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

Pool

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.

Pool Hours6:00am – 10:00pm
Lap Lanes:  6:00am – 9:00am 

Beach & Pool Cabanas

Don’t just lounge poolside, lounge in luxury. Spoil yourself in one of our private cabanas in a private world of your creation. Each rental comes with a TV, Wi-Fi, comfortable seating for up to 8 people, 2 lounge chairs, bottled waters, chips, cookies and towels. Special Cabana VIP discounted Champagne pricing available!

Reservation:
Brain Castan
bcastan@sdkonakai.com
619-819-8195

Pool cabana on San Diego's Shelter Island
Family going for bike ride - San Diego Beach

Cruiser Bikes

See San Diego on our beach cruisers. The first hour is 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.

Private Beach

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

Family building sand castles on San Diego private beach
Fitness center at San Diego luxury hotel

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.

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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
Dog with milkshake at dog friendly hotel in San Diego

Pet-Friendly Hotel

The Kona Kai Resort invites four-legged friends to enjoy the ultimate in hosPETality at Diego’s premier resort, as part of our new Island Paws program.

VIEW ISLAND PAWS PROGRAM

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 and electric vehicle owning guests. Offered in partnership with Tesla Motors, Kona Kai Resort & Spa encourages EV owners staying with us (or just dropping by!) to recharge their car while taking advantage of our facilities and activities.

Tesla supercharging station.
Shelter Island San Marina and beaches in San Diego

Daily Resort Fee

$36.00 USD resort charge per night, plus tax

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

  • Wi-Fi
  • Access to our complimentary cruiser bikes
  • Daily fitness classes
  • Private beach access
  • Nightly bonfires
  • Pool towel service
  • Fitness center and locker room
  • Eucalyptus steam room
  • Daily newspaper
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Assorted lawn games
Woman at luxury hotel pool in San Diego

Pool

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 pool-side cocktails and enjoying nibbles from the bar menus.

Pool Hours:
6:00am – 10:00pm

Lap Lanes: 
6:00am – 9:00am 

pool cabana at San Diego beach

Beach & Pool Cabanas

Don’t just lounge poolside, lounge in luxury. Spoil yourself in one of our private cabanas in a private world of your creation. Each rental comes with a TV, Wi-Fi, comfortable seating for up to 8 people, 2 lounge chairs, bottled waters, chips, cookies and towels. Special Cabana VIP discounted Champagne pricing available!

Reservation:
Brain Castan
bcastan@sdkonakai.com
619-819-8195

Family with bikes at San Diego Beach resort

Cruiser Bikes

See San Diego on our beach cruisers. The first hour is 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.

Family playing on Shelter island beach San Diego

Private Beach

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

Couple waking in to San Diego Luxury Hotel - Kona Kai Resort

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.

LEARN MORE

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.

Dog with milkshake at pet friendly hotel in San Diego

Pet-Friendly Hotel

The Kona Kai Resort invites four-legged friends to enjoy the ultimate in hosPETality at Diego’s premier resort, as part of our new Island Paws program.

VIEW ISLAND 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 and electric vehicle owning guests. Offered in partnership with Tesla Motors, Kona Kai Resort & Spa encourages EV owners staying with us (or just dropping by!) to recharge their car while taking advantage of our facilities and activities.

Shelter Island San Marina and beaches in San Diego

Daily Resort Fee

$36.00 USD resort charge per night, plus tax

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

  • Wi-Fi
  • Access to our complimentary cruiser bikes
  • Daily fitness classes
  • Private beach access
  • Nightly bonfires
  • Pool towel service
  • Fitness center and locker room
  • Eucalyptus steam room
  • Daily newspaper
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Assorted lawn games

Pampering & Relaxation

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

Pampering & Relaxation

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

PACKAGES & OFFERS
Kids enjoying San Diego private beach at Kona Kai Resort

Kidding Around

It’s springtime and the K.I.D.s are the V.I.P.s.

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2 bedroom Suite King size bed with view of Shelter Island Marina San Diego

Suite Life Package

Experience our new luxurious suites with stunning water views. Now with $100 resort credit per stay & VIP champagne & charcuterie.

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