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Marina del Rey Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Marina del Rey holiday shopping days are here again! Whether you’re home for the holidays or enjoying a getaway in L.A.’s Marina, celebrate the spirit of the season by shopping local. Take the air fryer out of your shopping cart and give the gift of an experience this year. Perhaps a guided tandem kayak tour in the harbor? How about a private sunset cruise? Or a weekend getaway along the beach? Buy unique gifts for everyone on your list. Read below for your holiday gift inspiration. 

P.S. The annual Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade is back on Saturday, Dec. 11th. Shop during the day, then stay for the parade and have dinner along the waterfront! 


Buy restaurant gift cards for foodies on your list. The Marina’s culinary landscape spans from California cuisine and American classics to authentic Italian, seafood, and sushi. Or book a champagne brunch or dinner cruise with City Cruises. Click button to view the restaurant guide for more ideas.

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Hotel Getaways

One can never go wrong with giving the gift of a getaway. For that person in your life who deserves a break, buy a gift certificate for an overnight stay at a waterfront hotel in the Marina.

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Sailing Trips

Give the gift of sailing away on the Pacific Ocean. Book a private yacht charter for a romantic sunset sail, marine life cruise or fishing adventure. Sailing lessons and photoshoot sessions on a beautiful boat are also unique holiday gift ideas.

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Water Excursions

For groups, consider gift cards for a whale-watching or deep-sea fishing trip. For the thrill-seeker in your life, buy a gift certificate for parasailing, jet-skiing or hydrofoil surfing. Or give the gift of a stand-up paddle board or kayak tour—perfect for all ages.


Make someone’s holiday season stress-free with gift certificates from local spas such as Sisley Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey. Purchase a 50-minute massage or specialty spa products that will comfort and pamper your loved one. For yoga-lovers on your list, buy lessons with YOGAqua at Marina “Mother’s” Beach. Or buy a gift certificate for classes at neighborhood yoga studio Yoga Nest Venice.