Get to Know Coronado
Take a look inside the gorgeous southern California town that will be the site of our 2014 Showhouse.
Visitors can enjoy shopping at more than 100 shops and boutiques, golfing at one of the country’s top-rated public courses, renting a sailboat, kayak, or paddleboard for a day on the bay, exploring the island by bike on 16 miles of boardwalk, and touring Coronado’s galleries, theaters, and the Coronado Museum of History and Art.
Pictured Left: the San Diego-Coronado Bridge from Coronado
With flawless greens, wide fairways, impressive views, and perfect weather, Coronado is also a golfer’s paradise. Coronado Municipal Golf Course, recognized as one of the best public courses in the nation, features the affordability of a public course with the service and amenities of a resort.
Pictured Left: the Hotel del Coronado
From chic fashions at the stores on Orange Avenue to the eclectic shops at Coronado Ferry Landing, when it comes to shopping in Coronado, there is also something for everyone. The Hotel del Coronado and Loews Coronado Bay Resort also offer great shops and boutiques.
For those seeking art and culture, Coronado boasts beautiful gardens, art galleries, historic home tours, and outdoor concerts.
Pictured Left: 1887 on the Bay restaurant
Central Beach – With 1.5 miles of white sand beaches, this location earned Coronado "Best Beach in America" by Dr. Beach in 2012. The mansions along Ocean Boulevard overlooking this beach add to its remarkable views.
North Beach – North Beach attracts surfers in the morning, and fire rings are available for bonfires at night. At the far north end, four-legged beachgoers can enjoy the sand and surf leash-free at Dog Beach.
Silver Strand State Beach – Just 4.5 miles south of Coronado along the Silver Strand, this state park features fire rings, lifeguards, restrooms, showers, a snack bar and opportunities for picnicking and overnight camping. Further south, there are 1.5 miles of undeveloped shoreline and natural preserve.
Coronado Ferry Landing – Coronado’s most kid-friendly beach, the Landing is a picturesque stretch of sandy shore and green lawn over looking San Diego Bay, with calm waters and the best views of downtown San Diego.
Pictured Left: Dog Beach, the leash-free zone of North Beach