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  • Skating by the Sea

    Skating by the Sea

    Skating by the Sea returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 10th year from Thanksgiving day, November 27, through January 4. This spectacular ice rink is located seaside on Windsor Lawn and features stunning views of the Pacific and Coronado beach.

    November 27 – December 18
    Saturday 10am – 10pm
    Sunday 11am – 8pm
    Weekday 3:30pm – 10pm
    *In the event of inclement weather, rink closures or changes will be posted on our Twitter account. Chabad of Coronado’s “Chanukah on Ice” event is from 4:30-6:30pm December 17.

    December 19 – January 4
    Monday-Saturday 10am – 10pm
    Sunday 11am-8pm
    Holiday 11am-9pm (Dec. 24-25, 31, Jan. 1)

    $25 per person and skate rentals are free. Skate times may be limited to 90 minutes based on capacity. Tickets are sold online and via phone at 619-522-8490, and at the rink 15 minutes before opening. All skaters must sign a waiver before entering the rink (click to print and sign in advance). Group skating inquiries and special requests should be directed to the rink manager, Donald Squires at hoteldel@icerinkevents.com. A portion of the skating proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of San Diego. Buy skating passes online.

    SPECIAL OFFERS: Show your ice skating wristband and kids eat free in Sheerwater (one free child’s menu meal per paid adult meal). Also receive 10% off in participating shops. Plus, when you purchase five truffles in B&S Emporium or Spreckels Sweets & Treats, receive the 6th free.

  • S'mores on the Beach

    S'mores on the Beach

    Cozy up to your own private beach bonfire, tuck your toes in the sand and toast some marshmallows for an evening of sweet treats. Enjoy our “Classic Roast” with traditional graham crackers, Hershey’s chocolate and jumbo marshmallows. Enhance your beach bonfire experience with upgraded ingredients such as Ghirardelli chocolate, fresh fruit, candy toppings, flavored marshmallows, bacon and more!

    From December 13-28, snuggle in Santa hats by a beach bonfire and roast “Jingle S’mores”, which includes cinnamon graham crackers, Ghirardelli mint chocolate, and marshmallows.

    1-5 people – $135
    6-10 people - $170
    11-15 people - $230
    16-20 people - $290
    21-30 people - $350

    Roast is a one-hour experience available daily at 6pm, 6:15pm, 8pm and 8:15pm. Upgrades are an additional $10 or $20 per person. Roasts are also available for larger groups and birthday parties. Reserve your Roast with our Experience Planners at vacationplanner@hoteldel.com, 619-522-8815 or reserve online. Share your photos with hashtag #DelRoast!

  • Main Pool

    Main Pool

    Relax and enjoy the sun poolside or in the hot tub. Our pool is kept at a relaxing 80 degrees year-round. Provided for your convenience are complimentary pool towels, chaise lounge chairs, kickboards and water toys. Forget something? Also available for purchase at the pool are a selection of children’s water toys, goggles, sunscreen and more. Open daily 7am to 10pm. Overnight guests only. The adults-only Boardwalk Pool will reopen in summer 2015.

  • Cabana Rentals

    Cabana Rentals

    Relax poolside in a brand new luxury cabana available at the Main Pool (the adults-only Boardwalk Pool will reopen in summer 2015). Cabanas are available for full-day rental for up to 8 people (for a larger group, get a second connecting cabana!). They come with L-shaped sofa lounge with cushions, coffee table, 47-inch flat-screen TV, safe, refrigerator stocked with unlimited water and soft drinks, two personal lounge chairs poolside with cushions outside of cabana, an amenity basket, and assorted sliced fresh fruit delivered mid-day. We are happy to arrange for specific items as well. Full-day rental Monday-Thursday is $200; Friday-Sunday is $250; $300 on holidays. Pools are open from 7am to 10pm in the summer. Please contact vacationplanner@hoteldel.com or 619-522-8100 for reservations. Overnight guests only.  Cabana rentals based on availability; please reserve in advance.

  • Del Beach

    Del Beach

    The Del’s full-service “Del Beach” offers luxurious lounge chairs with cushions and terry covers, fringed umbrellas, half-moon cabanettes and plush day beds for full day rental. Del Beach also offers food and drink service, including salads, sandwiches and cocktails. Plus there are recreational activities available and an interactive kids’ play area. View food and drink menu. No reservations required, though reservations are recommended for Luxury Beach Beds by calling (619) 522-8122.

    Full-Day Rental (Open Thursday-Sunday During Off-Season; open daily Dec. 18 – Jan. 4)
    Luxury Lounge Chair – $15 for hotel guests / $18 for day visitors
    Umbrella – $20  for hotel guests / $23 for day visitors
    Cabanettes (with 2 lounge chairs) – $60 for hotel guests / $71 for day visitors
    Luxury Beach Bed (with shade) – $150 & up
    *Prices above are for off-season. Prices are slightly higher from Memorial Weekend through Labor Day.

