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: 6:00am – 10:00pm daily
Paloma pool hours: 8:00am – 10:00pm daily

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.

Reservations:
619-819-8192

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.

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!

Kona Kai Private Beach.
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.

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
Bulldog On A Guestroom Bed.

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 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

$39.00 USD resort charge per night, plus tax

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
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Sanitizing stations
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: 6:00am – 10:00pm daily
Paloma pool hours: 8:00am – 10:00pm daily

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.

Reservations:
619-819-8192

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.

Kona Kai Private Beach.

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.

VIEW FITNESS CALENDAR

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.

Bulldog On A Guestroom Bed.

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 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

$39.00 USD resort charge per night, plus tax

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
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Sanitizing stations

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

Ring in 2022 at our New Year’s Eve gala event on December 31st. Join us in our elegant ballroom with sweeping views of the Point Loma hillside for an evening to remember. Package includes 2 tickets and luxury accommodations to sleep off the night’s fun.

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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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