Best Beach Hotels in San Diego

San Diego is a very popular destination for many reasons, one of which being the number of incredible hotel options to choose from when visiting the area. To help you decide which hotel is right for your trip, we have compiled a list of the best beach hotels in the San Diego area.

La Jolla Shores Hotel

La Jolla Shores Hotel is unique in that it is one of the only San Diego hotels that is located directly on the beach. In addition to their beachfront location, the hotel offers their guests complimentary beach chairs, umbrellas, and beach towels. The hotel has an on-site restaurant that offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the week, and brunch on Sunday mornings. Free wireless internet is available all through the hotel, and La Jolla Shores Hotel also has a free shuttle to many local La Jolla area attractions. In addition, La Jolla Shores Hotel is committed to ecological responsibility, using water efficient bathroom fixtures, in-room recycling, and Energy Star-rated appliances.

Hotel Del Coronado

Hotel Del Coronado is a historic hotel built in the late 1800's, located on the beach in the Coronado area of San Diego. Well known and recognized for the red shingled roof, Hotel Del Coronado boasts suites and villas available for guests. Hotel Del Coronado offers amenities for the entire family, including children's play areas and programs, beach equipment rentals, a 24 hour fitness center, a full-service salon, vanishing edge pool, several restaurants and bars and pet friendly options for guests.

Pacific Terrace Hotel

Pacific Terrace Hotel is located in the northern side of Pacific Beach in San Diego. Pacific Terrace Hotel is located above the beach, offering breathtaking views of the ocean, especially at sunset. Pacific Terrace Hotel offers an outdoor heated pool, a 24 hour fitness center, a two hour daily bike rental, use of beach equipment including umbrella, chairs, boogie board and sand toys, wireless internet and coupons for local businesses.

Catamaran Resort

Catamaran Resort is located in Mission Bay, San Diego and is close to both the bay and the Pacific Ocean. Catamaran Resort boasts several hidden gardens, thousands of species of tropical plants and exotic birds, and incredible views of the city skyline and beaches. Catamaran Resort offers various children's activities, fitness classes, and family fun throughout the year. Restaurants and a salon are located on the property, as well as a fitness center and pool.

Kona Kai Resort and Spa

Located on Shelter Island, Kona Kai Resort has a private beach available for guests. Popular activities are fishing, paddle boarding and sailing, in addition to sunbathing and enjoying the pool. Several family activities are available at Kona Kai, from S'more roasting to movies in the pool. A fitness center, spa and restaurant are all available on the resort property.

There are several beaches and many more hotels to choose from on your visit to San Diego. Any of the above mentioned hotels will be the perfect setting for you and your family to make many lasting memories.