Leap Day Promotions on Catalina Island

Make Leap Day memorable by escaping to Catalina Island! Known for its tranquil beauty and endless exploration, Catalina invites visitors to embrace this rare opportunity on February 29 with unique promotions tailored for a perfect once-every-four-years day. From discounted stays at beachside hotels to exploring island gems for half off—this rare opportunity is a chance to relax, discover and…

Valentine’s getaway on Catalina Island

Known as the “Island of Romance,” Catalina Island is the perfect weekend getaway for SoCal couples this Valentine’s Day. With stunning ocean views, beachfront dining and outdoor adventures on land and sea, the island hosts unique romantic activities in tropical landscapes.  As destination dupes rise as 2024’s top travel trend, Catalina offers an enchanting alternative to European and Mediterranean destinations. Stay…

Catalina Island holiday events and island adventures- here’s “What’s New”

December, 2023 – February, 2024 Love Catalina Island welcomes winter with special activities, offerings, hotel packages and events As travelers head into the holidays looking for festive adventures and exciting experiences, Love Catalina Island, the official Tourism Authority of Catalina Island, offers its upcoming events and member’s newest additions for every visitor’s winter itinerary and the…

Take a Trip to Catalina Island!

Despite some reports to the contrary, Catalina Island is open for business after Tropical Storm Hilary passed through with negligible impact on the island. In an abundance of caution, an evacuation warning was issued August 19 that temporarily prohibited travel to the island, but it was lifted early morning on Monday, August 21st  when visitors…

Catalina Pride Celebration Returns

 A picture-perfect island and proud ally of the LGBTQ+ community, Catalina Island always celebrates equity with a spirit of championing diversity and inclusion. While Pride season is in full force around the country in June, Love Catalina Island Tourism Authority welcomes and encourages all residents, visitors, and businesses to celebrate in support of the LGBTQ+ community locally and…

Catalina Island’s Spring Bloom

Spring is in bloom all around and Mother Nature has provided a bouquet of wildflowers on Catalina Island. Winter’s generous rains have transformed the Island’s normal golden hues into a verdant wonderland of jade, emerald and chartreuse, dappled with colorful wildflowers and bisected by burbling streams. Catalina Island ecologists are anticipating – and are already observing…

41st Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup Returns Feb. 25

Only time scuba diving is allowed in Avalon Harbor WHO:                               Catalina Divers SupplyWHAT:                             Avalon Harbor Underwater CleanupWHEN:                             Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023 | 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.WHERE:                           Avalon Harbor, Catalina IslandREGISTRATION: www.AvalonHarborCleanup.org Avalon, CA – The Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup, one of the most popular scuba events in the state, will return for its 41st year on…