San Diego’s Kona Kai Resort & Marina Officially Renamed Kona Kai Resort & Spa

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – April 7, 2015 – Situated on the very tip of Shelter Island, the iconic property, following a multi-million dollar transformation, will now be called Kona Kai Resort & Spa. The name evolution will further establish the resort as a leading property in San Diego, with the recognition of the alluring and recently completed SpaTerre. 

Set amidst the resort’s captivating beach and marina, SpaTerre features six treatment rooms, two manicure stations and three pedicure thrones. The 7,020 square foot spa offers a couples suite, “Zen Den” relaxation room, Vichy wet room and state-of-the-art fitness center with MATRIX and TechnoGym equipment. Fitness classes and a spa boutique are offered in addition to the spa and fitness center. 

“With expansive enhancements to the hotel, as well as on-property restaurant and spa, now complete, launching the property’s new name signals the beginning of the next chapter for this iconic resort,” said Linda Apichell, general manager of Kona Kai Resort & Spa. Kona Kai Resort & Spa is the product of the grand transformation, providing locals and vacationers alike a brand new experience with redesigned guest rooms, revitalized in-room amenities, refreshed lobby, a completely renovated waterfront restaurant, Vessel, a newly reimagined 7,020 square foot oasis and signature spa, SpaTerra, a newly built Tiki Bar, along with a revamped pool and meetings spaces. 

A reflection of modern San Diego while still celebrating the hotel’s rich history, the resort is a maritime haven of casual elegance where nautical chic meets SoCal beach bungalow. From the introduction of natural materials like reclaimed wood and backlit onyx bar tops to hi-tech panoramic video art walls and plush furniture under canopies of light, visitors of LaPlaya Bay Resort & Spa can expect the perfect island respite within bright and bustling San Diego. For more information and to make reservations, call Kona Kai Resort & Marina at (619) 221-8000 or visit Kona Kai is located at 1551 Shelter Island, San Diego. 

About Kona Kai Resort & Spa
Kona Kai Resort & Spa is situated at the very tip of Shelter Island offering captivating marina and bay views – delighting guests with an intimate SoCal experience in a fresh environment, inspiring the American spirit and revitalizing the soul. Classic and slightly whimsical in style, with alabaster walls, red tile roofs and archways, the warm and alluring atmosphere has, for decades, played host to dignitaries and film stars alike. Noble House Hotels & Resorts A privately held company for more than 30 years, Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. was founded in 1979 by owner Patrick R. Colee as a commercial property development group, transitioning in 1994 to a hotel ownership management company. Headquartered in Seattle, Wash., the corporation owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 18 distinct and visually captivating properties spanning across the U.S. From luxury resorts in Palm Springs, Calif. and Seattle, Wash. to Jackson Hole, Wyo. and the Florida Keys, each property maximizes and showcases its physical setting. Noble House is continuously growing, operating 45 hotel restaurants, bars and lounges, showcasing local culture and inspiration from local surroundings. With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts exemplifies individuality, dedicating itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that contribute to their communities, staying true to local history, culture and ambiance.