Newport Dunes FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Newport Dunes FAQ provides our most frequently asked questions.  We hope we answer your question so there is no need to call.  Click on the question to view the answer.

Accommodation FAQ’s

RV Check-in time is 2 p.m. Check-out is noon.

Cottage check-in time is 4 p.m.  Check-out is noon.

Any arrivals after 10 p.m. are considered late arrivals.

Late RV arrivals must camp in our main parking lot for the night.

For cottage late arrivals, keys and check-in information will be held for you at the front gate.

Yes, we allow tent camping in our Small RV Sites.

Pets are allowed with some restrictions.  Pets must be leashed at all times.

Pets are not allowed on the beach or in any building. Please use the designated Dog Walk Areas. Pet owners must pick up after their pets in all areas of the Park. You must be able to control your dog at all times. Dogs must be leashed at all times (except in Dog Wood Park). Leashes must be kept no longer than 6 feet, including retractable ones. Pets cannot be left unattended outside of an RV or tent. Any pet left unattended may be impounded. The maximum number of pets per campsite for a Daily/Weekly guest is three (3). For Long-Term guests, the maximum number of pets allowed is two (2). If your pet causes a disturbance anywhere in the Park, your pet may be required to leave the Park.


Refer to Rules & Regulations.

Due to COVID-19, we are not charging cancellation fees during 2020. We’d like to encourage people to keep their reservations and only cancel if stay at home orders are extended.

Yes – we offer free WIFI.

Yes – we offer group rates (excluding holidays and holiday weekends) from September through May. Group rates are offered for our Premium Preferred Sites only.

Yes – we offer discounts for

  • Active Military members (active Military ID required)
  • Good Sam Members (must show proof of membership)
  • AAA members (must show valid AAA card)

Proof is required at check-in.

Yes – All of our sites come with full hook-ups.

No, most of our sites are back-in. However, we have a couple of pull-in sites located on our beachfront row.

Yes – you can reserve a specific site.  There is an extra charge and reservations must be made via the phone.  Call 949-729-3863 for site-specific reservations. Other reservations can be made online.

Our rates are based on park occupancy, length of stay, site size, site amenities, and location within the resort. For stays of less than 31 days, you can reserve online. Reservations can be made up to two years in advance.  To view our rates, click here.

For extended stay rates, call reservations at 949-729-3863.

While Newport Dunes does not offer RV rentals, we do work with a number of local RV rental companies who will deliver the RV and hook it up for your stay. El Monte RV- 1st Choice RV-

Yes – we offer group rates (excluding holidays and holiday weekends) from September through May. Group rates are offered for our Premium Preferred Sites only.

Every RV site and cottage reservation comes with one free vehicle pass. Additional vehicle passes can be purchased at the hourly rates listed below or $25 per day.

0-30 Mintues = Free

30 minutes – 2 hours =$10

2 hours – 5 hours = $15

5 hours – 8 hours = $20

8 hours – 24 hours = $25

Lost Ticket Fee = $75

Amenities FAQ’s

Yes – we offer one heated pool and two heated hot tubs. We also have a small shallow pool.

Yes – we have a large laundromat on site.

Newport Dunes offers 18-foot Duffy electric boat rentals. We also offer kayaks, standup paddleboards (SUP’s) and pedal boats.

Visit our Watersports page to learn more.

Yes – we have a marina on site and a boat ramp.   You can bring your own jet ski/waverunner, boat and use the launch ramp for a small fee. Boats and Jet Skis/Waverunners are not permitted in our bay but can be used in Newport Harbor.

We do offer guest slips which can be reserved up to 60 days in advance through our marina at 949-729-1100.

Yes. – we offer both kids and adult planned activities.  Click here to view our calendar. We also host concerts, festivals, and other ticketed events.  Click here to view our events calendar.

Unfortunately, we do not offer a shuttle service. We recommend that guests use UBER or Lyft to get around the area.

Disneyland is just 17 miles from the resort.

Newport Dunes does not offer on-site propane service. The Front Desk can give you a list of local propane businesses.

The market does sell propane tanks for BBQ’s.