At the Resort

Discover and experience truly perfect family vacations at our San Diego resort.

We go out of our way to make sure even our youngest guests feel welcome during your vacation in San Diego, and our resourceful Concierge is always close at hand to make reservation for a family dinner, offer suggestions for a special outing, or help arrange a babysitter.

Private Beach Activities

Join us on the only private beach in San Diego for badminton, volleyball, bean bag toss, sand castle building, bonfires, and cabana rentals. Don’t forget to take advantage of our beachside service to complete your waterfront experience!

Big Bay Boom!

The Largest Fireworks Show in San Diego County

The Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back, promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed strategically around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, The Views from Kona Kai Resort are the BEST in the city. The impeccably choreographed display will last approximately 17 minutes. Book your rooms and sit on your balcony overlooking the bay for a birds eye view of this amazing fireworks display. Book early we always sell out.

Sunday Family Funday

Beach activities and fun in the sun! Ping Pong, arts & crafts, and games in the Kids Korner. End the day with complimentary s’mores at dusk.

6PM Private Beach

March: 5,12,19,26

April: 2,9,16,23,30

Friday Night Flix

Join us at the pool every Friday night for a family-friendly flick! Cozy blankets, fresh popcorn, and lemonade will be provided.

6PM Pool/Jacuzzi.

March: 3,10,17, 24,31

April: 7,14,21,28

Beach and Pool Cabana Rentals

Enjoy either our private beach or our newly renovated pool from the comfort of your own cabana. Each rental comes with a flat screen TV, Wi-Fi connectivity, bottled waters, comfortable seating for up to eight people, and an exclusive “Cabana Menu”. Cabanas are available to rent from 10AM to 6PM daily throughout the summer. Pricing may vary.

Reservations are required and can be made by contacting 619-221-8000.

Bicycle Rentals

A great way to explore Shelter Island and the surrounding San Diego Bay! Helmets and bike locks are included with each bike rental.

Kids Korner

Kids are always welcome to take a break from the sun for arts and crafts, games, ping pong, family-friendly movies, and our famous giant-sized Jenga! Located just off the resort’s main lobby, Kids Korner is available between 9AM and 10PM daily.

*Kids Korner hours and availability subject to change.

Fitness Classes

As a registered resort guest, we invite you to enjoy unlimited complimentary fitness classes taught by certified trainers and instructors. Located in the resort’s on-site fitness studio, approximately 3-4 classes are offered daily. We offer a variety of classes to fit the schedules and fitness levels of all guests:

• 30 Minutes Core
• Strength and Conditioning
• Gentle Hatha Yoga
• Light & Easy
• Cardio Conditioning
• Yoga & Meditation
• Zumba & Core
• Aqua Fitness
• Fat Burning Mat Pilates
• Aqua Boot Camp
• Aqua Zumba
• Zumba
• Bosu & Core
• Thai Chi Ki Gong
• Luigi Jazz Dance
• Rio Dance Fitness