Catalina Island Itinerary: Haven't Been in a While
If you haven’t been over to Catalina Island in a while, you’re in for a delightful surprise. We’re in the business of making the island a world class vacation destination. We’ve rejuvenated our hotel properties, created new tours and adventures and added new restaurants and a beach club. Come experience all that Catalina has to offer.
Catch an early ferry boat from Long Beach, San Pedro, Dana Point or Newport Beach to Avalon. Stay at the newly renovated Pavilion Hotel. Explore the island on the Skyline Drive where you’ll visit Catalina’s Airport-in-the Sky and get a birdseye view of Avalon, as well as beautiful views of island coves and the mainland. When you return, hop on the Scenic Avalon Tour to explore what’s new around the city of Avalon. Return to the Pavilion Hotel for a complimentary afternoon wine & cheese pairing. Step next door and enjoy dinner at the new Avalon Grille, serving delicious steaks and seafood. After dinner, stroll along the waterfront and enjoy a latte or ice cream. Retire to the Pavilion Hotel and enjoy a warm fire before settling into your room for the night.
Indulge in the Pavilion Hotel’s complimentary deluxe continental breakfast. Set out for the Cape Canyon Expedition to explore areas that no other tours have access to in an eco-friendly H1 Hummer. Return to Avalon and enjoy a casual lunch. After lunch, it’s off on another adventure as you set off in search of ocean wildlife on the Dolphin Quest. Dinner is at Avalon’s newest restaurant, the Bluewater Avalon, where you’ll relax and listen to the waves under the dock and reflect on your day of adventures. Late night, enjoy the sounds and vibe at the Avalon Grille for after-dinner dessert and drinks.
Rise early and catch an Avalon sunrise paired with coffee on a lanai in the Pavilion’s lush courtyard, enjoy our complimentary breakfast. Make your way over to Descanso Beach and get ready for the exhilarating Zip-Line Eco Tour experience. Afterwards, relax at the Descanso Beach Club, where you can reserve a private cabana, indulge in a massage, and delight in great food and specialty drinks. Later in the afternoon, set off on the East End Adventure; A Hummer Tour of the Island where you’ll see American Bison, Eagles and maybe a rare Catalina Fox. Finally, relax with a glass of wine at the Pavilion Hotel before setting off for another fabulous dinner and a catching a movie at the famous Casino Theatre. After, explore the nightlife of Catalina and visit some of the clubs, and if you’re lucky you may catch a glimpse of Spencer Davis.
Start your day off with a stretch or yoga class on the beach at Descanso Beach Club, return to the Pavilion Hotel Courtyard for breakfast. Stop by the Catalina Island Museum and get a glimpse of Catalina’s unique past. Shop along Avalon’s quaint streets for a special memento of your island vacation and enjoy a final lunch at the Avalon Grille before catching your ferry.
Call our Reservations team today. We can put together a package, complete with hotel and tour, that’s perfect for your adventure to Catalina Island.
*This is a sample itinerary – tours, activities and dining are not included with your hotel stay.