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“Descanso beach ocean sports!!”

Descanso Beach Club
Ranked #23 of 49 Restaurants in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Surrounded by the rugged beauty of Descanso Canyon and the clear blue Pacific Ocean, Descanso Beach Club features Avalon's only beachside restaurant and bar, where you can enjoy appetizers, entrées and signature cocktails, like our famous Buffalo Milk. For the ultimate beach club experience, you can have your food and drinks delivered to your own private cabana or chaise lounge. Descanso Beach Club also serves as the Base Camp for the Zip Line Eco Tour, Catalina Falconry Experience, and a 32' Climbing Wall. Kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and snorkeling are also available. Seasonally, Descanso Beach Club's party scene is well known among locals and visitors alike, DJ tunes and live music on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Orange, California
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3 reviews
“Descanso beach ocean sports!!”
Reviewed June 5, 2012

I had a great time kayaking at descanso beach last week during my visit to Avalon! Vincent Tejeda was wonderfully helpful! Thank you so much for all the fun!

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Thank Kaylie H
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“Impeccable service, beautiful view, clean beach!”
Reviewed June 2, 2012

I have never left a review on tripadvisor but the service we received from Catherine and Art warrents a raving review. Having traveled and dined a lot it refreshing to have someone who seems to genuinely care about our group enjoying our stay and making sure we had everything we needed to make our day fantastic. Working in the service industry myself, I truly appreciate how attentive and accommodating Catherine was. Art also went out of his way to make sure that we had everything we needed during our time here. We will definitely be returning and can't wait for the new construction to be complete!

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phoenix az
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“We just stop for a drink”
Reviewed May 30, 2012

They have a bar there I just had a bloody mary and my husband had ice tea.It is right on the beach.All kinds of things to like kayaking.stand up boarding.And just kick back and relax on the chairs or beach Thank you Joni Law

Visited May 2012
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Thank PhoenixAzJoni
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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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“Beach Staffer Vince Saves the Day!”
Reviewed May 21, 2012

My wife and I recently travelled to Avalon for the Catalina Classic DH and had nothing less than an incredible adventure on the Island, with great thanks to the incredibly hospitable Beach staff at Descanso Beach Club. We would like to give a special thanks to VINCE, our kayak tour guide. On our way to our kayak adventure we lost a wallet with our major credit cards and $$$ and didn't know what to do. We told the beach staff and before Vince was even assigned our tour he made a series of phone calls to the local businesses we had visited earlier that day. Vince assured us that the islanders would take good care of us and he was right! After our kayak tour (which was beyond amazing!) Vince had a voice message from a local business owner who had found the wallet! Not only did Vince help us relax, he went out of his way to assure our Descanso Beach Club recreation experience was 210%! Thank you for employing such an honest staff member! We will return next season!!!! 100%. www.bustinboards.com

  • Visited May 2012
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2 Thank Mike D
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“thanks soo much lacey”
Reviewed May 19, 2012

Had a chance to visit the island for a day with a friends and our kids heard about a beach club so we checked it out. This place was awesome with the exception of the bathroom scene. Its fun for all kids and adults alike. Lacey was a sweet young lady who waited on us and told us neat stories about the island and what there is to do here. She was sweet and informational. Thanks again Lacey!!!!! Good luck this summer

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