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With its dramatic natural beauty, irresistible activities and proximity to the diversity of Southern California, Catalina Island is a perfect destination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) travelers. This world-renown island resort appeals to a wide range of visitors — from those in search of calm and relaxation to those seeking adrenaline-fueled extreme sports. Exclusive beaches, a luxurious spa and delicious dining options appeal to travelers in Avalon, while Two Harbors, at Catalina Island's remote West End, offers adventure sports, challenging hiking and a secluded atmosphere unlike anywhere else in Southern California

Catalina Island is a top rated gay travel destination!

Catalina Island LGBTQ travelers will find that a vacation rental is an ideal choice for Catalina Island accommodations. Catalina Island Vacation Rentals offers exclusive Hamilton Cove villas with dramatic ocean views, quaint Avalon homes and cottages and Avalon condos with a range of features and amenities. CIVR provides LGBT travelers with:

  • Ocean-view options
  • Plenty of space to relax
  • Full-kitchens for romantic dinners and decadent breakfasts
  • A wide range of properties for couples and small groups

Catalina Island provides a perfect destination wedding option for gay and lesbian couples to celebrate their marriage. Couples will discover a number of beautiful locations to wed, ranging from landmark buildings like the Catalina Casino to white sand beaches overlooking the Pacific. Catalina Island has wedding venues that can accommodate everything from an intimate wedding with your closest friends to an epic celebration with hundreds of guests. Catalina Island has a number of LGBT friendly wedding vendors and our knowledgeable reservation staff is happy to make additional recommendations. Looking for somewhere to escape after the wedding? Catalina Island's natural beauty, crystal clear waters and Mediterranean charm beckon for honeymoons and anniversary celebrations.