Valentine's Day

Escape with your sweetie to L.A.’s Marina, where waterfront hotels and restaurants, sunset sailing, and picture-perfect harbor views offer a romantic backdrop for your Valentine’s Day getaway.

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Hornblower Cruises & Events

Set sail with your special someone on a romantic dinner or brunch cruise in the Marina. Enjoy views of the sparkling harbor and passing sailboats while you dine on a gourmet meal. Bring your champagne or cocktail up to the open-air deck for endless views and coastal breezes. Special Valentine’s Week cruises sail February 9-16. 13755 Fiji Way. 310-301-6000.

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Beachside Restaurant & Bar

Head to this newly renovated restaurant located on the beach at Jamaica Bay Inn for a special Valentine’s Day menu, a la carte style and complete with specialty cocktails. 4175 Admiralty Way. 310-823-5333.

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Cafe del Rey

Enjoy the view from large picture windows in this harborside restaurant, which will have a three-course prix fixe menu on February 14 for $95 per person. 4451 Admiralty Way. 310-823-6395.

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Cast & Plow

The view of the harbor from a patio table at this Ritz-Carlton restaurant can’t be beat. Cast & Plow will serve up a special menu on February 14 and offer soft flamenco guitar music from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. 4375 Admiralty Way. 310-574-4333.

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Creative Chakra Spa

Choose from three couples’ spa packages during Valentine’s season, February 8-21. All packages include massage, peppermint foot scrub, and fireside wine or champagne. 3401 Pacific Ave., #2A-2B. 310-823-9378.

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Marina del Rey Hotel

This iconic waterfront hotel is offering a web-exclusive Valentine’s deal for the month of February. The package includes a coveted Marina-view guest room, champagne and chocolate truffles upon arrival, two signature cocktails at SALT Restaurant & Bar, and a credit of up to $50 for your choice of breakfast at SALT or in-room dining. Get details and reserve at the link below!

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Marina Sailing Harbor Cruise

Marina Sailing is offering special 3-hour catamaran sailing cruises on February 14, including light appetizers. Click for details or call 800-262-SAIL.

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Whiskey Red's

Take in the sunset on the waterfront patio at this popular restaurant in Fisherman’s Village. Stay tuned for details on a special menu planned for Valentine’s Day. Advance reservations required, with deposit. 13813 Fiji Way. 310-823-4522.

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Have a date on the water! Try out this group vinyasa flow yoga class that takes place on stand-up paddleboards – they’re weighted to prevent drift off and positioned in a calm cove at Marina “Mother’s” Beach. 4 p.m. on February 14. 13977 Palawan Way. 805-283-9642.

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