Hotel Catalina

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

Do a Staycation on Catalina Island

Are you looking for a quick getaway this summer? Why not do a staycation on Catalina Island? With so many different adventures and activities for all ages, Catalina Island makes for the best quick getaway for anyone with various experiences and activities for all ages. Here are some fun ideas for your next trip.

Zip Across a Zip Line

For the adrenaline junkies, Catalina island offers two hours of adventure in this TripAdvisor top-rated activity. The Zip Line Eco Tour starts with a brief safety session followed by a shuttle that will take you to the ridge top, which lies Descanso Beach Club. At 600 feet up, you’ll be able to take in incredible ocean views as you zip across the canyon and through a eucalyptus grove. In total, you’ll enjoy five zip lines and reach speeds up to 35 mph.

In addition to a thrilling adventure, you’ll learn from a trained guide who will share facts about the island with you. Your experience concludes at Descanso Beach Club, where you can enjoy a bite to eat at the only beachside restaurant in Avalon.

Get Up Close and Personal With the Aquatic Life

If you’re looking for a new type of experience with the local aquatic life of Catalina Island, try out the Sea Wolf Semi-Submersible. In this undersea sub expedition, you’ll cruise five feet below the ocean’s surface in a climate-controlled cabin with your seat and individual porthole.

Some of the local aquatic life you might be lucky enough to see include bat rays, rockfish, urchins, spotted calico bass, and bright orange Garibaldi.

Glass-Bottom Boat Tour

Maybe you prefer to stay above the surface of the water. You can try out the glass-bottom boat tour and enjoy yet another stunning view from the island. Bring the whole family along to see what different species of fish and other sea creatures are out in the ocean outside of Catalina Island.

Grab a Quick Treat

Catalina Island has tasty treats for all ages. At Lloyd’s of Avalon, you can enjoy nostalgic treats like caramel apples or saltwater taffy along with the classics like ice cream and other confections. Gelato lovers should be sure to stop by Scoops. Other sweet treats can be found at Coney Island West, Eric’s on the Pier, and Seaside Sweets in the Metropole Marketplace.

Make Memories at Hotel Catalina

Hotel Catalina is the ideal accommodation if 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. 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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