Your trip to Catalina Island will not be complete without a visit to the charming Metropole Market Place. Enjoy a stroll through the lively French Quarter atmosphere of cobblestone walkways and cooling fountains. In the fascinating collection of boutiques you’ll find unique gifts, fine art, sportswear, children’s wear, exquisite jewelry, a classic arcade, fresh baked goods and an espresso bar. Experience our amazing eateries, and watch for special events open to the public at M Restaurant and Event Venue, located in the center of the Market Place. Enjoy our Day Spa where you can experience a specially designed massage or facial service and relax and unwind on the most unique island. MARKETPLACE DIRECTORY: AFISHINADOS A TOUCH OF HEAVEN BAY OF THE SEVEN MOONS BLUES N BRASS CREATIONS CAFE METROPOLE CATALINA COFFEE & COOKIE CATALINA HAIR & NAIL CATALINA KIDS CATALINA SHIRT & SHADE CATALINA SEASHELL CO. CONEY ISLAND WEST CSC BOARDSHOP OLD CATALINA KATIES KITCHEN THREE PALMS AVALON ARCADE METROPLE COIN LAUNDRY M RESTAURANT AND EVENT VENUE THE EMPORIUM THE SANDBOX THE STARE CASE
205 Crescent Ave. Avalon, CA 90704
Metropole Market Place
The Catalina Landing at Downtown Long Beach is located in the heart of the city, along the waterfront beside the Pike and the Aquarium of the Pacific near to Shoreline Village. The port is easily accessible from Los Angeles, Orange County or San Diego. The “Catalina Bistro” at the Landing serves beer, wine, appetizers, breakfast, lunch, dinner, cappuccinos, lattes and smoothies. The “Express Grill” serves soups, sandwiches, burgers and more. Brochure racks and Catalina Island tour information are available. ATMs are available at all locations and Visa, MasterCard and American Express are welcome. Travelers can book sightseeing tours and make golf cart rental reservations at the port. Parking $15.00 daily max per 24 hr period. Overnight parking okay and no parking reservations necessary. Accepted methods of payment are cash, Visa or Mastercard. Vehicles may not park in excess of 30 days without prior written license agreement. Prices are subject to change. Overnight bus parking also available. Check with parking vendor for details. Operated by ABM Parking Services: (562) 432-5166 | firstname.lastname@example.org
320 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA 90802
Catalina Express – Long Beach
Some of the finest accommodations on this island getaway can be found in the secluded villas at Hamilton Cove, located in a private cove next to the main town of Avalon. Hamilton Cove Real Estate rents over 40 villas at Hamilton Cove for a weekend, a week, and sometimes longer. We also offer many villas for sale, and we handle property in the town of Avalon as well. If you are ready for a great getaway, Hamilton Cove is the place to fulfill your vacation needs. Check out our rental properties and come and stay with us for two nights or more. Prices and Specials are subject to change without notice. Call now to book your dream vacation at Hamilton Cove.
116 Clarissa, Avalon, CA. 90704
Hamilton Cove Vacation Rentals & Real Estate
The New Catalina Sea and Air Terminal in San Pedro opened its doors Summer 2012, just steps from the original location. The terminal is located at the remodeled waterfront promenade in San Pedro which is freeway accessible from Los Angeles and Orange Counties. The “Catalina Bistro” at the Sea and Air Terminal serves beer, wine, appetizers, breakfast and lunch in the lovely harbor side setting. The “Express Grill” has fast service of soups, sandwiches, burgers and more. Brochure racks and Catalina Island tour information are available. ATMs are available at all locations and Visa, MasterCard and American Express are welcome. Travelers can book sightseeing tours at courtesy desks in the terminal. Parking Hourly: FREE for the first hour, $1 per hour after first hour. Daily: $12 per day. Cash, credit cards or traveler’s checks only. Prices are subject to change and prorated rates may be available. Check with parking vendor for details. Parking operated by PCI Parking – (310) 547-4357.
