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Welcome to Hotel Del Sol, a family-friendly hotel celebrating the colorful West Coast spirit. Palm trees and a sparkling pool are the heart of our 1950s motor lodge that's been transformed into a boutique hotel.
Get fishy with former PSMFC fisheries observer, raconteur, tubist, monkeyface eel champion, blogger and street performer Kirk Lombard on an inter-tidal, low tide walking tour along San Francisco's bayfront shoreline. Learn the basics of how to "poke pole" for the flavorful monkeyface eel, how to catch rock crabs and throw a "Hawaiian casting net." Discover the best local mussel beds, and how to be sure you aren't eating risky ones! Also: where to find stands of edible sea weeds, the advantages of eating local forage fishes and what's in season when. This award winning walking tour was voted "Best Walking Tour In San Francisco" in 2011. It has been featured in articles in the NY Times, SF Chronicle, SF Bay Guardian, Marin Independent Journal, East Bay Express and many others. Kirk has appeared on NPR, Travel Channel, Food Network, Animal Planet, Oprah Network and Sportsman Network. His show The Curious Adventures of Kirk Lombard," on Whole Foods' website, Dark Rye, was nominated for a James Beard award in 2013.