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Coronado Island

1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3407
+1 619-437-8788
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A mere two-mile drive from cosmopolitan, downtown San Diego, across one of the world's most distinctive bridges, is Coronado Island - a world away. Developed in 1888 as a beach resort town, and home to the famous Hotel del Coronado, the island is blessed with one of the finest beaches in the world and bathed in endless sunshine. Coronado today is a vibrant beach community loaded with charm.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3407
+1 619-437-8788
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From the moment that you cross the bridge over the sparkling bay this place is pure magic! From the small shops to the beautifully landscaped boulevards to the spectacular strand that is Coronado beach this place is a beach lovers paradise! After to San Diego...More

Thank Arleen_Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago

Coronado Island is beautiful. It is home to several military bases including NAS North Island. Naval Amphib Base Seals/Buds. Very scenic, very expensive and very touristy. Also contains the famous Hotel Del Coronado. Accessible via the Coronado Bay Bridge and the Silver Strand from Imperial...More

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the ferry over to the island and walked down the Main Street and around the yacht club and the beach. Lots of things to see and do and a great spot to ride a bike around.

Thank Viviane B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a bike ride from San Diego to Coronado. Of course you must take the ferry to get from SD to Coronado because the bikes are not allowed on the Coronado Bridge. On the Island there are some nice beaches, big sunny green parks,...More

Thank Mosteanu C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were paddle boarding and saw an 8' white shark , it was awesome , glad to see shark numbers growing

Thank Bunkinator
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of beaches to walk and a very long concrete walkway to enjoy ocean front and take in the ocean. Navy seals can be seen off shore conducting exercises as well.

Thank traveler9955
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place if you can find parking and it's free! :) I loved the beaches and the small shops all around. You could walk for hours! It's worth the trip!

Thank Alyssia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was definitely the wealthy area of San Diego. The homes are spectacular, the beach is beautiful and very well kept. The massive hotel that sits on the island is breathtaking! Nice area to go shopping in quaint specialty shops.This is a must see area!...More

Thank Beverly316
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is beautifully maintained. You can walk along the sidewalk above the beach, or go down and get your feet in the sand. The day we were there (early June), the weather was perfect. We walked along the shore and then walked by the...More

1  Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best beautiful golden, sandy, laid back, quiet, classy, and clean beach in US! Plenty to walk or ride bikes to. GREAT PUBLIC Tennis and Golf nearby.

Thank Harr827
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We are staying at the Hyatt Grand Manchester and wondering if we need to rent a car to get to Coronado, or if there are convenient ways to get there and explore a bit on foot or via public transport ion.
5 September 2016|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of ways to get to the island but in looking at your location, you can take a ferry and rent a bike to explore the island as we did. Inexpensive and timely along with a bike friendly island make it a good... More
Is the temp warm enough for swimsuits or just shorts and a t-shirt in September?
28 August 2016|
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Response from Olypolly | Reviewed this property |
Yes but be prepared for a cool evening.
We are staying at hotel circle in San Diego ca for July 3rd and 4th, 2016 and would like to take in the best fireworks while avoiding the crowds; can you recommend either outside dining rooftop (we do have 2 teens 15 & 17) where we can dine while viewing the fireworks & could make reservations for 4 or sailboat/dinner cruise; again we can pay a little for view and less crowds!! We'd hate to be squishe on a rooftop noisy bar or on boat cruise as well!
26 June 2016|
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Response from alan a | Reviewed this property |
At the Del!