Naval Air Station North Island North Island Naval Complex, Coronado, CA92118 The Naval Air Station North Island is the homeport of 23 fixed and rotary-wing squadrons and two aircraft carriers. It…More also hosts 80 tenant activities and commands, which include the Naval Aviation Depot and U.S. Naval Air Forces. Lieutenant Theodore Ellyson, the Navy's first aviator, trained at Naval Air Station North Island, making it the official birthplace of Naval Aviation.
Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa 2000 2nd St, Coronado, CA92118 From its position on the north end of Coronado, this branch of the international Marriott hotel chain boasts broad,…More unobstructed views of the San Diego Bay Bridge and Downtown. Visitors are immediately greeted by well-kept grounds and a grand lobby. There is a concierge on-site to assist with any questions about the area and help purchase tickets or book excursions. For active guests, the Marriott offers several on-site activities such as tennis, biking, kayaking, jet-skiing or walking along the San Diego Bay Boardwalk. To relax, there are outdoor pools, a sauna and a whirlpool on the property. Coronado Beach is only a mile away and easy to bike to. Also, there is the option to venture beyond Coronado by taking a water taxi across the bay to downtown San Diego. Reservations are available online or over the phone. Make sure to ask about any special rates such as government, AAA, AARP or senior discounts.
Coronado Bay Club 1515 2nd St, Coronado, CA92118 On the north end of Coronado Island, the Coronado Bay Club is a resort-style apartment complex. Situated on the…More waterfront and facing downtown San Diego, the views are majestic and the amenities plentiful. The property has a shared clubhouse for residents with lounging areas, a fitness center, a library, a movie theater and more. The complex offers different floor plans ranging from studio apartments to two-bedroom, two-bath units. An outdoor pool, tennis courts and on-site laundry facilities top off the property's attributes. For information on availability of units, prospective residents can visit the Web site or contact the leasing office.
Centennial Park 1099 1/2 1st St, Coronado, CA92118 Centennial Park is located at the foot of Orange Avenue, where the main drag meets First Street. It is the site of the…More original ferry landing, which served as the gateway to the city before the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge was built in 1969. Today, the original ferry ticket booth still stands, reminding visitors of the park's rich history. The park has idyllic rolling hills with various seating areas, and it offers some of the best views in the city. Be sure to walk to the water's edge and look west for a peek at the Navy's massive air carriers, which are docked on North Island. Also be sure to visit the Ferry Landing shops and restaurants located nearby.
Village Elementary School 600 6th St, Coronado, CA92118 Village Elementary School is located on Sixth Street in the heart of the Coronado Village. It sits adjacent to the high…More school and middle school campuses. Village Elementary is a California Distinguished School and a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Attracting students from North Island to the Shores, the school serves about 900 children in pre-K through 5th grades. The Early Childhood Development Center, a state preschool program, also operates out of this location.
Known by locals as The Theater on the Bay, the City of Coronado Community Playhouse offers quality entertainment in…More an idyllic setting. The theater is in the community center along Glorietta Bay. But don't be fooled by its state-of-the-art facility: The Coronado Playhouse is the oldest community theater in San Diego County. It was founded in 1946 and has operated out of several different locations in Coronado, from North Island to the Ferry Landing. However, it spent the majority of these years in a small building near its current location. This building was torn down when the city built the community center, and it rebuilt the playhouse, which opened in 2006.</p>
<p>The theater offers intimate, cabaret-style seating with a full bar and refreshments that you can enjoy during the show. Dinner is available on opening nights and certain holidays. </p>
<p>Since 1997, the Playhouse has been hosting an annual Shakespeare festival. It produces one Shakespeare play each summer, and these performances are free to the public. For tickets, send a self-addressed and stamped envelope to the address listed above. </p>
<p>The playhouse is self-supported through box office revenue, season tickets sales, donations and volunteers. </p>