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San Diego Summer Vacations

For your San Diego summer vacation spend a spectacular week at Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa.


Family Fun S’mores Night

Enjoy a night on the bay making s’mores with the family. All goodies are provided by the resort. The fun starts at 7pm at one of our beach fire pits on the dates below.

August 2nd, 5th, 9th, 12th, 16th, 19th, 23rd, 26th, 30th

Dates are subject to change due to weather.

Pool at San Diego Hilton at night

Dive-In Movies

Relax poolside and watch some of your favorite kid-friendly movies during our complimentary dive-in movie nights. Popcorn will be served! Movies start at 8pm on the dates below.

August 4th, 7th, 11th, 14th, 18th, 21st, 25th, 28th

Dates are subject to change due to availability of the pool and weather.



Both children and adults are invited to join us for craftivities on the dates below. Activities will vary and may include tie dying t-shirts, painting pottery, making a fuzzy teddy bear friend, designing your own kite and much more. $18 per craft.

Wednesdays 11am-1pm
Fridays 3pm-5pm
Saturdays 11am-1pm
Sundays 11am-1pm

Subject to change based on pool occupancy and client volume.

Mermaid Experience

Let your inner mermaid make a splash at Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa this summer! Ages 4-18 are invited to join us every Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 10am for a FINtastic Mermaid Experience class.

Each one hour class includes:
• Meet, greet, learn and enjoy a tale read by a beautiful mermaid hostess
• One monofin mermaid tail in either pink or teal
• A personalized mermaid course completion certificate
• A mermaid tote bag and coupon for 20% off one item at Bayside Boutique & Market
• Validated parking for up to 2 hours for non resort guests

Children must be proficient swimmers that do not require the aid of flotation devices to swim in order to participate in this experience. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Mermaid Experience will be available every Saturday and Sunday this summer from 9am to 10am.

Learn more

Sign up by calling our concierge team at 619-275-7955 or book your experience online with Resort Pass.

Poolside cabana

Poolside Cabana Rentals

Make our poolside cabanas your central locale for the day! Enjoy your very own over-sized cabana chairs, a flat screen TV with DVD player and movie selection, WiFi connectivity, a sweet and salty snack, and two bottled waters. Cabanas are available to rent from 10am to 5pm daily throughout the summer. Pricing may vary. Reservations are recommended and can be made by contacting our front desk at 619-276-4010.

Kids Kamp at San Diego Hilton

Kid's Kamp

Kids Kamp is available daily in June for ages 5-12. Children will enjoy creating arts & crafts, playing games and much more. Each day will be themed and filled with fun and exciting activities that are sure to keep your little ones engaged. Reservations can be made by calling the resort concierge at 619-275-7955.

Session 1 (1pm-2:30pm) $22 per child
Session 2 (2:30pm-4pm) $22 per child
Session 1 & Session 2 $40 per child

Little boy with a hula hoop

Junior Olympics

Every Tuesday at 11am, children ages 14 and under can enjoy our Junior Olympics. These high energy, team competition style games take place on our beach near the volleyball courts.

Beach volleyball

Resort Games

Check out and enjoy all of our resort games including bocce ball, croquet, bean bag toss, volleyball, badminton, horseshoes, ladder ball, life size connect four, life size checkers, board games, table tennis, basketball, soccer and more.

Coffee with barista created leaf

Coffee with the Concierge

Spend Saturday mornings with our concierge team, getting the scoop on all things San Diego. From 8:30 am - 9:30 am, they will answer all of your questions, give you recommendations and help you plan your exciting stay with us. Enjoy hot coffee while you learn about our beautiful city.