The Best Activities on Coronado Island

If you’re looking for the perfect postcard experience during your stay in San Diego, then Coronado Island Beach is for you. Here, you can plan a romantic adventure or a fun-filled day with the family! Keep reading to learn more about Coronado’s history, amenities, and where to stay nearby. Then, start planning your visit!

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Plan a Day Trip to Coronado Island Beach

Discover San Diego’s Best Beach

Coronado Island Beach is a magical place that you cannot miss during your vacation in San Diego. This gorgeous beach is located near the famous Hotel del Coronado that was featured in the Hollywood classic Some Like It Hot with Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis. It was also the inspiration for the bestselling novel Somewhere in Time.

Coronado Beach is as relaxing as it is beautiful. Here, the long stretches of sand and Pacific Ocean sparkle under the hot California sun. It’s no wonder the beach has been repeatedly voted as one of America’s top beaches by Travel Channel and Dr. Beach!

Activities

Coronado Island Beach is a fabulous spot for sunbathing. It’s also a great place to try water sports. Here are some of the fun water activities you can indulge in during the day:

  • Surfing
  • Paddleboarding
  • Boogie boarding
  • Boating
  • … And more!

Oceanfront Dining

After a fun-filled day at Coronado Island Beach, your stomach will likely be growling! How about grabbing a table at one of the area’s best oceanfront restaurants? Here are some of our favorite places to dine:

Sera Coastal Cuisine

For a trendy restaurant with jaw-dropping views, look no further than Sera Coastal Cuisine. This eatery boasts sustainable seafood as well as a lavish brunch menu on weekends. 

Chez Loma

Are you planning a romantic evening with your significant other? Chez Loma is ideal. You’ll love this French restaurant located in a historic Victorian house. Enjoy classic French staples while sipping on a glass of delicious wine.

Sheerwater

Sheerwater is located at the Coronado Hotel and is the perfect place for history buffs. You’ll feel like a 1950s movie star dining al fresco on the patio, enjoying fine seafood entrees, and gazing at the ocean in front of you.

Find the Perfect Place to Stay Near Coronado Island Beach

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