Hotel La Jolla’s Fun New ‘Something Fishy’ Program For Kids

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This guest post is brought to you by Hotel La Jolla. With summer on the horizon, daydreams of sandy beaches, spectacular sunsets and underwater adventures undoubtedly dance in our minds. Maybe it’s time to clear your head and escape for a little R&R mixed with kid-friendly escapades the whole family can enjoy. In sunny San Diego at Kimpton’s new Hotel La Jolla, kids are having all the fun with the new hotel adventure program, ‘Something Fishy’!

Hotel La Jolla LobbyUpon arrival, kids are welcomed with an amenity from the hotel’s ‘treasure chest,’ before heading upstairs to dive into deluxe accommodations.  Once settled in, little ones can munch on delicious s’mores by the fire pit at the poolside lounge while mom and dad sip a little vino during the hotel’s nightly hosted wine hour.

Hotel La Jolla PoolFamily game nights, miniature golf nights, kids’ movies under the stars, complimentary beach cruisers and scooter rentals are all included for families to enjoy during their stay. When the fam is ready to explore the deep blue, the hotel’s partnerships with Surf Diva and OEX Dive & Kayak offer snorkeling, kayaking and surf classes at discounted rates.

Hotel La JollaAdditionally, families can set out on a captivating adventure and watch their guppies participate in hands-on educational activities and gawk at the daily shark reef feedings with the hotel’s ‘Something Fishy’ package. The package, starting at $234 a night, includes:

  • Beautifully appointed deluxe accommodations

  • Four (4) tickets to the renowned Birch Aquarium

  • A play plush goldfish to remind you of your trip

  • Use of Kimpton signature animal plush robes (roar!)

  • Complimentary overnight valet parking for one vehicle

  • Fish themed amenity for the kids

  • Hotel will donate 5% of room rate to the Birch Aquarium for the “Adopt a Fish” Program

  • Morning coffee and tea service in living room, hosted evening wine reception in living room, 24-hour access to in-house fitness room, and for Kimpton InTouch members wired and wireless internet access

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Out of ideas? Parents can reference Hotel La Jolla’s list of local activities for countless nearby attractions and day trips that are sure to make a splash!

Guest post and photo credits: Hotel La Jolla. No compensation or products received. 

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  1. Julie Wood says:

    This package sounds very exciting! What a fun family trip with plenty of things for both the kids and the parents to love. I would love to go and take the surf classes.

  2. Maralea says:

    Everything about this place looks awesome! From the family game nights to the surf classes. Would be such a fun place to stay!

  3. ellen beck says:

    This would be an outstanding trrip for families with or without kids (take a grandkid time!) So much to do, and it looks exciting.

  4. Priscilla S. says:

    This package sounds wonderful! What a fun family trip with plenty for both the kids and the parents to love.

  5. omg i cannot get over how gorgeous this place looks. i cant belive its kid friendly too!

  6. How nice! Love that they cater to kids!

  7. Danielle Lindquist says:

    Wow this place looks like an amazing place to go on vacation, especially when you have kids and take them with you!

  8. Rebecca Parsons says:

    Wow what a beautiful hotel. And I love how they cater to kids fun too.

  9. crystal smith says:

    Looks like so much fun- always great to find a resort that can be just as much a good time for the kids as it is for adults. The s’mores are a really cute touch.

  10. Love how kid friendly it is… What a great place.

  11. Richard Hicks says:

    Very very nice hotel! Love that it is kid friendly. Worth a stay if ever near it!

  12. What a fabulous concept! The hotel looks so beautiful. We are looking at a vacation to the San Diego area in the next two years so this hotel might be a great choice for us. Thanks for sharing!

  13. This place looks gorgeous!

  14. Sarah L says:

    I want to look out a window and see the ocean. It’s about 1500 miles to the nearest one from my house. I’ll also take some wine, please.

  15. Jeanna Wise says:

    What a great hotel thanks for sharing.

  16. Holly Wert says:

    love the furnishings at this hotel

  17. Rachel Ellis says:

    Wow! What a great looking hotel! Usually it seems that the kid-friendly ones aren’t super attractive. My kids would love the fishy package!

  18. Mar Golis Rose says:

    Oh, this place looks so beautiful! I’d love to go there

  19. One of our favorite vacation places with a surprisingly nice aquarium is Gatlinburg, TN.

  20. Sarah L says:

    I like the Fishy package – looks like it’s lots of fun.

