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

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 

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
Luxury guestroom with ocean views in San Diego

Suite Life Package

Experience our new luxurious suites with stunning water views. Now with $200 resort credit per stay & VIP champagne & charcuterie.

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Luxury hotel suite balcony with ocean view in San Diego

Getaway to Gather

Tis the season of gathering together. For a limited time, enjoy family-style dining, a toasty hot cocoa, Chef’s special cookie amenity and luxurious Junior Suite accommodations.

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