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Room type

Luxurious waterpark and golf resort in Escondido

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.


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 include complimentary wireless Internet access and DVD players, and some have jetted tubs.

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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, 4 recreation centers, 4 outdoor tennis courts, multiple pools and spa tubs, 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 convenience store and a pizza outlet are also on the resort grounds. 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.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Arcade/game room
  • ATM/banking
  • Golf course on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Business center
  • Free casino shuttle
  • Fitness facilities
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Free water park access
  • Luggage storage
  • Library
  • One meeting room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Total number of rooms - 570
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Terrace
  • Picnic area
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built 2000
  • Free self parking
  • Sauna
  • Shopping on site
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Children's pool
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Waterslide
  • Number of outdoor pools - 8
  • Number of spa tubs - 8
  • Children's club
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Garden
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Outdoor tennis courts 4
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa services on site
  • Wedding services
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Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony or patio
  • Balcony
  • Cable TV service
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free toiletries
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • In-room safe
  • Premium TV channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa bed
  • Free WiFi
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Where to Eat

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

9th Hole Snack Shop - Snacks and beverages. Open from early morning to late afternoon.

The Convenience Store and Deli - Groceries and delicatessen items. Open from early morning to early evening.

Pizza Hut Express - Open for lunch and dinner.

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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 4 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.

4 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).

Pacific Ocean beaches, approximately 27 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.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Free bicycles nearby
  • Fishing on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Playground on site
  • Volleyball on site
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Spa Services

Welk Resort San Diego offers aromatherapy treatments as well as massages and other body treatments in its 4 treatment rooms.

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


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

You need to know

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

Daily housekeeping service is available for a surcharge. Arrangements and surcharge must be made at check-in.


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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" room category and kids age 10 years old and younger eat free at Canyon Grille Restaurant when accompanied by a paying registered adult.

Rate includes 1 meal, per registered child/day for either breakfast, lunch, or dinner ordered from the kids menu. Beverage included. Promotion is limited to 2 kids per villa. Meal does not include gratuity. Valid anytime, subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.

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