Admire the Southern California coast
From 20 minutes
Admire the San Diego coast from above it all with an open-air biplane adventure by San Diego Sky Tours. San Diego Sky Tours is a veteran-run aerial tour company of seasoned FAA-certified pilots with experience in military, corporate, airline and test flight. Enjoy the sights during a serene scenic flight, or seek out thrills during an aerobatic adventure.
Biplane Beach Tour: Take in the stunning coastline from exhilarating heights. This 20-minute flight ventures above and around the San Diego beaches near Mt. Soledad, La Jolla, Torrey Pines, and the Pacific Beach areas.
Biplane Bay & Beach Tour: Admire San Diego’s most beautiful sights from a new vantage point. This 30-minute route encompasses downtown, across the San Diego Bay to Point Loma, and up the entire coastline to La Jolla.
Sunset Biplane Bay & Beach Tour: A front row seat to San Diego’s stunning sunsets.
Aerobatic Thrill Ride: Unforgettable thrills from the open cockpit of a vintage biplane. Experience upside down flight, loops, rolls and more adrenaline-pumping moves at speeds up to 150 mph.
Discover Artist-In-Residence Aaron Chang
View beach life through Chang’s lens in a permanent exhibit of vivid, often large-scale scenes of sea and shore.
CELEBRATORY MOMENTS, LOCAL CULTURE
Tour the Craft Beer Capital
Cheers and toast your way along the coast on what Forbes named one of America's most unique beer tours.
Cycle the Coast
Take one of our electric-assist Electra Go! bikes for a spin along the coast.
San Diego Surf Tour
Get an in-depth introduction to the San Diego surf scene.
A Seaside Concert & Dinner Series
A series of intimate seaside music experiences with proceeds going to the Rob Machado Foundation.
Tee off at San Diego’s top greens, including championship and private club courses, while taking in stellar ocean and canyon views.
Day at the Beach
Make your beach day even more idyllic with the help of our Beach Concierge.
Learn to Surf Like a Local
Dip a toe into the world of surfing.
Paddle to Adventure
Explore the Seven Sea Caves set in 75-million-year-old sandstone and La Jolla Ecological Reserve’s abundant marine life.
Celebratory Moments, Holistic Experiences
Soak up the sun on one of our comfortable loungers or catch a sunset by the warmth of our fire pits.
Serene Beach Walk
Crowned with breathtaking bluffs, soft white sand stretches along Encinitas for three miles with six beaches along the way.
Our quiver of Almond and Firewire surfboards offers a variety of shapes and sizes suitable for all ages and levels.
Traverse the Trails
Away from the waves, Southern California’s natural beauty endures on land.
HOLISTIC EXPERIENCES, THRILLING ADVENTURES
Wake Up to Wellness
Start your day inspired with one of Alila Marea’s daily morning wellness experiences that are included in your stay.