Experience the magic of the holidays when America’s beachfront legend transforms into a whimsical winter wonderland. With the return of the outdoor beachfront ice rink this season Hotel del Coronado is celebrating all things cheery and bright. Colorful holiday decorations will adorn the property from the twinkling white lights on our iconic red turrets to the spectacular two-story lobby tree. Friends and family will create #DelMemories as they celebrate holiday traditions all season long.
Skating by the Sea
NOVEMBER 23 - JANUARY 1
Hotel del Coronado’s sensational beachfront ice skating experience Skating by the Sea® returns for the 13th season. The oceanfront Windsor Lawn has been transformed into a spectacular ice rink, open for skating magic for all ages. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of San Diego. Tickets are available for purchase online or at the ice rink.
Sunday Brunch with Santa
DECEMBER 17 & 24
As an added treat this holiday season, kids of all ages can visit with Jolly ol’ St. Nick in the Crown Room during the Hotel del Coronado’s festive, lavish brunch that includes bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. Parents will want to bring their cameras to capture the magical moments with Santa.
Begin a new holiday tradition with Jingle Roast. Your friends and family will gather at sunset in colorful Santa hats and roast holiday s’mores with your toes in the sand. It’s sure to be your most cherished holiday treat. A full menu of fireside franks, charcuterie boards and chocolate dipped strawberries are also available.
Holiday Movies on the Beach
DEC 16, 23 & 30
Snuggle up on Del Beach for our favorite holiday movies in a theater under the stars. Guests may cuddle up around a private bonfire with s’mores and relax in a beach daybed or rent beach chairs. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the movie starts promptly at 7:00 pm. Showings include Elf on Dec 16, A Christmas Story on Dec 23 and Cool Runnings on Dec 30.
Holiday Ornament & Artwork
The Del’s 2017 Collector’s Ornament celebrates A Winter of Whimsy at The Del. This colorful design is the highlight of a special collection of holiday artwork created by Jeff Granito. The ornament and holiday art are available online or at Shops at The Del. On Dec 22, Jeff will be joining us for an Ornament & Artwork Signing. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to meet the artist who has inspired children and adults for years.
DECEMBER 24 & 25
Celebrate Christmas with a holiday feast for all. Join us on Christmas Eve for a festive holiday buffet in the Crown Room. Then on Christmas Day return for a lavish holiday feast in the iconic Crown Room or oceanfront Ballroom. Dining is also available in 1500 OCEAN, Sheerwater and ENO on both days.
For more information visit the Hotel Del Website.