Hotel Catalina

Second floor balcony with wicker rocking chairs an American flags overlooking ocean view.

Catalina Island: The Perfect Family Vacation Getaway

One of the countless incredible features Catalina Island has to offer is that there is fun for everyone in the family, including the grandparents and kids. It’s no wonder the island has been nicknamed Kidalina. Here, you can easily plan an unforgettable vacation the whole family will love.

So, what is it exactly that makes Catalina Island the perfect family vacation getaway? Let’s take a closer look…

Have a Relaxing Day at the Beach

Take the family to enjoy a leisurely swim on the beautiful beaches of the island. Thankfully, Catalina Island has three beaches to choose from in Avalon, all of which are public and located along Crescent Avenue. Choose from:

  • South Beach
  • Middle Beach
  • Step Beach

Or, enjoy the private Descanso Beach, just past Catalina Casino. Here, all ages can enjoy the beachfront restaurant and rent cabanas and lounge chairs.

Take Part in Water Activities

Catalina Island has some of the best snorkeling Southern California has to offer. You can save a few bucks by bringing your own gear, or easily rent on the island. Check out some favorite spots like Casino Point Dive Park or Lovers Cove.

If you’re looking for a little more adventure, take the family to check out paddleboarding, kayaking, pedal boating, or motorboating around the island. Make lasting memories as you soak in the unforgettable views of the island’s exterior, including secluded coves located all over.

Check Out the Zipline Tour

The Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour is the online zipline in Orange and Los Angeles County. Start your adventures 600 feet above Descanso Canyon as you zip across five lines spanning three-quarters of a mile, reaching speeds of up to 35 mph.

Keep in mind that this activity allows children, but kids ages five to nine must be in tandem with an adult. All other kids ten years and older are free to zip on their own.

Rock Climb at Descanso Beach Club

Located near the Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour base camp in Descanso Canyon is the rock climbing wall. With eight different routes to the top, this 32-foot rock climbing wall is built for all ranges, from beginners to advanced climbers.

All ages are welcome on the rock climbing wall, but there is a weight minimum of 40 pounds for safety purposes.

Make Memories at Hotel Catalina

Whether you’re looking for a family vacation packed with activities or a leisure trip filled with R&R, or some combination of the two, Hotel Catalina is the ideal accommodation for the whole family while enjoying the island.

Conveniently located a few doors down from Avalon Bay, Hotel Catalina offers all the charm and hospitality of the island’s yesteryear, but with all the modern amenities and conveniences of today that families love.

Join us at Hotel Catalina for your next family vacation, where we understand that life is meant for good friends and great adventures.

Book directly with us to ensure you get the best rates available. Visit our website for more information. If you’re ready to book, visit our online reservation system or give us a call at 310-510-0027.

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