Explore Coronado during your next visit
Within a block of Glorietta Bay Inn, you can walk, surf, and swim at one of the world’s best beaches (we offer towels to borrow for the beach, beach chairs, boogie boards, umbrellas, and toys). Play tennis on one of a dozen municipal courts one block from the Inn, golf at the Coronado Golf Course, rent a boat or take a harbor excursion from scenic Glorietta Bay Marina, rent bikes, walk, or jog to explore Coronado’s beautiful architecture. We also have plenty of restaurants within walking distance.
For the Sport Enthusiast or the Leisurely Strollers:
- Paddle boarding
- Pedego electric bikes
- Relax at Coronado Beach, voted best beach by Dr. Beach
For the Shopaholics:
Coronado is full of charming shops you won’t find anywhere else. From one of a kind shops, family owned businesses, to boutique designers, there’s something for every shopper all within walking distance.
For Theatre Aficionados:
Lamb’s Player Theatre – Coronado’s boutique theater
Coronado Playhouse – Oldest, longest running community theater in Coronado
Vintage Theater – vintage movie theater with a retro twist
Coronado Food Tour – Taste signature dishes, stroll by the ocean and learn interesting stories about Coronado
Gondola Tour – Indulge in the magic and tradition of Venice right here in Coronado
Coronado Walking Tour – Join a leisurely guided stroll through this famous playground of Presidents and Princes.
Foodie & Craft Beer Enthusiasts
Take advantage of all the delicious restaurants Coronado and San Diego have to offer. The Inn is surrounded by dozens of award winning restaurants. Click here for a full list .
Enjoy within walking distance a variety of fine dining:
Blue Water Boathouse – (within 3 blocks)
Brigantine – Seafood (within 2 blocks)
Chez Loma – French (within 4 blocks)
Leroy’s – Farm to Table (within 4 blocks)
Miguel’s –Mexican (within 2 blocks)
Primavera – Italian (within 5 blocks)
Stake – Steak House (within 2 blocks)
Attractions within 15 minutes from Glorietta Bay Inn
- Sea World San Diego
- Balboa Park's fabulous museums
- World Famous San Diego Zoo
- Old Town Historic Park
- Belmont Park
- Birch Aquarium at Scripps
- Cabrillo National Monument
- Knott’s Soak City
- Mission San Diego de Alcala
- US Olympic Training Center
- USS Midway Carrier Museum
Relax with an in-room massage by Exquisite Mobile Massage. Professional massage therapists travel to you and will give you a top quality massage in the comfort of your guest room. For massage appointments, please contact our Concierge at 800-283-9383 or make appointment directly.
Public Golf Courses
Imagine yourself golfing while overlooking the Pacific Ocean or Beautiful San Diego Bay. For recommendations and tee times, please contact our Concierge, at 800-283-9383 or contat the Coronado Municipal Golf Course.
Courses within 15 miles:
- Balboa Park Golf Course
- Eastlake Country Club Golf Course
- Mission Bay Golf Course
- Torrey Pines Golf Course
Professional Sports & Major Sports Events
A special “San Diego” twist on baseball: Take the water taxi across the bay to enjoy a Padres game at Petco Park. Enjoy other sporting activities within 15 miles:
Colleges and Universities
Do you have a relative in College? Interested in visiting college campuses while in town? The Inn is located within 18 miles of 7 different colleges so you can rest easy while visiting:
- San Diego State University
- University of California, San Diego
- University of San Diego
- City College
- Point Loma Nazarene
- Mesa College
- Southwestern College
The U.S./Mexico border is just a 20 minute drive from Coronado. You can drive or take the city bus to the city trolley to the border. Parking is available on both sides of the border. If you drive into Mexico, special insurance is required. Please contact our concierge for more information, 800-283-9383.