When you visit Marina del Rey, you’ll see that living in the moment means paddle boarding to breakfast. Here, you can rejuvenate and reconnect with the outdoors by soaking in the Marina’s mesmerizing sunsets and fresh ocean breezes. Be inspired to set sail, try paddle board yoga or parasailing. Celebrate by embracing a summer evening under the star-kissed sky on a dining cruise.
It’s all here … visit Marina del Rey for your next coastal getaway!
Hop on a public whale-watching tour out of Marina del Rey to spot sea lions, dolphins, and several whale species in Santa Monica Bay. Private chartered tours are also available. Click button for more information.
Step aboard a two-hour brunch or dinner cruise while you glide smoothly along the Marina channel. Breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and Los Angeles skyline are the perfect backdrop for selfies on the open-air top deck. Click to make reservations.
Marina del Rey's proximity to LAX makes travel easy, and its coastal location on the upscale Los Angeles Westside is an ideal home base for a Southern California getaway. Visitors are within a short drive to LA’s popular tourist attractions—the world-famous Santa Monica Pier is right next door! And after a busy day of exploring, there’s no better place to come back to than any of the Marina’s seven waterfront hotels, all of which offer sparkling harbor views.
With waterfront views, year-round outdoor dining, and award-winning restaurants, Marina del Rey is poised to become the next culinary hot spot in Los Angeles. Enjoy breakfast on the patio, have a casual lunch break from cycling the coast, or join a dinner cruise to take in the sunset.
Although whales can be spotted from the California coast mostly year-round, wintertime offers the best chance to see one near Los Angeles. Get a close-up look for yourself with Marina del Rey Sportfishing’s whale-watching trips.
Gather your posse and enjoy a full (or half) day on the water. Your skipper will take care of the navigation while you enjoy views of the coastline and squeal at dolphin sightings. Check out our list of charter companies in the Marina, and don’t forget to pack a picnic for your day at sea!
Yes, you read that right! Yoga is making a splash across the Marina waters. Take your practice to the next level with a YOGAqua class near Marina (Mother’s) Beach. The calm water is the perfect place to make the ocean your yoga mat.
On a stand-up paddleboard, you’ll be walking on water. This unique combination of balancing and paddleboarding guarantees a fun morning or afternoon in the sun – not to mention a killer core workout. Rentals available throughout the Marina at Marina del Rey Boat Rentals, Pro SUP Shop, and the UCLA Marina Aquatic Center.
There’s no shortage of kayak rentals in the Marina. Check out Marina del rey Boat Rentals in Fisherman’s Village and Pro SUP Shop at Jamaica Bay Inn. New to kayaking? Sign up for lessons with the UCLA Marina Aquatic Center.
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LAX (10 Miles Away)
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