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Give Mom the Gift of Catalina Island

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, have you found the perfect present for mom? Look no further than Catalina Island. An island vacation is just what mom needs this holiday. From relaxing spa treatments to off-roading adventures in the Island’s interior give her an island experience that she will remember fondly for years to come.

Two people walking up a set of stairs at the Island Spa Catalina.

Rest and Relaxation

Help mom unplug and destress while you celebrate her. Catalina has many spas that offer a variety of treatments to help mom relax and renew her body and spirit. From quick massages to an all-day spa experience, Catalina Island has just what you need.

Continue your relaxation journey by soaking up the sun shine at Descanso Beach Club. Located just past the famous Catalina Casino Ballroom, you will find one of California’s last private beaches that is open to the public. Enjoy some delicious food and cocktails at the beachside restaurant and bar. Make mom’s day more special by renting a lounge chair or private cabana.

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Explore the Great Outdoors

If mom likes to get out in nature, Catalina is the perfect place for her. The Island is known for its endless hiking trails and spectacular views. For an easy walk, start at the Wrigley Memorial and Botanic Garden. The garden boasts endemic plants to the California Islands that are found nowhere else in the world. To take you walk to next level, the Botanic Garden is the primary gateway to access one of the Island’s most popular hikes, the Garden-to-Sky Trail.

Want to add some adrenaline to your outdoor adventure? Try the Toast Catalina tour with Catalina Taxi and Tours. This two- and half-hour tour takes you into the unspoiled wilderness of Catalina’s interior. Take in gorgeous views and maybe even spot some of the Island’s locals like bison or Catalina Island Fox.  After the off-roading fun, toast mom with some wine and a delicious charcuterie board.

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Be a Part of History

For moms who love to visit museums and learn about history and culture, visit the Catalina Museum for Art & History and be immersed in Catalina’s story. The museum celebrates the Island’s unique and vibrant culture, featuring collections of Catalina artifacts, photographs, the connection to the Chicago Cubs, its role in World War II and more.

For a more hands on approach, try the Catalina Tile Experience. This 90-minute tour gives you the history of tile making and lets you make your own Catalina tile. As you make your way back to town, check out the tile showcased throughout Avalon.

Planning this special time with mom is just click away. Visit us at to make your reservations or buy a gift card and plan your getaway together.

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