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Discover Embarcadero

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nighttime photo of the lights from San Diego over the Bay

Rediscover the Embarcadero Experience 

Whether you’ve visited dozens of times or have yet to soak in the Pacific vibes, a limitless array of experiences await at every turn. It’s all right here, including world-class hotels. Choose between dozens of restaurants with menus to satisfy your taste. Take in unique tours, stroll through shops, and go deep with water adventures. 

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Watch and imagine yourself enjoying time away at the Embarcadero. Then plan your very own Embarcadero Experience below!

The only tricky part of your Embarcadero Experience is choosing among the variety of options you can take in during your visit.  This interactive Google map has you covered. 

Tips:

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  • click on the upper right icon to expand map to full screen

Stay 

Hospitality awaits at each of the six luxurious hotels at the Embarcadero. Your stay can include the full spa treatment, a slew of on-site dining options, late-night drinks, or early mimosas after a workout at the fitness center. All of it just steps from your room, with countless possibilities a short walk from where you’re staying. 

The pool at the Marriott Marquis San Diego
Embarcadero Experience Jetskis - a couple dart about the San Diego Bay on rented jetskis

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If it’s saltwater treatment you desire, the Embarcadero has you covered like a crashing wave. Water options include paddle boarding, sportfishing, recreation rentals, and boat cruises. If staying dry sounds better, stay on the dock and step into an interesting tour of vintage ships, walk the decks of the longest-serving U.S. aircraft carrier, or just tour the town for the day. Make it a spiritual escape by ducking into the spa for an afternoon of pampering.  
 

Dine 

Deliciousness is served daily. Savor the catch of the day or a perfectly prepared steak, sip a one-of-a-kind cocktail or local craft beer, or grab-and-go on your way to your next adventure. No matter the craving, you’ll find it at the more than 30 restaurants at the Embarcadero. 
 

Tequila Bar & Grill shows off a plate of tacos and a margarita
a couple shops 'til they drop at the Headquarters on the Embarcadero

Shop 

Shopping here is nothing like the mall. Feel the ocean breeze as you wander between shops. Discover souvenirs, a nautical gift, pirate booty, custom jewelry, or that item you need for your outdoor adventure. You won’t know exactly what you’re going to find until you get here, but it comes with the magic of buying something new. 

Find Your Experience