Things To Do

With 5 beaches, 2 bays, a waterfront golf course, blocks of coastal cuisine, historic architecture and quaint shopping, there’s 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