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“The BEST Deal on the Island” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Descanso Beach

Descanso Beach
#1 Descanso Canyon Road, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310-510-7410
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Ranked #4 of 13 Attractions in Avalon
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Owner description: Avalon's only seaside private beach club with restaurant and bar has been completely transformed to feature upgraded facilities with new high-end amenities such as private cabana and chaise lounge rentals. Enjoy cabana dinners; sit with your feet in the sand, and relax in our heated cabanas while indulging in a three-course meal. The ultimate in island dining, this new experience brings together the best beach-side atmosphere and flavor, all to the sound of the of the ocean just a few feet away. A favorite of both visitors and locals, this is a popular escape from downtown.
San Gabriel, California
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“The BEST Deal on the Island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Dinner here on Sunday through Thursday, between 4PM and 7PM, is the best deal in town. All drinks and menu items are half off!!! The food is outstanding and the menu has something for everyone. Great atmosphere right on the shore. If you want to relax and enjoy a dinner without being rushed, this is your place. This will definitely be a stop for me on every visit back to the island. Next time I would like to take advantage of some of the other attractions available at Descanso Beach.

Visited September 2012
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el segundo, ca
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“Best restaurant and beach in Avalon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

We always head directly to Descanso Beach to eat lunch as soon as we get to Avalon. They have the best food! We have tried most of the sandwiches and love them all. Wish they would bring back the fish and chips that was delicious!!!

Visited September 2012
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Newport Beach, California
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“Zipping Beach Review”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Post-Zip Line, we sat on the beach and enjoyed food, drinks and much laughter with our new Zip Line Friends.

Great setting, great service, great drinks, good food. YES.

Visited September 2012
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Cookham, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful and Very Relaxing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Book a Cabana (we enjoyed the pleasures of the Presidential Cabana - located on a decked area - no sand to contend with!), and enjoy a relaxing day doing very little but soaking up the sun, eating great food and sipping cocktails - all delivered directly to you by bright, friendly and a very attentive team of servers.
Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy!!

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Big Bear Region, California
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“Great spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We spent the afternoon at this picture perfect little white sand beach. Wonderful spot!

Be sure to stick around for 1/2 price happy hour - food and drinks - from 5 to 7. The setting is a perfect place to spend the early evening.

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