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PARADISE POINT RESORT & SPA SPARKLES WITH HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS

San Diego Resort Offers Special Christmas Hotel Rates, Fun-Filled Activities, Holiday Feasts & More

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – November 6, 2013 – Located on picturesque Mission Bay, Paradise Point is the perfect San Diego resort for a warm winter getaway or new holiday tradition with a tropical island twist. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve, Paradise Point Resort & Spa is offering a variety of fun-filled activities, holiday feasts and festive Christmas hotel packages in San Diego to celebrate the season.

JOLLY HOLIDAY EVENTS IN SAN DIEGO

Guests and locals alike can capture the magic of the holiday season with Paradise Point’s fun-filled San Diego holiday events and cheerful celebrations for the whole family.

  • SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration – Weekends Nov. 16–Dec. 15; Daily Dec. 21–Jan. 4

Guests can hop aboard Paradise Point’s water taxi during select December dates, and enter SeaWorld’s wintery, watery wonderland through a VIP back gate. This season, SeaWorld is offering a variety of holiday spectaculars and activities, including stunning live shows, photos with Santa in Santa’s Cottage, an opportunity to visit with some of Santa’s “reindeer-in-training,” and SnowWorld, a 6,500-sq.-ft. play area with tons of daily fresh snow.

  •  Jingle Shells Bay Sail – Dec. 7, 14, 21 at 3:45 p.m.

This season, visitors can take in the holiday light-lined shores of Mission Bay aboard Paradise Point’s festively-decorated water taxi. The 45-minute scenic cruise is complete with warm beverages, snug blankets, holiday music and more. Tickets cost is $25 per adult and $20 per child, including hot cocoa, beer or wine. For reservations, email paradisesurf@destinationhotels.com.

  •  Mission Bay Parade of Lights – Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.

Enjoy the view of the Mission Bay Parade of Lights from the comfort of your beachfront hotel room or with a front row seat at one of the Paradise Point’s waterfront restaurants. The spectacular holiday light show features more than 100 decorated boats and yachts that sail through Mission Bay along the edge of Paradise Point's 44-acre island.

  • Hot Buttered Run & Kids' Kandy Kane Race – Dec. 22

This San Diego holiday fun run at Paradise Point features a 10K course and kids' 1K course that starts with a Christmas tree-lined race chute, wraps around the resort's tropical grounds, and winds through surrounding Mission Bay beaches and parks. The race ends with hot buttered rum, cocoa, live music and other holiday fun with Santa Claus at the resort’s legendary waterfront Barefoot Bar & Grill. Special discounted room rates are available for race participants. For more information, visit www.energyevents.com.

  • New Year's Eve Fireworks – Dec. 31 at 8:50 p.m.

Ring in the New Year with family and friends watching SeaWorld's spectacular holiday fireworks display. The show is visible from anywhere on Paradise Point’s 44-acre island or inside the SeaWorld park.

 

FESTIVE FEASTS

The holiday season is a time for creating lasting memories with family and friends. At Paradise Point’s artfully crafted holiday feasts, guests can drink and be merry among those that they love.

  • Thanksgiving Dinner – Nov. 28 from 3-8 p.m.

Kick off the holiday season with a traditional Thanksgiving feast in Baleen's unique dining room, offering streams of sunshine and stunning bay views. The prix-fixe Thanksgiving dinner presents a three course menu of delectable dishes, including brown sugar-brined turkey with all the fixings, lobster cannelloni, honey mustard-glazed short rib and persimmon upside-down cake. Cost is $49 per person, $20 per child. For reservations, visit www.paradisepoint.com/baleen

  • Breakfast with Santa – Dec. 7, 14, 21 from 9-10:30 a.m.        

Join Santa for a warm, delightful breakfast at Barefoot Bar & Grill, where little ones will have the chance to give Santa their wish lists and receive a special gift. Following the breakfast, the resort’s Island Market will host free holiday crafts and activities from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Standard breakfast prices apply.

  • Mission Bay Parade Of Lights Dinner – Dec. 14

Experience the Mission Bay Parade of Lights from the best seat on the bay. On Dec. 14, Baleen is hosting an intimate and artfully prepared three course prix-fixe dinner on the restaurant’s deck. Guests can enjoy a delicious meal as hundreds of sailboats adorned with cheerful seasonal décor and Christmas lights glide by. Cost is $49 per person. For reservations, visit www.paradisepoint.com/baleen.

  • Christmas Dinner – Dec. 25, from 3-8 p.m.

Gather the family for a San Diego Christmas dinner that brings the best of land and sea together in true Southern California style. Baleen's innovative three course prix-fixe menu, created by Chef Amy DiBiase, includes chilled lobster salad, bourbon-brined pheasant, cod crostini, braised lamb and more. Cost is $49 per person, $20 per child. For reservations, visit www.paradisepoint.com/baleen.

 

SEASONAL SAVINGS ON SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS VACATIONS

The holidays are a time for giving and spreading joy to others. To celebrate this tradition, Paradise Point is offering a variety of San Diego Christmas hotel packages to help guests save during the holiday season. 

  • Good Tide-ings Holiday Package

Now through Jan. 5, 2014, Paradise Point is offering the Good Tide-ings Holiday Package. The San Diego holiday hotel package includes deluxe accommodations, late check-out time of 3 p.m., a Paradise Point holiday ornament, keepsake bag and a $75 holiday dining credit per day to use on any of the resort’s holiday dining events, including Christmas dinner at Baleen, Barefoot Bar & Grill's Breakfast with Santa and Baleen’s Mission Bay Parade of Lights dinner. Package rate starts at $205 per night, not including tax; subject to availability.

  • Seaworld San Diego Holiday Fantasea Package

Available Dec. 20-31, 2013, Paradise Point is offering the Seaworld San Diego Holiday Fantasea Package. The San Diego Christmas vacation package includes deluxe bungalow-style accommodations along Mission Bay, a Paradise Point holiday ornament and keepsake bag, two adult tickets to SeaWorld San Diego and SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration, two SeaWorld meal vouchers for use inside the park, a SeaWorld plush animal and two adult tickets for Paradise Point's exclusive SeaWorld water taxi, allowing guests to skip lines and enter the park through a VIP back gate. Package rate starts at $274 per night, not including tax; subject to availability.

For a complete list of Paradise Point’s holiday packages and savings, visit www.paradisepoint.com/holidays.

 

About Paradise Point Resort

Paradise Point is a 462-room bungalow-style resort set on Mission Bay in the heart of San Diego. Established in 1962 by famous Hollywood Director Jack Skirball, this island getaway features over one-mile of sandy beach encircling the resort, five swimming pools, a freshwater lake and tranquil lagoon. Among the resort’s various amenities are a luxurious Asian-themed spa, two dining venues, an 18-hole putting golf course, fitness center, and private marina equipped with sailboats, jet skis, kayaks and more. Secluded yet centrally located, the resort is just minutes from top attractions including SeaWorld, Old Town, the Gaslamp District, Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo.

Media Contact:

Hilary Townsend Townsend PR (760) 333 - 3385 htownsend@townsendpr.com

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