Home of the U.S.A.’s #1 Beach!*

coronado beaches

* “Dr. Beach” Stephen Letherman, Director of Florida International University’s Laboratory for Coastal Research, has ranked Coronado Beach as #1 in the USA!

Coronado Beach

South Beach – the beach just south of the Hotel Del with lots of history. This site was the location of Tent City from 1900 – 1939, and at low tide you can see the hull of the sunken gambling ship, the Monte Carlo. South Beach is adjacent to the Navy Training facility, so don’t be surprised to see Navy Seals training in a distance. Lifeguards are on duty

Central BeachVoted 2012 best beach in America by Dr. Beach,* this beach offers 1.5 miles of silvery white sand and waves of fun! Great for swimming and beach activities for all ages with the main lifeguard tower, 6 volleyball counts- 2 with nets, public restrooms and beach showers close by. Lifeguards are on duty. Mansions overlook this beach along Ocean Boulevard adding to the special vibe.

North Beach -Located north of the main lifeguard tower, this area until attracts surfers in the morning and offers fire rings bonfires at night. At the far north end  is Dog Beach where canine’s can play leash-free. Lifeguards are on duty; volleyball nets, restrooms and human and dog showers are available.

Silver Strand State Beach

Just 4.5 miles south along  the Silver Strand, this Coronado State Park has fire rings, lifeguards, restrooms, showers, snack bar and opportunities for overnight camping. An underpass allows access to the bayside beach and picnic area as well as Loews Coronado Bay Resort. South of the developed area, there are 1.5 miles of ocean and natural preserve. For RV parking go online at Silver Strand State Beach or call 619-435-5184. Parking fees apply.

Coronado Ferry Landing

Adjacent to ferry landing and fishing pier  is a quaint stretch of sandy beach and green lawn over looking San Diego Bay, with sweeping views of downtown San Diego. Restrooms and free parking available.