Celebrating 7 Decades of Fun in the Sun! Summer Activities

This year marks Bahia Resort Hotel's 70th anniversary as San Diego's premier beachfront hotel on Mission Bay! Look forward to experiencing the best of the beach with warm sea breezes, relaxing days on the bay, stunning sunsets, and nonstop fun. The Bahia Resort Hotel is happy to offer a variety of on-property summer activities for the whole family for your unforgettable beach vacation.

Plan Your Summer Vacation

Summer Activities are available June 10 through September 5, 2023 
(Activities are subject to change)

Bahia Belle Cruises Sunday, Wednesday, Friday | $15* HOTEL GUESTS | $20 GENERAL ADMISSION

This summer, hotel guests can experience a 45-minute sightseeing cruise of Mission Bay aboard the Bahia Belle. The 74-foot, 3-story sternwheeler boat offers refreshments onboard and to view the beautiful sites of the 4,200-acre aquatic park. Departing from the Bahia Resort Hotel, this relaxing boat cruise is a scenic way to spend an evening.


Hotel guests must present room key or wristband. Reservations required and all guests must have ticket, regardless of age. Outside food or beverage not permitted. No refunds, cancellations, rebooking or retroactive discounts. Cruise subject to inclement weather. If cancelled, you may reschedule. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Must be 21+ with valid photo ID to consume alcohol. Hotel reserves the right to refuse service based on applicable laws. Other restrictions may apply.

Pineapple upside-down cake at Celebrating 7 Decades of Fun in the Sun at the Bahia Resort Hotel.

Desserts of the 1950s

The Bahia opened its doors in 1953, and we're honoring our first decade of business with a decadent dessert available at Dockside 1953. Our pastry chefs are preparing pineapple upside-down cakes for a special weekly treat.

Couple enjoying drinks on the secluded beach at Bahia Resort Hotel

'70s Games and Snacks

Experience a blast from the past at the Airstream Grab & Go Café. Guests can enjoy candy and snacks from the 1970s and reminisce about the good old days while playing a Connect 4 yard game.

Resident's Lounge at the Bahia Resort Hotel

Decade Trivia

Test your pop culture knowledge with a friendly game of trivia in the Residents' Lounge! Each day of the week will focus on a different decade spanning from the 1950s to the 2010s. 

Daily | 4:00 p.m.
Mondays + Thursdays | 4:30 p.m.

Craft cocktails at Dockside 1953 at the Bahia Resort Hotel in Mission Bay, San Diego

Martinis from the '90s

Sip on classic martini cocktails from the 1990s while admiring bay and marina views. Whether you prefer vodka or gin, these spirit-forward libations at Dockside 1953 will put you in a vacation state of mind. 

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Welcome Lemonade and cookies for guests during fall activities at the Bahia Resort Hotel in Mission Bay, San Diego

Welcome Refreshments

Stop by the Residents’ Lounge for a complimentary snack and refreshing beverage while learning about exciting on-site and area activities.

Daily | 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wild Wonders guest interaction

Wild Wonders

Take a walk on the wild side with a live animal encounter presented by Wild Wonders, a local wildlife reserve. Wildlife educators provide an unforgettable up-close experience with a diverse range of fascinating animals.

Thursdays | 3:30 p.m.
(Wednesday: June 14 and July 12)

Yoga by the pool at the Bahia Resort Hotel in Mission Bay, San Diego.

Health and Wellness

Take time to focus on fitness and self-care with our weekend wellness series hosted on the Bahia Resort Hotel’s pool deck. Activities are 30 to 45 minutes, ranging from yoga, to pilates, to stretching.

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Wednesdays - Sundays | 8:00 a.m.

Kids' Craft Corner

Kid's Craft Corner

Embrace your creative spirit with daily crafts for kids. Choose from a variety of individual take-home mementos available at the front desk.

Daily | 12:00 p.m. 

Children participating in the scavenger hunt one of the fall activities at the Bahia Resort Hotel in Mission Beach, San Diego

Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt

Pick up a self-guided scavenger hunt at the Concierge Desk and explore the exciting things to see around the property.

Daily | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Fall activities include live poolside entertainment at the Bahia Resort Hotel in Mission Beach, San Diego

Live Music Dockside

Unwind with a craft cocktail, beautiful Mission Bay views, and live music at Dockside 1953.

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Thursdays | 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

A family playing beach volleyball at the Bahia Resort Hotel beach on the shores of Mission Bay in San Diego.

Beach Games

Have a fun day with your friends and family by the bay! Choose from a myriad of games and sporting goods including frisbees, footballs, corn hole, spike ball, smash ball, and ladder ball toss.

Daily | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Happy Hour Specials at Dockside 1953

Happy Hour

Dockside 1953 welcomes guests for happy hour complete with Mission Bay views. Enjoy weekday specials including 25% off appetizers, specialty cocktails, glasses of wine, and draft beer.

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Freshly made s’more one of the many activities for a San Diego vacation at the Bahia Resort Hotel

S'mores on the Patio

Toast the sunset and roast s’mores under the stars. These fireside treats are the perfect way to spend an evening this spring. Available for purchase at the Airstream Grab 'N Go.

Daily | 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Movies on the bay at the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego

Outdoor Movie Night

Join us on the patio outside of the Residents' Lounge to catch our weekly flicks. This is the perfect summer activity to enjoy San Diego’s warm evenings with the entire family.

Saturdays | 8:00 p.m.

Family playing beach games at the Bahia Resort on Mission Bay

Family Beach Fun

Embrace the warm San Diego weather and bring the whole family for a fun all-ages outdoor activity on our West Bay Beach.

Daily | 2:00 p.m.

Group of children enjoying water games at Bahia Hotel

Ready, Set, Splash

Calling all kids: get ready for a fun and interactive games at the pool! Children must be accompanied by an adult and able to swim.

Daily | 10:00 a.m.

Beach gear from the gift shop at the Bahia Resort Hotel

Gift Shop

Visit the gift shop at the Bahia Resort Hotel for vacation essentials including sundries and souvenirs.

Mondays - Thursdays | 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fridays + Saturdays | 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sundays | 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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