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Kona Kai Resort & Spa *

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Location Details
Located on Shelter Island overlooking San Diego Bay and the marina, just three miles from San Diego International Airport (SAN).
General Information
The newly transformed and expanded Kona Kai Resort & Spa 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 the Point Loma restaurant. Enjoy a day on the private beach, sipping specialty drinks from the Tiki Bar or relax near the new adults-only pool.

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Room Details

Take in scenic, lush courtyard, pristine pool, marina or bay views from these newly renovated guestrooms. Enjoy 350 square feet of casual luxury with private furnished patio or balcony, marble bath with rain fall shower head, minibar with regional SoCal items and connecting rooms available.

Suite Details

Suites featuring sophistication and comfort, from the hand-hewn wooden beams to the spa-inspired bathrooms. Relax in the calming breeze from the ocean on your oversized balcony. Beautifully-appointed and brand new, the luxurious suites are the perfect getaway to cozy up in front of fire and take in spectacular views of the Point Loma Marina on your waterfront balcony. Enjoy 420 square feet of space with private waterfront patio or balcony, open floor seating area, gas fireplaces, marble baths, and connecting room options. Choices include junior suites and one-bedroom suites with fireplace, firepit, bay view, marina view and water view options.


Vessel Restaurant + Bar | Fresh off of a transformation that includes the addition of a 360° bar at its center and video wall showcasing local landscapes, Vessel is one of San Diego’s most sought after dining venues. The coastal fare created by the culinary team incorporates local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients, taking traditional delicacies and giving them a flavorful twist.
Tiki Bar | Enjoy expansive views of the private beach and the Point Loma hillside. With poolside fire pits and four deluxe cabanas for rental, you can stay poolside and enjoy the San Diego sunshine while the little ones fuel up with kid-approved food, mocktails and frozen treats.
Palmoa Bar | With views for days, a tranquil vibe and stylish cabanas, the adults-only oasis offers specialty cocktails and coastal cuisine.


Family-friendly or adults-only, there’s a pool in paradise with your name on it. Spoil yourself in a private cabana with a TV, Wi-Fi, comfortable seating for up to eight people, two lounge chairs, bottled waters, chips, cookies and towels. See San Diego from a complimentary beach cruiser. 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.


Enjoy the only private beach in San Diego and play badminton, volleyball, bean bag toss, sandcastle building and bonfires. Don’t forget to take advantage of the beachside service to complete your waterfront experience!


SpaTerre | Noble House Hotels & Resorts’ signature spa experience, nurture your body and spirit using state-of-the-art heated alpha-quartz sand beds, attentive service and more.


The fitness center offers cardiovascular equipment and free weights.

Nearby Attractions

Enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, diving and other water activities in San Diego’s La Jolla Cove or entertain the family at top attractions in San Diego such as LEGOLAND® and SeaWorld®.

Other Information

The Kona Kai Resort invites four-legged friends to enjoy the ultimate in hosPETality at Diego’s premier resort, as part of the new Island Paws program.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.

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