It’s a Date on Catalina Island
What could be more romantic than walking hand in hand down a beautiful island beach? Catalina or “the Isle of Romance” offers all types of couples the most unforgettable dream getaways and is only about an hour boat ride away from the coast of Southern California. Share a delectable meal, awe inspiring scenery and thrilling activities that will bring your bond closer together.
To maximize your time together, upgrade your trip to the Commodore Lounge (Temporarily Suspended). Sip on our world-famous Bloody Mary or Mimosa and watch the Island come into view. Keep an eye out for sea life like dolphins, whales and other marine life.
For the couple who seeks new heights and thrilling endeavors, try the stunning yet gripping Bison Expedition. This Interior Island tour takes place on an open air Jeep and treks the rugged terrain of Catalina. While seeing some of the most beautiful sights on Catalina, you will also be on the hunt for the Island’s most famous non-indigenous giant. The bison are always a spectacle to see with that special someone. After your wild ride, enjoy a pleasant meal together at The Lobster Trap. Serving up fresh seafood and other favorites, you will enjoy their laid back environment and excellent menu.
For the couple that likes to wine and dine, Catalina Island has the best luxury activities. Start off your date getaway with a relaxing couples massage at Island Spa Catalina. Enjoy one of their many couples’ packages and other spa amenities to wash away your stress. After your tranquil spa visit, head over to one of Avalon’s most beautiful restaurants. Bluewater Avalon is located right above Avalon Bay and offers guests a stunning view of the harbor. Share a few appetizers or savor one of their signature seafood or steak entrees.
If you’re the type of couple that lives for your next outdoor escape, Two Harbors is the place to be. With miles of serene hiking trails and picturesque beaches. You and your honey will enjoy spending time in secluded nature. Many activities are also available in Two Harbors like renting kayaks, snorkel gear, bikes and Stand up paddleboards. After a fun filled day together, grab a famous Buffalo Milk drink and have a bite to eat at the Harbor Reef Restaurant.
For the Couples that want to experience it all
If you two are heading to the Island and want to experience as much as you can, try one of Avalon’s many sightseeing tours. Head to some of Avalon’s most beautiful locations and learn about its history. If tasting the local food is more of your style, try the Catalina Food Tours. Sample signature dishes together from several different eateries and learn interesting facts about the Island.
Make the date night last another day when you book a Boat & Hotel Package. With a variety of hotel packages to choose from, you will find a perfect fit for your dreamy getaway.
Whether you are looking to get away for the day or catch a few beautiful island sunrises, Catalina is the best place for you and your loved one to reconnect and explore together.
by Danielle Griffin
* To get the latest details on what’s open and other travel advisories, visit Love Catalina Island.