Summer Activities For Your San Diego Family Vacation

Summer is officially here! That means longer days to take advantage of San Diego’s ideal climate and array of attractions and events. Aside from one mile of sandy beach, an assortment of watersports and five pools, Paradise Point Resort & Spa’s 44-acre island located in the heart of Mission Bay also offers various San Diego family vacation activities that make the most of everyone’s favorite season.

Experience Paradise Point at its prime with these summer-only activities during your San Diego family vacation:

Dive-in MoviesGrab a float or poolside seat and watch your favorite stars under the stars! Family movies like Finding Nemo and Homeward Bound are shown at the Main Pool every Saturday at 8 PM now through September 1. Movie snacks can be purchased at the neighboring Island Market.

Island Adventure ClubLet your little ones have their own kind of fun during your San Diego family vacation. Children ages 4-12 can explore, play, and learn with games and activities held in the Island Adventure Club bungalow and outside across Paradise Point’s tropical grounds. Morning and evening sessions are available every Thursday through Saturday.

Market NightsThis weekly gathering of Southern California artisans held in the Island Market courtyard is a new addition to Paradise Point’s San Diego family vacation activity lineup. Occurring 4-7 PM every Friday in July, this unique event offers the opportunity to purchase unique gifts and souvenirs, or simply sample locally made food, coffee, and tea.

Poolside ActivitiesHead to the Main Pool for complimentary face painting, games, plus arts & crafts every Saturday from 1-4PM.

Scenic Bay CruiseThis 60-minute boat tour of Mission Bay is a must-do during your San Diego family vacation. Get a glimpse of local wildlife in its natural habitat, plus stunning views of surrounding areas including SeaWorld, Fiesta Island and downtown San Diego.  

Sunday Fun Day Summer Concert SeriesSwing by the legendary Barefoot Bar & Grill any Sunday from 12-4 PM for live music by San Diego’s best rock cover bands. Southern California craft brews, signature cocktails and stunning views of Mission Bay are also served up during Paradise Point’s Sunday Fun Day Summer Concert Series, happening now through September 28.

Water TaxiTake a scenic and traffic-free cruise to SeaWorld San Diego aboard Paradise Point’s exclusive SeaWorld water taxi. Not only will you enjoy the sights of Mission Bay, you’ll get to skip the crowds and lines by entering the park through a back VIP gate. To create a lifelong memory during your San Diego family vacation, ride the water taxi any Sunday in July or August and receive a special dockside greeting by costume characters.  Daily service is through September 1.

SeaWorld Fireworks – End your San Diego family vacation with a front-row view of SeaWorld’s summer fireworks! For show times and dates, head over to Paradise Point’s event calendar.

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