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Silver Strand State Beach

5000 Highway 75, Coronado, CA 92118-3299
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Location is nice and the beach is beautiful, but that is all! Camp hosts are not very pleasant... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
lorikwatson
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San Diego, California
OK for a hours.

There are beautiful views of the bay and bridge. The park behind is very open, playground for the... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
docholiday174
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One of the most beautiful beaches in the San Diego area, the Silver Strand Beach State Park is on the southern coast of Coronado.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“beautiful beach” (35 reviews)
“sand dollars” (21 reviews)
“loews resort” (7 reviews)
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5000 Highway 75, Coronado, CA 92118-3299
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"beautiful beach"
in 35 reviews
"sand dollars"
in 21 reviews
"loews resort"
in 7 reviews
"sea shells"
in 7 reviews
"rv camping"
in 7 reviews
"hook ups"
in 4 reviews
"ocean side"
in 9 reviews
"great waves"
in 6 reviews
"soft sand"
in 5 reviews
"aquatic center"
in 4 reviews
"san diego"
in 24 reviews
"clean restrooms"
in 5 reviews
"bike path"
in 8 reviews
"coronado bridge"
in 9 reviews
"low tide"
in 6 reviews
"parking fee"
in 4 reviews
"bay"
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Location is nice and the beach is beautiful, but that is all! Camp hosts are not very pleasant. Hours of the park (even though on the website are noted) are not actually clear. Check-in is 2pm, by the time you get settled, it is 3pm...More

2  Thank lorikwatson
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

There are beautiful views of the bay and bridge. The park behind is very open, playground for the kids, public bathroom but you will want to come at high tide. At low tide there is not water just mud.

Thank docholiday174
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

It's a little out of the tourist way which is so nice! The beach is clean and costs $10 for parking. I saw my little bro play beach soccer here and the sand and beach are all well kept. If you want a beach with...More

2  Thank Elaine F
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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

This beach is one of the most beautiful in San Diego but since it’s a little off the beaten path, it’s rarely busy. Our kids love this beach since there are shells galore here. It’s easy to swim since it’s a long flat beach.

1  Thank riceburnergrace
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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

If you want to get away from the crowds in Coronado I suggest coming here. It’s a state beach so you’ll have to pay admission but it’s usually less crowded and more relaxed.

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Reviewed November 11, 2017

In my mind, the only bad about Silver Strand is the $$$ you pay to use it. I suppose the lack of nearby eateries could be a negative for some, but you can decide on that. On the up side, there is plenty of parking,...More

Thank Travelin41126
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

This is a State of California operated stretch of beach that is mostly a campground for RV's with direct access to the beach and ocean. The RV camping is limited to water and electric hookups. We are disappointed that the (2) two large bathroom buildings...More

Thank nascarbilly
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

We spent the day at Silver Strand State Beach last Saturday. Family members had a trailer and were camping out for a couple nights, so we joined them for the day. It's a great beach to walk on to search for shells, and the weather...More

Thank Rob M
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

I was introduced to Silver Strand State Beach in 1992 upon my first of many visits to Loews Coronado Bay Resort, the summer this resort opened. Silver Strand State Beach is "the" beach used mostly by the resort, Coronado Cays luxury housing and boat dock...More

1  Thank Judith H
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

The picture shown here from TripAdvisor is on the east side of Coronado. We rode our bikes from the RV park at Silver Strand State Beach to this side of town. The bike path runs along the water with some outstanding views of San Diego....More

Thank OceanKate
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Hannah K
March 6, 2018|
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Response from Gabriel002 | Reviewed this property |
I as well don't know about WiFI access, we just used our cell phones on 4G LTE while there and sent several texts and pictures to others. I would imagine that if 4G LTE is available that you could get a jet pack that... More
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laurawaunt
February 28, 2018|
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Response from Bigskymontana406 | Reviewed this property |
So there are a lot of rvs, however there is a sand hill and once you go over the hill all you see is the ocean and no rvs. I highly recommend going to Coronado beach. Just up the road. You will NOT regret it. Justbto swim... More
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