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Travel Update & Catalina Island Company Operations Information


Updated: March 3, 2021

The Regional Stay Home Order ended January 25, 2021. Counties in California returned to their appropriate tier under the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Hotels, lodging, activities/tours and restaurants are able to open with modifications. Catalina Island Company is reopening its resort experience, and is ready to welcome you in compliance with California health and government regulations. 

  • Hotel Atwater and Mt Ada in Avalon are open 
  • Banning House Lodge & Villas in Two Harbors is open intermittently - please check our calendar here (please note that Catalina Express is operating Friday - Sunday only through April 11. Daily boat service resumes on April 12.)
  • Pavilion Hotel in Avalon reopens Friday, March 5, 2021

Reservations can be made at VisitCatalinaIsland.com, or through our reservation center at 877.778.8322. 


Activities and tours in Avalon including the Zip Line Eco Tour, Catalina Aerial Adventure, Biofuel Hummer Tours, Undersea Sub Expedition, Discover Avalon, Glass Bottom Boat and Mini Golf Gardens are operating now. Reservations are recommended due to the reduced capacity on most tours. 

Bookings can be made at VisitCatalinaIsland.com, or through our reservation center at 877.778.8322. 

Additionally, cabana and chaise lounge reservations for Descanso Beach Club are now available. Palapa and lounge chair reservations for Harbor Sands are now available for Friday, April 2, 2021 and beyond.

  • Bistro at the Atwater is open for to-go breakfast, pastries, coffee and more (Saturday & Sunday from 7:00 am - 11:00 am, and Monday - Friday from 7:30 am - 10:30 am)
  • Beginning March 5, Descanso Beach Club will be open daily from 11:00 am. Descanso Beach Club will be open from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm (Friday - Sunday) and 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (Monday - Thursday). 
  • Avalon Grille will reopen in May 2021
  • Harbor Reef Restaurant & Saloon and The West End Galley in Two Harbors remain closed for take out and outdoor dining. Two Harbors will host a pop up barbeque on March 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14. Fridays & Saturdays from noon - 6:00 pm Sundays from 10:30 am - 3:30 pm. Food offerings will include Certified Angus Beef Burgers, Pulled Pork Sandwiches, All Beef Hot Dogs, Angus Beef Chili, Roasted Potato Salad and Classic Caesar Salad. A satellite bar will also be open.

Visit the Tourism Authority's website for operating hours of restaurants outside of the Catalina Island Company resort experience. 


Campgrounds across Catalina Island are now open. Camping reservations can be made online here.


The Two Harbors General Store is open Friday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. The Two Harbors General Store is currently the only dining option available in Two Harbors besides pop up barbeques on March 5 - 7 and March 12 - 14. 

Pebbly Beach Building Supply is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Visit the Tourism Authority's website for operating hours of retail stores outside of the Catalina Island Company resort experience. 


Moorings at Two Harbors and areas from White's Landing to Emerald Bay are open now. Learn more about moorings


Rest assured that Catalina Island Company is taking every precaution to keep our guests, employees and the community safe and healthy during this time. As you consider future travel, take time to learn about about our thorough cleaning and hygiene protocols with our KeepWellTM Commitment.

We understand the need to be flexible when considering upcoming travel plans. For any hotel or activity booked through May 27, 2021, Catalina Island Company will allow your reservation to be changed or canceled at no charge up to 24 hours before your scheduled arrival date.

  • View travel resources for Catalina Island from the Catalina Island Tourism Authority