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San Diego Summer Vacations

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

Girl with a mermaid tail posing in the water.

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 in July/August from 10-11am for a FINtastic Mermaid Experience class.

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.

For more details and to sign up, please call our concierge team at 619-275-7955.


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.

July - 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
August - 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31

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 on the big screen during our complimentary dive-in movie nights. Popcorn will be served!

July - 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
August - 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 3

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



Both children and adults are invited to join us for craftivities daily from 12-2pm mid-June through August. Activities, prices, and hours can vary.

Poolside cabana

Poolside Cabana Rentals

Make our daily poolside cabanas your central locale for the day! Enjoy your very own over-sized cabana chairs, a flat screen TV, WiFi connectivity, a pitcher of lemonade or iced tea and two bottled waters. Cabanas are available to rent from 10am to 6pm. 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

Need some adult time? Let us supervise your children while you are enjoying our resort. Your children will experience fun and different activities daily including games, crafts, and adventures. Children age 5-12 welcome. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance. Offered daily in July/August. Sign up by calling our concierge team at 619-275-7955. $60 per child.

Little boy with a hula hoop

Junior Olympics

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. Prizes awarded to our winners.

July - 9, 16, 23, 30
August - 6, 13, 20, 27

Dates & times are subject to change.

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.

Cheers with champagne.

Cheers with the Concierge

Spend Saturday morning with our concierge getting the scoop on all things San Diego. They will answer all of your questions, give you recommendations, and help you plan your exciting stay with us. Enjoy sparkling cider while you chat. Meet in the lobby at 10am.