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Santa Catalina Island Hotels | Portofino Hotel
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Santa Catalina Island is California’s only island resort destination. Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend getaway or are a frequent guest planning another trip to paradise or seeking out the perfect island adventure, Santa Catalina Island is a unique escape from the frenzied pace of mainland life.


33°20’45.165’ N
-118°19’41.048’ W

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Our Accomodations

Set your clock to island time as you settle into our charming hotel. Choose between our ocean view suites or cozy rooms all complete with our signature serenity memory foam beds and just footsteps from all Avalon has to offer. Check in! 

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  • SUNDECK: The perfect setting for total rest and relaxation—sunbathing or reading while taking in the Catalina harbor view and the sultry salty air. Beach towels and chairs can be checked out at the front desk.
  • CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST: Served in our lobby each morning beginning at 7 — 10 am.
  • SHOPS & RESTAURANTS: All of the finer shops and restaurants in Avalon are within easy walking distance.
  • SIGNATURE SERENITY MEMORY FOAM BEDS: Cozy up for a good night’s rest
  • COMPLIMENTARY BEACH CRUISERS: Explore the island by bike.
  • FREE WIRELESS SERVICE: Inquire at the front desk upon check in.
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activities + events

events on the island

From concerts on the beach to theatre at the Casino and the famous Catalina Wine Mixer, there's always something to do on the island!

Movies at the Museum

This annual summer program takes advantage of our outdoor amphitheater and Avalon's beautiful summer nights. Catalina Island and magic are...

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History of Catalina Island

The Catalina Island Museum explores the history of Catalina Island from its discovery 8000 years ago to its purchase by...

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Catalina Island Conservancy Ball

In it’s 23rd year, the Conservancy Ball supports Island conservation education and recreation. Held in the landmark Casino Ballroom this...

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