About Coronado, CA Real Estate
Beach resort getaway steeped in ancient lore
The “Crown City” of California is known for its dreamy ocean views, rolling golf courses, enchanting legends, and majestic homes boasting manicured lawns and private docks. Birthed as an island resort destination with the luxurious Hotel del Coronado at its center, Coronado blends historical charm with the prestige of a celebrated present-day locale bearing all the hallmarks of the high life. Quiet and peaceful, this charming enclave straddles three distinct communities — The Village, The Cays, and The Shores — each marked off by a unique architectural charisma and drawing in diverse crowds enticed by the remarkable amenities and attraction-speckled streets. Homes range from contemporaries with Santa-Fe style aesthetics to condominiums and colonials flaunting remarkable features and high-end finishes.
What to Love
• Storied past interweaved with posh present
• 265 sunny days a year
• Famous Coronado Golf Course
• Historic Hotel del Coronado
In Coronado, locals easily get around without cars. What you tend to see are people walking, riding their bikes, or rolling golf carts along to wherever it is they’re headed. Its charming sidewalks offer space for pedestrians and getting to the quaint commercial hubs around town is no problem at all.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Dotted with vintage boutiques, gift shops, jewelers, art galleries, and more, Orange Avenue is the radiant heart of Coronado’s retail scene. You can stop into Bay Books not only to browse timeless classics but also to pick up souvenirs, toys, and greeting cards. Check out the racks at La Mer Boutique for the hottest finds in the fashion market and head over to Holland’s Bicycles for biking gear, beach, and watersports supplies. You’ll find fascinating gift items at Crown Meets Sea, with curated masterpieces from local artists and scented candles, while Blue Jeans and Bikinis Coronado deliver with trendy denim, pajamas, handbags, and jewelry.
For island-inspired food paired with sparkly, tropical cocktails and sushi platters, no other place beats Poehe’s. Relish your crunchy coconut shrimp and spicy tuna rolls in an outdoor space with scenic harbor views. The Henry is a local favorite for yummy salads and delectable entrees served with champagne. Right in the elegant Hotel Del Coronado, Sheerwater Bistro elevates luxury dining to the next level with classic Californian fare and weekend brunch savored in a warm spot commanding dreamy ocean views.
Things to Do
Brimming with attractions, history, and a fun-packed variety of family-friendly activities, there’s no excuse to be bored in Coronado. Whether you want to go boating on the Bay or up your golf game on the challenging fairways of the Coronado Golf Course and afterward, go tide pooling with the kids, there’s a lifetime of activities to indulge in. You can even include your canine companion with an outing to the Coronado Dog Beach, a white-sand off-leash beach that both dogs and their human friends will love!
Get connected with your community by participating in year-round events! Stop by the 8-acre Spreckels Park to enjoy a concert during the summer Concerts in the Park series, or participate in the annual 4th of July Parade! You can even board the Coronado Ferry to head downtown and enjoy all this area has to offer.
Dive into the historical atmosphere at the iconic Hotel Del Coronado where legendary names, celebrities, and dignitaries have sought solace over the decades and centuries. In fact, locals will tell you of the ghosts lurking in the hotel's ancient hallways. The rose garden at the Centennial Park is the perfect spot for casual strolls and taking Instagram photos. Bring a book along and kick back on the lush lawn to savor a timeless story or visit the beach for a little coastal adventure before heading home. The Coronado Beach offers a swathe of white sand shoreline, tidepools, and fire rings, that have made it one of the hottest hangout spots in town while its year-round open dog run enthuses many pet owners.
Served by the Coronado Unified School District, public schools in Coronado are some of the highest-performing in all of California. Some of the neighborhood’s coveted academic institutions are:
• Coronado Schools of Arts
• Coronado High School
• Coronado Middle School
• Silver Strand Elementary School
• Village Elementary School
• Sacred Heart Parish School