Coronado Island, CA
Play & stay: Coronado Dog Beach (200 Ocean Blvd.) is a treat for your pet. What's more, Your dog can ride the waves at the Su-Ruff Camp hosted by Loews Coronado Bay Resort (from $189; dogs $25 onetime fee; www.loewshotels.com), 20 minutes south of San Diego. The Su-Ruff pakage gets you a deluxe room, doggie board shorts or bandana, “surf & turf” room
service for Fido, and a dog surfing lesson with instructors from Coronado Surfing Academy (www.coronadosurfing.com). Not a hotel guest? Lessons for dogs are available by the hour ($40).
Shop: Wag’n Tails’s self-wash area benefits from the store owner’s freely admitted fastidiousness: The place is spotless and cleaned between each dog, ideal for a post-surf bath. 945 Orange Ave.; 619/435-3513.