Island Life

Aug. 24, 2019

Hotel del Coronado starts $200M upgrade, its biggest ever. Does it need it?

When the resort's upgrade is ultimately finished, the Hotel Del Coronado will have a grand new entryway lined with palm trees that will provide a more imposing arrival experience for people visiting the hotel. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
By: Lori Weisberg Contact Reporter - San Diego Union-Tribune

For decades, the stately Hotel del Coronado, with its imposing red-roofed turret, chandelier-bedecked Victorian lobby and its storied ties to Hollywood nobility, has been instantly recognizable well beyond San Diego County.

Yet what has long been lacking is an equally recognizable entryway ...

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June 8, 2019

Look Inside: This $1.195M Coronado Home Is Indoor/Outdoor Living at Its Best

By: Del Coronado Realty 

Backyard | 4 Bridgetown Bend, Coronado CA 92118

Beautiful Ocean View 3/2 plus loft located in the peaceful and serene waterfront community of the Coronado Cays. Wonderful floor plan with all bedrooms located on the first floor and an additional loft area that allows for room to grow. Light and bright with stone ...

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Jan. 19, 2019

City of Coronado Opens Winter/Spring Camp Registration

Coronado Residents & non-residents, register today for Winter/Spring 2019!

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Posted in Activities, Island Life
July 2, 2017

A Guide to Life Planning for New Parents




One thing they don’t tell you when you become a parent for the first time is the anxiety you suddenly will feel about your financial future. Until now, you knew that you and your partner could fend for yourselves – adding a tiny human to the mix ...

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Posted in Island Life
Feb. 15, 2017

Turning Your Vacation Home into a School Year Rental

Coronado schools are among the best in California. Four schools in the Coronado Unified
 School District have been named California Distinguished Schools, two have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools, and one is recognized as a demonstration site for the state.


Many parents move here just so their kids ...

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Posted in Island Life
Feb. 15, 2017

Through The Years – Coronado Real Estate Then & Now

Having spent decades living and working in Coronado, we at Del Coronado Realty enjoy an all-access pass to the island’s evolution from remote enclave to mainstream destination. Just how far has Coronado come over the years? Let’s take a glance.


Coronado Then

Prior to the construction of the San ...

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Posted in Buying, Island Life, Selling
Nov. 7, 2016

Del Coronado Realty's Ruth Ann Fisher Shares Why Coronado is Her Home

When Ruth Ann Fisher first moved to Coronado in the early ‘80s, the island was another stop in the up-and-move life of a military spouse. She and her husband, Mike, spent only nine months here before moving on to their next destination.


In 1999, nearly two decades and roughly ...

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Posted in Island Life
Nov. 4, 2016

5 Reasons Coronado is the Best Place to Buy a Vacation Home

From coast to coast and border to border, America boasts fantastic places to get away and enjoy life. Each is unique and inspiring in its own ways. However, few can stack up to the many allures of Coronado.

 Okay, so we’re a little biased. But just because we live ...

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Posted in Buying, Island Life
Sept. 28, 2016

7 Things We Can Tell You About Coronado's Schools

You want the best education for your children. That’s why great schools are at the top of your list of priorities when buying a new home.

Coronado’s renowned school system attracts parents, and even youngsters themselves, from near and far. With decades of combined experience living, working, and parenting in ...

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Sept. 28, 2016

Coronado Vacation Rentals: What's Your Style?

There’s no better place to vacation than Coronado. Sun, sand, surf, a big city to explore, and a small town to love—what more could you want? 

Ah, yes, a beautiful vacation rental to come home to at the end of every day!


In our many years of helping ...

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