This year’s holiday theme is "Celebrating 125 Years of Holiday Magic" as we culminate the resort's 125th anniversary! The resort will be decorated with classic Victorian decorations, tartan plaid, antique platinum accents, and vintage Santas. Add 100,000 white lights, Victorian carolers and a beachfront ice skating rink, and Hotel del Coronado will truly be Southern California’s holiday wonderland.
- Sunday Brunch with Santa -
As an added treat this holiday season, kids of all ages can visit with jolly ol’ St. Nick in the Crown Room during The Del’s festive Sunday brunch. Parents will want to bring their cameras to capture the magical moments with Santa. (December 1, 8, 15 and 22).
- An American Christmas Production -
The Del is pleased to present the annual production An American Christmas, performed by the award-winning Lamb’s Players Theatre, for a limited engagement in the Ballroom December 16-24. The Marshall family – played by 30 versatile performers who never miss a beat – welcome you to a celebration set 100 years ago with stories, songs, dance and laughter, all woven around a sumptuous four-course yuletide dinner prepared by The Del’s master chefs. Call the Lamb's Players box office at 619-437-6000 or click to buy your tickets online.
- Christmas Dining -
Celebrate Christmas Eve with a lavish Victorian buffet dinner in the magnificent Crown Room with live musical entertainment. Click for the 2013 Christmas Eve menu. Cost is $115 for adults, $45.50 for children. Click here to reserve your table.
On Christmas Day, the oceanfront Ballroom and the magnificent Crown Room will feature traditional holiday buffet dinners decked with all the trimmings. Click for the 2013 Christmas Day menu. Cost is $98.50 for adults, $40 for children. Click here to reserve your table.
For a more intimate celebration, 1500 OCEAN will offer a special holiday menu for your family and loved ones.
- Victorian Tea -
Take a step back in time with classic Victorian tea for the holidays. Enjoy a variety of teas, finger sandwiches and sweets while a harpist plays soothing background music. Victorian tea is available December 14-24 and 26-31. Cost is $50 for adults, $25 for children. Click here to reserve your table. Click here to view the tea menu.
- Holiday Recreation -
Enjoy a variety of activities during the holiday season including holiday night bike tours through festive Coronado Island, ornament decorating at Kidtopia December 18-20, crafts for kids and Kidtopia Camp. Little ones will love the “Elf Tuck-Ins” where they are visited by real elves at bedtime. Snuggle in Santa hats by a beach bonfire and roast "Jingle S'mores", which includes gingerbread cookies, marshmallows, Ghirardelli chocolate and hot cocoa (adults can add some holiday cheer with Bailey's). And kids will feel extra special at check-in with a V.I.K (Very Important Kid) pass that entitles them to special offers at their favorite spots, like MooTime and Blue Octopus toy store. Call 619-522-8100 for more information and reservations.
- Holiday Shopping -
Offering everything from fine jewelry, fun toys, apparel and accessories for all ages to home décor, bath and body, sweets and treats, and holiday keepsakes, Shops at The Del make it easy to find just the right gift for everyone on your list. A variety of shops and boutiques are open daily from Thanksgiving until Christmas. Or, shop from home at www.delshop.com. Click to order the 2013 annual collector's ornament.
- Holiday Day Packages -
Experience the magic of holidays at The Del at a great savings! Call 619-522-8100 to reserve. Available November 27 to January 4.
Family Experience: 2 adult/2 children’s ice skating passes, $100 dining credit, holiday-themed "Jingle S’mores" on the beach for four, keepsake "memory globe" ornament, complimentary self-parking. Weekday rate $225/Weekend rate $275 (valued at $398!)
Romantic Experience: 50-minute couples massage at Spa at The Del, two ice skating passes, holiday-themed "Jingle S’mores" on the beach for two, keepsake "memory globe" ornament, complimentary self-parking. Weekday rate $325/Weekend rate $375 (valued at $685!)
- Spa La La La La -
Spa at The Del offers the perfect way to unwind during the holiday rush. With fabulous ocean-inspired treatments, steam rooms, Jacuzzis and a spectacular outdoor terrace and vanishing edge pool overlooking the Pacific, there’s truly something for everyone.