Halona Cabin outside

A Native American word meaning "happy place," Halona has been a quiet, restful, retreat center for Pomona College students, faculty, staff and alumni for decades. Halona is made available for College related activities throughout the entire year and is available for use by Pomona College faculty, staff and alumni for personal use outside of the academic year. Halona is located in Idyllwild, California about one and one half hours from campus by car.

Halona Cabin snow
Halona Cabin inside

If you are interested in reserving Halona you must fill out a reservation request form which can be found via CollegiateLink.

Reservation acceptance is determined by the Halona Committee and priority is given to student/faculty groups. Personal use reservations may be cancelled with a minimum of thirty days notice, should a campus group request the same date.


  • Overnight use - $75/night
  • Daily use - $75/day

A minimum of $75 deposit is due at the time your reservation is accepted.

If you are interested in using Halona or have questions you can contact John Lopes.