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Beat the Heat on Catalina Island

Cool off from the heat with an island vacation full of water activities. From diving into the sea and discovering the marine life to relaxing on the beach with a chilly refreshment, your Catalina getaway is calling.a group of people on a boat in the water

Dive In

Get up close and personal with Catalina’s fishy residents by diving into the Island’s cool waters. This premier diving destination is famous for diverse marine life and lush kelp forests. Renting gear with Catalina Divers Supply makes planning your scuba diving or snorkeling adventure so easy. They also offer classes and guided tours to gain more knowledge while enjoying your surroundings. You will be amazed what an amazing world awaits you underneath the waves.

Paddle along the Coast

See Catalina from a different view point by renting a kayak or stand-up paddle board. This activity lets you venture out further and explore the Island’s rugged coastline while enjoying a great workout. For rental gear, try Wet Spot Rentals located near the Catalina Express ticket window or Descanso Beach Ocean Sports at Descanso Beach Club.

Motor around

Want to see Catalina’s rugged beauty without having to paddle? Rent a motor boat from Joe’s Rent A Boat and zoom around Avalon Harbor. If you get a little warm from the sunshine, just jump right into the sea to cool off. Bring your fishing pole and try to catch a bite in the open ocean.

A couple sitting on chaise lounge chairs on Descanso Beach.

Relax on the Beach

Descanso Beach Club is a great place to sit back with a cool cocktail. Make your time at Descanso Beach Club extra special by renting a cabana or chaise lounge. Waiters will bring your dinks and food right to you so you can enjoy the sunshine and a dip in the crystal-clear water.

Catalina is the antidote for a much-needed break from heat. Visit to start planning your getaway today.

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