Things to Do
Your stay in this seaside resort community, often called the “enchanted isle,” can be spent enjoying its relaxing nature with a day at “one of the best shelling beaches in the country” according to Travel & Leisure, a day at the spa or at an art gallery. Looking for more activity? You can play a round of golf, sail, and bike around the island; take in a play at Lamb’s Players Theatre, or a concert in the park. Visitors of all ages are drawn to Coronado and its inviting atmosphere which is complete with holiday parades, picnics in the park and family-friendly beaches and surf. From the bayside district guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the San Diego city skyline. Just across the distinctive Coronado Bay Bridge visit the San Diego Zoo in the 1,700 acre Balboa Park which is filled with museums, gardens and exhibits or visit Shamu at SeaWorld. Sport fans may want to attend a Padres baseball game at Petco Park or a Chargers football game at Qualcomm Stadium. For those looking for a night of entertainment the Gaslamp Quarter has a lot to offer, including dining, dancing, music and theater.
Approximately 7.4 square miles in size, Coronado is a classic American small town. Located a mere two mile drive from downtown San Diego, this renowned beach community is recognized internationally for its sparkling sand beaches and Victorian charm. With more than 2 million visitors annually, numerous boutiques and restaurants cater to both residents and visitors alike with the same casual, friendly hospitality. Coronado’s patriotic atmosphere is highlighted by its military neighbors – the Naval Base Coronado which is home to Naval Air Station North Island, aircraft carriers and the Naval Amphibious Base where the elite Navy SEALS are trained. La Avenida Inn joins its Coronado neighbors proudly serving those who serve.