Berth 95, San Pedro, CA 90731
Catalina Express – San Pedro Port
Summer fun since ’91! Open daily April through September for kayaks, snorkel gear and stand up paddle boards. Located at the Avalon Boat Landing, Wet Spot Rentals is just minutes from Lovers Cove Marine Preserve. This fish filled bay provides the best snorkeling on the Catalina Island by far! Lovers Cove is just a 3 minute walk from their booth or paddle over in a stable SUP or glass bottom kayak and experience the crystal clear waters from above. Half day rentals are available to explore the coast by kayak or SUP, Wet Spot Rental’s staff will point out the best places to paddle and give you tips on what wild life you may find on your journey. This small, family run business is owned and operated by 3rd generation locals who love to share their island home. They strive to give their customers helpful, friendly service allowing visitors to take home a unique and memorable Island experience. They are proud to be celebrating 25 seasons this year!
120 Pebbly Beach Road, Avalon CA
Wet Spot Rentals: Kayaks, Snorkel Gear and Stand Up Paddle Boards
Catalina Express operates its ticketing and docking from the offices of Dana Wharf Sportfishing in beautiful Dana Point Harbor. This port is located just off the 5 Freeway and is convenient for travelers coming from San Diego or Orange County. Dana Point Harbor has two marinas inside a one-and-a-half mile jetty and offers plenty of shopping, more than 20 restaurants and one hotel. There’s also a park with picnic shelters, barbecues and wide open green belts. ATMs are available and Visa, MasterCard and American Express are welcome. Parking Park briefly in the short-term lot to purchase your tickets and parking pass for the long-term lot. Allow an extra 15 minutes to move your car to long-term parking and walk back to the dock. Parking is $12.00 per day. Parking related questions? Please call: 949 496-5794 ext 7 (not for reservations)
34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA
Catalina Express – Dana Point Harbor
Available by the night, week or month. CIVR offers the largest selection of vacation lodging on Catalina Island with nearly 200 privately owned properties, including beautiful villas at Hamilton Cove, quaint cottages, houses and condos in the charming resort village of Avalon and two exclusive casas in Two Harbors.
119 Sumner Avenue, Suite B Avalon, CA 90704
Catalina Island Vacation Rentals
We can take up to 15 passengers at a time on our 35 foot Ocean Pro Boat and up to 12 passengers on our 31 foot Ocean Pro Boat, Flying First Class. Our friendly, experienced crew will assist you throughout your trip. One at a time the crew will assist you in securing your life vest and harness. Once they have launched the chute you will be asked to walk to the back deck of the boat so they can clip you in. You will sail away without ever touching the water. After your hang time in the chute you will be brought back down to the boat. Lift your legs and land on your feet from the same spot you took off from. You’ll see amazing views views and experience the truly unforgettable feeling of parasailing up to 800 feet above the clear blue waters and town of Avalon. You can fly with out ever getting wet or you can ask for a thrill and tell them to dip your feet in the water! Purchase a Photo Package and our crew will take 25 pictures of your adventure on a 256MB SD Card that you get to take home. […]
20 Pleasure Pier, Avalon, CA 90704
Island Water Charters: Parasailing Catalina
At Steve’s Steakhouse you’ll enjoy our courteous and friendly service, a beautiful bar and some of the best food you will ever taste, as well as a breathtaking panoramic view of Avalon Harbor. No wonder we’re a local favorite! Join us for lunch or dinner, we would be thrilled to serve you! Voted #1 Restaurant in Avalon in Taste of Avalon Sponsored by “The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau”
417 Crescent Avenue, Avalon Ca
A fun, 15-minute flight is all that stands between you and escape to an island far removed from your hectic world. Whether you’re up for a quick break for a day, a romantic getaway for the weekend or a relaxing week’s vacation, Island Express is your ticket to Catalina Island. With Island Express, you are only 15 minutes away, leaving the office for a midweek getaway, celebrating a special day or beginning your vacation. We depart from our heliports in either Long Beach adjacent to the Queen Mary or from San Pedro at the Catalina passenger terminal. Both our heliports share the same parking lot as most Catalina boats. Children under two years old ride on their parents lap and there is no charge. We also have packages with select hotels.
