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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.

Call 1-619-522-8490 for more information and to reserve holiday events


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.

Tickets are not yet available for this event.

Skating by the Sea® OFFER

Create unforgettable holiday memories with a holiday ice skating adventure at The Del. The Skating by the Sea® room offer includes four ice skating passes and a $50 dining credit.

Reserve The Del Opens Skating by the Sea Package page


Celebrate the Holidays with an unforgettable event at The Del. Our fantastic Holiday events create memories you’ll  treasure for years to come and our seven oceanfront restaurants offer a perfect pick for every group’s personality.


Treat your team to a Holiday adventure with Skating by the Sea® or reserve a table at our Whimsical Winter Social -The Del’s combined Holiday party – and let us do all of the work. Contact one of our Experience Planners at 1-619-522-8100 to start planning.

Holiday Party Flyer Opens flyer      Whimsical Winter Social Opens flyer


Host a beachfront Holiday Dinner at 1500 Ocean, Sheerwater or Eno.  Our oceanfront restaurants offer specialty menus for large parties and will cater to your every whim. Call 1-619-522-8490 to book your dinner.

Reserve Your Holiday Dinner  Email Dining Specialists


Plan a Private Holiday Party for 40 or more guests at one of our legendary oceanfront venues. From Del Beach to our Crown Room we have the perfect space for your group’s needs. Call 1-619-522-8070 or submit an Inquiry form. Learn More

Holiday Party Inquiry Form  Open Inquiry Form


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

Thanksgiving Open Inquiry Form        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

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.


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

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