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Coronado Island

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Address: 1100 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
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+1 619-437-8788
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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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Great vacation spot

This is a great place for a relaxing vacation. There's plenty to do on the island without even going to the city!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place for a relaxing vacation. There's plenty to do on the island without even going to the city!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth the ferry ride over. Easy to walk but you can ride bikes. The beaches are beautiful and there are plenty of places to eat and shop. Beautiful homes and island.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My lovely wife spent a day here in gorgeous 68 degree weather. We rented bikes (very reasonable at 8 dollars an hour) and rode around much of the island. Parking is limited and the meters need refilled at 2 hours to make sure you watch your time and drop more quarters .. but its only $0.25 an HOUR so I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Coronado Island reminds me of Key West, Florida, without the humidity. There is a large Spanish influence of the architecture of buildings and homes. It's quaint, charming and welcoming. Multitudes of trendy boutiques with quality merchandise. Restaurants galore from inexpensive to expensive. Mexican, American, Italian, French food available. Health and fitness are core values in this area. It's a pet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Make sure you explore the island during your stay. The beaches are fabulous and there are lots of great restaurants.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful island. The homes, the beach and the community. You will love this island. Be sure to eat at Bluewater

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were on the island four days straight for a swim competition and by day three the sun came out and it warmed up. We enjoyed our electric bike ride immensely and walking around after was easy and fun. Lots of little restaurants and shops, a great local bookstore, ice cream shops, a theatre, darling homes, and relaxed atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Coronado Island was enchanting! we biked around the outside and walked along the beach by the Hotel Del... an absolute MUST DO!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, great beach town, miles of sand to walk on, bike trails to ride....great restaurants, shops. The beach was fantastic for a long walk even though it was not warm enough to swim.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop by the back of the Coronado Inn at dusk, grab an adult beverage and stroll to the beach. The sunsets are spectacular and the walk along the beach is one you'll never forget!

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