Recently Opened Bellanca Hotel and The Naughty Fox Restaurant on Catalina Island Are Calling Your Name

Written By: Taylor Gorski
Photography Provided By: Jeehon Cho Best Catalina Island Hotel

Us Southern Californians don’t know what to do when it drops below 50 degrees—that’s freezing! We’d rather soak up the sunshine and put our toes in the sand than bundle up for a blizzard. But we have the cure for your “winter” blues—the perfect island getaway is here, where temperatures range between 55 and 75 degrees during the cold-weather months: Catalina Island. The Bellanca Hotel recently opened, and we’re sharing an inside look at why you should book a trip…now. 


1 | Ideally Situated Best Catalina Island Hotel

The Bellanca Hotel is located just footsteps from the beach. Book the Ocean View Cabana, Ocean View Studio or Luxury Ocean View Suite to wake up with peaceful views of the sea. Each room is decorated to fulfill your aesthetic pleasures with hints of blue that’s reminiscent of the sea. The best part about Catalina? There are no cars; walk around the island or rent a golf cart for exploring! 


2 | The Naughty Fox Best Catalina Island Hotel

Bellanca’s on-site restaurant, The Naughty Fox, is the trendy restaurant that Avalon desperately needed. Sip cheeky cocktails paired with light yet flavorful dishes. Try the seafood cioppino, which is made with spicy tomato broth, scallops, mussels, clams, shrimps, the local catch of the day and fresh bread. You also can’t go wrong with the fish tacos or ahi nachos! The Naughty Fox is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.


3 | Winter Activities Best Catalina Island Hotel

Catalina Island is home to adventurous, relaxing and family-friendly activities. No one will be allowed to complain here. Whether you’re in the mood for a morning hike or maybe an electric bike ride around the island, the world is truly your oyster in Catalina. From the ocean to the mountain tops, immerse yourself in nature and discover the beauty of this island gem. 


4 | Fun for All

Whether it’s a couple’s retreat, family vacation or bachelorette party, Catalina is the perfect destination for just about anything, and Bellanca Hotel is the place to stay. Soak in the ocean breeze and stay in paradise with your significant other, girl gang or even the kiddos. No matter who you’re with, you’ll head home feeling refreshed and relaxed. 


5 | Go & Play Winter Getaway Package 

The Go & Play Winter Getaway Package is available to book until March 5, 2021. The best rates of the season are matched with a buy one, get one free transportation offer. This package includes taxi transfer, boat transportation aboard Catalina Express from either Long Beach or Dana Point and a bottle of sparkling wine. How can you pass that up? There’s no time like the present to pack your bags and getaway, especially when there’s a new hotel to experience. 


Bellanca Hotel
111 Crescent Ave
Avalon, CA 90704

About The Author

Taylor is a graduate from the University of Southern California with a degree in journalism. She is our Los Angeles and Orange County editor. You can find her dining at a new restaurant, in the ocean or planning her next adventure. Say hello!

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