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Bonfire with People Roasting Marshmallows

Roast: Your Private Beach Bonfire

Our new Roast experience gives you and your family more options for creating magical beach vacation memories. Reserve your private beach fire pit and choose from a variety of cozy experiences a la carte. Fire pits are $100 for a one-hour experience with add-on menu options below (gluten-free or vegan options available). Sodas, coffee, hot chocolate, beer and wine also available. One pit accommodates up to 10 guests. Available daily 6-7:15pm, 6:15-7:30pm, 8-9:15pm, 8:15-9:30pm. Advanced reservations required.

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

Chips & Dips – $18
house guacamole & fire-roasted salsas with thick-cut tortilla chips

Cheese & Charcuterie Board – $25
California cheese + charcuterie with grilled crostini, California olive oil, & housemade pickled vegetables

Fireside Franks – $50
four hot dogs & buns, two bags of kettle potato chips & classic condiments to top off your roasted dog

Classic S’mores – $15 per person
traditional honey graham crackers, jumbo marshmallows & Hershey’s chocolate

Zebra Berries – $30
chocolate covered strawberries in white & dark, single-origin, chocolates

Roasts are also available for larger groups and birthday parties. Share your photos with hashtag #DelRoast. Outside food and beverage is not permitted. Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.

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Hand Painting Image of Hotel del Coronado with Ocean in Background

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. Relax as a professional master-level artist guides you in creating your masterpiece while you sip wine and enjoy beautiful music. Bring a friend or make some new ones. We are pleased to partner with the Emerald C Gallery to bring you this experience on Del Beach.

Reserve Your Class

Classes will be at 3pm for 90 minutes on the following dates. Each class will focus on a specific subject:

  • July 30: Del Beach umbrellas & chair
  • August 6: Nautilus sea shell
  • August 13: Beach sunset with sand chairs
  • August 27: Coronado Bridge
  • September 3: The Del’s iconic red turret
  • September 10: Del Beach umbrellas & chair
  • September 17: Nautilus sea shell
  • October 15: Beach sunset with sand chairs
  • October 22: Coronado Bridge
  • November 12: The Del’s iconic red turret – *This class will be held on the Sun Deck
  • November 19: Del Beach umbrellas & chair
  • December 3: Sailboat Santa
  • December 17: Coronado Bridge

Class Includes:

  • 11 x 14 Blank Canvas
  • Del Apron
  • House red, white or sparkling wine; or beer
  • Validated self-parking is $5 for the first 3 hours
  • Your unique masterpiece to take home

Cost is $85 ($65 for Club at The Del members). For ages 21 and up. Reservations are available online or by phone at 619-522-8490. Classes meet on the Paseo Lawn, located along the beach walkway near Windsor Lawn.

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Beach Spin at The Del

Beach Spin at The Del

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.

Reserve Your Class

$20 per class ($15 for local San Diego residents with photo ID; $10 for Club at The Del and Del Resort Members). Available Monday through Friday at 7am; Saturday and Sunday at 7am and 8:30am (weather permitting). Click the button above to reserve online or call 619-522-8490. Same day reservations are not available, however we welcome walk-ins based on availability. Guests age 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Become a “Frequent Spinner” and get your 10th class free! Or, purchase an unlimited monthly pass for $120.

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Mermaid fitness class at Hotel del Coronado

Mermaid Fitness at The Del

Join us Fridays and Saturdays at 8am in the Beach Village pool for Mermaid Fitness at The Del, an exciting water aerobics class with colorful mermaid tails! Hotel del Coronado fitness instructors will guide you through this 45-minute fusion of swimming, core, cardio and strength training set to upbeat music.

Participants meet in the Fitness Center at 7:45 am. Your class includes the use of a Del mermaid tail, self-parking and towel service (ages 18+; guests 12-17 may attend with an adult). $20 per class ($15 for residents with photo ID; $10 for Club at The Del and Del Resort Members). Click below to reserve online or call 619-522-8490. Please call for reservations made less than one day in advance.

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Tails for men are also available. All participants must wear proper swimwear underneath their tail. Purchase your own mermaid tail at The Mermaid Shop at The Del or in our Online Store and your first class is free, and $10 per class thereafter.

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Summer Movies on the Lawn

Movies on the Lawn transforms The Del’s beachfront turf into a theater under the stars. Watch screenings of your favorite movies and make great memories with friends and family this summer! A variety of film food delights are available for purchase – from a full bar, to popcorn and all of your favorite movie snacks. Admission is free. Doors open at 7pm and movies start at 8pm. VIP Adirondack seating can be purchased for $15/chair online or at 619-522-8490.

