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For a true Big Bay treat, drive the majestic San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge or take the ferry across the Bay to Coronado, “The Enchanted Island.” Explore art galleries, shops and restaurants at the Coronado Ferry Landing and in the quaint downtown village. Not too long ago, the island was only accessible by water and all passengers to and from the Coronado passed through this ferry landing.
Waterfront hotels include the Coronado Island Marriott Resort and the Loews Coronado Bay Resort. Book a stay on the waterfront in Coronado, enjoy the notable cuisine at Coronado’s Big Bay restaurants.
Current, located in the Coronado Marriott Resort, features California Coastal Cuisine, highlighted by breathtaking views. Stop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Mistral at the Loews Coronado Bay is another acclaimed dining experience further distinguished by a grand bay window frame spectacular sunsets over the Pacific. Named after a wind that blows across Provence to Italy, Mistral’s Mediterranean menu features locally-caught seafood, sustainable ingredients and fresh herbs from the resort’s private herb garden.
Peohe’s, Coronado’s tropical island getaway nestled on the water’s edge in the Coronado Ferry Landing, offers breathtaking views of the downtown skyline and San Diego Bay. Peohe’s specializes in fresh tropical seafood dishes influenced by Pacific Rim flavors.
Step inside Il Fornaio, "the Baker" in Italian, and take a culinary journey through Italy. This award-winning restaurant offers an authentic and unique Italian dining experience.
The Ferry Landing features Candelas on the Bay where you can indulge in “Nouvelle-Mexican” dining with entrees that are both delicious and artistic. Click here for more Waterfront restaurant options.
Beyond its extensive leisure offerings, important work takes place on Coronado. It is the birthplace of naval aviation and home to Naval Air Station North Island and the Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. Heads up! You may sneak a peek of Navy Seals training on beautiful Silver Strand State Beach.