  • Beach Activities

    Beach Activities

    Our sandy back yard was named “America’s #1 Beach,” and it’s the perfect place to build a castle, search for seashells or swim in the sea. Grab a boogie board or sign up for a surf lesson and learn how to hang ten. Or get a great core workout during a paddleboarding lesson from our resident experts.

    Surfing Lessons: $120 for first person, $100 for each additional; available 9am, 11am, 3pm daily, 1pm Monday-Thursday (ages 4+). Group lessons are available Friday-Sunday at $95 per person from 1 to 2:30pm (ages 6+).

    Paddleboard Lessons: $100 for first person, $90 for each additional for ages 10+ (please make reservations 24 hours in advance; meets at Glorietta Bay park or Coronado Beach if conditions permit).

    Beach Rentals: Boogie boards, volleyballs, wetsuits and surfboards are available for rent.

    Please inquire at the main pool or call 619-522-8815.

  • DelVenture Kids Program

    DelVenture Kids Program

    At Kidtopia activity center, our new DelVenture program offers children ages 4-12 exciting 2-hour activities and 3-5 hour adventures such as safaris, ocean learning, mosaics, junior photographers, beach olympics and more. Click here to view the current DelVenture schedule. Please email vacationplanner@hoteldel.com or call 619-522-8815 for reservations. Kids ages 4-12 will also receive an adventure pack at check-in, complete with a treasure map and compass. They will explore the resort and uncover the hidden clues, leading them to a “treasure” at the end. Overnight guests only.

  • Fitness Center

    Fitness Center

    The Fitness Center features top equipment, certified personal trainers, and a wide range of classes such as Pilates, spinning, yoga, circuit work, core conditioning, body sculpting and Zumba. All classes are complimentary to adults 18 and older. Open 24 hours. Click here for a complete fitness schedule. Schedule a private session with one of our expert trainers for a customized workout. Overnight guests only.

  • Bike Rentals

    Bike Rentals

    Seven speeds, tandems, kids’ bikes or even a four-person surrey are available to rent at PeDels. Navigate a six-mile trail for a scenic coastal ride around Coronado Island or cruise south along the Silver Strand. Call 619-433-9956 for more information.

    Holiday Bike Tours
    Grab your sweater and get ready for a magical journey around Coronado Island in our festive bike surrey! Knowledgeable guides lead the group around neighborhoods lit up with holiday lights and decked in its seasonal finery. Kids play “I Spy Bingo” while guests of all ages learn about local historic landmarks and see interesting sights that make this island so majestic. Available December 13-26 at 6pm nightly. Arrive 10 minutes prior. Advanced reservations required: (619) 342-7244. $30/adult (ages 15+); $15/child (ages 2-14); Kids 2 years and younger are free.

  • Romantic Beach Bonfire

    Romantic Beach Bonfire

    Couples looking to rekindle romance can choose two different experiences. The “S’more Bubbly” package offers a private bonfire, s’mores and house champagne. “That’s S’more” begins with a romantic side-by-side massage at the spa followed by a private bonfire for two for roasting marshmallows and sipping champagne under the stars. Contact vacationplanner@hoteldel.com for pricing and reservations.

  • Sailing & Waterports

    Sailing & Waterports

    More aquatic fun awaits at the Coronado Boathouse in Glorietta Marina, just across the street from Hotel del Coronado. Take a sailing lesson, rent a speedboat, jet ski, waterski, kayak or hop on a paddleboat. Or glide through the calm waters of Glorietta Bay on a romantic sunset sail. Your private captain commands a 22’ to 36’ sailboat for parties up to 8. Call 619-437-1514 to plan your sailing adventure with Seaforth Boat Rentals.

  • Golf

    Golf

    With over 80 courses to choose from, there’s no shortage of spectacular golf in the San Diego area, including the Coronado public course and La Jolla’s legendary Torrey Pines. Please call our concierge or book online through San Diego Golf Reservations to reserve a tee time. To request a quote or learn more about booking a tournament or golf outing, view our San Diego Golf Course Services information packet or contact Sebastian Medori at Sebastian@SanDiegoGolf.com.

  • Yoga

    Yoga

    Start the day with some downward dogs and sun salutations during our relaxing Hatha yoga classes. Enjoy seasonal classes of yoga on the beach with the rhythmic surf as a soundtrack. Click here for our fitness class scheduleOvernight guests only.

  • Family Portraits

    Family Portraits

    Capture vacation memories with a photo session on the beach. Crown City Photography offers professional services to large groups or individual guests. Please call 800-356-1755 for more information or visit www.crowncityphoto.com.

  • Summer Fun

    Summer Fun

    Enjoy these seasonal activities and facilities from Memorial Day 2015 until Labor Day.

    Family S’mores Nights: Complimentary fireside s’mores on the beach every Thursday and Sunday evening during summer.

    Boardwalk Adult Pool: Open seasonally at Ocean Towers for ages 18+.

    Dive-in Movies: Family friendly flicks at the main pool every Tuesday evening at 8pm during summer.