About Coronado

The city of Coronado, California is home to over 26,000 people. The small town is connected to the City of San Diego by the San Diego Coronado Bay Bridge and to the City of Imperial Beach by State Highway 75 (Silver Strand Blvd). The locals lovingly refer to the Village as “Coronado Island” which is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, San Diego Bay, Glorietta Bay and Naval Air Station North Island. Along with the amicable, small-town atmosphere the most desirable characteristics about Coronado living are top rated beaches, excellent weather, a highly rated school system, and low crime rate.

The majestic emblem of Coronado, California is the oceanfront Hotel Del Coronado (pictured above), that instantly turned Coronado, Ca into a beach resort destination when it opened on February 19, 1888. The Hotel Del Coronado has become a living legend with it’s rich history, historical landmark designation, visits by thousands of celebrities and dignitaries and the legend of “the ghost”. The Hotel Del is ideally located along 31 oceanfront acres and reflects an elegant example of Victorian architecture.

When you come to Coronado, you set the pace. Coronado can accommodate those who prefer to keep a full schedule or those who just want to relax. You will find Coronado a gracious hostess, offering the best in accommodations, panoramic views of San Diego and beyond, delicious food, abundant entertainment choices and spectacular sunsets at no extra charge. The Visitor Center is located in the Museum of History and Art building at 1100 Orange Avenue, it should be the first stop for any visitor to the island. They provide maps, discount tickets, brochures, directions, and other helpful information.

Coronado is definitely the place to be if you love recreation and the great outdoors. The city’s top rated beaches are the place to swim, surf, sail, fish, jog, stroll, picnic or relax and watch the sun set. You can even enjoy the beach with man’s best friend at Dog Beach. The Coronado Municipal Golf Course is a 72 par, 130 acre golf course offering scenic views of San Diego Bay, Glorietta Bay and San Diego skyline. There’s always a court ready for your tennis game with Coronado’s 19 public courts. The 15 miles of dedicated paths that wind throughout Coronado allow biking, skating, jogging and walking.

Glorious views of downtown San Diego can be had from Ferry Landing Marketplace, the bay side complex comprised of shops and restaurants. Downtown Coronado (Orange Avenue) has that small-town feel with it’s unique shops and restaurants, many offering outdoor dining. Grab a drink and enjoy live entertainment at Coronado’s pubs or enjoy a play at the local theatre.

For extensive information about Coronado California check out the following links. Coronado history is synonymous with the beach front Hotel Del Coronado. Find out valuable information on highly rated Coronado schools, the island’s best characteristics and Coronado profile. There’s lots to do in this picturesque seaside city, for detailed information visit the following links things to doart and entertainment and Coronado recreation. To gain a visual perspective of Coronado visit Coronado maps.