraordinary contrast of recreational activities, theme parks, wineries, and the world’s best shopping venues––all within a few hours’ drive.

The best spots to dine fancily are…

From quaint cafés to burger stops to white table cloths, dining is what we do! The area is awash with flavorful and elegant dining options, including Gulfstream, Marche Moderne, Mastro’s, and one of Forbes’ five-star restaurants Studio.

The best spot to find entertainment is…

We are all about the people, and people watching is a favorite form of entertainment in this seaside village. From the exotic to the sublime, any of the numerous sidewalk cafés is a great place to take in the sights. More traditional entertainment, such as live music, great drinks, and performing arts are prevalent throughout the area. The Newport Beach Film Festival is a yearly event, taking place every April at Fashion Island. Seasonal entertainment, including the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach, has been a tradition for over 75 years.


The best spots to go shopping are…

From the world’s most prestigious luxury brands to “beach chic” styles, the area is awash with shopping choices. Nearby venues include Fashion Island, South Coast Plaza, Irvine Spectrum, and the many upscale boutiques within the Corona del Mar Village.

The best place to tee off is…

The area is home to multiple world-renowned golf courses both private, including Big Canyon Country Club; Newport Beach Country Club, which is home to the Toshiba Champions Tour Event; and Pelican Hill Golf Club. And it is just a short drive to dozens of other public access golf courses.

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