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Celebrating Mom

Treat your mom to an unforgettable getaway on Catalina Island for Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and Catalina Island has everything from adventure to relaxation.A family spending time on the beach on Catalina Island.


For mothers who like to live on the wild side, Avalon has a handful of exciting adventures to experience. Dive into Catalina’s refreshing water with water sports equipment from Wet Spot Rentals. Wet Spot Rentals is your one stop shop for ocean rentals and is conveniently located near the landing dock. Kayak, paddle board or snorkel through the clear blue water and discover colorful garibaldi.

Or stay on land and zip through the canyons of Avalon on the Zipline Eco Tour. You’ll reach speeds of up to 35 mph above the ground and witness breathtaking ocean views.

Get your adrenaline pumping with Catalina Xtreme Parasail flying high in the sky over Catalina Island. You’ll be able to witness views of Avalon like they’ve never been seen before. Enjoy the ocean breeze in your hair and ask to dip your toes in the cooling water!  The front entrance of the Catalina Museum for Art & History.


Travel back in time to learn all about the history of Catalina Island. The Wrigley Memorial and Botanic Garden is an iconic landmark that pays tribute to William Wrigley Jr. and his wife, Ada Wrigley. The Wrigley Memorial is the centerpiece of the Botanic Garden that features local stone and famed Catalina tile. The Botanic Garden was known as Ada Wrigley’s private desert plant collection, containing remarkable exotic specimens.

Where island life meets creativity and vision, Catalina Museum for Art & History showcases outstanding art and history that perfectly represents Catalina Island. The museum is full of the Island’s rich history, vibrant culture. You won’t want to miss a walk through the past and present of Catalina Island.A woman receiving a massage at the spa.


Mom deserves a relaxing and stress-free getaway on Catalina Island. Dip into a retreat full of wellness at A Touch of Heaven Day Spa. Located in the heart of the Metropole Marketplace, is an escape from reality to a calming oasis. Their specially designed massage and facial services incorporates the beauty and spirit of Catalina Island with native rocks and natural aroma.

After a rejuvenating experience, pamper mom from head to toe at the Island Breeze Spa and Salon. Island Breeze Spa and Salon offers full-service hair care, facials and waxing to get you ready for your island stay. Indulge in a day full of unwinding and relaxation. The inside of a local shop on Catalina Island.

Unique Gifts

Show your appreciation for all that mom has given you with a unique gift that is special to Catalina Island. There are many local shops found in Avalon that carry precious, handmade items that would be perfect for Mother’s Day. Catalina Bath & Body Co has custom crafted products that will create an island scent right in your home. Shop their natural stone jewelry, crafted candles, bath products and skin care.

Take home a piece of Catalina from Catalina Pottery and Tile Co to remind your mom of the stunning tile found all throughout Avalon. This shop features pottery from the Island, local artists and home decor that is sure to make a statement. Avalon’s local shops are one-of-a-kind and will have the perfect present to gift mom.

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