1175 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802
Island Express Helicopter
Remodeled in 2013, with luxurious private patio rooms, stylish contemporary furnishings, 1/2 block to the beach, shops, tours, and dining. The Catalina Island Inn is family owned and operated with a superb staff and elegant amenities. Celebrate a special occasion or create one. Harbor views, balconies, continental breakfast, phones, hair dryers, refrigerators. See website or call about 25-50% discounts on selected dates Sundays-Thursdays year round. With the addition of the newly opened Garden Wing consisting of 5 private patio rooms/suites, the Catalina Island Inn has something for everyone, whether you are on a romantic excursion, attending a special event or traveling with a crowd. NEW PATIO ROOMS AND SUITES Rm 101-102 A superior 4-poster King-bedded 260 sq ft air-conditioned room with a 140 sq ft enclosed private patio. Soundproofed walls dramatically reduce street noise. Enjoy a custom built in fireplace, spacious tiled shower, free wi-fi, a large flat screen TV, coffee maker, refrigerator and glassware for nightcaps or entertaining. Curl up on cozy chaise lounges amid tropical foliage with an adjustable electric awning to open for morning sun or nightly stargazing. The awning can also extend to cocoon you in complete privacy. Lush contemporary furnishings, nurturing colors, textures and style will provide the ultimate […]
125 Metropole Ave, Avalon CA
Catalina Island Inn
American Master Artist – Ruth Mayer Ruth Mayer 60 year professional Artist career has taken her to distant places on the globe, painting virtually hundreds of works. When not traveling painting capturing great moments of history and events, Ruth can be found in her California home studio, or her favorite haunt in her gallery on Catalina Island 26 miles across the sea from her Dana Point home. Hubbard Museum Award For Excellence Among her distinctions during her career, she received the prestigious “American Masters” Award from the “Hubbard Museum” in 1991. Ruth was also presented with a Key to the city of Las Vegas, and her own name day by proclamation of the Mayor’s office Pro Tem Ron Lurie for her 8′ painting titled “Las Vegas”. The painting sold for $100,000. in 1985. Ruth Mayer – an Artist by birth she will tell you Ruth is an Artist by birth she will tell you … Ruth is known for her multitudes of diverse painting styles, whose scope of interests knows no bounds. First time visitors to Ruth Mayer Galleries, are startled to learn the body of work is one artist, ranging from Cityscapes, Portraits, Surrealism, Realism, Abstract, Impressionism, Fantasy, Landscapes, […]
116 Sumner Avenue, Avalon CA
Ruth Mayer Gallery
The Hotel St. Lauren, in Avalon, California, is one of Catalina Islands’ finest romantic hotels. The hotel features 42 luxurious guest rooms overlooking Avalon Bay, CA. Some accommodations include a private balcony or a Whirlpool tub and all rooms are decorated elegantly with rosewood furniture. This Catalina hotel serves complimentary coffee each morning. This Catalina Island hotel is close to swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, para-sailing, fishing and kayaking. Rent your own boat and explore Avalon bay or rent a rod and reel for ocean fishing right off the Green Pier. Our Avalon vacation packages feature lodging combined with boating, helicopter rides, or tours of Santa Catalina Island. Our specials page offers some great value discounts.
231 Beacon Street, Avalon, CA
Hotel St Lauren
We are Catalina Islands only full service resort and conference hotel. European Day Spa, heated pool, restaurant and free shuttle. Our conference department can accommodate groups from 10 to 200 guests. Let our staff coordinate your next event complete with audio-visual equipment catering and business services. Enjoy the finest value on the island at our own Canyon Bar and Grill. Relax with a massage facial wrap or treatment at our on-site European Day Spa. Additional hotel amenities include an outdoor heated pool sauna hot tub and complimentary van transportation to the boat landing and specific downtown plaza locations.
888 Country Club Drive, Avalon, CA
Catalina Canyon Resort and Spa
The breathtaking views from our Rooftop Getaway are sure to be a highlight of your stay at The Avalon Hotel. With a 360-degree vista of Avalon and its charming harbor, the Rooftop offers the ideal spot to sightsee and relax. Lounge chairs and tables are provided for your convenience. The captivating fountain in the Garden Patio is just one of its many accouterments. You’ll also discover a fire pit, secluded seating and intricate landscaping. Modern conveniences abound in this icon of early Californian architecture. Most rooms feature either 20 or 30 inch flat screens. High-speed internet connections are available for your convenience in each room at no extra charge. We also have in-room DVD/CD players. Laptop computers, binoculars and GPS units can be borrowed from the front desk if needed. Continental just begins to describe our complimentary breakfast. Served from 7:30 to 10 a.m., the breakfast features fresh fruit, bagels, granola and muffins as well as fresh orange juice, organic coffee and a full selection of teas.
