Sunset Luaus on the Bay Returning Summer 2022

A San Diego summer tradition on the shores of Mission Bay, the annual Sunset Luaus are a festive celebration of Polynesian food, music, and dances perfect for family and friends. The memorable luau experience includes a lei, Mai Tai, all-you-can-eat buffet, and entertainment. Local luau group Pride of Polynesia provides the authentic island music and dance, featuring hula and fiery torch dancers.

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Sunset Luau Menu

Be transported to the islands with an impressive display of luau dishes including Kalua roast pig and pork loin, spicy shrimp and grilled pineapple salad, and Hawaiian sweet rolls. Save room for dessert with tempting treats like coconut cream cake.


The talented chef team at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa is busy creating a delicious custom menu.

  • Perfect Ladies Night Out

    We had a fantastic time! The food and drinks were really good and the show was a ton of fun! We really enjoyed being transported to the islands for an evening - the setting on Mission Bay was phenomenal. Everyone we interacted with was friendly and welcoming.

    September 2019

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  • Great tropical feel with gorgeous bay views.

    If you Have an opportunity to attend the luau, I highly recommend it!
    It is top notch and rivals any luau that I have seen on the islands.

    September 2019

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  • Catamaran's Sunset Luau were Amazing

    The food was great with the roasted pig and all and the Hawaiian hula dancers and flame twirlers were out of this world! Emma checked us in with her happy smile and Kristina cheerfully lead us to our seats. All the staff is friendly and helpful. It was a good night!

    August 2019

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  • Highlight of Our Summer

    We recently attended a Sunset Luau at the Catamaran and it was probably one of the highlights of our summer. There were dances from the different islands and delicious food. We would have to say - we'll return again to do this next year!

    August 2019

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  • Just Gets Better and Better!

    Their show changes each year so it is always new and fresh. The food was exceptional. Hot, fresh and flavorful, and in a buffet too! Not always an easy task, but the staff handles it with ease and a ready smile. You just can't go wrong here.

    August 2019

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