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San Diego Activities Near Our Mission Bay Hotel

Explore Mission Bay right from your hotel

Shamu performing at SeaWorld near Mission Bay hotel

The Catamaran is situated on the northwest shore of Mission Bay, hotel and spa opening up onto beautiful Mission Bay Park. The resort is within easy walking and driving distance of all the major attractions that the Park has to offer. For larger excursions, visit SeaWorld or Belmont Park. For milder recreational fare, head to Mission Bay Park’s bike and walk paths, basketball courts, and playgrounds for children. It’s one of San Diego’s most fun-filled spots to visit.



People enjoying bike and walk paths along pier near our Mission Bay hotel

If local wildlife interests you, visit Mission Bay for some wonderful opportunities to see several wildlife preserves. Professional and amateur bird watchers have an excellent opportunity to observe a plethora of sea birds including the rare and federally protected Least Tern, the Brown Pelican, and the Light-footed Clapper Rail.

Beach volleyball is a popular activity at our Mission Bay hotel

Mission Bay park, the West Coast’s largest aquatic man-made park, covers over 4,000 acres and offers a wide range of recreational activities and water sports. Swimmers and sun-lovers are drawn to the calm water and warm sand that Mission Bay offers. The Park includes 27 miles of coastline, 18 of which are sandy beaches available for swimming.

Mission Bay Park is popular throughout the year with sporting events, cookout venues, kite flying, playgrounds and more. Aside from the man-made attractions like Belmont Park, Mission Bay Park is a beautiful location with numerous inlets and fantastic sunsets over the Pacific Ocean. Miles of bicycle and walkway paths make Mission Bay Park one of the most accessible attractions in San Diego.

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