Casual luxury meets sun, surf and delight!

The Kona Kai San Diego Resort & Spa is a boutique hotel where you can enjoy a simple day outdoors at the private beach, Tiki Bar or new Adult Pool, sipping something wonderful, curled up with a big hat with a great book. It's your time, and they are there to make it spectacular. You'll find you quickly melt into the relaxed vibe. With magnificent San Diego views from every room, who could blame you if you stayed in all day and ordered in-room dining?


Kona Kai Resort & Spa is excited to announce the expansion of the resort with 41 new luxurious suites and recently-renovated guest rooms. The luxurious suites are the newest in Shelter Island with oversized balconies, luxurious bathrooms and gas fireplaces in some. Each room invites you to melt into serene relaxation. Kona Kai blends laid-back charm with a sprinkle of island-style zest and a twist of southern California magic. It’ll take mere moments for you to unwind and understand exactly what they mean.

Enjoy waterfront dining at the all-new Vessel Restaurant on Shelter Island. Opening the doors to panoramic waterfront views, the restaurants in Shelter Island are a wonderful dining experience for breakfast, lunch or dinner, serving the finest in SoCal cuisine, and steaks and seafood. Relax and enjoy the sunset and tropical breezes of San Diego Bay in the beautiful restaurant overlooking the Kona Kai Marina. Visit the Kona Kai Lounge for Happy Hour every day.


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. Discover the healing power of warm sand to alleviate pain and promote comfort. 


Breathe in the salty breeze, as the quiet waters of the bay ripple at your feet- the perfect venue for San Diego weddings. Your day, set on a private beach or a tropical garden against the backdrop of the San Diego Bay. Views abound from all our outdoor spaces including courtyards, terraces, gardens, and the private beach. Whether is relaxed romance or casual luxury, they will help create the perfect gathering of an intimate group or a collection of friends and family. Large or small, the expert planners will help create the magical wedding of your dreams.

Special Offers


Kona Kai Resort offers something for everyone! 

Kona Kai resort offers a variety of fun events, packages and San Diego hotel deals to make your stay that much more enticing. From a romantic getaway to a package of family fun, they provide the experience that’s right for you. Let Kona Kai show you what island hospitality looks like SoCal style.



Kona Kai is the perfect venue for your San Diego wedding. Breathe in the salty breeze with the bay rippling at your toes!



Amenities at a Glance:

Management Info:
Gay friendly

Mixed Gay/Straight

In Room Facilities/Services:
Coffee / Tea Pot
Internet Access
Laundry Service

On Property Facilities/Services:
Meeting Rooms
Room Service
Celebration Planning
Hot Tub(s)
Swimming Pool(s)

Commitment Ceremony Planning / Hosting:


Children Welcome:

Pets Allowed:


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