Check out all the local beaches on our staff-led ride through Ocean, Belmont, Mission and Pacific Beaches. Leaves from the lobby at noon. Bike rental is $15.
Get those picturesque sunset photos on our stroll along the aptly named Sunset Cliffs. Meeting time varies with the seasons, so meet in the lobby one hour before sunset. Just check with reception on the daily time.
Free ride out to the Cowles Mountain hiking trails in our hostel van. The summit holds a 360-degree panoramic view of San Diego that is well worth the 1.5 mile hike! Shuttle seating is limited so be sure to sign up in reception. Runs seasonally.
Think you got what it takes to be the winner? Well, come out to the patio and show us your skills. Every Tuesday at 8pm.
Snap photos of the sea lions or leap in with the leopard sharks! Guests get a 40% discount on snorkel or kayak gear, so get one with the wildlife! Tuesdays the shuttle is one way. Thursdays the shuttle returns at 2:15pm. Seating is limited so sign up is necessary. Tuesday shuttle is seasonal.
Get a peek at Tijuana while you’re here! We’re working with a young and fun tour company to provide a look into the history of this iconic town, a taste of the growing gourmet food movement and some insider info! Leaves by local bus at 1pm.
Join us every Wednesday and Sunday to do yoga at the beach! Meet in the lobby at 10am.
We’ll introduce you to our favorite local watering holes and when you’re done, you’ll only be crawling distance from the hostel! Leaves at 9pm from the kitchen, we’re we’ll give you a special starter on the night!
Quench that thirst when we head out on Thursdays nights for some mar-ga-ri-taaaas! After all, we're this close to Mexico so you can't leave without having one...or three!
Join us every Friday for volleyball or soccer or whatever beachy sport sounds like fun at the time. Meet in the lobby Friday at 11am.
Join us every Friday and Sunday night for a beach bonfire! We’ll show you how to make an American favorite, S’mores! Head to the beach from the hostel every Friday and Sunday just after sunset. Check at reception for daily time.
Looking for a unique and fun time? Join us on the patio the first Friday of each month during the summer for a big party in a bubble bath! Make sure you're dressed to get wet!
USA Hostels in the only company with a free shuttle to major tourist spots. Four days a week we drop off at the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, the airport and the Gaslamp District downtown. Seating is limited so be sure to sign up in reception. Check with reception on departure time.
Check with our reception staff for new and seasonal activities as well. We’re always trying something new or getting a group together for an impromptu outing. Just ask or look for a sign up sheet in the lobby!