You came to the right place! Coronado's beach is a mile long stretch of golden sand that has been claimed to be the "best beach of the United States". Coronado Island is the perfect place for a morning run or a leisurely stroll with the family. All year round Coronado is adorned with people enjoying the sunny, soft-sanded beach.
One of the Crown City's premier attractions is the Coronado Ferry Landing. It is located right on the bay overlooking Downtown San Diego. At the Ferry Landing visitors are able to have a meal (lunch or dinner), rent bicycles, shop or even enjoy the water by watching the waves roll by or dipping your toes in. You can even treat yourself to ice cream from Coldstone.
Need to do a little shopping? Orange Avenue is lined with shops for clothes, knick-knacks, flowers or Coronado memorabilia, you can find it all here. If your looking for a good place to start Eight and Orange is where the majority of the shops begin. Enjoy!
If you’re looking to spend your time floating on the Pacific Ocean or splashing around the San Diego Bay then the Coronado kayaking tours might be the thing for you. No matter if you’re a beginner or an adventurous kayaking pro there will be plenty of places to go. If you don’t know they area very well, then schedule a two hour tour with a guide that will show you beautiful spots around Coronado. There is a kayaking and paddle board rental shop at the Ferry Landing just 3 blocks away!
Situated in the historic Spreckels Building, Lambs Players is an intimate yet comfortable 350 seat theater. With several shows in circuit, get in touch with your artistic side and visit this Coronado spot. Prices range from $22 to $65, depending on location.
Climb aboard the San Diego/Coronado Ferry and give yourself access to downtown San Diego without needing a car. The ferry runs back and forth between Coronado’s Ferry Landing (just a few blocks from the hotel) and two separate locations in San Diego—downtown and the Convention Center. Sea Port Village is a great tourist destination as it borders the San Diego Bay and has many shops and restaurants. There is a small cost for the tickets, which can be purchased at the dock.
The Coronado Golf course was established in 1957 and is one of the best public courses in the nation. It has been frequented by many famous people including ex-president Bill Clinton.
The course provides 18 beautiful holes and an amazing view of the San Diego bay and the Coronado Bridge.
For easy access around Coronado, head over to one of the bike rental shops that are scattered throughout Coronado. Bikes & Beyond is just a few blocks away from Coronado Inn, located at the Ferry Landing. From here, you can start your bike ride on a path along the bay. If you want to start your bike ride gliding along the ocean, then pick up rentals at Holland’s Bicycles and loop around the Ferry Landing later in your expedition. No matter which shop you choose, riding bikes around Coronado Island is a casual but sporty way to spend a day in the sun.
Enjoy live music? Like to picnic? Then head over to Coronado’s Spreckels Park. Each Sunday in the summer you can come here to eat, drink and be merry. Relax on your blanket or dance near the gazebo—you can enjoy the performance from any spot. The concerts start between 5:30 - 6:30pm but head over early as it gets busy and people start groovin’. Visit CoronadoArts.com to see the schedule.
For all arts events, craft fairs, performances and concerts visit CoronadoArts.com and check out their calendar.