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Top seven ways to relax on Catalina Island

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Top seven ways to relax on Catalina Island

There’s nothing like a vacation on Catalina Island to melt away the stresses of everyday. With the soothing susurrus of the sea, Avalon’s quaint charms and Catalina Island’s rugged terrain, relaxation beckons and you only listen to find yourself without a care in the world. Here are just a few of our favorite ways to relax on Catalina Island.

Happy Hour Tour – What’s a vacation without a cocktail – or two? Not sure where the get the best drinks and find the best bartenders? The Catalina Happy Hour Tour will introduce you to the best bars on Catalina Island.

Take a stroll – Whether you want to challenge yourself on the aforementioned rugged terrain or just take a romantic stroll along one of the most picturesque waterfronts in Southern California, Catalina Island offers the perfect place for a relaxing walk.

Disconnect and Reconnect – Wifi on Catalina Island is reliable and readily available. But that can be our little secret. Tell the rest of the world there’s no service here and reconnect with those that really matter.

Massage – If your tension has settled in your muscles, a massage on Catalina Island is the ideal way to work the stress from your body. Book some time at a Catalina day spa and feel the pressure melt away.

Sun, sand and a good book – You know that stack of books you’ve been meaning to read? Catalina Island is the perfect place to do it. Whether it’s a chaise lounge at Descanso Beach, a beach towel at South Beach or the balcony of your hotel, some time with a book in your hand is the perfect way to unwind on Catalina Island.

Shopping – Ready for some retail therapy? Avalon offers myriad shopping opportunities, ranging from kitschy novelties to original art. Spend a few hours perusing the unique shops, art galleries and one-of-a-kind boutiques.

Enjoy the view – Take a look around and you’ll find very few vistas that aren’t spectacular. Drink in the natural beauty and sooth your soul while you clear your mind.

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