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Paradise Point, a San Diego family resort, offers sports and courts of all sorts for island fun with some competitive edge, as well as beach cruisers and surrey quadracycles to make roaming near and far a breeze. If you are looking for things to do in Mission Bay, grab some bocce ball or horseshoes before heading to the beach, or take part in a surf lesson or dive-in movie. Top the night off at this San Diego beach hotel by cozying up to a bonfire, stargazing, and roasting s'mores.

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, 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.

Classes available daily at 12:30 pm. $165 per person when reserved with one calendar day or more notice. $195 per person with less than one calendar day notice. Book your San Diego surf lesson by at 858-274-4630.

*Mission Bay Aquatic Center will be closed December 10, 2018 - January 1, 2019. Surf Academy reservations will resume on January 2, 2019.


Paradise Point offers five on-property tennis courts, with tennis balls and equipment included in the Guest Amenity Fee.

Lady Playing Tennis

Daily use of the NBA-regulation basketball court and equipment is included in the Guest Amenity Fee.

Croquet & Ping-Pong

Included in the Guest Amenity Fee, a 9-wicket croquet course and ping-pong table is located next to the tennis and basketball courts.

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The Putting Links at Banana Beach

An 18-hole putting golf course stretches along the property's main entrance and is a perfect practice ground for aspiring junior PGA pros or a just-for-fun activity for the whole family. Included in the Guest Amenity Fee, putters and balls are located at the Island Market.

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Beach Cruiser Bike Rentals & Surrey Quadracycles

Ride around the resort and San Diego in style on our beach cruisers or 4-wheeled quadracycle surreys. Over 14 miles of bike paths nearby, all boasting bay or beach views and mostly flat terrain.

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Beach Bonfires

Whether you're 5 or 50 years old, there's nothing like the anticipation of gooey s'mores cooked over an open bonfire. Paradise Point has over 12 bonfire pits scattered along the beach and around the property available for guest use. Head to the Island Market for all the ingredients you need to set up your bonfire and make s'mores.

Old Town Trolley Tours

Explore San Diego via Old Town Trolley Tours, with a pick-up location at the Paradise Point lobby. Old Town Trolley Tours are San Diego's only regularly scheduled on-and-off fully narrated tours of Old Town, San Diego and Coronado. Pick-up time is 8:45 a.m. and return time is 5:15 p.m. Purchase tickets online in advance

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Island Adventure Club

Let the younger ones in your family discover all the marvels of Paradise Point in their own fun way. Guests ages 4-12 will explore, play, and learn through creative activities in the two-story Island Adventure Club bungalow and around the entire grounds of our unique San Diego family-friendly resort. Destination Sitters also offers year-round private babysitting services so parents can enjoy a night out while the kids play in Paradise. 

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Dive-in Movies

Hollywood stars under the stars. Our maritime marquee is filled with your favorite films projected on a big screen poolside. Catch them from a lounge chair, or stretched out on a float. It's the coolest way to spend a warm summer evening. Showings are Saturday nights May through September (weather permitting) for hotel guests only.

Island Yoga

Resort Guests can enjoy complimentary yoga at our resort Spa every Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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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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