The Hotel del Coronado (also known as the The Del to local residents) is a beachfront luxury hotel in the city of Coronado, just across the San Diego Bay from San Diego, California. It is one of the few surviving examples of an American architectural genre: the wooden Victorian beach resort. It is one of the oldest and largest all-wooden buildings in California and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977.
Ice Skating by the Sea
The Del will once again offer a unique Southern California experience – outdoor ice-skating overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The oceanfront Windsor Lawn will be transformed into a spectacular ice rink with skating sessions offered daily beginning the day before Thanksgiving and through New Year’s Day. A portion of the skating proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of San Diego.
Spa La La La La
Spa at The Del offers the perfect way to unwind during the holiday rush. With fabulous ocean-inspired treatments, steam rooms, Jacuzzis and a spectacular outdoor terrace and vanishing edge pool overlooking the Pacific, there’s truly something for everyone. The adjacent Yamaguchi Salon offers Feng Shui hair, nail and make-up services.
Holidays at The Del
Holidays at The Del are a magical time of year and 2012 will be no different. Kicking off the hotel’s 125th anniversary, the holiday theme is “A Time to Celebrate.” It was here in 1904 that America was favored with the first electrically-lighted outdoor Christmas tree, setting the stage for over a century of holiday enchantment. 100,000 lights will make the 65,000-square foot resort shine in the night During the holiday season at The Del, guests of all ages enjoy a variety of activities including holiday night bike tours through festive Coronado Island, cookie decorating, crafts for kids, holiday scavenger hunts, family s’mores roasts, and more. Read more about the Hotel del Coronado’s 2012 Holiday Season here.