124 Whittley, Avalon CA 90704
Sleek. Modern. Cool. Welcome to a new era in Catalina Island hospitality. Inspired by the sea, Aurora immerses you in relaxation, inviting you to discover the magic of sensuous waves and the comfort of modern style. Your Catalina hotel will be the cornerstone of your Catalina Island vacation. Avalon’s newest inn combines Catalina bed and breakfast hospitality with a metropolitan boutique hotel ambiance. Step away from ordinary Catalina Island lodging and into the ultra-modern environs of Aurora. Aurora offers her guests a new level of island hospitality. As soon as you walk through the door you will be surrounded by a modern ambiance characterized by a cosmopolitan lobby with stylish couches for relaxing and an artistic, modern feel. Off the third floor, you will find a roof-deck oasis with sleek furnishings and awe-inspiring views of romantic Catalina Island and the Pacific Ocean. Whether you are unwinding in a guest room, being pampered in spa room or socializing in the common areas, Aurora’s guests experience the art of relaxation.
137 Marilla Ave Avalon, CA, 90704
Aurora Hotel & Spa
Karmel Shuttle provides shuttle service to LAX – Los Angeles International Airport, SNA – Orange County / John Wayne Airport, LGB – Long Beach Airport, ONT – Ontario Airport, Catalina Express terminals, Long Beach Cruise Terminal, San Pedro Cruise terminal, Anaheim Resort Hotels, Disneyland Resort Hotels, Anaheim Convention Hotels, Long Beach Convention Hotels & More! We have a complete vehicle & flight tracking system. – All of our vehicles are monitored via GPS for maximum efficiency. We use a SIG Alert software to navigate the traffic, avoid traffic and use alternative routes to get you where you need to go in the most timely fashion possible. Our Flight Tracking System monitors all arriving flights for timeliness. If your flight is delayed, stuck on the tar mack or still in flight, our system knows exactly when the flight reaches the terminal gate. Our Technology is what set’s us apart from our competitors. Get rate quotes and make your reservations online 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. When you call for service, you will always speak with a knowledgeable member of Karmel’s staff. Our entire staff has been trained to service you and your clients in a manner that is […]
2481 East Orangethorpe Ave Fullerton, CA 92831
Kayak Catalina Island Catalina Island Expeditions Whether you spend a few hours, or a few days with us – you’ll find your Catalina Island experience more complete. Meet our friendly staff at Descanso Beach, they’ll help you fill your time with entertaining, educational and fun activities centered around our sparkling clear and fish-filled ocean waters. Daily guided kayak excursions are available for as few as two persons, and most trips also have private rates for solo adventurers. Families will enjoy paddling together – a double kayak can hold two adults and a small child. Kids 11 years and under get a 25% discount on most of our trips and group rates are available for eleven or more if payment for all is made by one. Kayaking and snorkeling are easy and fun ways to experience the natural beauty of Catalina Island. Our staff will show you the basics with each rental, and you’ll be on your way. First-timers will find kayaking easier than riding a bicycle and will enjoy attaining even more skill as the minutes roll by. Snorkelers can wade into waist-deep water and take a peek at the marine life around them, just by putting their face mask […]
Descanso Beach Ocean Sports
Metropole Hotel Catalina Island is Catalina’s finest oceanfront hotel, located in our Metropole Market Place. Start your day with our complimentary continental breakfast, end it in our rooftop Jacuzzi overlooking Avalon Bay. VIP Oceanfront Suites feature fireplaces, jacuzzi baths and private balconies. All rooms include 40″ flat screen TV’s, Frette linens, L’Occitane products, slippers & robes, free WIFI and more. Elevator and handicapped rooms available. A Touch of Heaven Day Spa. Private 2-bedroom Beach House. Facilities for weddings and groups. Specials all year on our website.
205 Crescent Ave. Avalon, CA 90704
Catalina Divers Supply provides fun for the whole family, regardless of your experience level and whether you want to go under the surface or float on top. We even offer a Discover Scuba Diving tour that will introduce you to diving and give you a real scuba diving experience. No experience necessary.
Green Pleasure Pier, Avalon, CA 90704