A private island paradise.Come for the conference and make plans to enjoy all that the beautiful city of San Diego has to offer.
1404 Vacation Road San Diego, CA 92109
Tucked away on Mission Bay in the heart of San Diego, Paradise Point Resort & Spa features bungalow-style guestrooms amidst tropical gardens, meandering lagoons, and a one-mile beach that encircles the island. Scattered across the 44-acre island, you’ll find room to roam and relax with five pools, beach fire pits, a full-service marina, five dining venues, an award-winning spa, and recreation options including surfing, biking, tennis, and more. Paradise Point is secluded, yet centrally situated; the airport, downtown San Diego, and top attractions including Old Town, the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, and Balboa Park are all minutes away.
GETTING TO PARADISE POINT
Whether you need to get to and from the airport, or simply want to explore surrounding San Diego, Paradise Point offers a variety of transportation options for guests. For transportation planning assistance, please call Paradise Point Instant Service at 858-274-4630.
San Diego International (Lindbergh Field) Airport – 10 minutes from hotel.
Driving Directions from San Diego Airport
Take North Harbor Drive to Laurel Street and follow signs to Interstate 5 North. Continue on Interstate 5 North and exit onto Interstate 8 West. Continue on Interstate 8 West and exit at Sports Arena/West Mission Bay Drive. Turn right at the traffic light (Ingraham Street). Continue on Ingraham Street to the second traffic light (West Vacation Road). Turn left into the hotel main entrance.
Reserved doorstep parking is available directly outside guest room. Parking fees have been waived for Haystack Connect attendees.
Lyft Ride-sharing: www.lyft.com/rider/cities/san-diego-ca
Uber Ride-sharing: www.uber.com/cities/san-diego/
Metropolitan Transit System: www.sdmts.com/
PLAN YOUR STAY
Paradise Point Resort Activities
1404 Vacation Road San Diego, CA 92109
Paradise Point offers sports and courts of all sorts for island fun with some competitive edge, as well as beach cruisers and surrey quadracycles to make roaming near and far a breeze. Grab some bocce ball or horseshoes before heading to the beach, or take part in a surf lesson or dive-in movie. Top the night off cozying up to a beach bonfire, stargazing, and roasting s’mores. Visit the website for more information regarding resort activites and events.
Sea World San Diego
500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
SeaWorld San Diego is home to animals and marine mammals, exhilarating rides and some of San Diego’s finest craft beer. Plus, Paradise Point is the closest resort to SeaWorld at less than one mile away. Save on accommodations and SeaWorld tickets when you book in advance.
Old Town Trolley Tours
Pickup at the Paradise Point lobby
Explore San Diego via Old Town Trolley Tours—San Diego’s only regularly scheduled on-and-off fully narrated tours of Old Town, San Diego and Coronado. Pick-up times are 8:45am and 9:45am and return time is 5:15pm. Purchase tickets online in advance.
Enjoy sweeping views of the bay and downtown San Diego skyline. Visit the Old Point Loma Lighthouse and discover some of the best tide pooling in San Diego, when low tide reveals flowery anemones, crabs, mollusks and a myriad of other sea creatures inhabiting the reef. Enjoy waterfront restaurants, breweries, and the popular Liberty Public Market, full working marina with daily sport fishing and seasonal whale watching excursions, museums, galleries, and more.
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
The San Diego Zoo is one of the most popular zoos in the world, housing over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies. Zoo tickets may be purchased at the Island Market! A short ride from the zoo is the Safari Park—located approximately 35 miles northeast of the Zoo, at 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA. The 1,800-acre Safari Park is home to more than 2,600 animals representing more than 300 species, many living in wide, open field enclosures. It is a unique walking experience that exhibits animals in the most natural way possible, adding shows and animal presentations throughout the day for additional enjoyment.
1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Balboa Park is the largest urban cultural park in North America and a true must see attraction. With 17 museums, beautiful gardens, restaurants, the Old Globe Theatre, hiking, atheletics and much more there is something for everyone. The park’s rich history is reflected through stunning architecture, art installations and cultural events throughout the year.
With a dramatic coastline boasting incredible views, it’s no surprise that La Jolla is one of the most popular beach destinations in California. La Jolla offers a wide range of museums and art galleries, one-of-a-kind boutiques, great restaurants and a slew of outdoor activities.
Nightlife – The Gaslamp Quarter
After an afternoon at the beach or touring San Diego, a night on the town can cap off the perfect day. The heart of San Diego’s nightlife action is found in Downtown’s lively Gaslamp Quarter. Here, 16 walkable city blocks are filled with rooftop bars, nightclubs, jazz clubs and restaurants spilling out onto the sidewalk. Many of the clubs feature live music or stage shows with themes ranging from flamenco dance to burlesque. Not only is this area the epicenter of San Diego’s nightlife scene, it is also rich with cultural offerings that include theatres, art galleries, symphony halls, concert venues, and museums.
Spend the day relaxing on the beach or rent a bike and tour the island via Coronado’s beachfront boardwalk. Beyond the beach, Coronado features countless outdoor recreational pursuits, elegant gardens, old-world mansions, quaint shops, and oceanfront dining with spectacular sunset views. And no trip to Coronado would be complete without a visit to the legendary Hotel del Coronado.
3146 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92109
Belmont Park is a historic waterfront amusement park located just minutes from Paradise Point in Mission Bay. Head to Belmont Park for yummy ice cream treats, thrilling rides, and endless fun along the water. The park is open year round. Park admission is free, but passes or tickets must be purchased for rides and attractions. Passes may be purchased online. Individual ride or attraction tickets are available for purchase in-park only.
USS Midway Museum
910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA, 92101
With more than 30 restored aircraft, and nearly 10 acres of exhibits and displays, the Midway brings you the most complete cross-section of carrier aviation in the world. From high up on the bridge down to the main engine room, taking you on a unique warship journey that engages the sights, sounds, and aromas of this symbol of American freedom.
Petco Park – The San Diego Padres
100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
Home of the San Diego Padres, Petco Park opened in downtown San Diego in 2004 and immediately became known as “The world’s best ballpark in America’s finest city.” Offering stunning views of San Diego Bay and the San Diego skyline, make sure to check the game schedule.
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