Sugar Rush on Catalina Island : Catalina Express

Sugar Rush on Catalina Island

2 women holding ice cream cones from Lloyd's of Avalon

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.

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.

Frozen drinks from Chill at Descanso Beach Club

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.

Ice cream in a waffle bowl from Scoops


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.

Two ice cream waffle cones from Sailor's Delight

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.

Strawberry Kiwi Popsicle from Seaside Sweets

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 CatalinaExpress.com to start planning your trip today.  

Daily Boat Trips To Catalina Island

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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.