Sound sleep, nutritious meals and adrenaline-pumping activities
are all essential to the perfect adventure stay. Fortunately, San
Diego is flush with all three.
Altitude Sky Lounge
This bar on the 22nd level
of the San Diego Marriott
Gaslamp Quarter has fantastic
views of downtown, San
Diego Bay and Petco Park.
660 K Street
Top of the Hyatt
Gaze out through floor-to-ceiling-windows, 40 stories
above San Diego Bay inside
the Manchester Grand
Hyatt San Diego.
One Market Place
Enjoy fruit-forward signature
cocktails at Hotel Solamar’s
616 J Street
Rooftop at W San Diego
Bold décor, a roaring fire
pit and skyline views make
this another excellent rooftop experience.
421 West B Street
Bertrand at Mister A’s
Watch the planes land from
this lofty sunset perch atop
the Fifth Avenue Financial
Centre. 2550 Fifth Avenue
COCKTAILS WITH A VIEW
Head to the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines (10950 N. Torrey Pines Road) close to
the famed golf course and Black’s Beach surf break. Downtown, the
Courtyard by Marriot Downtown (530 Broadway), Omni San Diego Hotel (675 L
Street) and the Manchester Grand Hyatt ( 1 Market Place) are both walking
distance from countless dining options and activities on the bay. Aquatic
adventurers can stay even closer to the action at Loews Coronado (4000
Coronado Bay Road) or the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa (3999 Mission
Boulevard) situated on Mission Bay close to Sea World.
Start the day off right with an acai
bowl from bBar (2683 Via de la Valle).
Paddle in to Rubicon Deli (3819
Mission Boulevard) or Taco Surf (4657
Mission Boulevard), both just a few
yards from the Mission Bay boardwalk. Do some carb loading of flatbreads and pasta at Cucina Urbana
(505 Laurel) or late-night noshing at
Brian’s 24 (828 Sixth Avenue),
Fly high above San Diego Bay on a
water-powered Flyboard with Aquatic
Aviation (2803 Emerson Street), go to
battle with Marines on their own turf
at The Paintball Park at Camp
Pendleton (1700 Vandegrift Boulevard)
or hit the water like a Navy SEAL to
go whale or dolphin watching on a
rigid inflatable boat with Adventure
R.I.B. Rides. Paddle along the coast
and into sea caves with La
Jolla Kayak (2199 Avenida de la Playa). Take
in the ocean views
as you free-fall for
a full 60 seconds
from 13,000 feet
with Skydive San
Diego (12205 Otay
Lakes Road) or hit
the high seas with
Sail Jada (8971 Capcano
Road) and fly across the
water on this classic, 65-foot Philip
Rhodes Yawl from 1938.
of La Jolla.
spots for sipping.