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Silver Strand State Beach

5000 Highway 75, Coronado, CA 92118-3299
+1 619-435-5184
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Hidden Gem

This beach is one of the most beautiful in San Diego but since it’s a little off the beaten path... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Santee, CA
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Rarely crowded

If you want to get away from the crowds in Coronado I suggest coming here. It’s a state beach so... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
San Diego, California
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One of the most beautiful beaches in the San Diego area, the Silver Strand Beach State Park is on the southern coast of Coronado.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful beach” (35 reviews)
“sand dollars” (21 reviews)
“bay side” (14 reviews)
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5000 Highway 75, Coronado, CA 92118-3299
+1 619-435-5184

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is one of the most beautiful in San Diego but since it’s a little off the beaten path, it’s rarely busy. Our kids love this beach since there are shells galore here. It’s easy to swim since it’s a long flat beach.

Thank riceburnergrace
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

If you want to get away from the crowds in Coronado I suggest coming here. It’s a state beach so you’ll have to pay admission but it’s usually less crowded and more relaxed.

Thank mfheinonen
Reviewed 12 November 2017

In my mind, the only bad about Silver Strand is the $$$ you pay to use it. I suppose the lack of nearby eateries could be a negative for some, but you can decide on that. On the up side, there is plenty of parking,...More

Thank Travelin41126
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This is a State of California operated stretch of beach that is mostly a campground for RV's with direct access to the beach and ocean. The RV camping is limited to water and electric hookups. We are disappointed that the (2) two large bathroom buildings...More

Thank nascarbilly
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We spent the day at Silver Strand State Beach last Saturday. Family members had a trailer and were camping out for a couple nights, so we joined them for the day. It's a great beach to walk on to search for shells, and the weather...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I was introduced to Silver Strand State Beach in 1992 upon my first of many visits to Loews Coronado Bay Resort, the summer this resort opened. Silver Strand State Beach is "the" beach used mostly by the resort, Coronado Cays luxury housing and boat dock...More

Thank Judith H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The picture shown here from TripAdvisor is on the east side of Coronado. We rode our bikes from the RV park at Silver Strand State Beach to this side of town. The bike path runs along the water with some outstanding views of San Diego....More

Thank OceanKate
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A few locals surfing. The beach has a lifeguard. We paid $10 to go in the area and the bathrooms were not even accessible. Glad to leave the $10 donation since they did have a lifeguard. In general, not even average in my opinion. Not...More

Thank NinaW2000
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It's fine as a motor home park (if you don't need hookups!). There's a bayside and an ocean side. The bayside is completely overgrown with weeds all over the volleyball courts and picnic tables. It's a state park and apparently the state doesn't want to...More

1  Thank dano628
Reviewed 3 October 2017

But a years pass for the park, and put it to use! You won't be sorry. Pass good for all the state beaches up the coast!.

Thank Stephen w
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Henry s
3 August 2017|
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Response from Amywco | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes they allow it. Although I didn't notice a ton of shells!
Patsy R
21 July 2015|
Response from Patsy R | Reviewed this property |
It depends. If you bring pets then buildings 4/5. We were in building 1 and it was just right for us. It's close to the main lobby and pool(s). But so are the other buildings.