Get an overview of this hotelLuxurious waterpark and golf resort in Escondido

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Business centre
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Room to roam

The 600-acre Welk Resort has a waterpark with waterslides and children's interactive splash pads. The resort is 25 minutes drive from San Diego Safari Park, beaches and LegoLand; 30 minutes drive from the Temecula Valley wine country.

Relaxation

The Welk Resort Theatre is home to top-notch talent performing Broadway style musicals and starring in comedy and variety shows, including tribute bands. The resort offers 2 golf courses, 8 pools and spas, 4 outdoor tennis courts, and daily resort activities for all ages.

Spacious villas with views

Welk Resort San Diego's spacious villas have fully-equipped kitchens and private balconies or patios which look out on canyons, golf courses, or pools. All villas DVD players, queen sofa beds, and some have jetted tubs.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This resort is set on 600 acres of rolling hills 40 miles north of downtown San Diego and 22 miles from Temecula Valley, Southern California's wine country. The expansive grounds include 2 18-hole golf courses, 5 recreation centers, multiple pools and spa tubs, steam room, hiking and biking trails, and water parks with 140-foot waterslides and interactive playgrounds. Spa services are available. The hotel also hosts a Farmer's Market every Monday. The resort contains individually-owned vacation rentals with standardized amenities.

The popular 339-seat Welk Theater (surcharges) offers Broadway-style musicals, headliners, and comedy acts. Daily activities for all ages (surcharges may apply) include water aerobics, arts and crafts, movie nights, and welcome socials.

Classic American fare is served in Canyon Grille, with outdoor seating available. A market is also available for groceries and refreshments. Guests of Welk Resort San Diego also have access to gas barbecue grills.

Tours to J. Paul Getty Museum, Hollywood, San Diego Old Town, and other destinations can be arranged (surcharge).

Guests enjoy complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the property, and free on-site parking. Designated areas are available for motorcycles, recreational vehicles, and trailers.

  • Library 
  • Picnic area 
  • Waterslide 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 8 
  • Number of spa tubs - 8 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Computer station 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2323 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Conference center 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 4 
  • Total number of rooms - 714 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 70 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free water park access 
  • Conference space 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 2000 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 25000 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Water park access (complimentary)  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Separate living room  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer  
  • Microwave  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Weekly housekeeping provided 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Stovetop 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Separate living room 
  • Microwave 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 

Where to Eat

Canyon Grille - Indoor and outdoor dining. Classic American fare. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner; bar open during restaurant hours.

The Market at Welk Resorts - Featuring groceries, wine, and assorted craft beer from around San Diego. Open from early morning to late evening, daily.

Pizza Hut Express - Open for lunch and dinner.

Starbucks® - Serving all of your cafe favorites. Open early morning to evening, daily.

Entertainment

Welk Theatre presents live entertainment throughout various seasons of the year: Welk Illusions staring Anthony Hernandez, Tongue and Cheek staring Kevin Johnson, and variety shows. Also, every Monday is Farmer's Market and every Tuesday evening is Festival Under the Lights.

Nearby Things to Do

The sprawling Welk Resort San Diego is built around 2 golf courses and 5 recreation centers. Golfers choose between the 18-hole, par-54 Oaks course and the 18-hole, par-62 Fountains executive course. A pro shop offers lessons (surcharges), rentals, and tournament arrangements. 4 lighted outdoor tennis courts are complimentary, and the pro shop also carries tennis equipment and clothing.

5 recreation centers offer outdoor pools, tennis, volleyball, fitness centers, spa tubs, and lounges with TVs and DVD players, pool tables, and ping-pong tables. The resort's waterpark has 140-foot waterslides and interactive playgrounds. A small lake offers complimentary catch-and-release fishing. Guests can also play half-court basketball, bocce, or shuffleboard.

A daily activity program for all ages includes arts and crafts, water aerobics, movie nights, and welcome socials (surcharges may apply).

LEGOLAND California, approximately 25 miles from the resort, offers fun for all ages who love Lego's and have a wonderful imagination. The San Diego Zoo Safari Park, 8 miles from the resort, is a 1800 acre wildlife preserve that houses over 3500 animals representing 260 species and features lush botanical gardens.

Pacific Ocean beaches, approximately 25 miles from the resort, provide a myriad of year-round recreational activities.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 

Spa Services

Welk Resort San Diego has a full service spa offering aromatherapy treatments as well as massages and other body treatments in its 4 treatment rooms.

  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
No elevators
Daily housekeeping service is available for a surcharge. Arrangements and surcharge must be made at check-in.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 22 for adults, USD 6 and USD 14 for children (approximately)
  • Cleaning/housekeeping/linens are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Kids Eat Free

Book a stay in a "Kids Eat Free" 2 or 3 Bedroom Villa room category and kids age 10 years old and younger eat free at Canyon Grille Restaurant when accompanied by a paying registered adult.

Must book a qualifying room to receive benefits. Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Rate includes 1 meal (breakfast, lunch, OR dinner) per registered child, when ordered from the kids' menu. Beverage included. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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