Coronado

Travel Guide
Coronado Beach showing tropical scenes and a beach as well as a small group of people
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

Glorietta Bay Inn Coronado Island
Glorietta Bay Inn Coronado Island
3.5 out of 5
1630 Glorietta Blvd, Coronado, CA, 92118
The price is CA $298 per night from Feb. 14 to Feb. 15
CA $298
per night
Feb. 14 - Feb. 15
Stay at this 3.5-star beach hotel in Coronado. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (806 reviews)
"Great location, lovely place and friendly staff."

Reviewed on Jan. 27, 2023

Glorietta Bay Inn Coronado Island
Loews Coronado Bay Resort
Loews Coronado Bay Resort
4 out of 5
4000 Coronado Bay Rd, Coronado, CA, 92118
The price is CA $305 per night from Feb. 5 to Feb. 6
CA $305
per night
Feb. 5 - Feb. 6
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Coronado. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 outdoor pools, and a marina. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,032 reviews)
First time Coronado stay
"Good hotel . Quick one night stay Would like to go back there in the near future ."

Reviewed on Jan. 30, 2023

Loews Coronado Bay Resort
Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
4 out of 5
1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA, 92118
The price is CA $510 per night from Feb. 13 to Feb. 14
CA $510
per night
Feb. 13 - Feb. 14
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Coronado. Enjoy free WiFi, 6 restaurants, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in our ...
3.5/5 Good! (1,022 reviews)
"Amazing property"

Reviewed on Jan. 22, 2023

Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
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.
Coronado Beach Resort
Coronado Beach Resort
3 out of 5
1415 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA, 92118
Stay at this 3-star condo in Coronado. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the comfy beds in our reviews. Popular ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (508 reviews)
"Right across from Hotel Del and shops and dining areas. free parking. Large rooms, huge lobby and friendly staff. Would deinitely be back again!"

Reviewed on Jan. 15, 2023

Coronado Beach Resort
Unit 2 - B Ave Bungalows · Beachside 1/1, 5-10 Min Walk to Coronado Beach!
Unit 2 - B Ave Bungalows · Beachside 1/1, 5-10 Min Walk to Coronado Beach!
Coronado, CA
Stay at this apartment in Coronado. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are located nearby. Discover ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Great Location
"We had a great stay for Christmas/Mom’s Birthday. Alan was quick to respond to all my questions and was very accommodating. We appreciate the opportunity to have two units at his place. They were close together and we loved the location. So close to all the restaurants, shops, and The Del. We’ll ..."

Reviewed on Dec. 26, 2022

Unit 2 - B Ave Bungalows · Beachside 1/1, 5-10 Min Walk to Coronado Beach!
Unit C - B Ave Bungalows · Surf Shack Studio, 5 Min Walk to Coronado Beach!
Unit C - B Ave Bungalows · Surf Shack Studio, 5 Min Walk to Coronado Beach!
Coronado, CA
Stay at this apartment in Coronado. Enjoy WiFi, a garden, and barbecue grills. Popular attractions San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are located nearby. Discover ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Family friendly
"This place was perfect for our family while visiting family in town! The kids love their nook with the beds and little tv. We walked everywhere and parking was easy on the side street!"

Reviewed on Dec. 26, 2022

Unit C - B Ave Bungalows · Surf Shack Studio, 5 Min Walk to Coronado Beach!
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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