Fun Things to Do at Bahia Resort Hotel Resort Activities

Options are plentiful for things to do in San Diego and how to spend your time at the Bahia Resort Hotel. Lounge by the pool, play a tennis match, or take a leisurely walk on the beach.

view of the Bahia Resort Hotel junior Olympic size swimming pool at dusk

Fun in the Sun 

Make time to relax or play at the junior Olympic size swimming pool. While enjoying our pristine pool, sit back and feel satisfied while enjoying San Diego’s perfect weather.

Open Daily | 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

San Diego’s largest hot tub at the Bahia Resort Hotel


There’s nothing better than stepping into a rejuvenating and warm whirlpool after an action-packed day of San Diego adventures. Our whirlpool can fit up to 30 people, making it one of the largest hotel hot tubs in San Diego. Relax with friends or get some much needed down time solo.

Open Daily | 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Bahia Resort Fitness Center with views of the pool and garden

Fitness Center

Stay fit while on the road at the on-site fitness center featuring Life Fitness exercise bikes and elliptical cross-trainers. Complimentary for hotel guests, the facility is conveniently located adjacent to the pool and gardens for a workout with a view. 

Effective March 17: The fitness center is temporarily closed until further notice.

Tennis Player comes in for a backhand approach shot at the Bahia Resort Hotel’s tennis courts

Tennis Courts

Gather your favorite players for a friendly match on one of Bahia’s two lighted tennis courts. Court reservations and tennis rackets are complimentary for registered guests. Professional lessons and clinics are also available.

Open Daily | 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Beach cabanas on Mission Bay at Bahia Resort Hotel

Beach Cabanas

Relax and soak up the San Diego sun with complimentary beach cabanas along our secluded private beach. Dig your toes in the warm sand, read a book, or quietly take in the beautiful panoramic vistas of Mission Bay.

Father and son playing games at the Classic Arcade at the Bahia Resort Hotel

Classic Arcade

Located next to the pool, embrace your inner child with complimentary classic games including Ms. Pac-Man, Fun-E-Ball, Tekken 2, and Sports Blaster, along with fun prize dispensers.

Open Daily | 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Playing a round of shuffleboard at the Bahia Resort Hotel’s lush gardens


Challenge your travel companions to a game of deck shuffleboard. Nestled in the property’s lush garden, the game is one of the favorite hotel activities and is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon.

Pathway through the Bahia Resort Hotel’s lush tropical garden retreat

Tropical Garden Retreat

Tropical gardens with winding paths and trickling streams provide a peaceful setting for your San Diego experience. The Bahia Resort Hotel is home to exotic palms, colorful flowers, as well as rescue seal and duck ponds.

Bahia Bells cruising on Mission Bay from the Bahia Resort Hotel to the Catamaran Hotel Spa and Resort at dusk

Bahia Belle Cruises

The Bahia Belle is a turn-of-the-century, Mississippi-style sternwheeler that cruises Mission Bay between the Bahia and our sister property Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Operating seasonally, the Bahia Belle is complimentary for guests and features a family hour as well as a nightlife experience.

Canceled. Effective March 17

New! Playground 

Play, climb, and slide at the new playground at the Bahia Resort Hotel. Surrounded by tropical palms and lush plants, the playground is a haven for kids looking to scale a rock wall facade, play tag with new friends, and go down the slide over and over again. The playground is conveniently located next to the resort's tennis courts.

Spring Activities Fun for the Whole Family

There’s nothing quite like spring in San Diego. Look forward to warm sea breezes, relaxing beach days, stunning sunsets, and nonstop fun. The Bahia Resort Hotel is happy to offer a variety of on-property activities for the whole family for a summer vacation for the books.

Effective March 17, all Spring Activities will be canceled until further notice.

Young boy holding a s'more on Mission Bay

S'mores on the Beach

The perfect night cap to a day spent playing in the San Diego sunshine. Roast marshmallows over one of our beach fire pits, relaxing in an Adirondack chair, while your toes sink into the sand. 

Sundays | 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m


Children doing arts and crafts at the Kid’s Activity Workshop

Kid’s Activity Workshop

Make, play and have fun at our kids’ arts and craft at the pool! Kids can partake in a variety of fun activities, including arts and crafts, beach games, board games and much more. It is a perfect way for kids to have fun while parents escape for an adventure of their own.

Saturdays | 10:00 a.m. | 12:00 p.m. | 2:00 p.m. | 4:00 p.m.

Mother's Day Brunch on Mission Beach

Mother's Day Brunch

Enjoy views of Mission Bay from the Bahia’s ballroom while feasting on holiday flavors and Easter egg hunt.. Learn More >

Movie take one on the beach

Movie Night at the Pool

Head outside and catch weekly flicks with complimentary popcorn and soda on the bay to enjoy San Diego’s warm evenings with the entire family.

Saturdays | 8:00 p.m.
Candy, Hot Dogs and Beverages for purchase

Two kids enjoying ice cream on Mission Bay

Ice Cream Social

Cool down with ice cream and indulge in a delicious sundae. Look for these complimentary afternoon treats on Fridays at the pool throughout summer.

Fridays | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Family playing volleyball on Mission Bay, San Diego

Beach Volleyball

Enjoy some friendly competition and work up a sweat on the shores of Mission Bay. Both volleyball courts and corn hole will be available on the beach daily.