Kona Kai Resort and Spa

Perched on the western end of San Diego’s Shelter Island, the venerable Kona Kai Resort and Spa has a new look, a new vibe, new suites, and a new club.

The Kona Kai has been a San Diego favorite for generations because of its spectacular location. It’s surrounded by San Diego Bay on three sides with views at every turn. The resort’s marina – filled with million dollar yachts – frames every glance from the pool, private beach and restaurant. And for million dollar views of San Diego, simply walk out onto your balcony or patio for a morning cup of coffee or a breathtaking sunset reflected off the downtown skyline.

Warmed by bright sunshine, and softened by a refreshing sea breeze each day, the Kona Kai Resort has always sparkled – but never more than today. Noble House Hotels and Resorts recently completed a major makeover of the entire resort. From the rooms and suites, to the restaurant, spas, and pools, everything at the resort is new, fresh and inviting for every type of getaway – from a family vacation, to a romantic weekend.

Casual luxury is the vibe in all of the resort’s remodeled guest rooms.
And the Kona Kai just premiered 41 new suites with sophisticated contemporary beach design, oversized deluxe bathrooms, and the best views the resort has to offer.

The resort’s lively Vessel Restaurant and Bar has quickly become one of San Diego’s most talked about dining experiences. The Vessel features a 360-degree bar in the center of the room, surrounded by stunning marina views. The New American menu features local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients. The Lobster Mac and Cheese, Seared Diver Scallops, and Pork Chop with Sour Cherry Glaze are highlights. Leave room for the Key Lime pie.

The Kona Kai has every resort amenity you can think of including a large family pool with private cabanas, an adult only pool with a poolside bar that serves “spiked” snow cones, and a large private beach with fire rings for sunset bonfires. Stand up paddle boards, kayaks, and Jet Skis are available for a day on San Diego Bay. The resort also offers a fitness center, beach cruisers, and a Kids Korner activity room.

The new SpaTerre at Kona Kai is a peaceful refuge offering a variety of exotic Indonesian, Fijian, and Thai spa experiences including a unique heated alpha-quartz sand bed.

And for people lucky enough to live in San Diego, or visit frequently, the Kona Kai Resort now offers membership in the new Kona Kai Club. Members receive special access to the resorts amenities including the pools, cabanas, private beach, fitness center and fitness classes, and locker room. Members also receive discounts on drinks and meals, water sport rentals, spa services, and guest rooms at all Noble House Properties.

Kona Kai Resort and Spa

By Rick Brown


P.O. Box 1435 | Thousand Oaks | CA | 91360


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