A Little Bit of Paradise At The Hotel Del, Coronado

I love to go to the Hotel Del – that place is just what the doctor would order or should order for anyone to get away from it all!  It makes me feel content and serene and as though I am on vacation.  Yesterday, on November 30th, we finally got to go and visit this beautiful place again.  My heart had been yearning for the Hotel Del.  I was so excited to go and visit it again.

On the way to the Hotel Del, there are many picture taking opportunities:

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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near the Hotel Del, Coronado

Don’t park in the hotel grounds as you will have to pay for parking, and it isn’t cheap.  There is plenty of free parking by the beach on the main streets.  We had to park about a ten-minute walk away from the hotel, but it’s such a lovely place to take a walk.  Just take in the surroundings all around and you won’t be disappointed.

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near the Hotel Del, Coronado

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near the Hotel Del, Coronado

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near the Hotel Del, Coronado

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near the Hotel Del, Coronado

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near the Hotel Del, Coronado

People just love to gaze at the Hotel Del, well……it’s so swell!

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near the Hotel Del, Coronado

Coronado near the Hotel Del

Coronado near the Hotel Del

Finally, we got to the Hotel Del.  The ice-skating rink is now open for the holidays and I could just stand here for hours taking in the happiness of everyone and the beauty all around.

I couldn’t decide if I wanted pictures with the hotel in the background

Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

or without it

Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del

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Hotel Del Ice-Skating Rink, Coronado

Hotel Del Ice-Skating Rink, Coronado

Hotel Del Ice-Skating Rink, Coronado

You might want to start with taking a break, just to take in the surrounding beauty while you have an ice-cream from Moo-Time Creamery or grab a cup of coffee or a cold drink – this area shown in the picture below is a self-service area and it is ever so relaxing and a great place to sit.

Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

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Moo-Time Creamery, Hotel Del, Coronado

There’s plenty of shops and places to get treats

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The Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

Then, you’ll want to go and see the lobby and  the Christmas tree, and some more of the grounds of the hotel

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

This tree is located where the Sheerwater Restaurant is and close by to where the self-service coffee shop is located

Hotel Del, Coronado

If you go through the lobby and past the tree, then you can exit from the other side and wander out into the beautiful garden

Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

This area shown below is a restaurant with out-door seating and a prime view of not just the ocean, but people-watching

Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

We ended up staying for several hours, and got treated to a nice sunset.

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Hotel Del, Coronado

Feel like some hot chocolate out by the ice-skating rink?  Then you should try Coffee By The Sea

Hotel Del, Coronado

The ice-skating rink is now bathed in a beautiful sun-set

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Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

Did you know that the beach is just a few steps away from the Hotel Del?  Such a fantastic setting!
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Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

Then the sunset became even more spectacular, but how could it be other than spectacular in this beautiful of most beautiful places?

Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

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Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

Last, but not least…..this place is just where you have to come to get into the holiday spirit!  It looks like a holiday bonanza, and it is so festive and elegant here that I can’t describe it accurately enough.

Hotel Del, Coronado

Hotel Del, Coronado

Did I tell you that I loved the Hotel Del, did I tell you it is so so swell?  It is beautiful and I highly recommend that you visit.

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About luchanik

I love travel, and cruises, and exploring the world. I also like taking pictures, and treasuring those memories.

4 responses to “A Little Bit of Paradise At The Hotel Del, Coronado”

  1. Dilip says :

    Oh yes your stunning pictures do say so – a paradise on earth 🙂

  2. luchanik says :

    Thanks, Dilip! Yes, the Hotel Del surely is a paradise on earth…I absolutely love it there. I hope you have a fabulous December, and Happy Holidays!

  3. Sartenada says :

    Great photos all. I think that You know that I lost nearly totally the sight of my left. Now I have got back my mental forces.

    Happy New Year.

    • luchanik says :

      It is really wonderful to hear from you. I remember you writing that something had happened to your eye sight, and I pray that you are a lot better now. I wish you the best of health in 2014, and Happy New Year!

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