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  • Summer Fun

    Summer Fun

    Enjoy fun seasonal activities and facilities from Memorial Day weekend 2015 (May 23) through Labor Day (September 7). Click here for more details.

    Family S’mores Nights: Complimentary fireside s’mores on the beach every Thursday and Sunday evening from 8-9pm (May 28 – Sept. 6).

    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, May 26 – Sept. 1.

    Surf Camps: Kids and teens can learn to hang 10 and special summer surf camps, June 15 to September 4.

    Teen Events: In July and August, teens (ages 13-17) are invited to the Boardwalk Pool at Ocean Towers for special teens-only events. On Friday nights, the teen pool party includes a DJ, games, food and refreshments  ($25 entrance fee). On Saturday nights, join us for complimentary dive-in movie night with a PG-13 flick.

    New DelVentures for Kids: Our new summer DelVenture camps and activities are all about protecting our environment. Kids ages 4-12 will love learning about the world around them with new programs like Go Green, Nature Rocks, Jungle Expedition and Ocean Odyssey. View summer schedule.

  • S'mores on the Beach

    S'mores on the Beach

    Cozy up to your private beach bonfire, tuck your toes in the sand and toast marshmallows for an evening of sweet treats. Our “Classic Roast” includes graham crackers, Hershey’s chocolate and jumbo marshmallows. You may also upgrade your experience with enhanced ingredients such as Ghirardelli chocolate, fresh fruit, candy toppings, flavored marshmallows, bacon and more!

    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. Contact our Experience Planners at vacationplanner@hoteldel.com or 619-522-8100. 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? 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.

    Ages 18+ can enjoy the adults-only Boardwalk Pool from 8am to 8pm daily during the summer season through September 7 (closes at 6pm Fridays in July and August for the teen event).

  • Cabana Rentals

    Cabana Rentals

    Relax poolside in a luxury cabana at the Main Pool or the adults-only Boardwalk Pool (open now through Labor Day). 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 water and soft drinks, two lounge chairs poolside with cushions, an amenity basket, and assorted sliced fresh fruit delivered mid-day. We are happy to arrange for specific items as well. Full-day rental (off-season): Monday-Thursday $250; Friday-Sunday $350; $400 on holidays. Prices will be lower during off-season. Please contact vacationplanner@hoteldel.com or 619-522-8100 for reservations. Overnight guests only. Cabana rentals based on availability; please reserve in advance.

  • Del Watersports

    Del Watersports

    Ride the sparkling blue Pacific on a surfboard, paddleboard or skimboard! Our NEW Del Watersports rental desk is located at the Boardwalk Pool at Ocean Towers. Open 9am to 6pm from May 23 through Labor Day (prices will change during peak season).

    Soft Surfboard: (8′, 9′, 10′): $20/hour; $60/4 hours
    Wetsuit: $10/hour; $30/4 hours
    Bodyboard: $10/hour; $30/4 hours
    Soft Stand-up Paddleboard: $25/hour; $75/4 hours
    Megaladon Paddleboard: $50/hour; $150 per 4 hours
    Skimboard: $15/hour; $45/4 hours
    Surfboard+Wetsuit Combo: $25/hour; $75/4 hours
    Paddleboard+Wetsuit Combo: $30/hour; $90/4 hours
    Bodyboard+Wetsuit Combo: $15/hour; $45/4 hours

  • 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. Ask about our Del Surf Photography package.

    Surfing Lessons:
    $130 for first person, $110 for each additional
    90 minutes at 9am, 11am, 3pm daily (ages 4+)
    Group lessons: $100 per person, Tues-Sun, 1-2:30pm (ages 6+)
    *No lessons available on July 4 or September 7

    Paddleboard Lessons:
    1-hour lesson, $100 per person

    Surf Camps for Kids and Teens
    Kids ages 8-12: June 15 to September 4, Monday-Saturday, 9am-1pm. Includes lunch and a rash guard. $145 for first day, with price savings for each additional day up to 6).

    Teens ages 13-17: June 15 to September 4, Monday-Saturday, 2pm-5pm. Includes a snack and rash guard. $120 per person.

  • DelVenture Kids Program

    DelVenture Kids Program

    At Kidtopia activity center, our 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. View the current Summer DelVenture ScheduleEmail a Vacation Planner 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.

  • Teen Activities

    Teen Activities

    New this summer, teens ages 13-17 are invited to the Boardwalk Pool at Ocean Towers on Friday and Saturday nights for special teens-only events from 7:30-9:30pm. Friday nights will feature a teen pool party with a DJ, games, food and refreshments ($25 entrance charge). On Saturday nights, join us for dive-in movie night with a PG-13 flick.

    July 25 – Pitch Perfect
    August 1 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
    August 8 – The Avengers
    August 15 – The Goonies
    August 22 – Jurassic Park
    August 29 – The Maze Runner

  • 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. View current fitness schedule. Schedule a private session with one of our expert trainers for a customized workout. Overnight guests only.

  • 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. Plus there are recreational activities available and an interactive kids’ play area. View food and drink menu.

    Open 10am to sunset daily, March through September. Open weekends from October to December (closed January and February). Rentals are first come, first served. Call (619) 522-8122 for more information.

    Full-Day Rental
    Sand Chair (can be taken to the shore) – $20
    Luxury Lounge Chair – $20
    Umbrella (can be taken to the shore) – $25
    Luxury Beach Bed with Cabanette Shade – $200

  • 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.

  • Romantic Beach Bonfire

    Romantic Beach Bonfire

    Rekindle romance with a private beach bonfire, s’mores and house champagne. Or for an even more indulgent experience, the “That’s S’more” package includes 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 or 619-522-8815 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


    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


    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. View 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.