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Paradise Penthouse Ocean Views Pool and Spa from $259

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

THIS HOME IS FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED. This home does not come with a golf cart, it is against city policy as to not compete with local rental companies. There are 2 and 3 night minimums for winter and summer, we do not rent for single nights. Also there is a 6 person limit per our rental agreement that we have with the association, if you bring more than 6 people you will jeopardize our agreement and you will forfeit your security deposit. PLEASE NOTE that the Pool is not heated during the winter months and the Jacuzzi is only heated on weekends during this time per the Condo Association. Both Pool & Jacuzzi are both heated during the summer months. We also just removed all the upstairs carpet so now the entire unit is hardwood floors! We also just added a portable wagon at the front door for your use to and from the market or the beach. While rarely needed this condo does not have air conditioning as is the norm on Catalina.

Located above of Santa Catalina's Quaint European Style City of Avalon this Split-Level Penthouse Suite is within a 5-10 minute walking distance from the Crescent Street Beach Walk and White Sandy Beaches; fine dining, fast food, street musicians, entertainment, SHOPPING and just plain fun! The Bahia Vista Condo development offers one of the few Pools and Spas on Catalina Island.

Panorama Views of the Ocean, Avalon Harbor, the City, and Hillside Canyons from All of the rooms and both Balconies.

Catalina is All About Island Lifestyle!

Try out the new Catalina Zipline and EcoTour Excursion, as well as the NEW Undersea Adventure…coming Spring of 2011! Take a bus or van ride up to the Airport in the Sky and have lunch and maybe…..see the California Bison (Buffalo) grazing in the fields below. Hike, walk, bike or obtain transportation to the center of the Island or to the far end development of Two Harbors.

Yes, this is a VACATION and the 'Island' awaits you with numerous activities such as Segway Tours of the City, swimming, boating, golfing, tennis, scuba diving, fishing, hiking, para-sailing, miniature golfing, glass-bottom boat rides, dinner cruises, shopping, fine restaurants, mountain biking and electric bike tours, Haunted Catalina Tours and so much more.

In the 1940s, 1950's and 1960's the Chicago Cubs used to hold 'Spring Training' in Avalon. Learn about Catalina’s history by visiting the Casino museum, and the Country Club Restaurant adjacent to the golf course, which features the original Chicago Cubs Clubhouse and locker rooms, as well as, numerous photographs of prior year Cubs baseball stars. It’s the only place in town to get a “great” cigar.

Find out which Movie Stars, dignitaries, Presidents and “lesser luminaries” walked the streets of Avalon and haunted the Catalina landscape in the early days of film making. The Museum will show you movies of the way Stars were born during the hayday of the movie studios…and where the “bodies” are buried…so to speak.

26 Miles Across the Sea…Santa Catalina Island is just a short 1-hour ferry boat cruise from Long Beach, San Pedro, Newport Beach and Dana Point. You’ll enjoy your stay and the memories you make.

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More Details

Dean and Tina Chrispen
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

Why Dean and Tina Chrispen chose Los Angeles County

We have been vacationing in Avalon for a number of years and found just the right luxury condominium to eventually become our retirement home. We love Avalon and know you will come to love it too.

What makes this condo unique

This is an Upscale Condominium located in a beach community, just a short two block walk from the ocean and night life. There is a Pool and Spa on the premises and elevators to assist you for ingress and egress. Catalina Island is the ultimate West Coast Island vacation destination. Remember, it's just 26 miles across the sea...


Avalon Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) California King in the Master Bedroom and Flat Pannel TV . and Cable, Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in the second bedroom with Flat Panel TV and Cable, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Convertible Sofa in Living Room
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Fireplace burns Presto Logs from Vons Grocery Store on Catalina Ave; most cell services work in town; Free Wi-Fi is provided in the condo, or use 'hot spots' downtown; walk two blocks to the beach, dining, night life and shopping. The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce website gives a complete list of everything you want to know about the island and things to do here!


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Paradise Penthouse Ocean Views Pool and Spa from $259
average rating of 4.819672 based on 61 reviews

Paradise Oasis

  • 5 of 5

Five (5) total girlfriends took a girls trip to Catalina Island and stayed at this property. Absolutely loved it!!!! Spacious, great flow, amazing views, balconies, great amenities! Location is perfect, close to town and within walking distance of shops, restaurants, Decanso's Beach Club! The Owner is very easy to get ahold of and promptly responds to any questions! We absolutely stay here again!!!! Loved everything about this penthouse.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place with great views and very comfortable. Our family enjoyed it very much!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect island getaway

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Catalina. This place is in a perfect location, close enough to walk to town, but away from the crowds & noise. Very clean & relaxing & we felt at home. The views are spectacular, which we enjoyed from the fabulous balconies, and the pool & jacuzzi were a great bonus as well.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyable & Comfortable Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our party of 4, really enjoyed our stay here, we all had plenty of room to move around, was not cramped at all, our beds were comfortable as well. Although we didn't use the kitchen for much other than coffee, and fridge, everything was there, had we cooked.

Aside from our non-sunny days, the view from both the living room and decks were beautiful and the walk was a very nice walk to the main strip.

Thank you, and we hope to be back soon.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a girls weekend here and it was awesome. The island was beautiful and so was the apartment. It was literally a 10 minute walk from the Catalina Express with NO hills. We just pulled our suitcases along and followed the route given and it was so easy. The apartment was so convenient and clean. We bought groceries and cooked and it was really nice to have all the utensils we needed. We didn't need a golf cart because everything was walking distance and it was fun looking at all the different and unique buildings. Looking out from the balcony you can see the casino which is less than a mile away. We also downloaded an Avalon Scavenger hunt which was a blast! Dean and Tina were very accommodating and easy to communicate with making the stay that much better. I highly recommend. Oh and the Jacuzzi and pool - Awesome!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

Amazing views from both balconies. Condo is very spacious and well equipped. Photos do not do it justice.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Catalina Ferry (approx. 10 minute walk)
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Avalon Beach and Pier (approx. 7 minutes walk)
Car: not necessary

Catalina Island Zip Line, Under Sea Adventure, Scuba Diving Park, Scuba Diving Boat Escursions, Fishing Boat Charters, Segway Tours of the City, Ghost Tours of Historic Avalon


Rates & Availability

Avalon Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 6 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday - Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Holiday - Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
Holiday - Christmas
Dec 24 2017 - Dec 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 27 2017 - Dec 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Holiday - New Years
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

PAYMENT TERMS - To secure reservations/accommodations an Advance Payment Reservation Deposit of 50% is due at time of booking, and 50% is due 45 days prior to reservation.

CANCELLATION POLICY - A Thirty (30) day notice is required for cancellations on all reservations. Cancellations or changes that are made within thirty (30) days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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