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“Vowentine’s Day” at The Del

Over a century of romance … celebrate your love at an extraordinary ceremony. On Valentine’s Day – Saturday, February 14, 2015 – Hotel del Coronado invites past Del brides and grooms, engaged couples, and married couples from all over the globe to celebrate their love at a legendary ceremony in the historic Crown Room.

The event begins with a collective vow renewal/wedding ceremony at 6pm by officiant Paul Frye. Following the ceremony will be a cocktail reception, dinner and dancing. Cocktail attire is recommended.

The “Vowentine’s Day” event is $400 per couple and includes:

  • Collective vow renewal/wedding ceremony, 6pm in the Crown Room on February 14, 2015
  • Boutineer and bouquet from Blush Botanicals
  • 3-course dinner with wedding cake by Pastry Chef Daphne Higa following the ceremony
  • Dancing with live music by Bonnie Foster Productions
  • 5×7 photo from Brant Bender Photography in silver Hotel del Coronado frame

Please call 619-522-8490 to reserve or click “Book Now” below. Friends and family ages 16 and older are invited to attend at $150/ticket.

Make it a Weekend to Celebrate

Turn your vow renewal into a weekend of romance. Our brides and grooms enjoy 20% off an overnight stay during Valentine’s Day weekend with promo code VOWENTINE. This offer also includes the book “Celebrating Over A Century of Romance at the Hotel del Coronado” and a welcome amenity. Two-night minimum stay required (Friday and Saturday night, or Saturday and Sunday night). Click here to reserve your stay.

Win a Second Honeymoon

All participating couples will automatically join our “Del Gift Registry” with one couple winning a second honeymoon at The Del including a 5-night stay, dinner for two at 1500 OCEAN, s’mores roast on the beach for two and a couple’s massage at Spa at The Del.

Share Your Love Story

Submit your past wedding photos to marketingoffice@hoteldel.com and we’ll share them on our social channels and at the event!

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Mardi Gras at Sun Deck

Celebrate Mardi Gras February 12-17 with a New Orleans-inspired menu, cocktails and beads on the Sun Deck! A zydeco band will play on Saturday and Sunday.

The Sun Deck is open 11:30am until 5pm.

Mardi Gras Menu
Grilled Andouille Sausage - on a toasted roll, whole grain mustard – $17
Muffuletta Sandwich - olive compote, genoa salami, mortadella, provolone, tasso ham – $16
Fried Catfish Po’ Boy with - cajun caper remoulade – $18
Big Momma’s Gumbo - chicken, andouille sausage, okra - $11
Louisiana Style BBQ Shrimp & Grits - $18
Basket of Fried Oysters - served with fries – $17
Creole Chicken Sandwich - ciabatta, sun-dried tomato pesto, alligator pear slaw – $18
Black Kale Cajun Cobb - cajun smoked turkey, blue cheese, tomatoes, egg, alligator pear – $16
Beignets - $7
Low Country Shellfish Boil (available 12-4pm on 2/14, 2/15, 2/17) - shrimp, sausages, local clams and mussels – $26

Drink Specials $15 each
Storm of the Century – light rum, dark rum, orange juice, passion fruit syrup
French 75 – VSOP cognac, Poema Brut, simple syrup, fresh lime juice
Sazerac Reborn – Laird’s Applejack, Peychaud’s bitters, absinthe, sorghum
Cajun Lemonade – vodka, Pimm’s No.1, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, tabasco

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February: Million Dollar Mission

Hotel del Coronado joins The California Hotel and Lodging Association and The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for a state-wide fundraising campaign beginning February 1. Throughout the month, guests can donate at our restaurants, enjoy Saturday bake sales, and come to the Taste of The Del event on February 28, all to benefit this vital cancer research.

The campaign goal is to raise $1,000,000 dollars statewide. There are several ways throughout the month for guests to participate.

  • Let your server know you would like to donate and they will simply add it to your bill today.
  • Join us each Saturday in February (7, 14, 21, 28) from 10am to 2pm for a bake sale featuring delicious creations from our pastry team at the fountain on the corner of Orange Ave & R.H. Dana Place.
  • Browse fabulous online travel auction items at MillionDollarMission2015.com.
  • Taste the best of The Del Saturday, Feb. 28 when 1500 OCEAN, ENO, Babcock + Story Bar, Sun Deck, MooTime and our Pastry Shop will feature food, cocktail and wine tastings from 3-5pm on the Sun Deck. No reservations required.

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Spring Break

Plan your Spring Break vacation at The Del, where our quaint Coronado Island offers unlimited exploring and our seaside resort offers a variety of ways to spend family time together.

At the Beach
Our sandy back yard is 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.

Beach Rentals
Boogie boards, volleyballs, wetsuits and surfboards are available for rent. Please inquire at Del Beach or by calling 619-522-8815.

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. (Reopens February 27)

Family S’mores Roast
Cozy up to a beach bonfire, tuck your toes in the sand and toast some marshmallows for an evening of sweet treats. This group s’mores experience is available to overnight guests every Thursday night from March 19 to April 16, 8-9pm.

DelVentures – Kids’ Activities
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. 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.

For Teens
Teens will enjoy riding bikes around Coronado Island, learning to surf or paddleboard, relaxing at the spa with our special “Teen Treats” treatments, and venturing into the ocean with boogie boards, volleyballs, wetsuits and surfboards available for rent.

Deck Rec
Join us at the Main Pool deck for family activities such as bingo, crafts, games and more.

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Easter Eggs

Easter Sunday

The Del’s Easter Champagne Brunch buffet on April 5 is available in the oceanfront Ballroom and in the magnificent Crown Room from 9am to 4pm with musical entertainment.

The elegant buffet will feature classic holiday fare. A special children’s buffet will be available for the little ones. Call 619-522-8490 for information and reservations. Cost is $115 for adults in the Crown Room, $105 in the Ballroom. Children ages 6-10 are $42, and children 5 and under eat free. Price is not including tax and gratuity.

(For Hotel, Brunch and Sheerwater Breakfast Guests Only)
Easter morning will be kicked off with a good old-fashioned egg hunt! There will be three different hunts on the oceanfront Windsor Lawn to include children of all ages.

(For Guests and Non-Guests)
The south end of the Windsor Lawn will also be the site for a fun zone with crafts for all ages.

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