Resort Amenities

Immerse in the tropical ambiance of casual island luxury.

Kona Kai San Diego Resort is a boutique hotel that offers a relaxed vibe of island luxury. What guests notice first is the striking contrast of traditional Spanish Colonial style, which we’ve infused with modern elements. Dark wood against white textiles creates a breathtaking airiness of divine distinction. Sophisticated and elegant, yet sandy and casual.

Sun, surf and sea create the tropical essence of the Kona Kai San Diego Resort. 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.

Couple Lounging In Their Spacious Guest Room.

Our marina guest receives these entitlements:

  • Preferred pricing on our best available guest room rates
  • 10% off dining and drinks in Vessel Restaurant + Bar
  • 10% off dining and drinks at poolside Tiki Bar
  • 10% off treatments at SpaTerre
  • Preferred pricing on Banquets and Catering


Relaxing by the pool might just be the extent of your perfect getaway. As you bask in the San Diego sun, we’ll provide picturesque scenery of the gorgeous boats housed in the marina, all kinds of sailboats gliding by, lush green gardens, the private beach and an occasional sea life visitor. Complimentary use of the pool for all our marina guests.

Lady On A Lounge Chair By The Pool.
Couple Riding Bikes On The Beach.

Resort Overview

Kona Kai San Diego Resort is full of activities, adventures and amenities. From lazing on our private beach to enjoying cocktails poolside. From paddle boarding and kayaking to chartering a sailboat or fishing off the pier. From badminton to bonfires, your request is our desire. Let us know how we can make your visit the most amazing ever.

Nightly Bonfires

Let your cares melt away while sitting by a crackling fire, surrounded by breathtaking views of Point Loma, Kona Kai Marina, and the best sunsets in Southern California. S’more Kits are available for purchase.

Family Having A Campfire On The Beach.
The Private Beach At Kona Kai.

Private Beach

If you’re looking for beach luxury, grab a lounge chair and look no further. Kona Kai San Diego Resort offers the only privately owned beach in San Diego, complete with gas fire pits and private cabanas. Enjoy the white sand and gorgeous views of the marina.

Twice as Nice

As a marina tenant, you are also eligible for dining and guest room discounts at our sister property, The Portofino Hotel & Marina.  We like to call it our Twice as Nice reciprocal program, but you can just call it a great reason to get away to Redondo Beach!  So cast anchor and take advantage of a 10% discount off dining and drinks in The Portofino’s BALEENkitchen & Bar and preferred pricing on best available guest room rates.

Kona Kai San Diego Resort

Your home away from home, expertly blending San Diego’s personality with a casual luxury that’ll make it hard to imagine leaving.

Kona Kai San Diego Resort

Your home away from home, expertly blending San Diego’s personality with a casual luxury that’ll make it hard to imagine leaving.


Vessel Restaurant + Bar

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