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Summer Movie Schedule*

July 1 – The Wizard of Oz (1939)
July 8 – The Princess Bride (1987)
July 22 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
July 30 – The Goonies (1985)
August 5 – Remember the Titans (2000)
August 12 – Cool Runnings (1993)
August 19 – The Sandlot (1993)
September 3 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

*Titles subject to change and are weather permitting. No outside food or beverage is permitted. Limited open lawn space available behind Adirondacks seats for lawn chairs and/or blankets. Dogs on leash are welcome.

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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. Also enjoy casual fare, snacks and cocktails at the poolside Splash Bar & Deli (view menu – subject to change).

Forget something? Available for purchase are a selection of children’s water toys, goggles, sunscreen and more. Open daily 7am to 10pm (lap swim 7am-9am; adults only jacuzzi 8pm-10pm). Overnight guests only.

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Couple Cabana

Cabana Rentals

Relax poolside in a luxury cabana at the Main Pool, which 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. Please contact vacationplanner@hoteldel.com or 619-522-8100 for reservations. Overnight guests only. Cabana rentals based on availability; please reserve in advance.

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Woman Lounging Under Umbrella on Del Beach

Del Beach® Services

Del Beach Services offers luxurious lounge chairs with cushions and terry covers, fringed umbrellas, half-moon cabanettes and plush day beds for full day rental. Food and drink service is also available on Del Beach. Plus there are recreational activities available and an interactive kids’ play area.

Open 10am to sunset daily, March through October. Open select dates in November and December. Closed January and February. All hours are weather permitting. Rentals are first come, first served. Call (619) 522-8122 for more information. View food and drink menu.

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

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10 HD Surf

Del Watersports

Ride the sparkling blue Pacific on a surfboard, paddleboard or skimboard! Our Del Watersports rental desk is located at the Boardwalk Pool at Ocean Towers.

Seasonal Hours
May 28-September 5, daily 9am-6pm

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

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Surfing & Paddleboarding

Our golden sand beach 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. Contact our Experience Planners at vacationplanner@hoteldel.com or 619-522-8100.

Click here for information about summer 2016 surf camps

Surfing Lessons:
Private Lesson: $130 for first person, $110 for each additional. 90-minute lessons at 9am, 11am, 3pm daily (ages 4+). Includes surfboard and wetsuit rental and t-shirt.
Group Lesson: $100 per person, 90-minute lessons at 1pm Friday-Sunday (ages 6+). Includes surfboard and wetsuit rental.
Capture your surfing experience with our surf photography and video package!

Paddleboard Lessons: 1-hour lesson, $100 per person, with 24 advanced notice required (ages 10+). Available any day excluding major holidays. All equipment provided.

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Fitness Center

The Fitness Center features a variety of cardiovascular equipment, strength training equipment, certified personal trainers, and a wide range of classes such as Pilates, spinning, yoga, circuit work, core conditioning, body sculpting and Zumba.

Open 24 hours. All classes are complimentary to adults 18 and older, except for Beach Spin and Mermaid Fitness at The Del classes that are both $20 per class ($15 for local San Diego residents with photo ID; $10 for Club at The Del and Del Resort Members). Guests age 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult. View current fitness schedule. Schedule a private session with one of our expert trainers for a customized workout. Overnight guests only.

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DelVenture Kids Program

At Kidtopia activity center, our DelVenture program offers children ages 4-12 exciting 1-hour activities and 3.5-5 hour evening adventures such as Tahitian nights, future chefs, tent city, dinosaur digs, beach olympics and more.

View the current DelVenture Schedule. Contact our Experience Planners at vacationplanner@hoteldel.com or 619-522-8100. 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.

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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. Open daily from 9am until sunset. Call 619-433-9956 for more information, or see our rentals in person on the Paseo del Mar by the Boardwalk Pool.

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Family holding hands and walking in the waves at Coronado Beach

Capture Family Memories With A UrLife Custom Video

Hotel del Coronado has partnered with UrLife Media to help capture your vacation memories in a Hollywood-quality movie trailer that you can treasure for years to come. Simply upload your vacation videos and images, and UrLife will use your footage plus professional video of The Del to create a stunning, personalized, Hollywood movie trailer for you.

When you stay at The Del, you’ll be sent a promo code for $100 off any UrLife package!

How to use UrLife

Before or When You Arrive at The Del

During Your Stay

At the End of Your Stay

  • If you have any other videos or photos to add like from a GoPro or other camera, go to UrLifeMedia.com to upload to your project
  • Tell UrLife about your vacation in your director’s notes
  • Submit your project
  • When you receive your professional movie trailer, share and enjoy. Please tag us @DelCoronado on Instagram and Twitter, or our Hotel del Coronado Facebook page and we might share it too!

If you have any questions about creating your videos, please contact uploadconcierge@urlifemedia.com.

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Sailing & Waterports

More aquatic fun awaits 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 a fishing excursion.

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. Open from 9am until sunset (8am weekends). Call 619-437-1514 to plan your sailing adventure with 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, 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.

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Crown City Photo Beach Session

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.

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