Aerial view of Kona Kai Resort & Marina

Marina Services

Our marina hotel offers the closest marina to open ocean in San Diego.

Welcome to Kona Kai Marina, the closest marina to open ocean in San Diego. Located at the tip of San Diego's Shelter Island. Kona Kai Marina on San Diego Bay has 518 San Diego marina boat slips ranging in length from 30 feet to 200 feet and many other San Diego marina amenities.

Powerboat on the ocean

Kona Kai San Diego Marina

SAN DIEGO, CA - Welcome to Kona Kai Marina, the closest marina to open ocean in San Diego. Located at the tip of San Diego's Shelter Island. Kona Kai Marina has 520 San Diego marina boat slips ranging in length from 30 feet to 250 feet and many other San Diego marina amenities. Kona Kai Marina is the closest San Diego marina to San Diego Bay’s entrance, Point Loma Inlet, the Pacific Ocean, U.S. customs dock, and the harbor police.

Located only minutes from downtown San Diego, Lindbergh Field, San Diego's International Airport, and just walking distance from the finest San Diego shopping and repair facilities! Kona Kai has been a proud member of the "California Clean Marinas Program" since 2005, leading San Diego marinas in ecological and environmental practices. Here at the Kona Kai Marina we encourage everyone to do their part to protect the environment.

San Diego Marina Coordinates:
32 Degrees 43.012’ N
117 Degrees 13.716’ W NAD 83

Whether you're sea bound or ready for a night on the town, there are plenty of crowd pleasing San Diego attractions for you to choose from while docked at this San Diego marina. Live-aboard and daily rates available for all visitors alike.

Contact Us:
Call Now at 619-224-7547

Marina guest entitlement

Marina Guest Entitlement

San Diego's Premier Marina
Whether you choose to relax on your boat, at the pool or on the beach, Kona Kai Marina is San Diego's most desired boater's getaway. Take a quick trip or stay for a while, we look forward to making your time with us a time to remember.

Our marina guests receive these Entitlements:

  • 10% off dining and drinks in Vessel restaurant
  • Preferred pricing on rooms and upgrades at all Noble House Hotels and Resorts properties (based on availability) – including the Kona Kai Resort
  • Preferred pricing on Catering, Events and Corporate Meetings

Consider upgrading to the Kona Kai Club Marina Gold Membership, which includes:

  • Complimentary Group Fitness Classes (normally $15 each)
  • Two complimentary guest passes per month, per member (value $35 a day)
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Invites to private Kona Kai Club Member functions and events
  • 20% off SpaTerre services and 10% off of retail
  • Preferred/Guaranteed Restaurant Reservations at Vessel Restaurant+Bar
  • Special pricing on cabanas at pool and firepits on private beach
  • Club Charge privileges
  • Resort Fee waived for overnight Member accommodations

Twice as Nice
As a marina tenant, you are also eligible for dining and guest room discounts at our sister property, The Portofino Hotel & Marina. We like to call it our Twice as Nice reciprocal program, but you can just call it a great reason to getaway to Redondo Beach! So cast anchor and take advantage of a 15% discount off dining and drinks in The Portofino’s BaleenKitchen & Bar and a 10% discount off their best available guest room rates.

Dock Your Mega Yacht
Dock your mega yacht at San Diego’s closest marina to the open ocean and enjoy these special entitlements:

  • Preferred guest room and suite rates
  • Complimentary use of the resort pool and private beach
  • Complimentary Fitness Club access
  • Complimentary automobile parking
  • 15% savings on car rentals through Enterprise Car Rental
  • 10% savings on Action Sport Rentals from Segways to ski boats
  • Complimentary delivery of products from Westview Marine with minimum purchase

Kona Kai Marina

Marina Features

Kona Kai Marina offers many great San Diego marina features that are sure to make your stay with a memorable one. When you make your San Diego boat slip reservation or dock your boat with us, you will be able to take advantage of these great San Diego marina features.

San Diego Marina Amenities:

  • Closest marina to the ocean
  • Free WiFi
  • Convenient: 10 minutes to Downtown and 7 Minutes to San Diego Airport
  • Health club featuring cardiovascular equipment, free weights & Cybex equipment
  • Exercise classes including yoga, Pilates, karate, step & water aerobics ($15 each class)
  • Swimming pool with lap lanes & Jacuzzi
  • Private sand beach
  • Locker room facility with steam rooms
  • Private instruction available for fitness training
  • Complimentary parking during club use
  • Hotel room discount
  • Catering & banquet discounts
  • Walking distance to a variety of shops, repair facilities & restaurants
  • Access card controlled dock gates
  • New concrete docks
  • Nearby fuel dock
  • 70' dock n' dine
  • Pump-out facility
  • Laundry rooms
  • Parking on site
  • Cox high-speed internet, phone & television

Volt Electrical Details:

  • 30 amp/110 Volt electrical
  • 50 amp/220 Volt electrical
  • 100 amp/208 Volt single and three phase
  • 100 amp/480 Volt three phase