Offer: boat and midweek room on Catalina Island for $ 138 per person
Catalina Island is currently the greenest, making it an easily accessible spring destination. Now the Hotel Villa Portofino in Avalon is making that a big deal as well. Starting at $ 138 per person, you will enjoy a room and a boat trip, with no minimum stay.
The offer: Spring Savings package applies Sunday through Thursday; weekend prices are higher. I like this package because it works if you want to spend just one night.
The package starts at $ 138 per person, double occupancy. It includes round-trip Catalina Express ferry service from Long Beach, San Pedro, or Dana Point (slightly higher price) plus room, continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and free taxi service to the hotel.
When: The offer is valid until May 19.
Tested: I checked random dates in April for an overnight stay and found a room with a queen bed for $ 126 each including tax. That’s an incredible deal (and less than the advertised price) considering the San Pedro-Catalina round trip boat costs $ 72.
Information: Hotel Villa Portofino, 111 Crescent Ave., Avalon; (310) 510-0555
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