Shelter Island is in the vicinity of Point Loma. It isn't an Island, it is a Peninsula neighboring Point Loma. It was originally a sandbank at San Diego Bay that was visible only on low tides. It is connected with the mainland via a strait land. The island is owned and controlled by the Port of San Diego, which administers all the public services of the region. It was developed by the authorities in the 1950s.
Recreational Destination : Yes
Family-friendly : Yes
Boasting of the most exotic snorkeling, swimming spots and coral reefs in the Bahamas, Harbor Island is renowned for its long stretches of stunning pink sand beaches on the east coast, turquoise waters and shady palms under the tropical Caribbean sun. You can indulge in bonefishing, biking, boating and shopping along the various traditional districts and the best way to explore Harbor Island is by a rented golf cart.
As the panoramic beauty of San Diego bay graces this resort city, Coronado Island is popular for its upscale shopping district, lush tropical gardens, beachfront restaurants and a leash-free dog beach. Tourists, locals and Hollywood celebs frequent the beaches to relish seafood, go fishing, sunbathing, swimming and surfing. You can hop onto a kayak with your family and friends to sail across the picturesque bay with its dramatic skyline.
Elevation : 5 meters
Tourism : Year Round
Population : 21,390
Area code : 619
Accommodation : 300 USD – 320 USD
Top sights: Coronado Bike Path, Coronado Beach, Silver Strand State Beach, Centennial Park, Coronado Golf Course
Timings for Outdoor Activities: Ferry: 10am – 9pm (15 minutes per tour), USS Midway Museum: 10am – 5pm