Surf, Sand and Sunsets

Enter a vacationer’s paradise with year-round mild temperatures and super sunny skies in California’s very popular city of San Diego. One of America’s most sought out cities, San Diego is home to the famous San Diego Zoo, Legoland and Balboa Park Gardens. The city is known for its thriving nightlife and endless list of mouthwatering cuisines that will leave you full of culture. Most importantly, make sure to pack your flip-flops and bikini for a trip to San Diego’s most beautiful beaches! Retreat to Mission Beach or catch some waves at La Jolla. No matter where you end up, San Diego is the perfect spot for a laid-back getaway.

Kimpton Solamar Hotel

Style and luxury awaits you at San Diego’s Hotel Solamar, a chic boutique hotel, located in the heart of downtown. The hotel holds 235 rooms that are just steps away from the city’s most famous dining, shopping and nightlife. Choose from six different style rooms or three of the luxury suites, some of which have beautiful skyline views right from your balcony. The hotel even has pet-friendly accommodations so that you can bring along your furry friend!

Hotel Solamar is just minutes away from some of California’s must-see attractions, including beautiful beaches, art galleries and San Diego’s impressive craft beer scene.

A restaurant dedicated to healthy eating, Jsix is a seasonal American restaurant adjacent to Hotel Solamar. The knowledgeable staff work to create new and improved organic cuisines made with local produce and sustainable fare. Grass-fed steaks and fresh, seared butterfish are just two of the many dishes featured. To compliment these dishes, handcrafted beer and signature cocktails are specially made just for you. Uniquely, many of the herbs and ingredients used within Jsix’s dishes are grown on Hotel Solamar’s rooftop terrace.

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Savor one of America’s most chic cities with a stay at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar, a contemporary stylish retreat in the heart of San Diego’s vibrant downtown community. The 211-room boutique hotel blends urban sophistication with outdoor adventure living, catering to leisure and business travelers alike. The hotel celebrates the San Diego lifestyle, offering guests an authentic local experience—from its surf-inspired skyline guestrooms and suites, complete with modern design and stunning views, to adventure-infused programming and packages designed to elevate the guest journey.

Nature’s Spa by Jurlique

Indulge in natural remedies that will leave you feeling refreshed at Nature’s Spa by Jurlique. Pampering is guaranteed with the spa’s endless variety of treatments provided by Jurlique’s skilled therapists who utilize in the best natural and organic ingredients. Customized treatments and personalized recommendations are even offered by the spa’s very own expert spa therapists.

San Diego Dining

(above) Bracero Cocina interior

Farmer’s Bottega

If you’re one for using sustainable and local ingredients, then Farmer’s Bottega is the restaurant for you. Located in San Diego, this farm-to-table eatery is organically unique. Owner of Farmer’s Bottega, Chef Alberto Morreale embraces his Sicilian background while creating traditional Italian and American Cuisine.
“Food doesn’t need to be complicated, but it is important to know where it comes from,” says Morreale, who is dedicated to finding healthy, organic produce from local farms, as well as cage-free, hormone free meats. Morreale embodies an energy, passion and talent for his craft along with a lifelong passion for fresh and locally sourced cuisine.

Bracero Cocina

Located in one of San Diego’s prime downtown neighborhoods, Bracero Cocina brings generations of Mexican flavors and culture to sunny California. Enjoy your meal among lively street-level dining or exclusive second-floor mezzanine. An interactive vertical-bar towers from floor to ceiling, where mixologists are known to have crafted on every level. Open kitchens on each floor gives guests an artful view of how each meal is prepared. In the spirit of tradition, fresh masa is made onsite in the manner and handmade tortillas are made to order, giving guests a feel of true Mexican cuisine. Bracero Cocina’s tequila program will surely get you in the spirit with specialty cocktails along with craft beer & wine.

Written by Samantha Borgman