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Vacation on a Yacht! Affordable Accommodations and Bay Cruises

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type yacht
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Stunning Yacht in a marina with 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Accommodations like never seen before in San Diego, California. Stay aboard our 46 foot motor yacht, the Ohana Pacific, where she is docked in a Marina on Harbor Island nestled between the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and the Hilton. There is a small fee for additional guests more than 2. Indulge in 2 fully appointed state rooms, 2 bathrooms, a well equipped kitchen, and a cushy living room with plenty of comfortable seating for intimate gatherings. Fabulous upper helm and cushioned bow for enjoying the best year round weather in the world. Sheraton Hotel amenities such as the fitness center, 2 swimming pools and hot tub are available to all our guests.

**Don't forget to reserve an unforgettable sunset wine and cheese cruise, holiday, or harbor cruise. Please note that all reservations during holidays and June through the end of September require a minimum 2 hour cruise at the rate of $590. This includes a captain, a crew mate, everything to make this vacation the most memorable possible.**

Also, we can not accept reservations with children under the age of 10 years old and all children over 10 must be calm, and very well behaved.

Guests will enjoy a fabulous San Diego Bay cruise from 2 hours, to a half day tour up to 6 hours. Enjoy a beautiful sunny day along the San Diego coast, or how about a sunset tour that culminates under the most incredible city and Coronado Bay Bridge lights. Let us cater your special occasion, or bring your own.

This is your day – it will be our honor to help you make it an unforgettable one.

Zolna Yachts has been winner of Top Vacation Rental in San Diego, and also an affiliate of the San Diego Concierge Association!

More Details

Owner
Amos Zolna
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, Hebrew
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Amos Zolna

Let us introduce ourselves. We are Amos & Shari and we moved from New York City to San Diego in 1995. We have a beautiful teenage daughter, Annabelle, off to UC Santa Cruz, and a beautiful German Shepherd named Bella who we foster for a rescue.

Amos and I instantly fell in love with everything this magnificent city has to offer. From the sea, to the mountains, to the desert wildflower explosions, this is so much more than a city. Then to discover the Gas Lamp District, Little Italy, and a multitude of cultural venues and events, we knew this was the place for us.

It was easy to acclimate to San Diego’s great year round climate, and were especially drawn to it’s unique coastal way of life. After many years of owning vacation rental properties on the island of Maui, Amos came up with the idea to combine our knowledge of the vacation rental business with our passion for boating. And so we did. In March of 2007 we opened Ohana Pacific, LLC. A unique San Diego business offering overnight accommodations aboard a yacht. Soon after, we became United States Coast Guard OUPV Captains, licensed to 100 tons on coastal waters.

This yachting business has evolved into a full service Yacht Company that now offers our customers a fantastic fleet of privately owned yachts for overnight accommodations and charter. We are now the go-to company in San Diego for private charters, being recommended by the San Diego Concierge Association and a network of businesses all over Southern California.

Thank you for checking out one of the most unique highly rated Vacation Rental properties in San Diego!

Sincerely,

Shari & Amos Zolna

Zolna Yachts

Amos Zolna purchased this yacht in 2006

Why Amos Zolna chose Point Loma

You're looking for something unique and awesome. Why choose the same old thing? Stay on a yacht in a prime location on the water, not simply looking at the water. Surround yourself with boats, water, sea life, and gorgeous sunsets. And, we're just minutes from the San Diego Airport and down town.

What makes this yacht unique

What makes the Ohana Pacific so unique is that you can charter our yacht for a professional and unforgettable San Diego Bay cruise and stay aboard as no other high end vacation rental accommodation can provide. Typically, you'll find either one or the other. We do it all!!

We specialize in personalized cruises for up to 12 guests and offer you the luxury of a live-a-board yacht for 4 overnight guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Greg, Susie, Chris & Brittany Hall, Richmond, VA

J.J. and I enjoyed every minute of our yachting experience! You and your family are what we call in Texas "Good People", which means genuine and honest. From driving the boat, to watching the sun drop into the Pacific, it was all incredible. We will definitely see you guys again.
Dec 2008
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Amenities

Midway District Yacht Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • yacht
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (2) In both staterooms, Double Sofa Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Vacation on a Yacht! Affordable Accommodations and Bay Cruises
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
Fountain Hills , AZ
5

Go for something different

  • 5 of 5

Amos is prompt, professional, and accessible from the booking process to check out. The yacht itself is nicely appointed and an unique experience for a vacation base. The scenery, privacy and tranquility at the marina and on the yacht is a plus in such a big metropolitan area. The yacht is stationed at such a great location that it is easy to access all of San Diego's sites and experiences.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Norwood, Colorado
5

Hotel??? NOT - Get a Yacht!