  21. Susan P. says:

    Looks like a fun place to stay. One day, I’ll get out to San Diego!

  22. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    Beautiful! My son and dil were just in San Diego for a conference recently. I’d love to revisit…and the great hotel would be a main event :)

  23. Very posh surroundings for a kid-friendly hotel! Will have to check this one out.

  24. Cynthia C says:

    I visited LaJolla years ago, but have never been to the Birch Aquarium. I’ll have to see it if I go back sometime.

  25. laurie nykaza says:

    Looks like a great hotel for the whole family. It looks like such a nice view from your room of the coast. The Birch Aquarium is a wonderful place to take in while visiting we went some years ago and we had a great time.

  26. this is really nice – I would love to have a vacation sometime – beautiful place

  27. This looks fantastic! I love LaJolla and Birch Aquarium is fantastic. It’s also so close to Torrey Pines which has gorgeous hiking!

  28. md kennedy says:

    I’ve been to LaJolla several times and thought it was beautiful, but never actually stayed there – this looks like a wonderful and luxurious way to do that!

  29. Stephanie says:

    This hotel looks really beautiful and the deal’s awesome. Thanks for sharing.

  30. Henria O. says:

    We often go to San Diego for a quick weekend getaway and we will definitely check out Hotel La Jolla for our next stay!

  31. Leslie Galloway says:

    This hotel is beautiful! Especially the pool area. And it seems like a very reasonable deal considering all that’s included like the tickets.

  32. Wow! This place is gorgeous! Looks like tons of fun and I would for sure visit!
    Thanks for sharing your great review!

  33. Mary Williams says:

    Very beautiful! It sounds like they offer a ton of fun activities for kids. If I were to go on a vacation, I’d love the opportunity to stay in a hotel like that!

  34. Oh my gosh, this looks awesome. I would love to visit.

  35. Amy Tolley says:

    what a beautiful hotel….looked lovely thanks for sharing…

  36. I love La Jolla, and having a great hotel package to go with the city by the sea would be bonus. Looks like a great weekend trip.

  37. Diana Stanhope says:

    Wow that is a stunning hotel! And it sounds like a fun city to visit too.

  38. Tammy S says:

    What a nice hotel. I would love to stay there. It looks like it has something for everyone.

  39. Betsy Barnes says:

    What a beautiful hotel, looks like fun! :)

  40. Sounds like fun! La Jolla is a beautiful city

  41. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    Looks Like A Great Hotel! The Décor Is Very Chic And Modern!

  42. April Yedinak says:

    I love the design and decor! It also sounds like a very family friendly place to visit. I know my kids love staying at hotels.

  43. amanda assencoa says:

    this place looks beautiful

  44. We’ve always wanted to visit San Diego and this sounds like a great place to do it with kids. Getting to choose from a treasure chest would be so fun, and s’mores would be an awesome way to cap off the night.

  45. Looks real nice

  46. What a cool hotel! We love La Jolla as I’m from the area. :)

  47. Maria Iemma says:

    I love this … want to be in that pool right now! Having four kids we like to go on vacation to ‘kid friendly’ places. Thank you for the information

  48. Darlene Ysaguirre says:

    I love this family type of locations having 3 children i always look for places that can meet their needs when my family travels

  49. Maralea says:

    How nice! Love the activities they have under the stars!

  50. Sarah L says:

    I’ve stayed at a Klimpton hotel before and they have the best service.

  51. krystel says:

    that place is wonderful for a vacation

  52. Nice, but so far away from FL! I’m still trying to figure a way to Atlantis.

  53. Austin Baroudi says:

    That pool looks amazing! I want to go there so bad! Thanks for another great post!

  54. Kate F. says:

    That sounds fun! Hotel La Jolla is so nice.

  55. Olivia Rubin says:

    Seems like a lot of fun and its nice that activities for the family are set up with partners, but yikes….that is what we try to pay for 3 nights. Our stay could only be overnight.

  56. Ivan H. says:

    The swimming pool and complimentary beach cruisers would be awesome!

  57. I like the theme items, and access to activities that would appeal to the grownups, too! such as kayaking and surfing!!! So many cool places you visit and this is wowie!

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