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San Diego’s Favorite Summer Sunset Luau

Posted August 17th, 2011 Blog, Catamaran Blog

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One of the best things to do in San Diego every summer is at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa; so don’t miss the Summer Sunset Luau on Mission Bay. This three-hour festival at San Diego’s Premier Beach Hotel celebrates the unique Polynesian culture with a delicious menu and dancing entertainment provided by Pride of Polynesia. Named San Diego’s Best Summer Luau by San Diego Magazine, the Summer Sunset Luau is a special topping the list for the family vacation.

The Summer Sunset Luau at Catamaran Resort and Spa in San Diego is great for the entire family.

Upon entering, guests are greeted with a lei and invited to a tropical paradise on Mission Bay Beach– just steps away from the water. The Luau area is decorated to have you believe you have truly escaped to a tropical paradise. Live entertainment featuring traditional Hawaiian music plays in the background as hotel guests and locals find their seats and socialize. Dinner party begins with the traditional presentation of the Pig— a Luau party isn’t complete without it!

A sumptuous menu including Kalua Pig, Glazed Salmon, Guava Chicken, assorted desserts is served buffet style. The Catamaran’s Executive Chef, Steven Reimer, does a great job in providing an array of choices to satisfy any picky eaters and includes kid-friendly options. Food is replenished throughout the night so guests can eat until their full. Tropical drink specials are made available throughout the night for both adults and children. Your entry ticket to this San Diego Luau includes either a complimentary Mai Tai or tropical punch (for the kids).

The Presentation of the Pig at Catamaran's Summer Sunset Luau in San Diego

When the sun sets at this San Diego hotel, the main performances begin. Pride of Polynesia, a local dance group, takes the audience through a musical tour of Polynesia. The dances range from beautiful hulas to fiery torch dances. The costumes alone are visually striking; grabbing the attention of the audience. The hour long performances are captivating and reflects the culture of Hawaii. The performers do a wonderful job with every performance and you often see children mimicking the dances by their seat. 

Pride of Polynesia, a San Diego Dance Group, at The Summer Sunset Luau in San Diego

The Summer Sunset Luau is great for special occasions such as reunions, birthdays or private parties or any catered event. The casual, relaxed atmosphere compliment the serene waters of San Diego’s Mission Bay that serve as a background. The Summer Sunset Luaus run throughout the summer at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Discounted group tickets are available for groups of 15 or more. For more information on dates and prices, please visit

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