Cocktails with an Island Twist : Catalina Express

Cocktails with an Island Twist

making a Bloody Mary

Nothing says vacation like indulging in a fun refreshment especially with an ocean view. Catalina Island has a boundless selection of delicious beverages to try, from the signature Catalina cocktail, the Buffalo Milk to an Island brew. Here are a few of the many places you could find a tasty drink on Catalina Island.

Before you even arrive to the Island, start your journey with one of Catalina Express’ famous Bloody Mary’s. This delicious has a tasty twist with the addition of a spicy bean instead of the traditional celery.

Chill drinks on the beach

Chill at Descanso Beach Club

Chill is serving up delicious frozen concoctions to keep you cool while you are relaxing in the sunshine at Descanso Beach Club. They have refreshing flavors like Buffalo Milk and Mango Margarita that supply a kick. Non-alcoholic flavors are also available.

Bartender at Luau Larry's making a cocktail

Luau Larry’s

No Catalina vacation is complete without a visit to Luau Larry’s. Located on Crescent Ave just steps from the beach, you will find a fun bar and grill with Tiki inspired décor. They will even help you accessorize. When you get a Wiki Wacker cocktail, you get a free straw hat or sticker to remember the experience.

Catalina Island Brew House

Love trying a new brew while on vacation, Catalina Island Brew House has just what you need. They are the island’s only brewery and this family-owned business is proud to share their single barrel batches of Lover’s Cove Wheat or Buffalo Milk Stout as well as many others. Can’t decide on the just one beer, try a beer flight and taste of all the ones that pique your interest.

Fruity drinks at El Galleon

El Galleon Restaurant

Located on Crescent Ave, this pirate themed restaurant will inspire you try a fun rum drink like a delicious Mai Tai. After some liquid courage, grab a few friends and try your hand at some karaoke. Karaoke is a staple at El Galleon and a great way to create fun memories of your trip.

No matter what your drink of choice is, Catalina Island has something to quench your thirst that you will enjoy. Hop on Catalina Express and refresh yourself with a fun drink this summer.

Daily Boat Trips To Catalina Island

Discover paradise on Catalina Island with daily ferry trips to and from the island. More than one million travelers choose Catalina Island as their getaway each year and Catalina Express' large fleet of boats make the trip in about an hour, operating every day, year round from three mainland ports - Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point.

Escape To Catalina Island

Leave the hustle and bustle of the "mainland" behind. Catalina Island is the perfect place to take a break from the demands of daily life. With so many activities to choose from, your visit to Catalina Island can be adventure-packed or filled with rest and relaxation. With its year round Mediterranean climate, it's the ideal place to enjoy ocean air and sunshine.