The Inside Scoop by our Local Expert
Coronado Island can be accessed by car or by ferry from Downtown San Diego and by public bus transportation or shuttles and taxis. With simple directions and a map, you can find it in a snap. Known for its beautiful beaches, warm, sunny climate, Coronado Island is a favorite Southern California vacation spot. Great hotels in Coronado include the Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Best Western, the Glorietta Bay Inn and the Marriott with its bright pink flamingos living in the fountains at the entrance to the hotel. Miles of beaches with perfect sand, coves for tide pooling and shops, great restaurants in a quaint Downtown district and shopping galore, make this a family fun, singles or couples vacation paradise. Laid back and easy going, you really don't have to dress up when visiting Coronado. You just feel at home as you gaze out to the Pacific Ocean, which is always nearby.