San Diego Sights

Bahia Belle

  • 998 W. Mission Bay Dr. Map It
  • Mission Bay
  • Nautical Site/Lighthouse

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

At the dock of the Bahia Resort Hotel, on the eastern shores of West Mission Bay Drive, you can board this restored stern-wheeler for a sunset cruise of the bay and a party that continues until the wee hours. There's always music, mostly jazz, rock, and blues, on board, and on Friday and Saturday nights the music is live. You can imbibe at the Belle's full bar, but many revelers like to disembark at the Bahia's sister hotel, the Catamaran Resort, and have a few rounds before reboarding; the boat cruises between the two hotels, which co-own it, stopping to pick up passengers every half hour. Most cruises get a mixed crowd of families, couples, and singles, but cruises after 9:30 pm are adults-only.

Sight Information


998 W. Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, California, 92109, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $10 for unlimited cruising; cruisers must be 21-plus after 9:30 pm; free for guests of Bahia and Catamaran hotels
  • Closed Dec. Closed Jan. in odd-numbered years

Published 07/06/2016


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