Resort Amenities

Experience the fabled southern California vibe at our San Diego waterfront resort.

Sun, surf and sea are the core of our California-contemporary hotel at one end of Shelter Island. With an adults-only pool, a private beach, an indulgent spa and so much more, there is always something to uncover at Kona Kai. And don’t forget your four-legged friend.

Woman at luxury hotel pool in San Diego

Pools

Family-friendly or adults-only, there’s a pool in paradise with your name on it. You’ll have your pool with a view moment, while sipping signature poolside cocktails and enjoying nibbles from the bar menus.

Tiki pool hours: Daily 6:00am – 10:00pm
Paloma pool hours: Daily 6:00am – 10:00pm

Pool Cabanas

With lounge chairs, flat-screened TVs, Wi-Fi, bottled water, chips, cookies and towels. You’ll never want to leave your personal cabana. Upgraded packages are available and include alcoholic beverages and credit towards food & beverage. Private cabanas are available for rental from 11:00am to sunset.

Beach Cabanas
Cabanas are first come, first serve.

Contact:
bpoppe@sdkonakai.com
619-819-8192

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Pool cabana on San Diego's Shelter Island
Couple Riding Bikes On The Beach.

Cruiser Bikes

See San Diego on our complimentary Zybra bikes. The first two hours are complimentary, and we are in one of the most bike-friendly parts of the city, so you can explore our part of San Diego Bay while getting fresh air and exercise. Helmets and locks are provided with each bike.

Zybra Bike Hours: Daily 6:00am – 10:00pm

RENTAL INSTRUCTIONS

Private Beach

Join us on the only private beach in San Diego for bean bag toss, sandcastle building and bonfires. Don’t forget to take advantage of our s’more kits available at our front desk to complete your waterfront experience!

The Private Beach At Kona Kai Resort.
Stationary Bikes Outside.

SpaTerre & Fitness Center

Unwind and destress in our signature spa with our one-of-a-kind alpha-quartz sand bed. For those who prefer to work out the stress, our fitness center has all the equipment you’ll need.

BOOK YOUR SPA

Nightly Bonfires

Let your cares melt away while sitting by a crackling fire, surrounded by breathtaking views of Point Loma, Kona Kai Marina, and the best sunsets in Southern California. S’more Kits are available for purchase.

beach bonfire San Diego at Hotel
Lady Walking Dog At Kona Kai.

Pet-Friendly Hotel

Kona Kai Resort invites four-legged friends to enjoy the ultimate in hosPETality at our Shelter Island oasis. 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. Learn more about our pet-friendly initiatives and all-new Noble Paws program.

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Tesla Partnership & Charging Stations

Charge up while you relax. Thanks to a new green initiative at the hotel, we’re pleased to offer complimentary charging stations for our Tesla vehicle owning guests. Offered in partnership with Tesla Motors, Kona Kai Resort & Spa encourages Tesla owners staying with us (or just dropping by!) to recharge their car while taking advantage of our facilities and activities.

Tesla supercharging station.
Couple Riding Bikes Through The Courtyard.

Resort Amenities Fee

$42.00 USD resort charge per night, plus applicable fees

Our Resort Amenities Fee includes an abundance of onsite activities and programming. You’ll enjoy access to all amenities on property such as:

  • Wi-Fi access
  • Access to our complimentary cruiser bikes
  • Daily fitness classes
  • Private beach access
  • Beach cabana access
  • Nightly bonfires
  • Pool towel service
  • Fitness Center and locker room
  • Tesla charging station
  • Assorted lawn games
  • Sanitizing stations
  • Steam/Sauna Room Access
  • Access to Kona Kai Member events
  • $10 credit towards any spa treatment & priority reservations at SpaTerre
  • $5 credit towards merchandise purchase at S’Mores kit
  • $5 credit towards the purchase of the plush Kona Kai Mascot, ‘Kona’
  • 20% off Cabana Rentals
  • Signature Infused water station-Lobby
Woman at luxury hotel pool in San Diego

Pools

Family-friendly or adults-only, there’s a pool in paradise with your name on it. You’ll have your pool with a view moment, while sipping signature poolside cocktails and enjoying nibbles from the bar menus.

