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Celebrate the Holidays at The Del - Southern California's Winter Wonderland

This season celebrate the magic of the holidays as America’s beachfront legend transforms into a whimsical winter wonderland. With the return of the outdoor beachfront ice rink this season Hotel del Coronado is celebrating all things cheery and bright. Colorful holiday decorations will adorn the property from the twinkling white lights on our iconic red turrets to the spectacular two-story lobby tree.  Friends and family will create #delmemories as they celebrate holiday traditions all season long.


November 23 – January 2

Hotel del Coronado’s sensational beachfront ice skating experience Skating by the Sea® returns for the 13th season. The oceanfront Windsor Lawn has been transformed into a spectacular ice rink, open for skating magic for all ages. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of San Diego. Don’t forget to stop by Coffee by the Sea for spiked drinks, hot chocolate and seasonal sippers.

Reserve Skating Passes Opens third party reservation system      Learn More Opens skating webpage


Create unforgettable holiday memories with a holiday ice skating adventure at Hotel del Coronado or Beach Village at The Del! Packages include overnight accommodations, 4 skating passes and a $50 holiday dining credit.

Reserve Hotel del Coronado Opens Skating by the Sea Package page        Reserve Beach Village Opens Seaside Skating Memories Package page

Offers are subject to availability and only valid at Hotel del Coronado or Beach Village at The Del. Available for stays November 23 through January 2, 2017. Skating reservations must be made prior to your arrival. Offer components are non-transferable or redeemable for cash, and cannot be applied toward future stays. This offer may not be combined with other select promotions, offers or discounts and is not valid for groups. Rates are valid for single/double occupancy and are exclusive of all taxes, incidental charges, gratuities, parking, and resort fees. Deposit, cancellation policies and/or blackout dates may apply. If you are making this reservation by phone, please call 1-800-4HONORS and request the “Skating by the Sea” or Plan Code “J27” at time of booking.


Celebrate the Holidays with an unforgettable event at The Del. Our fantastic Holiday events create memories you’ll  treasure for years to come.


The Del offers Holiday Parties for groups of all sizes. Treat your team to a Holiday adventure with Skating by the Sea®, reserve a table at our Whimsical Winter Social -The Del’s combined Holiday party, or reserve a large dinner party at any one of our oceanfront restaurants. For larger groups of 40 or more you can plan a Private Holiday Party at one of our legendary oceanfront venues. From Del Beach to the Crown Room we have the perfect space for your group’s needs. Please submit an Inquiry Form to get started planning your perfect Holiday party.

Holiday Party Flyer Opens flyer      Whimsical Winter Social Opens flyer

INQUIRY FORM Open Inquiry Form





Enjoy an elegant Thanksgiving dinner in the iconic Crown Room or oceanfront Ballroom.

Reserve Crown Room Opens third party reservation website         Reserve Ballroom Opens third party reservation website         Learn More Open Inquiry Form

SHEERWATER – Thanksgiving by the Sea

Reserve Now Opens Third Party Booking System          View Menu Open Inquiry Form


Elegant holiday dining in the Crown Room and Ballroom returns for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Christmas Eve  Open Inquiry Form       Christmas Day Open Inquiry Form

1500 OCEAN and Sheerwater restaurants will offer special holiday menus to pair with The Del’s spectacular views throughout the holidays.

Reservations are not yet available for these events.



Ring in the New Year in our Ballroom and experience A Passage to India a celebration of the exotic sights and sounds of India. This black-tie gala transforms the oceanfront Ballroom into a luxurious affair with decor inspired by the rich colors and vibrant art of India, featuring a delectable five-course feast, open bar and dance music by The Mighty Untouchables.

New Year’s Eve Open Inquiry Form

1500 OCEAN will offer a multi-course menu with live entertainment, Sheerwater will offer a special menu and B&S Bar will offer live entertainment, party favors and festive cocktails.


Keep the party going on January 1 with the annual New Year’s Day champagne brunch in the historic Crown Room.

New Year’s Day Open Inquiry Form

Reservations are not yet available for these events.

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

Holidays at The Del

Celebrate ‘A Winter of Whimsy’ as America’s beachfront legend transforms into a colorful winter wonderland.

Holiday lights 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

Mermaid Fitness at The Del

Join us Fridays & Saturdays at 8am for an exciting water aerobics class with colorful mermaid tails!

Mermaid Fitness at The Del

Painting by the Sea

Inspire your inner artist and experience Painting by the Sea.

painting at the sea 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

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

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

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

Yoga on the Beach

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

yoga on Del Beach

Retail Therapy

Enjoy exclusive VIP perks at Fashion Valley Mall.

Fashion Valley Mall

Del Watersports

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

surfing & paddleboarding at The Del

DelVentures 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

Fitness Center

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

Fitness Center treadmills

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

Boat Rentals

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

sailing at the del


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

golf at The Del

Family Portraits

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

family portraits at the del

Custom Family Movies

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

Family Walking into the Water on Coronado Beach

Skating by the Sea®

Experience San Diego’s only beachfront ice skating rink.

skating by the sea