Known as the Island of Romance, Catalina offers stunning ocean views and tropical landscapes, just 26 miles off the coast of Southern California, creating the perfect setting for an unforgettable vacation with your special someone. Whether you're planning to travel over Valentine's Day weekend or at any other time, there are plenty of memorable things to do on Catalina Island.

Romantic Dinner

After a day of exploring or just relaxing, enjoy a romantic dinner for two at one of the island's many restaurants. The Avalon Grille offers a fine dining experience with a view of beautiful Avalon Bay that'll make your heart skip a beat. The spectacular central bar, which serves world-class wines, craft beers and signature cocktails, provides a focal point to Avalon Grille’s distinctive ambiance. Plan for an evening of delicious food and wine with a unique dining experience, only steps from Avalon Bay. Call to make reservations today at 310-510-7494.

Top off your romantic evening with a movie in the lower level of the iconic Catalina Casino, the historic Avalon Theatre.

If you’re looking for a more charming and rustic vibe, Harbor Reef Restaurant in Two Harbors has a special Valentine’s Day menu, featuring fresh seasonal delights.

Get Your Hearts Pumping

Bond over thrilling experiences including the Bison Expedition, Zip Line Eco Tour or Catalina Aerial Adventure. Planning your trip for Valentine's Day this year? You're in luck. From January 22-March 14, 2024 enjoy special mid-week rates on the Catalina Island Zip Line Eco Tour and the Catalina Aerial Adventure.

For a more laid-back day, Descanso Beach Club offers signature food and specialty cocktails delivered to your private cabana, chaise lounge, or ocean-view table. Head out on the water with paddleboarding, snorkeling gear and kayak rentals at Descanso Beach Ocean Sports (winter wet suits available for the adventurous souls!).

Take your grab and go picnic items from Bistro at the Atwater to the top of the Hermit Gulch Trail and enjoy breathtaking views of Avalon! Pick up some refreshing light salads and hot, hearty sandwiches and wraps to go along with cool fruit smoothies and specialty frozen coffees.

Unwind in Luxury

Our exclusive Romance Package makes it easy to plan the perfect getaway for two to our picturesque island. It includes your hotel stay as well as two round-trip tickets on the Catalina Express. You’ll also enjoy a whole host of romantic amenities to make your Valentine’s Day extra memorable such as chocolates and champagne for two. We’ll even be waiting at the dock to take your bags, while you enjoy a short stroll to the newly-renovated Hotel Atwater. Book the Romance Package February Special including a three-course dinner at Avalon Grille. Book your Romance Package now!

Turn up the romance at the Forbes 4-Star rated Mt Ada, the former Wrigley mansion, overlooking Avalon Bay with stunning ocean views. Each of the six guestrooms has a different view of the Pacific Ocean, making this property the perfect spot for a memorable stay. Your stay includes complimentary transport to and from the property, a golf cart to use for the duration of your stay, the opportunity to indulge in the Butler's Pantry and so much more. Book the Catalina Island Boat & Hotel package to include your round-trip ferry transportation to the island.

Catalina Island is ready to sprinkle some magic on your love story. Surprise your loved one with a trip to this magical paradise and make this Valentine's Day one for the books! Start planning your romantic getaway to Catalina Island today!