Plan your Spring Break Getaway with Ease : Catalina Express

Plan your Spring Break Getaway with Ease

Group on Catalina Aerial Adventure Tour

Family Fun

Take the kids for a getaway to Catalina Island to reconnect as a family and have an adventure. Make memories that will last a lifetime.

Meet the Island’s marine life without getting wet on the Glass Bottom Boat Tour or Undersea Sub Expedition. These excursions are unique ways to learn about Catalina’s underwater world. Your children’s eyes will light up when they see a colorful Garibaldi swim by the glass. For a more interactive experience, the Undersea Sub Expedition gives you the opportunity to feed the fish.

Family parasailing

Instead of observing under the waves, how about soaring with the birds? Parasailing is a thrilling activity for the whole family as you fly 800 feet in the air and take in the incredible landscapes.

Stop by the Three Palms Arcade to enjoy the delicious food while playing a few games or a couple rounds of island-style bowling.  The wonderful menu of pizza, salads, wings and other tempting goodies will please any picky eater.

Located just outside of town, Catalina Canyon Inn boasts recently renovated rooms and a heated pool. Enjoy a couple more hours of water time before ending the day.


Couple Goals

Catalina Island isn’t called to Island of Romance for nothing. Enjoy special moments together that you will celebrate for years to come.

Couple walking

Get back to nature as you both enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Wrigley Memorial and Botanic Garden. The Botanic Garden is quiet place to enjoy each other’s company a beautiful place as you observe the flora and fauna native to the California islands. Don’t miss out on the Wrigley Memorial, which provides spectacular views of Avalon. If you want a challenge, continue your hike to the Garden-to-Sky Trail, which has views that are worth every step.

After the hike, relax with a couples massage at one of Catalina’s many spas. Some of the spas offer special treatments with a fun island-twist.

Relax to the sound of the waves as you enjoy a romantic dining experience at The M Restaurant. The menu is full of fresh and simple ingredients, making the meal just as delicious as the view.

Hotel Vista Del Mar is perfect place for that romantic getaway. Located on the beachfront with incredible views of Avalon harbor, this hotel will give you all the romantic vibes you are searching for. Located in the center of town, you can enjoy the restaurants and activities that Catalina is known for. At the end of the night, come home for a special treat of milk and cookies. 


Friends’ Getaway

Friends never fail to lift the spirits, especially on vacations.  When on Catalina Island, you will enjoy tasty food and a lot laughs to make this trip unforgettable.

Have a friendly competition while trying to conquer the exhilarating Catalina Aerial Adventure. An obstacle course suspended among a grove of eucalyptus trees will get your heart pumping. Swing, crawl and climb your way through this unique and challenging outdoor experience.

Two women enjoying cocktail on beach

Relax after your thrilling adventure with a cool drink at Descanso Beach Club. The beachside bar and cabanas are the perfect place to hang out with friends and enjoy a bit of island sunshine.

Sit down for an amazing meal at The Naughty Fox, Catalina’s newest eatery with a menu inspired by the seaside locale. They have a variety of sharable plates and unique cocktails that will be fun for the whole group. Try the Poke Nachos and the Foxy Lady cocktail as you enjoy a view of the harbor.

Nothing says Island getaway like a beach house. The beach house at Hotel Metropole is a must when traveling in a group. The two-bedroom and two-bathroom accommodation is located in the center of town and provides panoramic ocean views. Enjoy great time with friends on your own private deck!


A short Catalina Express boat ride from the mainland makes getting to this wonderful Island easy and fun. Start planning your spring break getaway today.

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.