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Room type

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Room, 1 King Bed, Pool View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Room, 1 King Bed, Bay View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Bay View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Marina View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Room, 1 King Bed, Marina View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelSprawling Shelter Island resort on San Diego Bay

Island in the bay

Situated at the tip of Shelter Island, this 8-acre resort is 6 miles (9.7 kilometers) from SeaWorld and Seaport Village; historic Old Town and downtown San Diego are 7 miles (11.3 kilometers) away.

Kona Kai Resort & Spa offers luxurious guest rooms with newly remodeled bathrooms and revitalized in-room amenities. There's also a refreshed lobby, a completely renovated waterfront restaurant, Vessel, a newly built Tiki Bar, along with a revamped pool and meeting spaces.

Dining with marina view

Inspired by modern San Diego, the Kona Kai Resort & Spa has transformed itself into a maritime haven of casual elegance - nautical chic meets beach bungalow. Natural materials, such as reclaimed wood and backlit onyx bar tops to hi-tech panoramic video art and plush furniture, Kona Kai Resort & Spa offers guests the perfect island respite from bright and bustling San Diego.

Tropical theme

All Kona Kai Resort guestrooms have a tropical theme and rattan furniture. Spacious rooms provide private patios or balconies, newly renovated bathrooms, and wireless and wired high-speed Internet access (included in resort fee).

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

At the tip of Shelter Island, this eight-acre California resort is adjacent to San Diego Bay, with direct access to a private beach, and seven miles from downtown San Diego.

The Kona Kai Resort & Spa offers an outdoor swimming pool, spa tub, fitness facility, and a sand beach. The full-service, ocean view SpaTerre at Kona Kai Resort & Spa provides guests body scrubs and wraps, facial and body treatments, manicures and pedicures, a full menu of massages, a mud bath, and steam room. The marina-view restaurant and lounge, Vessel, offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Room service is available during limited hours. The resort covers 50,000 square feet (4,645 square meters) of event space, including the Point Loma ballroom.

Additional amenities include luggage storage, tour/ticket assistance, wired and wireless Internet access (included in resort fee), valet parking (fees apply), and on-site bicycle rentals. Complimentary newspapers are available in the lobby and at the front desk. Small pets are permitted for a fee (1 pet per room with a maximum allowable pet weight of 25 pounds (11.3 kilograms) - nonrefundable deposit and daily cleaning fee applies).

  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach towels
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Business center
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Conference center
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-out
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Full-service spa
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Marina on site
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 129
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds available

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony or patio
  • Cable TV service
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free toiletries
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Phone
  • Premium TV channels
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Shower/tub combination
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Where to Eat

Vessel - Marina-view restaurant with adjacent Vessel Lounge. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Casual decor and outdoor seating. American fare. Children's menu available.

Room service is available during limited hours.

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Nearby Things to Do

This San Diego resort includes a large outdoor swimming pool with room to swim laps or splash. The surrounding sundeck includes a spa tub. The Kona Kai Resort offers a private beach with volleyball and children's play area (no swimming). Luaus are held on the beach during summertime. The fitness facility offers aerobics and other classes (surcharge). Guests may rent bicycles. 2 massage rooms are also on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Boat tours nearby
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Spa Services

The full-service, ocean view SpaTerre at Kona Kai Resort & Marina provides body scrubs and wraps, facial and body treatments, manicures and pedicures, a full menu of massages, a mud bath, and steam room. Guests under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 18 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • 0.195 percent tourism fee will be charged
  • Resort fee: USD 18.00 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room coffee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 18.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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