A Quaint Island Getaway | Coronado, California

The town of Coronado was incorporated in 1890 with the intention of creating a resort community. Coronado, translated from the Spanish phrase meaning “the crowned one,” is rightfully nicknamed The Crown City. It’s now widely known for its scenic location, perfect weather, and some of the best beaches in the nation. Make Coronado Island your next vacation destination and check out some of these great places during your stay.

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Hotel Marisol

The Hotel Marisol is a quaint retreat located less than two blocks from the beach. It’s quiet and relaxing – perfect for a romantic getaway! You’re walking distance from shops and restaurants, yet far enough to ensure a private experience. It’s truly a small piece of paradise right in the heart of Coronado Island. Receive the VIP treatment when you book the Travel in Style package. It includes lavish accommodations in a Junior Suite, and Q-Star Charters will provide private transportation to and from the airport! Skip the hassle of a cab or shuttle and enjoy your vacation on Coronado.

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LeRoy’s Kitchen + Lounge

LeRoy’s Kitchen + Lounge is an urban eatery that serves globally inspired cuisine with a contemporary twist. The menu features farm-to-table dishes made from sustainable, locally sourced ingredients. The eclectic menu changes seasonally! They also feature an extensive drink menu with signature cocktails and a wide selection of craft beers. Try their signature Leroy’s Sangria or a flight of local San Diego craft beers!

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A true beach lover’s paradise – Silver Strand State Beach is a place where you can do it all. The beach is named for the silvery oyster shells that cover the beach and surrounding dunes. Take a closer look and you might even find clams buried by the water! Every step on the soft sand is paired with beautiful views of the bay, and the calm, mild waters are perfect for swimming and sailing. Bring the whole family and spend the day fishing, picnicking, laying out, playing volleyball, or even RV camping!

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Brothers and Coronado locals Ron and Rick Chapman created the Coronado Brewing Company to share their passion for quality beer. What started as a small, neighborhood brewpub in their hometown on Coronado Island quickly grew into a San Diego icon. The bold brews played a large role in shaping the current “West Coast” beer styles we see all over the nation. Almost twenty years since their opening, the company has grown into a 30-barrel brewery that can pump out 40,000 barrels in a single year. Visit the original pub on Orange Avenue and sample a flight of their famous beers!

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Coronado Golf Course

The Coronado Golf Course has been rated as one of the best public golf courses in the United States. Opened in 1957, the entire measures 6,590 yards and is a par 72. With a pristine expanse of greens, gorgeous views, and spacious fairways, the Coronado Golf Course is one you don’t want to miss! The perfect San Diego climate makes it the ideal location for golfers all year round. Reserve your spot online with their automated tee time service.

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Malahini Day Spa 

Malahini Day Spa is a rejuvenating urban retreat that will pull you away from the stresses of every day life. The waterfront location on Coronado creates a natural soothing ambience. All of their spa treatments utilize environmentally friendly products to enhance your well-being and promote sustainability. Let the hospitable staff pamper you and provide you with the best in personal comfort. Stop in for their daily Happy Hour special every weekday from 1 – 4 pm and enjoy any wellness massage for $1 only per minute.