Posts by searlecg

4 Fantastic Catalina Island Winter Hotel Deals

It’s the off season and Catalina Island is quiet and calm – and best of all – there are some great hotel deals this time of year! Here’s a look at four fantastic hotel offers at the Hotel Metropole, one of the most acclaimed hotels on the island: 1. Best of Winter Special Centrally located…

Read More

Top 2020 Events and Festivals on Catalina Island

Top 2020 Events & Festivals Catalina Island Banner

In 2020, the party is on Catalina Island! Catalina is a non-stop, year-round playground with epic events and festivals to inspire and entertain. From awesome parties like Buccaneer Days and the Catalina Wine Mixer to music events and concerts like the Catalina Concert Series and JazzTrax; and yearly celebrations, our events list is packed with…

Read More

5 Reasons Everyone Loves Holiday Shopping at Hotel Metropole Marketplace

Hotel Metropole Holiday Shopping 2019

Planning to visit Catalina Island around the holidays? Catalina Island is the perfect place to embrace a little holiday cheer – and find amazing gifts! One of the best places to shop is the iconic Hotel Metropole Marketplace. With its cobblestone streets, relaxed island atmosphere, and unique shops, holiday shopping at the marketplace is second…

Read More

Planning The Perfect Honeymoon on Catalina Island

Honeymoon Catalina Island

Catalina Island offers the perfect island oasis for newlyweds. Known as the “Island of Romance,” couples will find luxurious accommodations, stunning ocean views, sun-soaked beaches, and a variety of activities available to celebrate their marriage. Catalina Island sits just 23 miles off the coast of southern California. With 50 miles of coastline, couples can find…

Read More

Inside Catalina Island’s Luxurious Touch of Heaven Day Spa

Spa Massage

A visit to Catalina Island never disappoints. With so much to see and do, the small island located just 23 miles off the coast of California offers an abundance of activities packed into a 76 square foot island. Whether you’ve scuba dived at Lover’s Cove, hiked the 37-mile Trans-Catalina trail, or just want a little…

Read More

Top Events and Festivals on Catalina Island Fall 2019

Catalina Island Fall Activities Events2019

Fall may be back to school season – but it’s also the perfect time to slip away for a little island getaway. From the lack of crowds to the weather, the food and diverse line up of events – fall is one of the best times to visit Catalina Island! Check out our list of…

Read More

Glow with the Flow

Glow with the Flow Art Session

At Art Gallery, is a unique painting studio where YOU are the artist! Create your very own art masterpiece with no experience necessary. Choose your colors and canvas size then let local artist Jason Greene guide you in creating an amazing painting that you can take home. The entire process takes about 20 minutes but…

Read More

Inside Catalina Island’s Most Exclusive Beach House

Beach House Catalina Island - Living Area

If luxury, privacy and high-end amenities are important, Hotel Metropole’s Beach House is exactly what you need for your getaway to Catalina Island. The Beach House is a contemporary oceanfront oasis with panoramic ocean and mountain views offering two bedrooms just steps from Catalina Island’s beach and main street amenities! With 2 bedrooms, 2 baths,…

Read More

Foodies Guide to Catalina Island

Cafe Metropole meals

Most of us can agree that one of the best parts of any vacation is the food! While you’re relaxing on the beautiful island of Catalina off the coast of California you can enjoy some of the freshest seafood, delicious cocktails and scrumptious baked goods around. With so many different restaurants and cafes on Catalina…

Read More

2019 Top Summer Events and Activities on Catalina Island

Catalina Kids

Between the plentiful outdoor activities, sightseeing and shopping on Catalina Island you may think your vacation couldn’t get better. To add a cherry on top of your stay, Catalina Island hosts enumerable one of a kind events that you can’t find anywhere else. Check out some of the highlights of the top summer events and…

Read More