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Marina & Watersports

Paradise Point, a San Diego waterfront hotel, is well-known for its private, full-service marina, located adjacent to the Barefoot Bar & Grill. Here on the shimmering waters of San Diego's Mission Bay, hotel guests can enjoy convenient access to SeaWorld alongside various aquatic activities such as sailing, jet skiing, motor boating and kayaking can be learned and enjoyed. For availability, pricing, and reservations, please visit or call 858-581-5939.

Paradise Surf Academy

Guests of all ages can learn to shred the waves like a local at our San Diego surf school. Every 3-hour class starts with a quick boat ride to Paradise Surf Academy headquarters where our highly experienced staff will teach you everything you need to learn to surf in San Diego. All participants are provided with surfboards, wetsuits, leashes, transportation from the marina to the Mission Bay Aquatic Center, use of locker rooms and showers, and a year-long membership to the Surfrider Foundation, Paradise Point's official partner in protecting our oceans and beaches.

Sunset Duffy Cruise

Enjoy California’s famous coastal sunsets from the water on a private 90-minute cruise around Mission Bay. An experienced captain will take up to 6 passengers out in our Duffy boat, fully enclosed with windows and equipped with a dining table. Food and beverage may be ordered in advance through Paradise Point’s restaurants or Island Market and brought on board. Reservations required.


Take a leisurely sail around Mission Bay in one of our sloops, ranging from 14 to 25 feet in length. Lessons & skippers are available for the less experienced.


Take to the waters of Mission Bay in one of six-passenger runabouts. Renter or operator must be at least 18 years old with a valid driver's license. No previous boating experience necessary. Basic operational instruction provided at time rental.

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Waterskiing & Wakeboarding

Our driver takes up to four passengers out in our Ski Nautique competition Ski Boat. All-inclusive package features water-skis, wakeboards, kneeboards, wetsuits, life vests, gas, oil & instructions. Reservations required.

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Jet Skis

Experience high-speed thrills on the waves of Mission Bay in one of our three-person sit-down type personal watercraft. Drivers must be at least 18 years and no one under 12 years of age is allowed to ride on the watercraft. Children riding on the back of the jet skis must meet a minimum height requirement of 36".


Paddle your way through a day of fun on serene Mission Bay in a single or double kayak.


Explore Mission Bay via the latest trend in watersports - stand up paddleboarding. This activity involves standing upright on a large surfboard-like paddleboard and propelling yourself using a single paddle. Great for a unique workout or just a fun day on the bay.


The nearby Dana Landing location will help you plan a fishing day for the whole family. Rental fishing rods and bait tackle are available to fish from shore or one of our fishing skiffs. A fleet of six-passenger sport fishing yachts is available for charters for ½ day to 2-day trips.

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Whether the occasion calls for a special, romantic dinner for two overlooking the glittering, moonlit Mission Bay or an island-inspired casual restaurant for the whole family, Paradise Point offers diverse dining options for San Diego locals and guests of our Mission Bay resort. Enjoy our signature beach restaurant Tidal, a laid-back dining experience at the waterfront Barefoot Bar & Grill, or quick eats at the poolside Tropics Cantina or Caveman Pizza Company.

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Nestled in the lush, tropical foliage that surrounds Paradise Point's island resort is a premier spa vacation destination where exotic rituals from islands around the world and local San Diego influences collide. The result is The Spa at Paradise Point - an intimate and inviting San Diego day spa sanctuary voted one of the top 100 U.S. resort spas by Condé Nast Traveler.

With the backdrop of a lush oasis, exotic treatment rooms, and cooling sea breezes, the professionally trained spa therapists will lull you into a sense of well-being and relaxation.

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