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Coronado Island, home to the glorious Hotel del Coronado, graciously greets over two million visitors each who come to vacation, wine, dine, soak up the sunshine at the beach, experience the resident ghosts & haunts, and even iceskate on the sand at "The Del".

Among Coronado Island's annual attractions and events you'll find many holiday enjoyments, San Diego beach-style, including another Island resort, Loews Coronado Bay Resort, sponsoring the surfing dog championships.

Set on a peninsula surrounded by the San Diego Bay and Pacific Ocean, Coronado Island overlooks downtown San Diego.

Weddings, receptions and family vacations all provide cherished memories on Coronado Island. It's like coming home when you walk through the door into the chandelier-lit hallways and lobbies of the Hotel del Coronado. Other exciting accommodations include Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Best Western, Glorietta Bay Inn and the Marriott with its bright pink flamingos living in the fountains at the entrance to the hotel.

Miles of beaches, coves for tide pooling, a launch ramp for boating, restaurants, spa treatments, tennis, volleyball, surfing, and sunbathing all are afforded those seeking R&R.

Coronado includes a marina with boats, public golf course overlooking the sweeping Coronado Bay Bridge, surrey and bike rentals, roller blades and for a real treat, the Old Town Trolley. It takes you to many attractions such as the San Diego Zoo with the giant panda bears, Balboa Park with museums & botanic gardens, historic Old Town, Seaport Village, Horton Plaza and Gaslamp Quarter. The Trolley circles throughout a loop to the major attractions during the day.

Boating: Kayaking, boat rentals, and even yacht charters are available on Coronado Island. An enjoyable, affordable boat ride is the ferry that goes between the Island and downtown San Diego. Another special boat ride is the gondola you can reserve and ride from the docks at Loews Coronado Bay Resort, where there are also sailboats for rent.

Go have yourself an incredible vacation and maybe even take a trip over the border to Tijuana, Mexico during your visit. It is only a 20 minute drive or so from Coronado.

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