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Paradise Penthouse Ocean Views Pool and Spa from $259

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

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

Owner
Dean and Tina Chrispen
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

Why Dean and Tina Chrispen chose Catalina Island

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...

Map

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

Amenities

Avalon Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • 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 ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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! www.catalinachamber.com

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Paradise Penthouse Ocean Views Pool and Spa from $259
average rating of 4.80597 based on 67 reviews
Santa Cruz, California
4

60th birthday in a condo!

  • 4 of 5

The property was very clean and had everything we needed, (except we could not find scissors).

The owners were very prompt with any questions via email regarding the planning of our stay. I forgot my new top there and the cleaning crew has promised to send it over. There is no sound privacy between the rooms on the upper level as there are no casings at the bottom of the doors. All in all it was a great stay! Be prepared to ride in the slowest elevator on the planet! LOL

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property was exactly as advertised. No disappointments.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time in Avalon. The unit was comfortable for 4 adults and 2 children.

I have only one suggestion that I have found with every Home Away location that we have rented, get a good set of knives for the unit so that those of us who care to cook can prepare food properly.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Amazing anniversary weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Loved waking up to the ocean sounds and views. This place had everything we needed for a wonderful anniversary weekend, thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect and spacious!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condo with lots of space and great views. So easy to stay in and cook, especially with kids. The kiddies swam everyday after the beach while we made dinner. Tina and Dean provide many amenities and make sure guests are super comfy. Beds are so comfortable and newer, plus there's a wagon for groceries and the provided beach toys/umbrellas. A perfect getaway spot! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful vacation! Beautiful condo! I will definitely come back.

  • 5 of 5

Clean and comfy, stocked with all necessities. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place.

  • 5 of 5

The views were beautiful! The beds were very comfortable. Overall it was an awesome stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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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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