Sailing is one of the most popular San Diego activities on Mission Bay

San Diego Activities

The Bahia has Activities and Events for the Entire Family

San Diego activities include water sportsMake the most of an extraordinarily beautiful natural setting, year-round perfect climate and Southern California lifestyle. Our prime location right on Mission Bay makes the Bahia perfect for any number of popular San Diego activities including water and land sports like sailing, surfing, waterskiing, biking, skating, and so much more.
Tour our San Diego hotel’s grounds and discover abundant and diverse tropical flora and fauna, unwind with a dip in the swimming pool or the hydro-therapy pool, let the little ones have fun at our Kids Corner, clear your mind with an invigorating workout in our fitness center, stop by the video arcade to test your skills, find special mementos at our gift shop, enjoy high-speed Internet from the comfort of your room, or get some work done at our business center. You will never be short of ideas for fun San Diego activities and recreation.

Summer Activities June 20 – September 5, 2016


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Enjoy great San Diego activities for the entire family!

Pool Grill

California Dreaming Beach Parties


  • Celebrate on the sand with live music and a classic cookout
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Pool Grill

Let’s Have a Pool Day


  • Open daily from May 30 – September 5
  • Live music and a poolside bar and grill enhance your experience

Movies by the Pool


  • Join with friends and family for outdoor movies by our pool

Torch Lighting

Torch Lighting


  • July 25 – August 22 7:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Enjoy our Torch Lighting Ceremony brought to you by our sister property the Catamaran Hotel and Spa outside on our patio. Enjoy music and dances of the Polynesian islands.

Torch Lighting

Every Day is Beach Day


  • Ease into your complimentary cabana chair on our private beach

Family Activities

Fun For Kids


  • June 20 – September 5
  • Inspire creative minds with crafts and activities for kids
  • Arts & Crafts, Beach Activities and Board Games. FREE for Kids 4-11
  • Wednesday-Sunday 10:00am – 12:00pm, 2:00pm & 3:30pm
  • Complimentary Video Arcade

Cool Workout Routines


  • Beat the heat while staying strong with aqua yoga classes
  • July & August
  • Tuesday & Thursday 9:00am – 10:00am
  • Sign-Up at Guest Services

Light Up the Sky


  • May 28 – September 5
  • Cozy up nightly for SeaWorld’s spectacular fireworks shows
  • Gather by the bay to watch SeaWorld’s spectacular fireworks shows. View schedule for dates and times.
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Video Arcade

Classic Video Arcade


  • All ages can enjoy complimentary, classic gaming at our arcade
  • Games include Ms. Pac-Man, Fun-E-Ball, Tekken 2, Sports Blaster, and prize dispensers

Bahia Belle

Bahia Belle Mission Bay Cruise Schedule


  • Public run, free to hotel guests, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night beginning at 6:30pm. Live entertainment every night! Regular prices for the public
  • Entertainment Lineup
  • People “In the Industry” free boarding 7 days a week
  • View Mission Bay Cruise Times

Café Bahia Breakfast Buffet

Café Bahia Breakfast Buffet


  • Sunrise Breakfast Buffet seven days a week in the Café Bahia, featuring a made-to-order Belgian waffle bar at $17.50 for adults, $8.50 for children ages 5-11. Children under 5 are complimentary
  • Breakfast Buffet | Daily 6:30am-11:30am
  • Lunch | Daily 11:30am-2pm
  • Dinner | Daily 5:30pm-10:30pm Adults $16.95, Kids 5-12 yrs old $7.95 and under 5 eat free

What’s for Dinner?


  • From BBQ to Italian, nightly buffets deliver experiences to savor
  • June 20 – September 5
  • Daily 5:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Adults $25.50 | Children 5-12 $12.50
  • Children under 5 eat FREE
  • Sunday: TBD
  • Monday: Italian
  • Tuesday: South of the Border
  • Wednesday: Mediterranean
  • Thursday: New England Steam Pot Special (No Buffet)
  • Friday: BBQ
  • Saturday: Prime Rib Special $26.50 10oz Prime Rib

Tangier Bar Schedule

Tangier Bar Schedule


  • Happy Hour from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, with specials on drinks and food in the Tangier Bar
  • Live Band entertainment every Friday night and Karaoke every Saturday night in the Tangier Bar
  • 7 days a week 11:30am – late
  • Friday nights – Jason Hannah trio (Sinatra style music)
  • 3pm to 6pm daily
  • Specials on appetizers, beer, wine and cocktails
  • Indoor and outdoor television
  • Karaoke in Tangier every Saturday night from 9pm until midnight

Action Sport Rentals

Surf, Cycle and Sail


  • Stay active with paddleboard, bicycle and sailboat rentals – and more!
  • $250 per hour includes boat rental, wake-surfing equipment and lesson
  • Boat capacity is 6 people
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Take a Swing at Tennis


  • Play on our tennis courts, or take a professional lesson
  • Guests are invited to enjoy our 2 complimentary lighted tennis courts
  • Complimentary rackets and tennis balls may be obtained from The Resort Security office just off The Lobby
  • Tennis Court Reservations

At the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa 1 mile away with driver service.

Take a short, one-mile ride around Mission Bay to the Catamaran Spa at our sister property, the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Offering an exotic menu of practices with marine and botanical elements inspired from the South Pacific. Treatments include massages, rituals, and a full-service hair and nail salon.

To make reservations, call 858-539-8820.
Catamaran Spa Specials