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When you’re in San Diego, you must drive over the dramatic 2.1- mile San Diego- Coronado Bridge or ferry over to the beautiful “island” of Coronado.

You’ll be rewarded with spectacular views of the San Diego skyline and experience a quaint, picturesque community that has shunned the hustle and bustle of larger cities to preserve a quieter, gentler way of live.

In addition to being world-renowned for the historic Hotel del Coronado,Coronado offers shopping, fine dining and a multitude of other accommodation properties, including luxury resorts and family owned hotels and inns.
Orange Avenue, the village’s main thoroughfare, is lined with charming and historic buildings that house the award- winning Lamb’s Players Theatre, the Museum of History and Art in Corronado, restaurants, boutiques, art galleries and shops.

Nearby Naval Air Station North Island was established on Coronado in 1911. Still active with ships and aircraft arriving and provides a real- life glimpse into the daily operations and training of U.S. Navy Aviation.
If you want to find some Seals, and we mean the U.S. Navy kind. Check out Coronado’s beaches in the early morning hours when they can often be found training or jogging in formation.

Coronado is easily toured on foot, and bicycling is also recommended.
A walking tour on select day to some of Coronado’s historic sites and homes originates from the Glorietta Bay Inn, the iriginal mansion of sugar baron John D. Spreckels . Also, plan at least a few hours to browsw the shops at the Ferry Landing Marketplace along San Diego Bay.

Hotel Del Coronado The Hotel Del Coronado, or just 'the Del', is a deluxe hotel located on the beach on Coronado Island and is convenient to the entire San Diego area.
For over 100 years, the Hotel Del Coronado has been host to Presidents, world dignitaries, movie stars and even it's own ghost.

It is considered one of North America's most beautiful resorts. Sprawling along 26 acres of Pacific beachfront property in the seaside village of Coronado, the hotel is only 15 minutes from the San Diego International Airport and downtown San Diego.
Each elegant and stylish guest room exudes its own character and includes room designs which reflects the oceanfront setting, using tranquil water themed colors and fabrics.
The Victorian Building, a national historic landmark, delicately combines historic ambiance with contemporary amenities and appointments.

The hotel will make sure your room is stocked with all of life's little luxuries.
The hotel staff is available to assist guests and ensure that your stay is as enjoyable as possible. The hotel is minutes to fine dining, shopping and entertainment.

Hotel Coronado
Hotel Coronado

Traumhafter Strand auf Coronado
Traumhafter Strand auf Coronado



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