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CoronadoUnited States of America

Sunny beaches, leafy streets and a relaxed small-town vibe are all good reasons to visit this charming peninsula that curves into beautiful San Diego Bay.

Coronado features great views over the open ocean on one side and San Diego’s skyline on the other. Enjoy the surf, eat at al fresco restaurants and visit the cultural attractions.

Feel the white sand between your toes at one of the fantastic local beaches. Surf at sweeping Coronado City Beach, where waves roll in from the Pacific Ocean. Look for crabs, shells and urchins in the natural tide pools and check out the beachfront Hotel del Coronado. The red-roofed towers of this Victorian building date back to 1888 and make the hotel look more like a dazzling palace than a seaside resort.

Bring children to splash around in the water at Tidelands Park, Glorietta Bay Park and Centennial Park. The beaches face back toward the mainland and feature calm waters and gentle breezes. Paddle a kayak, doze on the sand or picnic on the grass. Glorietta Bay and Tidelands both have children’s play equipment on site.

Join a Segway tour to explore the streets of the town. Stop at Glorietta Bay Inn, a boutique hotel in a stunning historic building. Visit the historic Gaslamp Quarter and admire the grand mansions in the Bayfront district. Finish the day watching a show at the old Lamb’s Players Theatre.

Ride a bicycle along the coastal bike paths to enjoy the views and fresh sea air. Take a guided tree tour through Spreckels Park with a local arborist.

Look for trinkets and fashion in the shops at Coronado Ferry Landing. Visit on designated days to buy fresh produce from the pop-up farmers market or listen to live music at an outdoor show in the evening.

Get to Coronado by driving over Coronado Bridge or catch the ferry across San Diego Bay.

Coronado might just be the perfect Southern California weekend getaway destination.

Where to stay in Coronado

Top Hotels in Coronado

Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
4 out of 5
1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA
The price is $220 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in Coronado, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within 3 mi (5 km) of Coronado Ferry Landing, San Diego Convention Center, and Petco ...

3.6/5Good! (1,155 reviews)

"Our stay was so wonderful! All of the staff was so kind and made our stay magical- especially Alexa at the front desk! She really went above and beyond to make our stay special! Can’t wait to visit the Del again in the future!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
Loews Coronado Bay Resort
Loews Coronado Bay Resort
4 out of 5
4000 Coronado Bay Rd, Coronado, CA
The price is $189 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

This family-friendly Coronado resort is located on the waterfront, within a 15-minute walk of San Diego Bay and Silver Strand State Beach. Coronado Municipal ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,334 reviews)

"Really enjoyed our stay here. Very beautiful resort with great amenities however we were given a credit through Expedia to use. However when we went to redeem it, they could not find it in our account even though it was there when we were checked in. Overall, we had a great stay and a wonderful ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Loews Coronado Bay Resort
Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa
Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
2000 2nd St, Coronado, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $143 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Situated on the waterfront, this spa resort is within a 15-minute walk of Coronado Ferry Landing and San Diego Coronado Bridge. Coronado Beach and San Diego ...

4.2/5Excellent! (978 reviews)

"Didn't know that the resturant was closed for breakfast and they had a coffee bar."…"

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2020

Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Coronado

Coronado Beach Resort
Coronado Beach Resort
3 out of 5
1415 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA
The price is $149 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in the heart of Coronado, this condo building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Coronado Municipal Golf Course, Coronado Beach, and Naval Base Coronado. San Diego ...

4.4/5Excellent! (395 reviews)
Great facility in COVID situation and location

"Best hotel in preparing/cleaning for COVID visits. Tape sealed door, blanket/pillows/remote controls/refrigerator and dish washer. Place is complete with kitchen utensils, pots/pans, hot plate, microwave and large refrigerator/freezer. Had a Murphy bed which is the first place I have ever seen this, ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Coronado Beach Resort
Historic Spreckels Mansion
Historic Spreckels Mansion
Coronado, CA

Situated in Coronado, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Coronado Beach and Naval Base Coronado. Coronado Ferry Landing and San Diego Coronado ...

Historic Spreckels Mansion
2 Bedroom Condo in a Coronado Shores High Rise Building With Many Ameneties
2 Bedroom Condo in a Coronado Shores High Rise Building With Many Ameneties
Coronado, CA

Situated in Coronado, this historic apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of San Diego Bay and Coronado Beach. Naval Base Coronado and San Diego Coronado ...

2 Bedroom Condo in a Coronado Shores High Rise Building With Many Ameneties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Coronado

4.6

Top Destination

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4 - Good
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4 - Good 20.689655172413794%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 3.605015673981191%
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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 4, 2020

Walgreens has some nice clothing. Got me a sweatshirt and a dope hat.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 2, 2020

Nice beach and pretty town

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Jun 2, 2020

Good hotel, but zero amenities because of Covid. No fitness, no pool, no restaurant, no room service. Will re-evaluate after Hotel is fully opened

4/5 - Good

BECCA

May 5, 2020

My family and I love visiting Coronado

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 10, 2020

Beautiful! Clean; slow paced. Dining is quite expensive.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 9, 2020

One of the best quiet beaches in Southern California. The beach is clean and the people are nice.

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