With year-round beautiful weather, gorgeous beaches, trails, and outdoor activities, San Diego is a fantastic destination for couples and families alike. If you’re planning a family vacation this summer and sunny San Diego is your destination, take a look below to learn about a few of the area’s best family hotels.
An 18-hole championship golf course, a luxurious day spa, and award-winning cuisine are just a few of the reasons that the Rancho Bernardo Inn is a favorite retreat among San Diego tourists and locals alike. The inn is perfect for families with younger kids as well. This summer guests can take advantage of the “Kids Rule Parents Drool” package, which features activities for kids of all ages, including treasure hunts, “inn room” camping, ecological tours, poolside movies and more. Rancho Bernardo Inn is also close to many of San Diego’s family-friendly attractions such as the San Diego Zoo and Sea World.
Originally opened in 1927, La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club has expanded to become an all-encompassing resort located on the pristine shores of one of San Diego’s most beautiful beaches— La Jolla. While staying at the resort enjoy a game of beach volleyball or kayaking off La Jolla shores. There are plenty of activities here that are sure to please both adults and children. Join a whale watching tour, relax on the beach, or sign the kids ups for Kid’s Club. Throughout the week, the resort’s younger guests can participate in junior golf camps, tennis classes, and special beach preservation outings.
Located nearby a variety of fun San Diego excursions including Seaport Village, The Grand Hyatt San Diego is an impressively built hotel with an array of amenities. Families staying at the Grand Hyatt can enjoy the Camp Hyatt program which allows children ages 3-12 get involved in seasonal activities on the resort, including marine sea life expeditions to roasting s’mores around a fire. When not taking advantage of the nearby attractions, kids can enjoy a dip in the pool or challenge Mom or Dad to game of tennis.
Located inside the Los Penaquitos Canyon Preserve, the Grand Del Mar has been voted as one of the “World’s Best Places To Stay,” by Conde Nast Traveler. The resort’s championship golf course and claim to the only Five-Star and Five Diamond restaurant, Addison, in Southern California ensures the retreat a spot on the list of San Diego’s best stays. Kids staying at the hotel can’t complain either. The Family Fun and Explorer’s Club has created an itinerary of summer activities that will keep everyone in the family happy. From riding ponies and petting armadillos to swimming in the resort pool, there’s something for everyone.
The iconic, red turreted roof of the Hotel Del Coronado has long be associated with glamour and beauty— a Southern Californian beach destination at its very best. The lovely resort hotel, found on San Diego’s Coronado Island, is a historic landmark which was opened in 1888. While visiting with the family, stay in one of the resort’s breathtaking private villas. The privacy is great when bringing the kids. In addition, the Hotel Del has programs for both kids and teens. The Kidtopia Camp & Crafts offers one to three hour camps and programs to keep children ages 4-12 busy. The Vibz Teen Lounge is a fun, contemporary space for 13 to 17 year olds, featuring everything from billiards and darts to karaoke, movie media, and computer access.