Coronado beaches receive top ratings by the Travel Channel in the following categories, Americas Best Beaches and Best U.S. Beaches for Families. The city’s Silver Strand, South, Central , North and Dog Beach are ideal for whatever water related activity you can think of.
Silver Strand State Beach is 5 miles south of the village of Coronado, located by the Coronado Cays and Loews Coronado Bay Resort. The beach has fire rings, lifeguards, restrooms and showers. Overnight RV camping is available, for information, call (619) 435-5184.
Coronado’s largest beach includes South, Central, North and Dog Beach which runs the length of Ocean Avenue. Restrooms and shower facilities are available. You will find tide pools to explore, a fishing area to cast a line, designated surfing spots and spectacular sunsets.
Dog Beach at the north end of Ocean Boulevard allows dogs to romp leash-free with their owners. There is also an area to hose off man’s best friend before heading home.
Coronado Community Center and Aquatic Center
The Community Center and Aquatic Center is located at 1845 Strand Way. The facilities include weight lifting, fitness classes, basketball and volleyball courts, rock climbing wall and two pools. Call (619) 522-2464 for more information.
The Coronado Municipal Golf Course (pictured above) is located at 2000 Visalia Row. Open seven days a week and possible the best golf value in all of San Diego. Fees are $20.00 to Walk, $35.00 to ride, $40.00 to rent clubs (King Cobra), $5.00 for pull carts and $4.00 for driving range balls (30-35 balls). The 72-par, 130 acre golf course offers scenic views of San Diego Bay, Glorietta Bay and San Diego skyline. Call (619) 435-3121 for more information.
Tennis (Public Courts)
Eigth courts at the Coronado Tennis Center, 1501 Glorietta Blvd, (619) 435-1616. The Coronado tennis center offers private and group instruction, racket stringing, racket rental, and ball machine.
Five courts at Coronado Cays Boulevard at the Coronado Cays.
Four courts at the corner of Sixth Street and E Avenue.
Two courts at the corner of Sixth Street and D Avenue
Coronado Skate Park is located at 2000 Mullinex Drive at TidelandsPark. The skate park encompasses 16,000 square feet of concrete ramps, bowls, grinds and jumps. The park caters to all skateboarding skill levels.
Action Water Sports at Loews Coronado Bay Resort, 4000 Coronado Bay Road, (619) 424-4466. Rentals include sailboats, motor boats, jet skis,kayaks and bikes. Lessons are provided for sailing, water skiing and wakeboarding.
Coronado Boat Rentals at 1715 Strand Way, (619) 437-1514. Rent sailboats, jet skis, wave runners, water-skiing, kayaks, peddle boats, fishing skiffs. Lessons and charters also offered.
Coronado Ferry Landing at 1201 First Street. Ride the ferry to downtown San Diego or fish off of the ferrypier.
Coronado Cays Yacht Club at 30 Caribe Cay Boulevard, (619) 429-0133.Member based with some guest privileges.
Coronado Yacht Club at 1631 Strand Way, (619) 435-1848. Member based with some guest privileges.
Glorietta Bay Marina at 1715 Strand Way, (619) 435-5203.
Loews Crown Isle Marina at 4000 Coronado Bay Road, (619) 424-4000.The marina is also home to the The Gondola Company offering gondola rides on the bay and the inlets of the Coronado Cays. Call the Gondola Company at (619) 429-6317 for reservations and information.
Fifteen miles of dedicated paths hug the coastline and allow biking, skating, jogging and walking. The dedicated paths provide a great way to exercise and see some of Coronado’s spectacular scenery.
Coronado’s Larger Parks
Cays Park – The park is six acres positioned near Coronado Cays Boulevard and Grand Caribe Causeway.
North Cays Park – A two acre park at the north tip of the Cays.
Glorietta Bay Park – A little more than two-acres nestled between theMunicipal Pool and Naval Amphibious Base.
Centennial Park – The park is 49,000 square feet located at the foot of Orange Avenue between First Street.
Speckels Park – The granddaddy of Coronado parks covers eight acres in the center of town and features a playground and a gazebo. The gazebo is the site of the Summer Concert Series, Sunday nights at 6 pm, from Memorial Day weekend through mid-September. The park is also the site of the Annual Flower Show, Art-in-the-Park and other community activities throughout the year.
Sunset Park – A three-acre patch of green at the foot of Ocean Boulevard by North Beach. This land was yet another of Spreckels gifts that offers a fabulous view of sunsets over the Pacific.
Tidelands Park – Coronado’s largest park with 22 acres of beachfront land on the San Diego Bay. The park includes four ball fields, a playground, a exercise course, picnic benches, bike and pedestrian paths, restrooms and parking for more than 200 cars.
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