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Experience San Diego's Only Beachfront Ice Skating Rink

Skating by the Sea® returns to Hotel del Coronado for the 13th year from Thanksgiving Day, November 23, through January 1. This spectacular ice rink is located seaside on Windsor Lawn and features stunning views of the Pacific and Coronado beach. The Del’s iconic Victorian Building, adorned with thousands of white lights, provides a magical backdrop as holiday music fills the air and guests enjoy hot chocolate and libations.

The Del’s Skating by the Sea® partially benefits the Wish Kids served by Make-A-Wish San Diego.

SKATING BY THE SEA® SCHEDULE

Thanksgiving Holidays 
Thanksgiving (Nov. 23): 11am – 9pm
Day After Thanksgiving (Nov 24): 10am – 10pm

Nov 25– Dec 17*
Weekdays: 4pm – 10pm
Saturdays: 10am – 10pm
Sundays: 11am – 8pm

*Tuesday December 5 the rink is reserved for Make a Wish Family Skate Night.

Dec 18 – 31
Mondays to Fridays: 10am – 10pm
Saturdays: 10am –9pm
Sundays: 11am-8pm (includes Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve)

Christmas Day (Dec 25): 11am -9pm

New Year’s Day (Jan 1): 11am – 9pm

 

RESERVE NOW Open Third Party Booking system

Skating is $30 per person and ice skate rentals are included.

Season passes are also available. Skate times may be limited to 90 minutes based on capacity. Advance tickets are available online and via phone at 1-619-522-8490, and at the rink starting 15 minutes prior to opening. No refunds or exchanges. All skaters must sign a waiver before participating (parent signature required if under 18).  Download waiver.

Please note: ice rink schedule and hours may be subject to change and are weather permitting.

GROUP RESERVATIONS

There are group discounts and professional skating instruction. All skaters must sign a waiver prior to entering the rink (click to print and sign in advance). Group skating inquiries and special requests should be directed to the rink manager at hoteldel@icerinkevents.com. Group rates are only available 11/28 – 12/16; no buyouts available during regularly scheduled hours.

Group Reservations Email for group reservations

HOLIDAY PARTIES

Schedule the ultimate holiday adventure with a group skating session at Skating by the Sea® followed by a dinner or event of your choice.  Choose from one of our oceanfront restaurants  that offer group menus perfect for every taste, cater an event on our Garden Patio during DELights and enjoy fantastic holiday light shows or book a bonfire and roast jingle s’mores and other fireside treats.

To plan a Holiday Skating Adventure or to host a Holiday Party for 40 or more guests at one of our legendary venues please submit an Inquiry Form below.

Inquiry Form  Emails Holiday Experience Planners

MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION

The Del’s Skating by the Sea® partially benefits the Wish Kids served by Make-A-Wish San Diego.

If you would like to make an additional donation this holiday season and help us Make Every Wish Come True for children with life-threatening medical conditions, please visit http://site.wish.org/goto/hoteldel or call 1-858-707-9474. Thank you for your generosity!

HOLIDAYS AT THE DEL

Celebrate A Winter of Whimsy as The Del transforms into a colorful  winter wonderland – Southern California style.

The Del’s Ultimate Holiday Planning Guide Opens Holidays at The Del event page

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

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

Skating by the Sea®

Experience San Diego’s only beachfront ice skating rink.

skating by the sea

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

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

Golf

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