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Catamaran Hotel Resort

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Location Details
A tropical hideaway in San Diego’s Pacific Beach community. This Polynesian-themed resort, only eight miles from San Diego International Airport, offers casual elegance with palm trees, lush vegetation, tiki torches, koi ponds, waterfalls, and exotic birds that like to strike up conversations with guests. With Mission Bay as our backyard and the Pacific Ocean across the street, there's no better choice among Pacific Beach San Diego hotels.
General Information
Whether you enjoy sunbathing at the beach, relaxing by the pool, rejuvenating in The Catamaran Spa’s hot tub that overlooks the bay, paddle boarding, or cruising up and down the boardwalk on a bike or Segway, there is something for everyone. When you’re ready to venture out into America’s Finest City, you are just three miles from SeaWorld San Diego, 12 miles from the world-famous San Diego Zoo, and 28 miles from LEGOLAND California.

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Room Details

With a prime location close to the Pacific Beach and an inviting tropical setting, all of the 310 San Diego suites, studios, and hotel rooms provide the comfort and amenities to enjoy the beachfront lifestyle. The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa’s welcoming accommodations feature a balcony or patio with breathtaking views of Mission Bay, the Pacific Beach neighborhood and coastline, or the property’s lush tropical gardens.
Garden Rooms | Provide a relaxing setting with views of the hotel’s lush tropical gardens that include more than 1,000 types of trees and plants, exotic wildlife, and koi ponds. The rooms include 1 king or 2 queen-size beds, a small refrigerator, HD TV, a full-size tub with shower, a dining area, as well as a balcony or patio.
Tower Rooms | Housed in the centrally located tower, these rooms offer a variety of beautiful views to enjoy from your private balcony or patio. South-facing rooms look out over Mission Bay, north-facing rooms show off the Pacific Ocean and the coastline toward La Jolla, and ground floor and lower levels have a view of the resort’s lush tropical gardens. All rooms feature 1 king bed, a full-size tub with shower, and HD TV.
Bayfront Rooms |
For a true beach experience, the signature bay front rooms are located in the two-story buildings directly adjacent to beautiful Mission Bay and its boardwalk. With a prime location, these rooms include 1 king or 2 queen beds, HD TV, a full-size tub with shower, a small refrigerator, a dining area, and a balcony or patio to overlook your unbeatable bay views.
Studios | The studios provide a great option for families and guests looking for cooking amenities. The space includes 2 queen-size beds, a dining area, a private balcony or patio and a kitchenette with full-size appliances. Located in the tower, guests are spoiled with views of Mission Bay and downtown San Diego, of the Pacific Beach neighborhood and the coastline toward La Jolla or the lush gardens throughout the property.

Suite Details

Garden View Suites | Located on the lower level floors of the tower, this suite offers peaceful views of the resort’s tropical garden paradise. The bedroom area includes 1 king bed, HD TV, walk-in closet, full-size tub with shower and a balcony or patio. The suite’s separate living area has a pull-out sofa, an additional HD TV, a dining area, and another balcony or patio to enjoy. The suite also includes a kitchenette with a full-size refrigerator, stove, oven, toaster, and microwave.
Bay View and Bayfront Suites | Enjoy the breathtaking views of Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean from your bay view suite. The bedroom features 1 king bed, HD TV, walk-in closet, full-size tub with shower and its own balcony, while the separate living area includes a separate balcony, a pull-out sofa, an additional HD TV, a dining area, and a full kitchenette with a full-size refrigerator, stove, oven, toaster, and microwave.


Oceana Coastal Kitchen | Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Oceana Coastal Kitchen is the delicious signature restaurant at the Catamaran with beachfront dining that offers inspiring views of Mission Bay. With chef-driven cuisine as well as a modern, ocean-inspired design, the restaurant offers a memorable beachfront dining experience and coastal California dishes.
Oceana Sunday Champagne Brunch | A weekly tradition, the Sunday Champagne Brunch blends panoramic Mission Bay views with a carefully selected brunch menu. Choose between a three-course prix fixe menu complete with Champagne and mimosas, or choose your own brunch experience with a delicious selection of á la carte menu items.
Moray’s | Located steps from the shores of Mission Bay, Moray’s outdoor lounge features a tropical setting lined with tiki torches, fire pit tables, and lush flora. Relax over a casual meal, happy hour, or late night cocktails overlooking the bay or inside the bar to enjoy the beautiful saltwater aquarium with exotic, tropical fish.
Lava Java | Lava Java coffee bar is a convenient grab-and-go café with an assortment of espresso drinks from local roaster Ryan Bros. Coffee. The tiki-themed café also offers a selection of breakfast and lunch options which can be enjoyed in the casual outdoor seating area.
Private Dining Room | Ideal for intimate group dinners or working lunch meetings up to 10 people, savor fresh fare and bay views in Oceana Coastal Kitchen's cozy private dining room. For groups up to 16, the restaurant also boasts a semi-private dining room with calming coastal artwork and hand-blown glass light fixtures.


Surrounded by towering palm trees and lush scenery, the inviting pool atmosphere at the Catamaran is a great way to unwind and have fun with your friends and family during your San Diego vacation. Toast the sunset and roast s'mores under the stars when you book a private bonfire with our local partner, Bayside Bonfires. A unique experience at the Catamaran, families can gather with our feathered friends, the colorful talking macaws. Don’t miss this special photo opportunity with these beautiful exotic birds. With two on-property locations, Action Sports Rentals offers the best rental equipment available for exciting outdoor activities including standup paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing, and biking around the bay.


Lounge on the Catamaran’s beach chairs and enjoy the gentle sea breezes and relaxing views of Mission Bay. The Beach Concierge Service has everything you need for an unforgettable beach day on beautiful Mission Bay. Discover essentials such as umbrellas, chairs, and towels.


Relax and rejuvenate at San Diego’s only beachfront spa. With options for massages, facials, and more, the treatments at The Catamaran Spa are inspired by South Pacific and Asian healing traditions.


Just steps from the beach overlooking Mission Bay and the boardwalk, the on-site fitness center features the latest workout equipment and lets you take in the view while you spend time focusing on your wellness.

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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