Tiki pool hours: Daily 6:00am – 10:00pm
Paloma pool hours: Daily 6:00am – 10:00pm

pool cabana at San Diego beach

Pool Cabanas

With lounge chairs, flat-screened TVs, Wi-Fi, bottled water, chips, cookies and towels. You’ll never want to leave your personal cabana. Upgraded packages are available and include alcoholic beverages and credit towards food & beverage. Private cabanas are available for rental from 11:00am to sunset.

Beach Cabanas
Cabanas are first come, first serve.

Contact:
bpoppe@sdkonakai.com
619-819-8192

VIEW MENU

Couple Riding Bikes On The Beach.

Cruiser Bikes

See San Diego on our complimentary Zybra bikes. The first two hours are complimentary, and we are in one of the most bike-friendly parts of the city, so you can explore our part of San Diego Bay while getting fresh air and exercise. Helmets and locks are provided with each bike.

Zybra Bike Hours: Daily 6:00am – 10:00pm

RENTAL INSTRUCTIONS

The Private Beach At Kona Kai Resort.

Private Beach

Join us on the only private beach in San Diego for bean bag toss, sandcastle building and bonfires. Don’t forget to take advantage of our s’more kits available at our front desk to complete your waterfront experience!

Stationary Bikes Outside.

SpaTerre & Fitness Center

Unwind and destress in our signature spa with our one-of-a-kind alpha-quartz sand bed. For those who prefer to work out the stress, our fitness center has all the equipment you’ll need.

BOOK YOUR SPA

Bonfire at San Diego Beach

Nightly Bonfires

Let your cares melt away while sitting by a crackling fire, surrounded by breathtaking views of Point Loma, Kona Kai Marina, and the best sunsets in Southern California. S’more Kits are available for purchase.

Lady Walking Dog At Kona Kai.

Pet-Friendly Hotel

Kona Kai Resort invites four-legged friends to enjoy the ultimate in hosPETality at our Shelter Island oasis. 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. Learn more about our pet-friendly initiatives and all-new Noble Paws program.

VIEW NOBLE PAWS PROGRAM

Tesla supercharging station.

Tesla Partnership & Charging Stations

Charge up while you relax. Thanks to a new green initiative at the hotel, we’re pleased to offer complimentary charging stations for our Tesla vehicle owning guests. Offered in partnership with Tesla Motors, Kona Kai Resort & Spa encourages Tesla owners staying with us (or just dropping by!) to recharge their car while taking advantage of our facilities and activities.

Couple Riding Bikes Through The Courtyard.

Resort Amenities Fee

$42.00 USD resort charge per night, plus applicable fees

Our Resort Amenities Fee includes an abundance of onsite activities and programming. You’ll enjoy access to all amenities on property such as:

  • Wi-Fi access
  • Access to our complimentary cruiser bikes
  • Daily fitness classes
  • Private beach access
  • Beach cabana access
  • Nightly bonfires
  • Pool towel service
  • Fitness Center and locker room
  • Tesla charging station
  • Assorted lawn games
  • Sanitizing stations
  • Steam/Sauna Room Access
  • Access to Kona Kai Member events
  • $10 credit towards any spa treatment & priority reservations at SpaTerre
  • $5 credit towards merchandise purchase at S’Mores kit
  • $5 credit towards the purchase of the plush Kona Kai Mascot, ‘Kona’
  • 20% off Cabana Rentals
  • Signature Infused water station-Lobby

Discover Your Zen

There is a refuge on Shelter Island that exists solely to promote health and well-being for mind, body, and soul.

Discover Your Zen

There is a refuge on Shelter Island that exists solely to promote health and well-being for mind, body, and soul.

PACKAGES & OFFERS

Fly Me to the Moon

Enjoy two tickets to our New Year’s Eve gala event then sleep off the night’s fun in an island-inspired guestroom or suite when you book our Fly Me to the Moon special offer.

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Gift Cards Now Available

Give the gift of adventure, relaxation and marina-front dining in San Diego. Gift cards for Kona Kai Resort & Spa, Vessel and SpaTerre are now available for purchase.

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