The Portola Hotel & Spa is the perfect place to bring the entire family all year-round. With parks, museums, and endless outdoor activities just a few steps away, there is always something fun to do! Check out our affordable packages thoughtfully designed, to ensure your family has a memorable vacation on the Monterey Peninsula!
Portola Pirate Program
The Portola Pirates Program
For little explorers between the ages of 3 and 12, looking to have some extra fun during their stay in Monterey, the Portola Hotel & Spa invites them to join in our Portola Pirates Program. The excitement begins the moment your family checks-in, as children are greeted with a Pirate Bag full of toys and activities including: pirate coins, temporary tattoos, beaded necklace and more! Through interactive activities, kids (and their parents) will learn about Monterey's rich maritime history and have the opportunity to view our collection of antique model ships located throughout the hotel, as well as historic memorabilia and photographs from days gone by! Once your little pirates have worked-up an appetite, stop by Jacks Restaurant or Peter B's Brewpub for a customized kids menu featuring seaworthy meals like Black Beard Pasta and our popular Portola Pirate Pizza!
The Portola Pirates Program is offered year round and is not only for guests of the Portola Hotel & Spa. We invite local residents and educators to join in the fun for birthday parties, field trips and special events. Call (800) 342-4295 for details.
Shiver Me Timbers…It’s Scavenger Hunt Time!
As part of the Portola Pirates Program, we have created a scavenger hunt map like no other for all of the little guests. Children can explore the hotel with an adult and find answers to historical and nautically-inspired questions outlined in their map. Ultimately, the hunt leads to Peter B's Brewpub where a large treasure chest sits and each participant has the chance to reach in for a special prize.
Grub & More!
Our two family-friendly restaurants, Jacks Restaurant and Peter B's Brewpub have designed a Portola Pirates-inspired Kids Menu featuring: MacAAAARRRoni and Cheese, Captain Jacks Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Black Beard Pasta and our popular Portola Pirate Pizza (all come with choice of Scaly Wag fries and/or a Jolly Roger fruit cup). Each entrée includes a beverage, Landlubber Root Beer Float or Matey scoop of ice cream, all priced at $4.99 per entree.