This unique business operates from Loews Coronado Bay Resort, plying the canals and marinas of a nearby luxury waterside community. The gondolas are crafted according to centuries-old designs from Venice and feature all the trimmings, right down to the striped-shirt gondolier with ribbons waving from his or her straw hat. Mediterranean music plays while you and up to five friends recline with snuggly blankets. The company will even provide antipasti or chocolate-covered strawberries, along with chilled wineglasses and ice for the beverage of your choice (BYOB). You can even arrange for an onboard mandolin or violin player; there are also massage and wine-tasting packages.