About San Diego

Located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, San Diego is widely known as “America’s Finest City.” Famous for its miles and miles of white-sand beaches and amazing weather, the city offers an abundance of fun attractions for visitors of all ages.

San Diego is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy, and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Balboa Park is a 490 hectare (1,200-acre) urban cultural park in San Diego.

As of November 2018, the population of San Diego is about 1.5 million people. It is the eighth most populated city in the United States and the second most populated city in California.

San Diego embodies laid-back California culture, complete with a Boardwalk, surfing communities, and outstanding Mexican food.

The Loews Coronado Bay Resort is located in Coronado, a resort city situated just across the bay from downtown San Diego. Coronado’s coastline offers wide sandy beaches with sparkling sand, courtesy of the mineral Mica, that draw visitors from around the world. With its elegant gardens, old-world mansions, quaint shops, and oceanfront dining with spectacular sunset views, this charmed small town has been dubbed “The Crown City,” as Coronado means “the crowned one” in Spanish.


The average temperatures for San Diego in August are:

  • High 25 °C (76 °F)
  • Low 19 °C (67 °F)

There is very little precipitation with daily sunshine of 9.5 hours. Throughout August, only 0.1″ (2mm) of precipitation is accumulated on average. The seawater temperatures along the San Diego coast are 68 °F (20 °C), which is an open invitation for swimming in the warm and clear waters.