  • 5 of 5

If you had a thought about staying at the Hilton or Sheridan, DON'T! From the second I met Amos and stepped on this yacht, I didn't want to leave. In town for a conference, it was a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the hotel, yet close enough to walk to my meetings and get the fresh sea air breeze! I loved the comfort of my own space and the ease of booking, and being pampered! I will never stay in a San Diego hotel again! Thanks Amos!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Christine! Great to hear such nice things about Amos, the yacht, and the ease and convenience of our location. Come back again soon! Shari Zolna Zolna Yachts
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5

Very unique alternative to a hotel

  • 5 of 5

My son and I were in Southern California looking at colleges he's applying to and wanted to try something different from the standard hotel stay. This was the perfect alternative and so much more enjoyable. We each had our own bedroom and bathroom and the boat is cozy, but you still have plenty of space and we never felt cramped. There is something incredibly relaxing about waking up in the marina - the lapping of the water against the boat, the slight squeaking of the ropes as the boat moves, it was all very enjoyable. Some good restaurants on the island, right across the street from the airport, and easy access to plenty of great spots downtown. Neither of us had ever spent any time on a yacht, and Amos was fantastic in explaining everything to us and made the experience easy and fun. Will never stay in a hotel room in San Diego again!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steve for this fantastic review! We so appreciate you taking your time to write this about our yacht, Amos and all the details about your stay that you kindly included. We hope to see you back soon. Shari Zolna Zolna Yachts, San Diego
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Twinsburg, Oh
5

Unique, affordable accomdation from an honest owner

  • 5 of 5

I was is in San Diego for a conference and searched VRBO and found the yacht. How can you ever stay in a hotel when there are places like this. Amos was super helpful and accommodating in ever way. An easy Uber ride to downtown, several nice restaurants nearby and the piece of being on the water. If I'm ever in San Diego again, I'll be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dave! Hope to see you again soon, Amos & Shari Zolna Zolna Yachts
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5

Relaxing and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Amos was super accommodating and quick to respond--he let us stay until 4pm the day we checked out without charging us. We stayed on his stationary newly renovated harbor houseboat and had a fabulous time. It was clean and beautifully appointed--even pretty mosaic tiles were placed in the kitchen and bathroom. The two bathrooms and master suite were comfortable and we easily hosted guests for cocktails. We spent two beautiful days in the harbor for the same price as a hotel room with taxes/parking/and fees. I totally recommend dealing with Zolna Yacht Charters. The entire experience was unique and first class.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jennifer for this awesome review of the Suite Paradise Houseboat. We are thrilled that you loved it as much as we do. We appreciate all the details you included and look forward to seeing you again soon. Shari & Amos Zolna Zolna Yachts, San Diego
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5

Simply Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for an alternative to staying in yet more hotel rooms on a vacation. I was lucky to find Zolna Yacht Charters through a search and I'm so glad we did. Amos was super helpful with our correspondence I had prior to our scheduled date. He was very flexible and accommodating. All of the little details they take care of made our tour amazing.

Shari and Amos were very welcoming and their attention to detail was so helpful. The level of service and friendliness completely blew us away. The accommodation was perfect for our group of four and the amenities were plentiful and clean.

The boat tour was the highlight of our stay, and a must do thing when visiting San Diego. I would definitely recommend staying on one of their yachts or houseboats when visiting this lovely city, it is very comparable in price to a good hotel, with a lot more to offer as a relaxing experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mick for this fantastic and detailed review! It was a pleasure to meet you and your family from "down under'. We hope to see you again for your next San Diego Bay Vacation. Shari and Amos
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Map

Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Coronado State Beach
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
The Boat House
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Spanish Landing
Car: not necessary

San Diego Bay yacht cruises available.

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Rates & Availability

Midway District Yacht Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$269
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $39 per night, per additional guest
 
summer
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$369
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $39 per night, per additional guest
 
summer
Jul 5 2017 - Jul 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$269
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $39 per night, per additional guest
 
comiccon
Jul 20 2017 - Jul 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $39 per night, per additional guest
 
summer
Jul 24 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$269
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $39 per night, per additional guest
 
fall
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$195
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $39 per night, per additional guest
 
fall
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
$269
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $39 per night, per additional guest
 
fall
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$195
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $39 per night, per additional guest
 
winter
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$269
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $39 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Jan 2 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$189
$1,323
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $39 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$189
$1,323
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $39 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $100
2 Hour Yacht Cruise $590 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

The nightly rate is for 2 people. Additional guests up to 4 will be charged $39 per person per night. Any reservations made during the summer, all holidays and some weekends will be required to purchase a minimum 2 hour cruise. $295 per hour plus 6% port fee. Children must be 10 years old or older and be very calm and well behaved for their own safety and the safety of our yacht.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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