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Follow Your Heart to The Del

When it comes to romantic beach-side escapes, just follow your heart to The Del. Our sparkling sands have launched over a century of love stories.

Steps from fabled sands and seas, the iconic Hotel del Coronado is a romantic world all its own – a majestic destination that’s captured hearts for generations. It’s the place where new lovers embark on new traditions, and lifelong couples recreate them. Where parents watch their kids frolic on the very same sands where they knew it was “meant to be.”

From s’mores by a private beach bonfire, to surf-side strolls at sunset and private beach dining by moonlight, the Del offers countless unforgettable experiences for two. With each moment, relive the magic of a legendary coastal playground. With each stay, fall more in love with the one you adore.


Celebrate Valentine’s Day on the beach where love stories become legend.

1500 OCEAN – Experience beachside dining at its best with a magnificent five-course menu and boutique wine and champagne pairings.

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Sheerwater – The Del’s signature oceanfront eatery will feature an indulgent three-course menu for couples.

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Planning a date night? Kids ages 4-12 can enjoy a Valentine party at Kidtopia while you dine. Call 1-619-522-8100 for more information.


Write your love story on our legendary sands with a romantic weekend spa retreat on the edge of the Pacific. The Seaside Bliss package includes:

  • $100 spa credit to use towards a romantic spa ritual of your choice. Indulge in a Romantic Journey for 2 with a couples massage on a bed of rose petals followed by a glass of bubbly, turn up the heat with a Hot & Steamy Massage or schedule a luxurious Chocolate Scrub to set the tone for your special getaway.

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Our romantic resort has been uniting soulmates since 1888. It’s an unforgettable spot for proposals with a myriad of dreamy settings to pop the question. Our dedicated staff is happy to help when it comes time to getting creative in the planning. These two recent love stories will warm your heart. For help planning your perfect proposal, call 619.522.8100.


A young couple from Arizona took an evening stroll on Coronado Beach and ended up by the giant sandcastle in front of The Del. A fire pit awaited with two chairs, chilling Moet Chandon, and a copy of the book, Celebrating Over a Century of Romance at Hotel Del Coronado, wrapped in a blanket. When they asked The Del attendant what this set up was for, she answered, “It’s for you,” and the gentleman dropped to his knee and proposed. Friends and family with telephoto lens appeared from the bushes to celebrate with them once the ring was placed on her finger. – What’s your Del love story?


A young man lured his girlfriend to The Del by saying he had “won” a radio contest, so they headed to the hotel one afternoon to claim their prize–a private skating session at the beachside rink. With their skates on and the rink emptied, they took to the ice as their favorite song cued up on the speakers. As the couple glissaded along, a plane flew overhead, trailing a banner that read, “Will You Marry Me?” Happily, she said yes.


It’s Your Story. Make it a Fairytale. 

For 128 years, The Del has hosted generations of newlyweds – and the friends and families who adore them – against a coastal backdrop like no other. Go California casual with an effortless barefoot ceremony on our glittering beach or channel the glamour of Old Hollywood among the wood domed ceilings and chandeliers of our heart-stirring Crown Room and Ballroom. Few places in California fulfill the dream of exchanging vows on the beach and having a reception in the sand with the ease that The Del provides.

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From Love Story to Life Story.

Create the story of a lifetime with a vow renewal ceremony or anniversary celebration at The Del. Our storied halls and iconic turret provide a majestic beachfront destination to celebrate the love of a lifetime.

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Whether it’s a full moon, babymoon or honeymoon, romance is always in the air at The Del. The legendary coastal playground has a 128-year history of stories and starry eyed interludes. Couples have been drawn to the oceanfront hotel with its wedding cake architecture, blooming gardens and golden sands–an amorous setting for legacies of love.

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Celebrate your love affair with a private beach bonfire for two. Couples can choose from an a la carte menu of s’mores, chocolate dipped strawberries and champagne as they snuggle around a bonfire with their toes in the sand.

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Retreat to a romantic seaside escape at Spa at The Del. Rekindle your romance with a Romantic Journey for 2, Hot & Steamy Massage, His & Her Facials or Chocolate Scrub, followed by a dip in our vanishing edge pool on the private spa terrace.

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Give the gift of The Del! Del Gift Cards can be redeemed throughout the resort for overnight stays, dining, spa treatments, activities and shopping.

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Grand American Beach Vacation

Hotel del Coronado offers endless magical beachfront experiences unrivaled on the West Coast.

Grand American Beach Vacation at Hotel del Coronado

Romance at The Del

Escape to a romantic seaside retreat with inDELible experiences for two.

Romance at The Del

Roast: Beach Bonfire

Tuck your toes in the sand as you enjoy a magical private beach bonfire.

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Painting by the Sea

Inspire your inner artist and experience Painting by the Sea.

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Beach Spin

Join us for Beach Spin at The Del – a unique fitness experience overlooking the Pacific.

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Main Pool

Relax and enjoy the sun poolside or in the hot tub. Our pool is kept at 75 degrees year-round.

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Del Beach® Services

Relax in a glamorous half-moon cabanette, plush day beds or luxurious lounge chair on Del Becah.

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Del Watersports

Ride the sparkling blue Pacific on a surfboard, paddleboard or skimboard!

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Fitness Center

The Fitness center offers unique classes and a state-of-the-art gym for overnight guests.

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Yoga on the Beach

When the ocean is your inspiration, finding your inner zen is effortless.

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DelVentures for Kids

Start your child’s DelVenture at Kidtopia! The Del’s fun activity center for kids ages 4-12.

Kids playing on Del Beach

Bike Rentals

Explore Coronado Island like a local. Bike rentals are available daily at PeDels along the boardwalk.

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Mermaid Fitness at The Del

Join us Fridays & Saturdays at 8am for an exciting water aerobics class with colorful mermaid tails! (Returns March 2017)

Mermaid Fitness at The Del

Boat Rentals

For sailing enthusiasts and watersports fans, lessons and equipment rentals are available at Seaforth Boat Rentals.

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With over 80 courses to choose from, there’s no shortage of spectacular golf in the San Diego area.

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Family Portraits

Schedule a custom photo shoot for your family at The Del.

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Custom Family Movies

Capture vacation memories with a personalized, Hollywood-quality family movie trailer by UrLife media.

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