Laze on a Shelter Island Private Beach: Enjoy a simple day at our private beach, sipping something wonderful, curled up in a big hat with a great book. It's your time, and we're here to make it spectacular. Our Little Secret: You'll find you quickly melt into the essence of our relaxed vibe. With magnificent San Diego views from every room, who could blame you if you stayed in all day and ordered room service.
We invite you to discover why Conde Nast Travellers voted us one of Southern California’s Top 20 Resorts.
The Kona Kai team is excited to welcome you to the resort. We have a dedicated team of hospitality professionals that are trained to deliver a memorable experience.
Sun, surf and sea create the tropical essence of our beachfront hotel in San Diego. With a rich history steeped in the beat and bravura of Polynesian and Spanish Colonial, Kona Kai is a restyled creation of fresh, fun elegance punctuated by casual luxury. Perfect for an executive meeting, a surprise getaway or a romantic wedding, Kona Kai offers the right space for the right occasion. You’ll find that space amidst quiet, private beaches, lush tropical gardens, astounding bay and marina views along San Diego’s most magnificent stretch of waterfront.
While You're With Us
While on site, join us on the only private beach in San Diego for badminton, volleyball, bean bag toss, sandcastle building, bonfires, and cabana rentals. Don’t forget to take advantage of our beachside service to complete your waterfront experience! We invite you to enjoy unlimited complimentary fitness classes taught by certified trainers and instructors.
There is a refuge on Shelter Island that exists solely to promote health and well-being for mind, body and soul. Where exotic Indonesian, Fijian, and Thai spa experiences and rituals are custom-designed to replace the weight of the world with the feeling of utter relaxation and renewal. It is Spa Terre, the signature spa of Noble House Hotels & Resorts. More than just another hotel spa in San Diego, at Spa Terre, nurture your body and spirit with a massage on our exclusive heated alpha-quartz sand bed.
Eat & Drink
Opening the doors to panoramic waterfront views, our restaurants are a wonderful dining experience for breakfast, lunch or dinner, serving the finest in SoCal cuisine, including steaks and seafood. Relax and enjoy the sunset and tropical breezes of San Diego Bay in our beautiful restaurant overlooking the Kona Kai marina. Join us in the Kona Kai Lounge for Happy Hour every day.
Vessel Restaurant & Bar offers New American cuisine served in a casual, chic atmosphere. The coastal fare created by Chef Roy Hendrickson incorporates local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients, taking traditional delicacies and giving them a flavorful twist!
OPENING APRIL 2018
We are excited to annouce the opening of our 41 new junior suites and suites, plus our second pool. With this expansion we also have a brand new tiki bar and outdoor venue.
Everything you need for an epic summer vacation awaits you at Kona Kai Resort & Spa. Book your sun-filled getaway now. Choose from an array of fun in the sun packages for your waterfront getaway....
Wake up to the sounds of the water and indulge yourself with daily breakfast for two overlooking the Marina at Vessel Restaurant and Bar or from In-room dinning. *Breakfast includes 1 Breakfast...
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