Cruise Mission Bay with Santa! Christmas Day Cruise and Brunch at The Catamaran Resort Hotel and The Bahia Resort Hotel

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Cruise Mission Bay with Santa! Festive Christmas Day Cruise accompany Brunch at The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa and The Bahia Rsrot Hotel in San Diego.

Celebrate Christmas in San Diego on the scenic shores of Mission Bay. Sister properties, the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa and the Bahia Resort Hotel offers two delectable brunches on Christmas Day and a memorable Cruise with Santa on the elegant Bahia Belle Sternwheeler.

On Friday, December 25, the Bahia Belle Sternwheeler will be transformed into the Polar Express on Mission Bay. A turn-of-the-century-style sternwheeler will cruise all day on Christmas and the holiday spirit will fill all those aboard. Cruise with Santa and enjoy joyful music, entertainment, and sweet treats. Warm your bellies with a Hot Chocolate and Spiced Cider. Fun for the whole family, come relax and spend the day with Santa on Christmas day.

The Christmas Champagne Brunch brings traditional favorites and holiday cheer atop the Polynesian style, Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Enjoy breathtaking views as guests select from Roast Diestel Turkey, Cornmeal Crusted Sea Bass, and baked Penne Bolognese. Each food station is designed to delight the taste buds. Belgian Waffles, Cheese Blintz, Garlic Mash Potatoes, Orange Pecan Sweet Potatoes, Crab Claws, Peel and Eat Shrimp and Tellicherry Crusted Salmon with Tarragon Aioli. A delectable exotic Salad Bar with Marinated Mushrooms, Grilled Artichokes, Waldorf salad, Proscuitto and a Smoked Cheese and Creole Mustard Dressing. For the Candy Cane Kids, a special Children’s buffet that offers favorites like Mac N Cheese, Tator Tots, Pigs in a blanket, and Nuggets.

Treat your taste buds to the sweetness of Christmas-homemade Raspberry Bread Pudding, Crème Brule, assorted fruit pies, and the flowing Chocolate Fountain with all the fixings’ whole fresh fruit and strawberries, pound cake, and cream puffs. The Catamaran Champagne buffet is from 11:00 AM- 3:00PM at $42.95 for adults and $20.95 for Children 5-11, children under 5 years eat free.

The Bahia Resort will celebrate Christmas and toast the Holidays in festive style offering an elegant champagne brunch buffet. Guests will enjoy the piano artistry of John Cain and spectacular views overlooking Mission Bay as they sample an array of traditional flavors and home cooked favorites. The omelet and waffle station, bacon and sausages accompany freshly carved items such as Roast Tom Turkey with Giblet Gravy and Roasted Baron of Beef with a port Wine Sauce. Herb Crusted Pork loin, grilled Mahi Mahi bring yuletide cheer as they pair with Southern style Sweet Potatoes and Sausage and Apple Stuffing. Fresh and grilled vegetables create a delicious spread of exotic greens, a Bow Tie Pasta salad with sundried tomatoes, roasted garlic and mint and baked Brie with dried fruits and nuts. Enjoy a traditional Waldorf salad with Grilled Artichokes and wild Mushrooms with a sherry vinaigrette and a Naples Antipasto Display of fine cheeses and roasted peppers. Delight your favorite Christmas Elves at the Children's Buffet, catering to familiar favorites Chicken Dinosaurs, Homemade Macaroni and Cheese, Pizzas, Tater Tots, Mixed Fruit Salad, and Jell-O.

A joyous sweet retreat Pecan, Apple Cranberry and Pumpkin Pies, Eggnog Cheesecake, and a White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Whiskey sauce are some of the Christmas Treats we have for the whole family. The Bahia Champagne buffet is from 11:00 AM- 3:00PM at $39.95 for adults and $19.95 for Children 5-11, children under 5 years eat free.

One memorable cruise, two different Resorts to choose from. The Bahia Belle will be exclusive to Brunch guests only, and cruises between the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa and the Bahia Resort Hotel every half hour from 11:30 AM –6:00 PM.

The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa and the Bahia Resort Hotel is owned and operated by Evans Hotels, San Diego. For Christmas Day brunch reservations please contact (858) 539-8792 for the Bahia and (858) 539-8666 for the Catamaran. For further information please contact Jamie Cheng at (858) 777-6712, jcheng(at)evanshotels(dot)com, or visit and

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