The Lido Isle Yacht Club is the social center of the community, providing a clubhouse with year-round events and activities. Residents are invited to summer barbecue nights featuring live music and buffet while the residents bring the grub for grilling. Holiday events include a tree-trimming party and the annual Newport Christmas Boat Parade. Boating is a popular pastime in Lido Isle, with admission to the Yacht Racing Union of Southern California and the junior sailing program. Lido Isle offers a Men's Club, Women's Club and Tennis Club for active residents.
Lido Isle residents can attend nearby schools, which are part of the Newport Mesa School District. Newport Elementary, Horace Ensign Middle School and Newport Harbor High School have all performed well on recent academic rankings. Nearby higher education is provided by Newport University, Orange Coast College and University of California-Irvine, to name a few.
POINTS OF INTEREST
Area attractions and points of interest are on the mainland, but just a short drive from the slow pace of Lido Isle. Residents can visit beaches on the Balboa Peninsula, or body-boarding at The Wedge, the Corona del Mar State Beach and Crystal Cove State Park. The Orange County Museum of Art exhibits modern and contemporary art, while Fashion Island offers a shopper's paradise in an upscale, open-air mall. The year-round mild weather allows residents to enjoy golf, surfing, sailing and countless other outdoor recreation.