Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Avalon

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Avalon. Renowned for its casino gaming, boating and local tours, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Seasonal weather averages in Avalon

Travelers enjoy Avalon for its boating. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 76°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Avalon

Travelers enjoy Avalon for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Avalon is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Descanso Beach (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Catalina Island (7 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Avalon

The nearest airport is in Avalon, CA (AVX-Catalina), located 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), which is 35.5 mi (57.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Avalon?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 234 vacation rentals near Avalon. From 94 Houses to 117 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Avalon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Avalon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Avalon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau: 233 vacation rentals
  • Catalina Casino: 233 vacation rentals
  • Catalina Island Golf Course: 233 vacation rentals
  • Catalina Island Museum: 233 vacation rentals
  • Descanso Beach: 231 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Avalon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Avalon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 94 Houses in Avalon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Avalon include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 117 rentals available
  • Villas: 14 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Avalon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 33 vacation rentals with pool available in Avalon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.