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Romantic things to do on Catalina Island

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Headed to Catalina Island for a couple’s getaway? Good thinking. Long known as the Island of Romance, this fascinating destination offers plenty to do, whether you are getting away for a day, a weekend or a week. Read on for our favorite romantic things to do on Catalina Island.

Get your heart pumping: Adrenaline-fueled adventures are sure to bring you and your lover closer together. Try the Catalina zipline or parasailing to add a little excitement to your Catalina getaway.

Dine to your heart’s content: One of the most romantic things to do on Catalina Island is dine together. Avalon features several intimate restaurants, many with ocean views, where you can spend quality time with each other. Headed to Two Harbors? The Harbor Reef offers an ideal romantic dinner spot.

Take the next step: The Island of Romance is the perfect place to move your relationship to the next level, whether that’s getting engaged or getting married. From an unforgettable proposal atop a windswept remote promontory to a lavish wedding with 600 guests in the Catalina Casino Ballroom, this island offers a wide range of options for couples planning for matrimony.

Relax together: You’ll both feel the stress melt away with a couple’s massage. Unwind with a 50-minute massage or indulge with a 90-minute massage.

Sip and sample: Check out Catalina’s culinary creativity on a food tour, where you and your love will be lavished with sips, samples and sweets.

Find a new passion together: Shared adventures can spark renewed interest – both in the activity and in each other. Whether it’s hiking, scuba diving or kayaking, there are dozens of new experiences to have on Catalina Island, all of which are perfect to experience together and any one of which may become your new passion.

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