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Coronado Island

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Address: 1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3407
Phone Number: 619-437-8788
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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A mere two-mile drive from cosmopolitan, downtown San Diego, across one of...

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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Beautiful getaway

Prettiest beach I have ever been to. I have been going for over 20 years and it never gets old. The Del sits on the beach, but you do not have to stay there to access it easily... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Prettiest beach I have ever been to. I have been going for over 20 years and it never gets old. The Del sits on the beach, but you do not have to stay there to access it easily. Soft white mica flecked sands, cool waves. Parking can be tricky if you are not staying on the island ( which is... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Coronado is actually not an island but a penisula that connects San Diego with Coronado and also with Imperial Beach. I love when they have bike the bay and you can bike ride from San Diego across the bridge and through the town. It is a great get away and you do feel as if you are in another country.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gorgeous beaches. Clean and organized roads. Great place to hang out and relax. Good place to ride bicycles as well. The main street has a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, bike rental shops. Easy to get to. Parking can be limited on weekends, peak season but it's not impossible. Must visit when in San Diego.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beach is fantastic for laying out, climbing the rocks/boulders, watching the naval ships, eating at the restaurants, or shopping at any of the beachside shops.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love Coronado island. It's so cute and quaint. I want to live here. ! Rented bikes and rode around the island. I stayed in San Diego and drove over daily to go to the pristine beaches !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Haven't been for a while but absolutely loved Coronado Island. Fabulous beach (but we were on the military one so not so crowded!) great eateries and lovely people! I would always go to Coronado if I could !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful weather and beautiful scenery make this an idyllic beach town for both vacationers and people on business in San Diego. Was at a conference at the Del Coronado Hotel, which was also beautiful

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Coronado, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit Coronado every summer because of the weather and the small town atmosphere. It is a safe place where our grandkids can ride bikes or walk around the Island without a worry in the world! The beaches are clean and well staffed...our grandson was stung by a Sting Ray and within a few minutes the life guard had picked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to Coronado many times as my husband was stationed there during his time in the Navy. Stunning downtown area, completely walkable with shops and restaurants galore. What I love most is these shops are fully locally owned with strong local ties..."shop small" at its finest. The beach is amazing with glittering golden sand and beautiful water. Parking can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Coronado Island is a great little beach town. We have been here many times and still have not explored the entire island. Every time we visit we leave with more activities that we want to do "next time". There's really no better or more relaxing place to spend your summer.

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