Kayaks glide serenely through the South Bay as the sightseers dip paddles into the water or stop to take pictures of migrating birds. Led by a docent for the Living Coast Discovery Center with five years of experience, Chula Vista Kayak’s tours navigate these oft-overlooked waters in search of rare sights, such as the local Pacific green sea turtles coming up for air or the abundant wildlife including raptors, great blue herons, and egrets. Tours welcome beginners and seasoned kayakers alike; no matter their experience level, guests brush up on water safety with a 15-minute introduction before they’re clear to push off and explore.
The professional chauffeurs behind V.I.P. Shuttle and Limousines pilot town cars to and from airports, giving travelers time to relax before they have to don their wax wings. Drivers also man white or black stretch limousines as they transport passengers to wine and beer tours, proms, and the Del Mar Racetrack. Those seeking a night out on the town can opt for the comedy, dinner, and limo package, which spares couples the hassle of waiting in line and grants them a complimentary bottle of wine or champagne.
With private car services in cities across the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia, Uber Technologies is dedicated to whisking its customers to their destinations in comfort. Clients request rides through Uber’s online form or from their iPhone, Android, or quick-winged carrier pigeon. They are then soon steered in luxury toward their desired location in a sleek black automobile.
Terramoto offers clients convenient and environmentally friendly transportation services that allow travelers to quickly get around town without lugging luggage on a tandem bike or alarming neighborhood dogs with an ostrich rickshaw. Boasting a hybrid fleet of leather-lined Toyota Prius and Highlander vehicles, Terramoto provides transportation services that are more comfortable than taking a taxi and safer than hopping off an overpass onto a bus roof. All vehicles are driven by experienced professionals, who provide limousine-quality service with unmatched friendliness and refreshingly casual amiability. After scheduling a pick-up time, customers and their luggage or collection of preserved-insect specimens will be transported anywhere in San Diego County. Additionally, Terramoto helps save the environment by planting a tree after every trip with a donation to Plant a Billion.
V2 Nail Bar Salon's nail-polishing services clip, buff, and shine keratinous appendage-enders with professional flair. Gift grippers with a spa manicure and a therapeutic anti-aging hand treatment with cleansing, exfoliation, cuticle shaping, and hand massage to complement the nail-shaping service. While mitten-fillers are mollycoddled, paws are pampered with a spa pedicure—a gentle, thorough exfoliation with a robust Dead Sea salt-butter unguent that soothes sandpapery soles and scours away dead skin, an essential oil soak, and a nail trimming for the southernmost phalanges.
The staffers at Cruiser King help pedalers to stay on the road with an impressive supply of bikes for sale or rent, handy cycling gear, and comprehensive maintenance services. At Cruiser King’s two locations, employees oversee a steady supply of the latest bikes from Hampton Cruisers and Fuji, doling them into the waiting hands of new owners or riders borrowing them for excursions, which can range from one hour to one week to cross-Atlantic cruises. Though the shop is known for its top-shelf beach cruisers, it also rents out mountain bikes, inline skates, and surfboards.