Set against the backdrop of storied and iconic Lodge del Coronado, featured in Marilyn Monroe’s 1958 movie Some Like it Scorching,” Coronado is the quintessential San Diego postcard expertise and an excellent place for a romantic getaway or a fun-crammed family beach vacation.
Glorietta Bay affords a singular view of the Glorietta Bay Hotel and the San Diego-Coronado Bridge. San Diego’s beaches are extra welcoming for travelers with disabilities and others with limited mobility searching for an exhilarating holiday. Making s’mores on the beach on the many fireplace pits positioned throughout Coronado’s beaches.
Coronado Central Beach runs along Ocean Boulevard with a backdrop backdrop of effective houses and mansions and the Hotel del Coronado at the southern finish. From the 5 freeway simply south of downtown San Diego, take the Coronado Bridge (now toll-free) over the bay to Coronado Island.
An underpass allows entry to bayside beach and picnic areas and Loews Coronado Bay Resort. A day on the beach is a should, along with a stroll along Orange Avenue outlets and restaurants, and a pint of native suds at the award-winning Coronado Brewing Firm.
There are a number of close by motels from the Del, to the Glorietta Bay Inn to bed and breakfast locations within strolling distance to the water. Coronado named one of many Top Beaches for Households in 2014 by Family Vacation Critic. Turn left on Orange Avenue and follow it down previous the Lodge Del Coronado to Coronado Bay Street and search for signs to parking.
The lengthy sandy beaches here are particular and literally sparkle, because of the mineral mica in its golden sand, which is likely one of the reasons Coronado is consistently voted one of America’s best beaches by The Travel Channel, Dr. Beach, and many others.