The Catamaran Resort sits on pretty grounds filled with palm trees, trim lawns, lush plants, and even a variety of birds flying about. There is also a lot of greenery on the inside of the hotel. The place gives a Polynesian vibe with bamboo and rattan furniture and teak wood elements. Although many places could use an update, the hotel has a great location and features which make it quite popular among the guests.
The Catamaran Resort is one of the best luxury resorts due to its perfect location. It is situated across the road from a beach in San Diego’s Pacific Beach community. The area is residential, however, there are a variety of shops and restaurants which are quite close. Some nearby attractions include the Belmont Park, SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego Zoo, and Legoland California. Downtown San Diego is a 15-minute drive from here and the iconic Gaslamp Quarter is 20 minutes away. Moreover, the San Diego airport is a 20-minute drive from the hotel.
The hotel has a wide range of rooms, studios, and suites, which are spacious and quite clean. You can choose to stay in the tower, which has stunning views over the water, or in one of the bay-front rooms which have direct access to the beach. The color palette is calming blues and creams, with polished wooden furniture. The bathrooms are quite modern and up-to-date and come with a tub and shower.
The hotel’s amazing green grounds include an outdoor pool and hot tub surrounded by palm trees. Moreover, there is a poolside bar and grill. The resort has direct access to the beach where guests can use the free beach chairs. Various sports rentals are also available.
The Catamaran Resort also features a spa, which provides facials, body wraps, hydrotherapy treatments, and other treatments. There is also a salon that offers hairstyling, makeup, and nail services. The fitness room offers cardio, strength training machines, and weights. Other facilities include 14-on site meeting rooms available for different events, as well as gift shops with snacks and drinks.
The hotel’s main restaurant, Oceana Coastal Kitchen, serves different seafood dishes, like sushi, ceviche, California sea bass, and Sea of Cortez scallops. There is also a tropical bar, Moray’s, which offers cocktails and light bites.
The hotel also has a grab-and-go coffee shop in the Lobby known as Lava Java. Breakfast is served in the Oceana Coastal Kitchen, where different dishes are present like parmesan omelet, brioche French toast, and mushrooms.
This tropical-themed park is great fun for adults as well as children. It is also quite family-friendly with its large swimming pool and family-friendly exotic wildlife. It is one of the best hotels to experience the beauty of San Diego’s coastline. For more information, visit the Discover Mission Bay website.