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Beaches & Bays

70 miles of glorious coastline is San Diego's signature attraction

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Discover the best beaches for families and off-leash dogs, beaches coveted by the world’s top surfers and the best beaches for bonfires, bike rides, tide pooling and more.  So grab your beach towels, slather on the sunscreen, and get out to explore some of the finest beaches and bays in the world.

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San Diego 24-mile Bike Route

Palm trees and the sun-soaked coastline make the Bayshore Bikeway an iconic ride, and a must if you’re looking for a memorable cycling outing during your stay in San Diego.

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7 Ways to Make a Splash in San Diego

Dive into these 7 big, bright water-related San Diego adventures

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Where to Surf in San Diego

If you already know how to surf, you'll find a variety of different of waves and conditions along San Diego's 70 miles of open ocean coastline to suit your individual style.

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San Diego Dog Beaches and Off Leash Dog Parks

Find dog-friendly beaches and off leash dog parks in San Diego that are great for your dog to perfect its doggy-paddle, play fetch, or have a snore-fest on the warm sand.

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San Diego International Film Festival

Oct 14 - Oct 24, 2021

The Power of Perspective. In-Person and Virtual Screenings

This October, we’re looking forward to celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the San Diego Intl Film Festival with a hybrid of both virtual and in-person screenings and events. While features, documentaries and shorts will be available on demand in the Festival Virtual Village, we are excited to announce in-person events and screenings at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park, the Catamaran Resort on Mission Bay and the USS Midway!

The Festival celebrates the power of film to create empathy via new perspectives that emerge from powerful and compelling storytelling. The line-up includes film premieres, new studio releases, the best in independent filmmaking, industry panels and live chats with filmmakers from around the world.

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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Dec 12 - Dec 19, 2021

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated sailing by the shores for all to see.

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Private Coastal Wine Tasting Tour

May 4 - ongoing

Cruise South along the San Diego coast in our private van to visit our three Carruth Cellars Tasting Rooms in Carlsbad, Solana Beach and Little Italy; enjoy an in-depth dive into Carruth Cellar's wine, winemaking practices, history and our communities!

$138 non-members | $110 for members
(Members, check your emails for the discount code)

Available for groups of 4-6. Includes a tasting flight and glass of wine (6 tastings + 1 glass), charcuterie board, wood fired pizza, transportation and private tour guide/wine educator. Receive an additional discount on any wine purchases made the day of your tour!

* Please note that tours start at our CARLSBAD VILLAGE Tasting Room! Coming from downtown? We recommend taking the coaster (our Tasting Room backs up to the Carlsbad Coaster Station) or an Uber to Carlsbad!

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Ghost Roast

Oct 2 - Oct 30, 2021

Bonfires on the beach have long been a favorite tradition at The Del and now the experience has a supernatural flair. Guests snuggle up around the fire and roast s’mores as they are visited by Kate Morgan and hear her spooky tale.

Fire pits can be reserved for a one-hour experience. Reservations are required and one pit accommodates up to 10 guests. 

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San Diego 24-mile Bike Route

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San Diego Dog Beaches and Off Leash Dog Parks

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San Diego International Film Festival

Oct 14 - Oct 24, 2021
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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Dec 12 - Dec 19, 2021
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Private Coastal Wine Tasting Tour

May 4 - ongoing
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Ghost Roast

Oct 2 - Oct 30, 2021
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Kids Ride Free with Bike & Kayak Tours La Jolla

Bike & Kayak Tours Inc La Jolla
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2021

We have two locations in San Diego, our flagship Bike and Kayak Store is located in the beautiful La Jolla Shores. Here we offer kayaking, biking and snorkeling adventures daily. Our second store,...

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Bay & Breakfast Package

The Dana on Mission Bay
Valid: Jun 11, 2021 - ongoing

Book with us directly and receive 2 breakfast entrees with coffee or juice daily at Firefly Restaurant! Valued at over $38 per day, this is a delicious way to settle into Southern California comfort...

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Linger Longer at The Dana on Mission Bay!

The Dana on Mission Bay
Valid: Jan 13, 2021 - ongoing

Unpack, unwind, and enjoy your stay at The Dana on Mission Bay! Our San Diego hotel packages include discounts on room rates and our Resort Fee. Choose us and choose the best hotel special offer in...

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