Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego

Address 1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118 Map, Website

This huge destination resort is the place to stay if you plan to spend most of your time at the beach and within the bounds of your hotel. The hotel is enormous, with a beautiful beach and tons of activities. For kids their are organized crafts and "camps," surfing lessons (age 6 and up), and bike rentals.

This is an older resort, but rooms have been recently remodeled. Suites and adjoining rooms are available. There are also multi-room beach cottages. Rooms have kid-friendly features (like Nintendo Game Cube)