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Escape to Harbor Island

Spectacular Views and Bayside Charm

Experience great restaurants, exciting water activities and stunning views of San Diego Bay and downtown’s dynamic skyline.

Located within minutes of downtown and next door to San Diego International Airport, the bayside Harbor Island has plenty to offer whether you are seeking a delicious seafood dinner, sunset happy hour, thrilling bay tour, or relaxing bike ride, all with incredible views.

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina


Hilton San Diego Airport Harbor Island

The 211-room Hilton San Diego Airport Harbor Island boasts great views of picturesque Harbor Island West Marina, San Diego Bay and the downtown skyline. Guests can enjoy California cuisine in the Panorama Bar & Grill, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary airport shuttle.

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

The 1,053 guestrooms of the 4-Star, 3-Diamond Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina are split between two towers, Marina and Bay Tower, and feature private balconies and breathtaking views. The property boasts three swimming pools, four unique dining options, tennis courts, a spa, and numerous water activities.

Coasterra Restaurant and View of Downtown San Diego Skyline



Enjoy spectacular views, weekday happy hours with signature cocktails, and innovative and modern Mexican cuisine at the spacious bayside Coasterra restaurant and lounge.

Island Prime/C-Level Lounge

The two restaurants serve up one panoramic view stretching from downtown across San Diego Bay to Coronado. Island Prime is known for excellent steak and seafood dishes, while C-Level Lounge features California Modern cuisine.

Tom Ham's Lighthouse

The local landmark Tom Ham's Lighthouse has served fresh seafood since 1971. Guests can find plenty of seafood offerings, including oysters, clams and Baja shrimp, along with an indulgent Sunday brunch.

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Activities and More

Harbor Island Park and Pathways

Harbor Island is an ideal place to enjoy the city lights by night, the Big Bay Boom firework show on July 4th, and the annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights in December. Harbor Island Park is a grassy area, perfect for relaxing, exercising or enjoying a picnic lunch. A shoreline path around the island comes with a steady ocean breeze keeping walkers, joggers, skaters, and bikers cool while enjoying spectacular scenery.

Adventure RIB Rides

Adrenaline seekers love these fast-moving, fun rides in a Navy Seal Rigid Inflatable Boat (R.I.B.). Guests can enjoy Adventure RIB Rides' year-round Whale and Dolphin Watching Tours, Wildlife and Naval Heritage Tours around the bay, and day trips to Mexico to explore the majestic Los Coronados Islands.

Adventuress Luxury Catamaran

Parties of 2-48 guests can sail around the bay in a luxurious 60-foot catamaran available for private charter with Adventuress Luxury Catamaran. The Adventuress is a gorgeous venue for groups of family and friends who want to gather either dockside or under sail in a relaxed, private atmosphere.

San Diego Sailing Tours

Year-round adventures include a 2-Hour Sail Tour, Sunset Sail, Couples Private Sailing Tour, Wildlife Tour with breakfast, and much more. With vessels named Lei Lani ("Heavenly Flowers"), Lei Aloha ("Beloved Child") and Lana Kai ("Afloat on Calm Waters"), San Diego Sailing Tours tours are certain to be memorable and fun.

San Diego Speed Boat Adventures

This a guided and narrated San Diego harbor and bay tour with a twist. Guests navigate and captain their own speedboat while following knowledgeable San Diego Speed Boat Adventures guides on a fun adventure. Witty yet historical narration is done through two-way communication systems mounted in each boat.

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