While on vacation last month I played around with some photo apps on my smart phone to take some photos of our favorite vacation destination: Mission Beach and the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, CA.
From the hotel, Mission Beach and Belmont Park (a beach front amusement park) are just a short two block walk. We pretty much skipped Belmont this trip to maximize the sand and the surf time. We’ve been many times and always had fun.
Mission Beach, San Diego, California
The Giant Dipper roller coaster, built in 1925, is visible in the left corner.
They ditched me pretty much the second their toes hit the sand and headed straight for the water
I couldn’t decide between the two photos of them, so you get both.
He’s always writing something.
And happily he didn’t seem the least bit upset when the tide washed it away moments later.
Is it seaweed or kelp or both?
His favorite red flip flops.
We hung out right next to the lifeguard station.
The equipment is ready for action
Luckily it was a quiet morning on the beach for the lifeguards.
My new desktop wallpaper.
Bahia Resort Hotel
We stayed in the building with the gorgeous tile walls.
It’s hard to find shells on the ocean beach, but they are plentiful here on the bay.
I don’t need my swim suit, I’m just going to play on the sand… Of course I knew better and brought his towel.
The water in the bay is much calmer than the ocean, which this little fish appreciates.
Mommy in the picture!
Be sure to get my good side, darling! (we love heading to Bahia’s private beach in the morning to hang out with the ducks)
View of Mission Bay from our room.
And finally a word of caution: jumping on beds after waking up early and a full day of playing on the beach, plus walking and swimming and playing with your big cousins can be a recipe for disaster. Almost all healed now.