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 [...]

Bike the Bay: San Diego Cycling at its Best
August 9th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

The weather that San Diego’s privileged to experience year-round is meant to be enjoyed from the seat of a bicycle. (Or out on a paddleboard. Or from a kayak. Or a sailboat. Or a top-down convertible…well, you get the gist.)
Just about any day is a good day for a bike ride around America’s Greatest City—especially [...]

Surf San Diego: A Tidal Wave of Fun
July 31st, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

Surfing is part of San Diego’s DNA, of course, so it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that some world-class surfing competitions go down along our sun-burnished shores.
This weekend a jaunt from the Sofia (one of the leading downtown SanDiego hotels) up to Oceanside will take you to the biggest women-only board-riding contest on [...]

Comic-Con 2017: Bigger & Better Than Ever
July 21st, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

This weekend marks the 48th running of San Diego’s iconic Comic-Con International, by far the biggest convention in America’s Greatest City and one of the great celebrations of pop culture anywhere.

Beach Bat-&-Ball: Catch the 64th Annual Over-the-Line Tournament This Weekend!
July 12th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

Coming at you this weekend: one of the most distinctive tried-and-true expressions of San Diego beach culture!
The second round of Old Mission Beach Athletic Club’s famous Over-the-Line (OTL) World Championship is going down July 15 and 16 at Mission Bay Park on Fiesta Island. When you are a guest of ours at the Sofia—among the [...]