Best San Diego Resorts

Interested in finding some great San Diego Resorts? It's a beautiful to stay, close to the beach and has great attractions close by like SeaWorld. We've listed the best resorts below all set to make for a great vacation!

View of the boats from Paradise Point ResortView of the boats at Paradise Point Resort & Spa

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Paradise Point Resort & Spa 

If you are looking for a  big San Diego resort by Sea World this may well suit you. On a  private island, and more kids activities and pools than even Carribean resorts this is an excellent San Diego family resort. With five pools, water sports, golf, and a good sized beach.

Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Paradise Point is located on a 44 acre peninsula in Mission Bay Park. The resort is almost next to SeaWorld San Diego. Mission Beach and Old Town are less than four miles away.

It's a large resort with 462 bungalows with marble vanities and cascading showerheads, high speed Internet access, refrigerators. 

Highlights include The Barefoot Bar with some live music performances, fitness center, Spa Terre, five pools, five championship tennis courts, a basketball and a volleyball court, an 18 hole putting course, table tennis, croquet and rental bicycles, private marina, watercraft rentals, and children's camp.

Reviews like this resort and give it good scores. Past guests like the location and grounds and families love it saying it's a great spot for kids with the beach and SeaWorld. 

Get more information and see the latest reviews for Paradise Point Reserve.

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa

Hilton San Diego Resort is located on Mission Bay, close to the airport, SeaWorld and other area attractions. The position on the Bay leverages all that is good about a San Diego beach vacation with great access to attractions and beach water sports rentals. 

With 360 rooms this is a big resort with a great pool area with whirlpool and kiddie pools.

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa

Amenities include a marina with rentals, fitness center, bayfront pool, championship tennis courts, full-service spa, and a great restaurant. There's also a free shuttle to SeaWorld.

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa

There are guest rooms or suites that will suit families or those who would like extra space. They offer a nice bit of luxury.

Reviewers rate this resort well and it's definitely one of the best San Diego resorts.  There are fees for some privileges like wifi and cabanas by the pool. 

Get more information and see the latest reviews for Hilton San Diego

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Catamaran Resort is located in Mission Bay and on a private beach. It consists of 14 acres of tropical gardens that features a waterfall, a full service spa, pilates on a quiet lawn by the beach, an outdoor pool, video arcade attracts gamers, seasonal children's programs and live entertainment. 

It's close to pedal boats, kayaks, waverunners, ski boats, sailboats and catamarans. Most equipment can be rented at the resort.

Rooms: 313 with high speed Internet access, coffeemakers, cable/satellite television, chance of a refrigerator. 

Reviews: This one gets outstanding superlatives from the guests that have stayed here recently. Over the top recommendations from families and luxury lovers alike. The kids had room to move, there was a neat kitchen, the experience was awesome. This is the kind of feedback you like to get from guests for San Diego resorts. 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Golf Resort San Diego

DoubleTree by Hilton Golf Resort San Diego

DoubleTree is a full service resort set amongst vibrant communities with a par 72 golf course. It's located 23 minutes from downtown San Diego and San Diego International Airport.

Amenities include golf, lots of sight-seeing, fine dining and shopping. Caters for families and has basketball and tennis courts.

Rooms: 174 spacious guest rooms which feature a balcony or patio with a view of the beautiful property and surrounding landscape.

Reviews: Golfers and families alike love this spacious resort. The grounds are superb and the facilities and amenities were also regarded highly. Clearly above the average quality for a more than competitive price.

Click here for more information and the latest reviews for DoubleTree Resort.

There are a few more options for you in San Diego. If you'd like a luxury resort, there are some great ones to choose from. Visit our luxury resort page linked below.

San Diego Luxury Resorts

More Resort - Hotel Options

There are also some quite good hotels with many of the amenities of resorts that are worth a mention. 

Pacific Terrace Hotel 

Pacific Terrace Hotel, San Diego

Located on the white sand beaches between Mission Bay and La Jolla. A wooden staircase leads to the boardwalk and beach. Sea World is five miles away and Old Town about the same.

Amenities: Complimentary continental breakfasts, wine receptions, complimentary wireless, outdoor pool with sundeck, spa therapy services and massages in treatment rooms, parking, and a fitness center are all part of the scene. You can also charge some restaurants to your room account.

Reviews: Guests are really lapping up the boutique format these days. Also, listening to the waves breaking from your bedroom has a nice effect. Families and honeymooners loved this hotel and the breakfasts.

Get more information and see the latest reviews for Pacific Terrace.

Tower23 Hotel

Not a resort but a great hotel, Tower23 is a sophisticated trendy hotel three miles from La Jolla. Close to where surf competitions are.

Amenities: Minimal design, near nightlife, has a Zen garden, cocktail service on the terrace, fire pit, wireless high speed Internet down to the beach, a business center, and a coffee shop.

There are 38 guestrooms and "Surf Pads" that have private balconies.

Reviews: Seems guests really dig this hip new funky hotel. Nearly all reviews are outstanding and guests really appreciated the fresh modern approach. Looks better than the pics.

Get more information and see the latest reviews for Tower23.

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