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Kona Kai San Diego Resort

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1551 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, California
Kona Kai San Diego Resort Aerial View
Kona Kai Seating Area
Kona Kai Pool

At the tip of Shelter Island in San Diego, Kona Kai San Diego Resort welcomes you to modern luxury. Laze the day away on your oversized balcony looking out over San Diego Bay while nibbling on local food from Vessel restaurant. Enjoy a day on our private beach in Point Loma, sipping specialty drinks from our Tiki Bar, unwinding at our signature spa or relaxing near our adults‐only pool.

A Noble House Hotels and Resorts Hotel
  • Pet Friendly
  • Waterfront
  • Boating & Water Sports
  • Culinary Gem
  • Resorts
  • Spa
  • Beach
  • Pools & Hot Tubs
  • Fishing
  • Fitness & Wellness Classes
  • Private Events & Meetings
  • Weddings
Kona Kai Fire Pit

On Site Activities

From complimentary beach cruisers to fitness classes to fireside s’mores, we offer endless ways for your whole family to enjoy.

Kona Kai Bar

Pick Your Poolside Bar

Enjoy our adults‐only Paloma Pool Bar and cabanas or the central Tiki Bar and Pool both overlooking the Kona Kai Marina and offering relaxed vibes.

Kona Kai Waterfront Dining

Waterfront Dining

Relax and enjoy the tropical breezes of San Diego Bay while treating yourself to some of the finest SoCal cuisine from our outstanding culinary team

Kona Kai Spa


Our team is here to nurture your body and spirit using state‐of‐the‐art heated alpha‐quartz sand beds, attentive service and more.

Kona Kai Wedding Event

Waterfront Weddings

Imagine your special day, set on an exclusive private beach or a lush tropical garden against the backdrop of the stunning San Diego Bay.


Find your next adventure below! This hotel has curated these unique, local experiences for you to enjoy. Reserve your experience now, then complete your hotel reservation!

Private Taco Tour Party

Explore San Diego's neighborhoods, savor tacos & drinks, customize stops, and enjoy a 3.5-hour exclusive experience


Sunset Cliffs "Gaia's Gate" Cave Tour

Guided exploration of coastline caves, wildlife, and local history, a unique adventure for hikers


Private Paddle Board Lesson with your Dog

Master paddle boarding basics while SUP Pups teaches safety, techniques, and tips for your dog's love of paddling


Marine Bio 101: Snorkel In Mission Bay

Explore Mission Bay On A Snorkel Where We Look For And Learn About Marine Life


Epoxy Wave Art

Unveil the art of Epoxy Resin in crafting a San Diego-inspired ocean wave charcuterie board during this creative session


Explore Marine Life in Tide Pools

Explore and Learn About Local Tide Pools With a Marine Biology Educator!


Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop

Craft your own macrame plant hanger at our workshop and master the artistry of knots!


San Diego Bay Private Tour

Explore San Diego's maritime history up close on a small boat, visiting landmarks like USS Midway and Coronado Bridge


San Diego Sunset Bay Cruise

Experience a San Diego Bay sunset cruise, capturing iconic photos under the Coronado Bay Bridge


Ticketed Harbor Cruise

Join Us on Aboard for a 2.5 Hour Cruise of the San Diego Bay. Bring Your Friends or Family for a Great Day on the Water

Girl and dog

Kona Kai Pupnic

Perfect Picnic For Pup Appreciation

Little Palm Island Resort & Spa Suite Exterior

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