With its soaring red turrets and majestic Victorian architecture, The Del is an iconic California gem on America’s most beloved beach. We welcome families and beach lovers from near and far to make inDELible memories on our glittering sands. From surf camps, clambakes and concerts in the sand to kid camps, painting by the sea, private chef dinners, and beach s’more roasts under the stars, our expansive seaside playground has something for every member of the family. The Del offers endless magical beachfront experiences unrivaled on the West Coast. Experience the legend.
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Del Beach Services
Relax in a cabanettes with plush day beds, luxury loungers and oversized red umbrellas with white fringe. This is the only San Diego spot where guests can order up tropical cocktails and local craft brews, along with delicious beach fare, with their toes in the sand. Del Beach Services team will also happily set up games by the sea. Learn more.
Settle into the sand on a warm summer evening for a classic California Clambake at Coronado Beach. Guests will enjoy a shellfish feast at sunset paired with a local beer or signature cocktail (cash bar also available) and live entertainment. The clambakes will be at 6:30pm on June 24, July 22 and August 12. Reserve online.
Painting by the Sea
Inspire your inner artist and experience Painting by the Sea. This unique coastal painting experience features you with an easel and a palette of paint colors positioned in front of the ocean on the Paseo Lawn. Dates available throughout 2016. Reserve online.
Reserve your own private beach bonfire, tuck your toes in the sand and toast some marshmallows for an evening of sweet treats. Our upgraded options include premium ingredients such as Ghirardelli chocolate and fresh fruit. Roast is a one-hour experience available daily at 6pm, 6:15pm, 8pm and 8:15pm. Advanced reservations required. Call 619-522-8100 for reservations.
Recreation & Watersports
This seaside playground has all the ingredients for an action-packed vacation. Biking, boogie boarding, beach spin, sailing, surfing, spin, stand-up paddleboarding and more. Come enjoy our sunny days, swimming pools, soft sand and surf-friendly waves — all right outside your door. Del Watersports is located at Ocean Towers. Learn more.
More aquatic fun awaits at Seaforth Boat Rentals in Glorietta Marina, just across the street from Hotel del Coronado. Take a sailing lesson, rent a speedboat, jet ski, waterski, kayak, paddleboat or go fishing. Or glide through the calm waters of Glorietta Bay on a captained private yacht. Call 619-437-1514 to plan your sailing adventure with Seaforth Boat Rentals.
Relax poolside in a luxury cabana available at the Main Pool and Boardwalk (Adult) Pool. 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, coffee table, large TV, safe, refrigerator stocked with water and soft drinks, two reserved poolside lounge chairs, an amenity basket, and sliced fresh fruit delivered midday. We are happy to arrange for specific items as well. Available to overnight guests only. Call 619-522-8100 for reservations.
Explore the resort! Every child receives a DelVenture Survival Pack at check-in with a number of goodies inside, including a Scavenger Hunt Map. The scavenger hunt takes them to six hidden golden crowns on the property, which will reveal a secret clue that guides them to the treasure!
At Kidtopia activity center, our DelVenture program for kids ages 4-12 features 1-hour activities and 3.5-5 hour evening adventures. Call 619-522-8100 for reservations. Available to overnight guests only.
Join us for Beach Spin at The Del – a unique fitness experience overlooking the Pacific on the resort’s Paseo Lawn. The 50-minute classes are led by some of San Diego’s best instructors through Beats by Dre headphones along with motivating tunes. Advanced reservations required. Learn more.
Or, embrace the morning with yoga on the sand and let the rhythmic surf be your soundtrack as you stretch, breathe deeply and find a little inner peace during this 60-minute class. Available to overnight guests only.
PeDels Bike Rentals
Coronado is a cycling paradise with more than 15 miles of paths dedicated to bicyclists. Rent beach cruisers, kids’ bikes, surrey bikes and more at Pedels on the boardwalk by The Del. Learn more.
Kids, big and small, love the handcrafted, made-from-scratch ice cream, sorbet, yogurt and sherbet at MooTime. Or skip on over to Spreckels, an old-fashioned candy shop where the shelves and glass displays are lined with fresh fudge, truffles, gourmet chocolate, licorice, caramels and even treats for your pup!
Coronado Concerts in the Park
Enjoy free summer concert series on Sundays in Spreckels Park, located in the heart of Coronado at 7th and Orange Avenue just a 15-minute walk from The Del. Arrive 30-45 minutes before the start time to get a good spot for your blanket or chairs. View 2016 summer concert schedule.
*Dates and prices for summer activities are subject to change.