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Dockside Yacht Lodging

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2071 Shelter Island Marina, San Diego, CA 92106
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was an awesome alternative to a hotel room! Cal was a great host and super friendly! Thanks for making our 25th one to remember!! We enjoyed breakfast on the aft deck, and music from Humphrey's from the crow nest. The inside was beautiful and so comfy, we almost didn't want to go anywhere else!

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Pinedale, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed upon the Pura Vida for 5 days 4 nights over Spring Break with our 2 teenage children, it was amazing! The yacht had everything we could have needed, (so much that we definatly overpacked) I had read reviews that compared the stay to camping....so I brought everything to camp; most of what I had packed stayed in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We stayed on the Pura Vida for four nights. There were four of us. The boat is just a dream! We appreciated the peacefulness of being on the boat. We brought in our dinners from some local restaurants, which enhanced our time aboard. We were within 2 minutes of great restaurants, a beautiful grocery store (Von's), and just 10 minutes... More 

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CA Mountains
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We stayed on the Pura Vida the week of Thanksgiving in 2014. We invited my in-laws to tag along. As long as you are aware that you are staying on a boat, there will be no issues. There was plenty of room for the four of us. We mainly stayed on the back deck and enjoyed the great San Diego... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

1) Cal was great - he is friendly and took us through everything. I didn't feel like we imposed on his time and I was appreciative of his willingness to chat and share info. 2) it's a boat so no there isn't a large amount of space but that's the fun of the experience! I think we were there at... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Three of us stayed on the Pura Vida for four wonderful days! We stayed mid December which was a bit chilly, but the yacht was fantastic! I had read about this 'alternative' place to stay on trip advisor and was so glad I did and want to thank all who gave it an excellent review! I wholeheartedly agree with them,... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We were really excited to try this alternative to the standard hotel scene and I am glad we did. I learned that there are some ups and downs to both. First of all, be ready to climb some narrow, steep steps on your way in and out of the boat. Also, you have to maneuver around the steering wheel of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I learned about Dockside Lodging from an enthusiastic guest that stayed at the hotel where I work nearly a year ago. I finally had the time to check it out for my self and am so glad I did. My husband and I were looking for a relaxing stay-cation and our experience aboard the Pure Vida definitely fit the bill.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

9-18-2014 Narnie O'Shea Shea ( Sail Boat ) We stayed on this gorgeous sale boat for two nights, Cal, greeted us @ 4:00 Pm, Chilled Champagne & pink Lilly's was a Very Special touch! This charming sail boat sleeps 6 comfortably! 2 full br, full kitchen, coffee, assortment of flavored teas, pots N Pans, tea kettle, towels, large fridge &... More 

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed on Pure Vida for 4 nights in August. The whole experience was absolutely faultless from start to finish. The accommodation exceeded our expectations, the use of the facilities in the best western was a bonus. Chaluim was an excellent host, he went out of his way to make us comfortable. Thank you.

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