As school resumes, Catalina Island becomes a grown-up retreat

On Catalina Island, like nearly everywhere else in the United States, school kids have returned to the classroom – trading the freedom of summer vacation for another year of schedules, learning and homework. That return to school signifies a change for Catalina Island visitors as well. With children in school, many families choose to visit on the weekends, making Catalina Island a perfect mid-week destination for adults.

Catalina Island activities for adults range from the relaxing to the adventurous. Looking to unwind and reconnect? Book a couple’s massage either in your Catalina Island Vacation Rental or in one of Avalon’s spas. Want to really indulge in the ultimate in relaxation? Spend the day at Island Spa Catalina, with its pools, treatment rooms and expansive sundeck. Prefer your vacation full of underwater adventure? Catalina Island is one of North America’s top scuba diving destinations and you can take advantage of boat dives, shore dives and dive experiences for every level of diver. Want to go higher – try parasailing or zip-lining, both are available near Avalon.

Catalina Island nightlife includes everything from wine bars to dive bars and night clubs to sports bars. Stay up past your bedtime and try to try them all.

Catalina Island Vacation Rentals offers an array of properties for your grown-up vacation, including expansive villas perfect for sharing with additional couples and cozy cottages for the just the two of you. Visit our website and start planning your Catalina getaway today.