Welcome to Coronado
Just across the bridge yet a world away.
Situated just across the bay from downtown San Diego, Coronado is consistently ranked among one of the best beach cities in the U.S.
With gentle surf, sparkling wide sand beaches, a charming main street, and great hotels, including the famous Hotel del Coronado, this island paradise is idyllic.
With its elegant gardens, old-world mansions, quaint shops, and oceanfront dining with spectacular sunset views, this charming small town has been dubbed The Crown City, as Coronado means the crowned one in Spanish.
What to Expect
Where the main street meets bare feet. Time floats by when you spend the day relaxing on the beach or renting a bike and touring the island via Coronado's beachfront boardwalk.
You will feel you have taken a step back to another time and place when strolling down Orange Avenue, Coronado's main street, which is lined with shops, restaurants, galleries, and theaters. It’s a community where locals use bikes and golf carts to run errands.
At the other end of the island, Coronado's Ferry Landing offers a collection of more than 20 shops, art galleries, and restaurants boasting stunning views of San Diego's downtown skyline. Beyond the beach, Coronado features countless outdoor recreational pursuits including sailing, stand-up paddleboarding, surfing, kayaking, and Venetian gondola cruises.
Influenced by the Naval base located on the north end of the island and the boating community of Coronado Cays at the south end, the community has a strong maritime culture steeped in tradition and pride.
The city hosts many events throughout the year including its July 4th celebration, annual flower show, holiday parade, and tree lighting.
The locals thrive on the small-town culture that is influenced by the ocean and the iconic history that surrounds them.
What Not To Expect
Peace and quiet with no traffic. On the contrary, tourists and San Diegans alike, flock to Coronado throughout the year, taking in all the island has to offer from ice skating at the Hotel Del Coronado to theater and ice cream.
A day in Coronado makes you feel like you have been on vacation.
Exclusive, pricey, and remarkable. Coronado is home to amazing mansions, oceanfront estates with private boat docks, quintessential beach cottages, and ocean view condos.
This island draws people from around the globe, making real estate some of the most sought after and expensive in all of California.
You’ll Fall in Love With
Hectic as it can be, you will fall in love with the Hotel Del Coronado, frequented by royalty, celebrities, and travelers from around the world, this iconic hotel captures the imagination and always serves up beach fun with a touch of sophistication.