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4 Fantastic Catalina Island Winter Hotel Deals

January 31, 2020

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…

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Top 2020 Events and Festivals on Catalina Island

January 28, 2020

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…

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5 Reasons Everyone Loves Holiday Shopping at Hotel Metropole Marketplace

November 27, 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…

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Planning The Perfect Honeymoon on Catalina Island

October 22, 2019

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…

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Inside Catalina Island’s Luxurious Touch of Heaven Day Spa

September 16, 2019

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…

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Top Events and Festivals on Catalina Island Fall 2019

August 26, 2019

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…

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Inside Catalina Island’s Most Exclusive Beach House

July 27, 2019

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,…

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Foodies Guide to Catalina Island

July 2, 2019

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…

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2019 Top Summer Events and Activities on Catalina Island

June 5, 2019

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…

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Top 5 Fun Things to Do at Hotel Metropole Market Place

June 3, 2019

The charming French Quarter inspired Metropole Market Place is the ideal spot to stroll through cobblestone walkways and enjoy another beautiful day in paradise on Catalina Island. From delicious eateries to arcades, boutique shopping or a spa day – Metropole Market Place has everything you need to make your vacation memorable! Here are our highlights…

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Catalina Island Conservancy Successfully Completes Trekking Catalina Trails

February 2, 2019

The Catalina Island Conservancy, which is one of the oldest land trusts of the island, is celebrating the completion of its Trekking Catalina program. This new set of trails stretches over 27 miles and is currently one of the biggest hiking trail networks in Catalina Island. It will serve alongside the Trans-Catalina Trail that was…

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Fly Boarding Water Sport Introduced in Catalina Island

January 24, 2019

Flyboarding activity is all set to take off at Santa Catalina Island. This summer marks the first full season of the flyboarding water sport on Catalina Island. Tourists will be offered with the opportunity to hover over water with flyboarding. Any person who is over the age of fifteen years can take part in Action…

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