Turbocharged Sailing: Take in the Extreme Sailing Races at Harbor Island This October
October 10th, 2017

 

With the year-round weather as lovely as ours, it’s no surprise that San Diego’s such a popular destination for sporting events—a healthy share of them taking place along our sun-swaddled Pacific coastline.


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Catch Some Waves During the Peak of San Diego’s Surf Season!
September 26th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

San Diego ranks among the epicenters of the global surfing scene, and it just about goes without saying that Southern California, in general, has helped shape modern surf culture. (Just pay a visit to the California Surf Museum to learn how.)
Surfing is a year-round possibility here, but late summer through autumn generally brews up the [...]

Super Boats at Mission Bay: The San Diego Bayfair Hydroplane Races
September 8th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

A hop, skip, and a jump from the Sofia Hotel, the waters of Mission Bay makes one of San Diego’s favorite aquatic playgrounds. Coming up this month is one of the flashiest water sports events it hosts all year: the San Diego Bayfair!
The centerpiece of this waterfront festival is as dramatic a competition as you [...]

Daytripping From the Sofia: Exploring San Diego County’s Coast
September 4th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

Downtown, the Gaslamp Quarter, Old Town, Balboa Park, Coronado Island—a whole feast of nearby San Diego delights beckon to you from the doorstep of the historic Sofia Hotel. And you can happily spend your entire stay with us wining, dining, shopping, and sightseeing entirely in our greater neighborhood, which encompasses some of the best-known attractions [...]

Stand on a San Diego Icon: The Hike to Potato Chip Rock
August 23rd, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

From desert walkabouts to seaside moseys, a fabulous wealth of hiking opportunities lies within our diverse hinterland here at the Sofia Hotel. Easily one of the most popular hikes of all is that up to the aptly named Potato Chip Rock.
It’s only about 30 miles or so to the best-known Potato Chip Rock trailhead [...]