Catalina Island’s natural beauty and proximity to Southern California have long made it a popular getaway for gay and lesbian travelers. With dramatic natural beauty, extreme sports and one-of-a-kind environmental wonders, the island appeals to a diverse array of travelers and Avalon’s Mediterranean atmosphere, quaint shops and irresistible dining draw LGBT travelers from around the country.
Great spas, interesting shopping and unique restaurants make Avalon a frequent choice for a LGBT getaway, with Catalina’s reputation as the island of romance making it the perfect choice to inspire a new relationship or rekindle an old one. Engagement celebrations, honeymoons and anniversary getaways are just a few of the many reasons to plan a trip to Catalina Island.
With all the charm of destination wedding without the hassle of leaving the country, Catalina Island offers a range of options for a lesbian or gay wedding. Great venues are available to accommodate everything from a small ceremony with just the two of you to an epic gala with 500 of your closest friends. LGBT-friendly wedding vendors will help you arrange all the details of your special day, letting you concentrate on the love you share and the commitment you are making to one another.