Things To Do

With 5 beaches, 2 bays, a waterfront golf course, blocks of coastal cuisine, historic architecture and quaint shopping, un-landing activities abound.

Water Activities

Coronado is surrounded by water, so there’s no shortage of things to do in, around or on the water:

  • Kayak the San Diego Bay on your own or with a tour
  • Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP)
  • Take a harbor cruise via sailboat, catamaran, or yacht
  • Beach Combing: Collect sand dollars, boogie board or body surf, build a sand castle
  • Rent personal watercraft
  • Take a gondola ride (seats up to 6)
  • Learn to surf
  • Sunrise yoga on the beach

Walking & Biking

Coronado is supremely walk-able and bike-able. Multiple rental facilities offer all varieties of wheels for all variety of speeds.

  • Ride along the strand, the bay
  • Explore the neighborhoods and their architecture by bike, or on foot
  • Go on your own, or take a tour 
  • Rentals from fat-tire woody cruisers to electric bikes to surreys for the family – pick your speed
  • There are paths from 4 to 15 miles long — Download map

Art & Culture

There’s more than meets the island on Coronado. Stroll historic avenues, learn the rich history of this eclectic and storied island. Catch a show, a film or the occasional art installation.

  • Take walking tours through eclectic neighborhoods
  • Explore iconic architecture, gardens, and famous residents
  • See live theater at the Lambs Players Theater and Coronado Playhouse
  • Peruse stunning art work at the famous Art and Frames gallery
  • Don’t miss the Hotel del Coronado’s legendary tour for rich heritage, local legends and most notorious phantom Kate Morgan - an in-depth, docent-led walking tour of the Victorian building and gardens, including an exclusive behind-the-scenes look


Play one of the most beautiful golf courses in southern California, the Coronado Golf Course offers sweeping downtown and harbor views from every hole. It’s golf, Un-Landed.

  • Ranked #5 nationally by Golf Digest for Best Value
  • 6,590 yards from the blue tees — Par 72 
  • Immaculate greens, wide inviting fairways and dramatic views 
  • Incomparable weather. A must-play for all golfers year round
  • Rental clubs available
  • Home to Feast and Fareway – an all-new restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner