The Xceptional Music Company had another of their amazing FREE concerts in Avalon this past weekend and this time it was hats off to ABBA! Such a great time… here’s the crowd rocking out to “Fernando.”
Catalina Island for your birthday! It looks like these two had a fun birthday visit to Catalina Island! Since the Catalina Express ends their awesome Birthday Promotion as of 12/31/17, the Hermosa Hotel has come up with our own version! Check out our 2018 Birthday Island Package at https://hermosahotel.com/specials/birthday/.
My first of many trips to Two Harbors Written by: Matthew Ever since I moved to Catalina in the spring of 2015 I have wanted to see what Two Harbors had to offer. Before this summer the only options to get down there were either a $200 cab ride, the Wildlands Express bus for $59 each […]
Make Your Own Catalina Tile Written by: Nick Recently, a few of us at the Hermosa Hotel decided to check out the Catalina Tile Experience offered by Silver Canyon Pottery. Located in Avalon’s “industrial area” on the same site as the original facility, Silver Canyon Pottery has been faithfully restoring, recreating, and reproducing classic Catalina pottery […]
The Dog Blog Written by: Matthew and Featuring “Junior” and “Minnie” Having a dog is one of life’s great joys. They make us laugh, comfort us when we are down, and protect us even if we don’t know we need protecting. Being able to travel with our best friend(s) is something we all would like to […]
Something’s Fishy… Written by: DEVON Recently my friends and I got the chance to do some fishing on a day off – it was a great way to spend the day! We took out our buddy’s dinghy instead of fishing from the pier or mole, just to make the experience more exciting. We would throw our lines behind […]
Leave Town and Get into the Island’s Interior… with Scotty! Written by: MARK Many of you reading this remember Scotty, who was a Hermosa Hotel front desk manager for four years. Well, after almost a year of applying and waiting, Scotty obtained the permits and has launched “Catalina Outdoor Adventures.” It is exciting to tell you […]
Grubbing out island style Written by: NICK It’s lunchtime and your stomach is growling.. but what to eat? While the island life is typically slow-paced and laid back, for the more active adventurers it can be hard to find time to eat between various activities. You may notice an absence […]