Why Catalina Island is the Ideal Valentine’s Day Getaway in 2024

Attention lovebirds and adventure seekers! As you’re considering ways to make this Valentine’s Day unforgettable, let your gaze drift toward Avalon on Catalina Island. Tucked away off the California coast, this scenic haven awaits exploration with your special someone.

Why Avalon for Valentine’s Day?
Romantic Island Vibes For Starters: Imagine boarding a boat ride to reach your destination, charming streets, and an ambiance saturated with romance at every corner. Avalon, often likened to the Amalfi Coast of Italy, exudes an undeniable charm that sets the perfect stage for a romantic date. It’s no wonder it’s affectionately nicknamed the “Island of Love.”

Timing is Everything
While Valentine’s Day falls midweek this year, fret not! Consider celebrating the weekend before or after if work commitments keep you on the mainland. Flexibility is the key to an unforgettable getaway in 2024, after all. But if you can make it on Wednesday February 14th you can hit the festive Valentines mood in town.

Avalon in February: More to do Than you Think
Cooler Weather for Hiking Adventures: Embrace the cooler temperatures of February, creating an ideal setting for leisurely city strolls or hikes in the hills above the valley of Avalon. Capture breathtaking vistas and snap that perfect Insta selfie against lush green hills—all just a stone’s throw away from your hotel room.


Less Crowded Tourist Streets: While Avalon summers are bustling, February offers a quieter, more intimate experience. Feel like you have the island all to yourselves, with just a few friends in tow. No waiting in line for the best dinner spots and more availability for those top hotels. Attractions are less crowded as well. 

Underwater Your Thing: Insider tip alert…Most people dont realize the water clarity is best in the winter time so if scuba diving or snorkeling are your jam, February is a great time to take the plunge. Rent a Gopro from the local dive shop and catch it all on film.

Ladies Love Couples Massages and Catalina Sea Spa Delivers
Looking for something more intimate? Catalina Sea Spa is the only spa on the island specializing in Couples massage. Check out their popular  Romance Package! This 90 min. treatment begins with a soothing peppermint scalp massage, a relaxing coconut foot massage, and a calming lavender facial massage. Round off your retreat with a 60-minute Swedish massage—all performed in one of our exclusive couples massage rooms, creating the perfect romantic ambiance. Book Here this activity is a no brainer. Trust me its a home run.

Personalized Touch
 Planning a surprise? Reach out to your chosen hotel or dinner spot in advance to inquire about special offerings for you and your sweetheart. You can pick up local Valentines gifts and leave them with the front desk staff and have them help. Avalon’s hospitality is poised to make your celebration extra special.

Catalina Island, especially Avalon, emerges as the quintessential destination for a Valentine’s Day retreat. Whether you’re unwinding with one of our custom-designed couples massage packages or exploring the scenic hills, every moment is an opportunity for cherished time alone with your loved one. Start planning your Catalina adventure today!