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Say “I Do” with a View in San Diego, California

Kona Kai Resort & Spa, San Diego, California

By Lindsay Wolfe

San Diego has countless options for a California dream wedding but none with a view as breathtaking as the Kona Kai Resort & Spa. Located at the tip of Shelter Island and on one of the only privately owned beaches, Kona Kai Resort & Spa is a short scenic drive from the San Diego airport.


The innovative wedding consultants at the Kona Kai Resort & Spa can bring any vision to life! With over 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space all with stunning views, the Kona Kai Resort & Spa has picturesque venues for intimate ceremonies and grand scale affairs. All-Inclusive wedding packages are available, or your wedding consultant can help customize something unique just for your event. Book both your ceremony and reception at the Kona Kai Resort & Spa and you could receive a complimentary romantic honeymoon as part of your package!

Check out the special packages. Unique options are available to please foodies and wine lovers, adventure seekers, or even those just looking for a bed and breakfast option.

The renovated onsite restaurant, Vessel, brings new meaning to waterfront dinning. With a 360-degree bar in the center of the dining room and a glass wall that allows an unsurpassed view of the vast yacht-filled marina, any seat has a fanatic view. Vessel serves up locally inspired coastal fare with innovative twists for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.


San Diego Zoo is a must during your trip.

The USS Midway is a great excursion showing what military life was like at sea aboard one of America’s longest-serving aircraft carriers.

San Diego is known for its rapidly growing microbreweries. The Mission Brewery offers an informative tour and a craft beer tasting of 5 unique brews.


With a coastal chic vibe, the inviting cool colors of the Kona Kai Resort & Spa are highlighted with bright Polynesian accents. All with spectacular views, the spacious guest rooms are designed with private balconies or patios to enjoy the salty breeze and the bright sunshine. Guest rooms include complimentary Wi-Fi, premium in-room coffee selections, and fine linens to ensure your stay is enjoyable with various suite options.

Daily paddle boarding, kayaking trips and fishing can be arranged through the helpful staff. Land lovers bask in the sun on the private beach or order a trendy cocktail poolside from the new Tiki bar.

The SpaTerre is a refuge to relax your body and mind. With services to fit any need, the SpaTerre has rituals based on practices from across the globe customized just for you. If you are looking for a luxurious getaway full of fun southern California flair, the Kona Kai Resort & Spa has everything you could ask for.

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