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Enjoy paddleboarding, surfing, kayaking and more

Located at the Boardwalk Pool near the Ocean Towers, this central hub is home to all the toys and equipment needed for fun in the sun. Grab a skim or boogie board or sign up for a surf or stand-up paddleboarding lesson. We have wetsuits, boards of all shapes and sizes and the best SoCal instructors around. GoPro rentals are available, too.


Available daily year-round, except for major holidaysGuests may also add on the Del Surf Photography Package to any lesson for $50. Photography and videos are captured on a GoPro by a surf instructor during the lesson. Create timeless #delmemories for you and your family.

 KID’S Surf Camp – June 18 – Sept 1, 9am – 1pm.

  • Kids age 8-12 can learn to hang ten from some of the best instructors in SoCal!
  • All classes include a surfboard & wetsuit rental, lunch and logoed rash guard
  • Pricing: 1 day: $145, 2 days: $235, 3 days: $315, 4 days: $385, 5 days: $445 & 6 days: $495

To reserve the Kids Surf Camp contact escteacher@sbcglobal.net.

Private Lessons – Hotel del Coronado

  • 90-minute lessons available daily at 9am, 11am, 3pm
  • Includes surfboard, wetsuit rental and t-shirt
  • $130 for first surfer, $110 for each additional surfer (ages 4+)

Private Lessons – Beach Village at The Del

  • 90-minute lessons available daily at 9am, 11am, 3pm
  • Includes surfboard, wetsuit rental, t-shirt and GoPro photography package
  • $155 for first surfer, $125 for each additional surfer (ages 4+)

Group Lessons (Memorial Day – Labor Day)

  • 90-minute lessons available on Saturdays and Sundays from 1-2:30pm
  • Includes surfboard and wetsuit rental
  • $100 per person (ages 6+)

Stand-Up Paddleboarding Lessons

  • 1-hour lesson
  • Includes stand-up paddleboard and optional wetsuit rental
  • $100 per person (ages 10+)

To reserve by phone, please call 619-522-8100


Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm: Rentals are available at the Main Pool
Saturday – Sunday, 9am – 6pm: Rentals are available at the Surf Shack (near the Boardwalk Pool)

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
Kayak: $25/hour; $60/4 hours
Megaladon Paddleboard: $50/hour; $150/4 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
GoPro: $25/hour

Celebrating 130 Years

130 Years of InDELible Memories. One Year of Epic Experiences.


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

Roast: Beach Bonfire

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

roast bonfires at the del

Movies on the Beach

Join us for Movies on the Beach this spring and summer.

Movies on the Beach

Del Beach® Rentals

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

Woman relaxing on Del Beach

Painting by the Sea

Inspire your inner artist and experience Painting by the Sea.

painting at the sea at the del

Main Pool & Pool Cabanas

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

View of Hotel del Coronado pool facing west

Spa at The Del

Reawaken the senses with ocean-inspired spa treatments and tranquil spa terrace with infinity pool.

Woman relaxing in pool at Spa at The Del

Beach Spin

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

beach spin at the del

Yoga on the Beach

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

yoga on Del Beach

Mermaid Fitness at The Del

Join us for an exciting water aerobics class with colorful mermaid tails!

Mermaid Fitness at The Del

Legendary Tours

Experience the Legend of The Del in a daily tour that highlights the iconic property’s rich heritage.

Marilyn Monroe at The Del

Del Watersports

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

Del Watersports

Fitness Center

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

Fitness Center treadmills

DelVenture for Kids

Send the kids on a DelVenture at 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.

Woman on Bike at Hotel del Coronado


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

golf at The Del

Boat Rentals

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

sailing at the del

Custom Family Memories

Create custom family memories at The Del.

Family Walking into the Water on Coronado Beach

Holidays at The Del

Celebrate A Christmas Legend at The Del this holiday season .

Holiday lights at Hotel del Coronado

Skating by the Sea®

Experience San Diego’s only beachfront ice skating rink.

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