Pet-Friendly Hotel

Kona Kai is a dog-friendly resort – bring your furry friend on vacation!

We’re thrilled you’ve decided to bring your best friend with you to our Shelter Island Oasis. At Kona Kai San Diego we take pride in catering to all dogs and giving them (and you) a unique and extremely comfortable stay. Our premier resort in San Diego welcomes two dogs up to 65lbs with a non-refundable pet charge of $100 for up to 3 nights or $150 for 4-7 nights. Enjoy the ultimate in hosPETality including dog-friendly welcome amenities, a custom Vessel Restaurant + Bar dog-approved menu, curated dog-friendly things to-do nearby, and even our all-new Spa + Paws menu available at SpaTerre.

Dog Getting Petted At The Beach.

Spa + Paws

Improve your dog’s overall health and muscle recovery with a therapeutic massage, stretch techniques, and more with our Spa + Paws menu. We have onsite certified therapists who have been fully trained on the practice of canine comfort massages and wellness.

Friends Having Lunch With Their Dog.

Pooch Provisions

Vessel Restaurant + Bar is a great place for you and your best friend to enjoy a meal. The restaurant features a contemporary atmosphere and innovative cuisine unique to the Southern California region. Come relax with your dog and enjoy beautiful views of the marina from all our outdoor tables. Bone Appétit!

Dog On A Chair.

Find Fido

Located at the tip of Shelter Island, Kona Kai San Diego a offers ample water-front walking paths that give dogs plenty of room to roam. Here’s a full list of pet-friendly events happening within 20 miles of San Diego.

Bulldog On A Guestroom Bed.


Get social with us! We absolutely LOVE seeing your pup vacation photos on social media, so please don’t forget to follow and tag us on Instagram or Facebook @konakairesortsd using our dedicated hashtag #NoblePaws.

Dog With An Adopt Me Sweater.
San Diego Humane Society.

San Diego Humane Society

San Diego Humane Society, an open-admission shelter, is creating a more humane world by inspiring compassion and advancing the welfare of animals and people. They provide lifesaving care for over 40,000 pets and wildlife each year, and their safety net programs have helped San Diego become the largest city in the U.S. to keep healthy and treatable shelter animals from being euthanized.

Kona Kai San Diego a is proud to partner with San Diego Humane Society and will donate 10% of every pet stay, pet meal and pet spa experience to support animals in need.