Welcome to the official blog of the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau! My Marina tells different stories of what makes this coastal destination so unique – from water sports like sailing and paddleboarding to waterfront dining, yacht cruises, and local personalities. Experience Marina del Rey through these shared adventures.

Marina del Rey Hotel Deals

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UPDATED DECEMBER 1, 2020 If you’re planning a Los Angeles staycation getaway this holiday season, then check out our updated list of Marina del Rey hotel deals. Located next to Venice Beach and just four miles north of LAX, L.A.’s Marina is nestled in a quieter part of Los Angeles. The seaside community is a […]


wine at sunset

UPDATED OCTOBER 28, 2020 The Marina del Rey dining scene continues to grow with the arrival of Brizo Bar and Restaurant. Located inside the newly opened dual-branded hotels, Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott, the new restaurant is now open for lunch, dinner, weekend brunch and happy hour daily. Brizo features California coastal cuisine with […]

5 Things to Do in the Fall in Marina del Rey

L.A.’s Marina is an ideal Southern California getaway during the fall season. The coastal gem remains hidden between Venice Pier and Manhattan Beach Pier, not far from Venice and Santa Monica. Here, visitors can enjoy safe, social distancing activities such as walking along the promenade and watching boats and sea lions cruise along the harbor. […]

Marina Halloweek 2020

Adults in Halloween costumes

This year, Marina del Rey celebrates “Marina HalloWeek” by encouraging locals and visitors to dress in costume and dine at local restaurants in the marina. From Sunday, October 25 through Saturday, October 31, get “dressed in your Halloween best” and enjoy lunch or dinner at Marina del Rey restaurants. Embrace the Halloween spirit all week […]

The Dish: New Restaurants Opening in Marina del Rey, Updates & More

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Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, September brings a bit of cheer with new restaurants opening soon in Marina del Rey. In addition, the seaside enclave enters the fall season with new dining spaces, reopened outdoor patios and restaurants with new takeout or delivery options. The expanded culinary offerings in L.A’.s Marina will surely […]

Responsible Travel to L.A.’s Marina

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Marina del Rey is open and welcoming leisure travelers…but what does responsible travel to L.A.’s Marina look like? Our hotels, restaurants and attractions are going above and beyond to follow industry reopening guidelines and ensure the safety of visitors and locals. Per the local health order, facial coverings and social distancing are required. Read below […]

Labor Day Coastal Getaway in Marina del Rey

Marina del Rey Fisherman's Village for outdoor winter activities

No matter your travel style, Marina del Rey is the top choice for anyone seeking a Labor Day coastal getaway in Southern California. As the largest man-made harbor in North America, L.A.’s Marina offers wide open spaces for you to roam—on land or sea! No need to drive far if you who live in or […]

New Marriott Hotels Open on Los Angeles Waterfront

Rendering of new hotels Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn by Marriott

Marina del Rey welcomes a dual-branded Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott on the marina waterfront.  The two new Marriott hotels feature 288 rooms total, a state-of-the-art lobby, 2,200 square feet of events and meeting space, and a second-level outdoor terrace showcasing an expansive view of the harbor. Guests can savor fresh California-inspired cuisine at two […]

Top Five Boredom Busters for Kids in Marina del Rey

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No more hearing “I’m bored” during this pandemic summer! We put a list of top five boredom buster activities for kids in Marina del Rey. Replace screen time with fresh air and water views. Outdoor time is good for kids and grown-ups, too. Luckily, for many Angelenos, Marina del Rey is one of the top […]

15 Fun Summer Activities in Marina del Rey

Three friends dip feet in hotel pool in Marina del Rey

Summer is here and so we bring you our handy guide of 15 summer activities in Marina del Rey. Love the water? Then, we’ve got you covered. Prefer your land-legs over sea-legs? We’ve got those activities, too. Families, couples and anyone rolling solo will enjoy many of these things to do on and off the […]