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Gondola Getaway

Address: 5437 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA
Phone Number: 562-433-9595
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Owner description: A romantic one-hour Alamitos Bay cruise on an authentic Italian gondola, complete with gondolier...
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: A romantic one-hour Alamitos Bay cruise on an authentic Italian gondola, complete with gondolier (who will croon upon request) and complimentary food basket.

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Costa Mesa, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Gondola Getaway is an excellent and affordable option when you are looking for something romantic to do out of the norm. The Naples, Long Beach area is beautiful with the canals making for a lovely ride. (2 of the canal bridges are closed right now for sea wall retrofitting, but you still get a nice cruise.). The staff are all... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California, USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This delightful little ride is romantic, relaxing and perfect way to feel like your in Italy for an hour! You can order appetizers for your ride (do that in advance when you book your ride, because you can't do it when you get there. they order those baskets from an off-site location). I would give this experience 5 stars if... More 

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Anaheim, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Our kids are 24,21 and 17 and its been quite a challenge to bring them together to spend a family event with their parents!#$% We had our first romantic getaway a month before and thought the kids would really enjoy this, and they DID! We did surprise them and tell them it was a getaway by the beach, my daughter's... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

SO ROMANTIC! i am dying to go to venice and this is as close as it gets! my ex brought me here and asked me out here. We came at 9pm and it was COLD. but they had blanket! gave us plastic cups, cheese and crackers, and we brought our own wine. our gondolier didn't sing, but told us to... More 

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California Hot Springs, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It's been awhile since we have taken a ride on a Gondola, always a great time. As a matter of fact my wife and I were Married on one of the bigger Gondola, by Michael O'toole going on twenty years ago. Anyway time flys, it was a great night very romantic just going through the canals in Napas. The Gondolier... More 

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colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Just my husband & I went, but they have bigger gondolas so you could really have a good time. We took meats, cheeses, fruits and a bottle of wine and took the sunset ride. It was the perfect time to take the ride. Setup was easy and our gondolier, Jordan, was informative and super fun! We really had a great... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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27 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A group of girlfriends went on a gondola ride at Christmas. It was a really fun GNO! We brought wine and snacks and looked at the Christmas lights. The gondoliers were witty and a lot of fun! I can’t wait to do this again with the girls or with my husband. Christmas time is the perfect time to go so... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Saturday was my birthday and my husband treated me to a gondola ride at Gondola Getaway in Long Beach. It is a one hour "cruise" through the canals of Long Beach with Jeremy, our gondolier. Along with the ride, we were serenaded by a beautiful voice. Since our picture was taken at the beginning, I already decided I would buy... More 

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Gardena, California, Usa
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Celebrating my birthday, my boy friend planned a gondola ride complete with pastries from Portos and wine from Danza De Sol. We took an evening gondola ride through Naples Island underneath the clear sky. The city tried to get Venice but well it was already taken. The tour took at least an hour. They were very friendly upon arrival and... More 

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California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I have been on the Gondolas from just a romantic night for my husband and I to a group of friends for my husbands birthday. Everytime has been a great experience. The gondoliers are amazing and the staff is friendly. I always book sunset as the views are incredible. Even after 5 visits I would still come back :)

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