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Kona Kai Resort & Marina Announces Completion Of Second Phase Of Transformation

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 14, 2014 – Situated on the very tip of Shelter Island, Kona Kai Resort & Marina is thrilled to announce the second phase of its $22 multimillion transformation will be completed just in time for Fourth of July weekend and fireworks over San Diego Bay.

With summer travel in full swing, Kona Kai Resort & Marina invites locals and vacationers alike to experience brand new guest rooms, revitalized in-room amenities, refreshed lobby, a completely renovated waterfront restaurant, Vessel, a newly built Tiki Bar, along with a revamped pool and meetings spaces. A reflection of modern San Diego while still celebrating the hotel’s rich history, the resort has been undergoing a complete refreshment to become a maritime haven of casual elegance where nautical chic meets SoCal beach bungalow. From the introduction of natural materials like reclaimed wood and backlit onyx bar tops to hi-tech panoramic video art walls and plush furniture under canopies of light, Kona Kai Resort & Marina offers guests the perfect island respite within bright and bustling San Diego.

The breathtaking views of San Diego Bay leave an indelible impression — new tiki bars with furnished cabanas, fire pits, Adirondack chairs and a brand new sound system add to the already superb outdoor area, ideal for summer travelers looking for personalized service combined with Southern California charm.

For more information and to make reservations, call Kona Kai Resort & Marina at (619) 221-8000 or visit Kona Kai is located at 1551 Shelter Island, San Diego.

About Kona Kai Resort & Marina
Kona Kai Resort & Marina is situated at the very tip of Shelter Island offering captivating marina and bay views – delighting guests with an intimate SoCal experience in a fresh environment, inspiring the American spirit and revitalizing the soul. Classic and slightly whimsical in style, with alabaster walls, red tile roofs and archways, the warm and alluring atmosphere has, for decades, played host to dignitaries and film stars alike.

About Noble House Hotels
Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd., has been a privately held company for more than 30 years, originally founded in 1979 by owner Patrick R. Colee. This Seattle, Wash. based corporation owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 18 distinct and visually captivating properties spanning the four coastal corners of America with the newly refurbished Kona Kai Resort & Marina and Riviera Palm Springs in Calif., Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in the Florida Keys, and The Edgewater in Seattle, Wash., and recently entered the international segment with the May 2014 acquisition of Belize Ocean Club & Resort, located on Maya Beach, Placencia, Belize. With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts exemplifies individuality, dedicating itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that contribute to their communities, stay true to local history, culture and ambiance. For more information, visit or call Noble House Hotels & Resorts at 877.NOBLE.TRIP.