San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Coronado

    Over the iconic Coronado Bridge and across the bay from Downtown San Diego is Coronado, CA, also known as “Coronado Island”. This exclusive beach community has a quaint 1950’s small-town charm, with old-fashioned storefronts, sidewalk cafes, and wide, tree-lined streets of grand Victorian homes and well-manicured California bungalows. Whether you’re interested in Coronado real estate, or just want to learn more about the “Crown City”, we’ve got you covered with everything you should know about Coronado.

    Home to the famous Hotel Del Coronado, the 32-square-mile “island” has been San Diego County’s premier resort destination for over a hundred years. Visitors and residents love the active lifestyle Coronado offers, with miles of walking and biking paths, a top-rated public golf course, and water recreation on the beaches and bay (not to mention year-round idyllic weather). Read on to find out why so many people want to own a piece of Coronado real estate.

    Things to Do in Coronado, CA:

    Coronado Beaches:

    Coronado ranks number six in Travel Channel’s “Top 10 Beaches in America”. The long sandy beaches of Coronado literally sparkle like gold, thanks to the mineral mica in the sand. Whether you like to sunbathe, swim, surf, paddle board, play volleyball, or explore tide pools, Coronado’s beaches offer something for everyone.

    There are several beaches on the island, including Coronado Beach, North Beach (dog-friendly), Coronado Shores Beach, Silver Strand State Beach, Glorietta Bay Park Beach, and several others. You can view a full list of Coronado beaches here. Restrooms and shower facilities are available at most beaches in Coronado and on the Silver Strand.

    Coronado Shopping:

    Visitors can enjoy shopping at more than 100 shops and boutiques, from chic clothing stores on Orange Avenue, to kitschy and eclectic shops at Coronado Ferry Landing. Great shopping can also be found at The Hotel Del Coronado and Loews Coronado Bay Resort.

    Coronado Golfing:

    Coronado Municipal Golf Course is known as one of the best public courses in the United States. It offers the affordability of a public course with the amenities of a resort, including gorgeous views of the San Diego Bay and Coronado Bridge.

    Restaurants in Coronado:

    Coronado offers a wide variety of restaurants, from fine dining with an ocean view, to casual family-friendly diners and pizzerias. The Hotel Del Coronado also features seven seaside dining experiences. You can browse Coronado’s restaurants and ratings on TripAdvisor.

    Arts & Culture In Coronado:

    If you want to explore Coronado’s artsy side, there are several art galleries, historic home tours, outdoor concerts, and live theater at Lamb’s Players Theatre. You can learn more about art and culture in Coronado at

    Special Events in Coronado:

    Every year, Coronado features a busy calendar of events, including:
    ● Motorcars on Main Street
    ● Historic Home Tour
    ● 4th of July Parade
    ● Coronado Summer Concerts Series
    ● Coronado Art Walk
    ● Coronado Speedfest
    ● Holiday Parade and Open House
    ● Coronado Flower Show

    Coronado’s Schools

    Coronado Unified School District is the public school district for the city of Coronado. The district is made up of five schools: Coronado High School, Palm Academy, Coronado Middle School, Strand Elementary, and Village Elementary. The district rating is 9 out of 10, based on the schools’ test results. Also in Coronado is Coronado Pathways Charter School and Imperial Beach Charter School as well as two private schools.



    Coronado Demographics:

    Population (2016): 25,952
    ● Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,869 (+75.4%)
    ● Estimated median household income in 2015: $94,482 (it was $66,544 in 2000)
    ● Estimated per capita income in 2015: $50,544 (it was $34,656 in 2000)
    ● Races in Coronado, CA:

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    Coronado Weather Averages (

    Annual high temperature: 72.8°F
    Annual low temperature: 59.2°F
    Average temperature: 66°F
    Average annual precipitation – rainfall: 9.49 inch

    Coronado Real Estate:

    You can view over 100 Coronado homes and condos for sale at Ascent Real Estate’s REALTORS are experts in Coronado real estate and are happy to answer any of your questions. Contact Ascent Real Estate today to learn more about Coronado houses for sale.

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