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Sugar Rush on Catalina Island

Vacation is the time to indulge and nothing says indulgence like sweet treats. From frozen concoctions to traditional favorites, Catalina has a variety of desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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Lloyd’s of Avalon Confectionary

A Catalina Island institution for over 80 years, Lloyd’s is serving up a plethora of sweet treats. Try their famous salt water taffy that is made in-house. Made in a variety of flavors, once you taste one you will not be able to stop. Lloyd’s boasts a variety of other confectionary creations like caramel apples, peanut brittle, creamy fudge, ice cream in fresh waffle cones and chocolate covered strawberries.

Chill at Descanso Beach Club

While soaking up the sun on Descanso Beach refresh yourself with one of Chill’s frozen cocktails. They have a variety of flavors like Strawberry Daiquiri and Piña Colada with or without alcohol. Does a shave ice sound good in this summer weather? Chill has shaved ice to satisfy that craving. Next time you are at Descanso Beach Club try one these refreshing treats at Chill.


Located in the center of town, Scoops is the place to go for some homemade ice cream and gelato created from scratch. With flavors like triple chocolate fudge and fresh raspberry sorbet, you really cannot go wrong. It also the only place in town to Starbucks coffee for that caffeine pick me up.

Signature cocktails from Descanso Beach Club. Sailor’s Delight Ice Cream Shop

When you pass by Sailor’s Delight, the smell of freshly made waffle cones draws you right in. Avalon’s newest ice cream shop has something for everyone from non-dairy and no-sugar added options to very decadent flavors like German Chocolate Cake. From classic waffle cones to ice cream shakes to a delicious ice cream sandwich, they have an assortment of different ways to enjoy their ice cream.

Seaside Sweets

Seaside Sweets serves a variety of sweet treats with a Mexican twist. They offer over 40 flavors of handmade La Michoacana popsicles and ice cream plus the largest selection of jumbo, retro and Mexican candy. Have you ever had a mango and chili popsicle? The combination may not seem like it works, but it is absolutely delicious.

With so many great treats to discover the time is now to visit Catalina Island. Visit us at to start planning your trip today.

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