The city of Coronado, CA is a small community by the beach with a sort of island feel to it. Although most refer to Coronado as an island, it’s actually a peninsula connected to San Diego. Also, there is a rich history with village assets in the community. Coronado is filled with things to do and has it all, beaches, parks, numerous recreational activities, highly rated schools, top notch municipal services, a wonderful climate and an ideal location. Coronado prides itself on its small town atmosphere and uptown social environment. In 1890, Coronado was incorporated and is Spanish for “the crowned one,” which is why it is nicknamed The Crown City.