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 Wednesday-Sunday. 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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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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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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rooms with a view

The Marina’s hotels each offer stunning views of the harbor and picture-perfect sunsets, plus easy access to on-the-water attractions.

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so many ways to explore

Marina del Rey has tons of on-the-water fun perfect couples. Try a yoga class on a stand-up paddleboard, explore the bay on a jet ski or kayak, rent a duffy boat and picnic on the water, or charter a skippered yacht.


music and dancing

Dance under the stars on a dining cruise, unwind from a busy day with live music on a waterfront restaurant patio, or learn some salsa moves at a class – you can do it all in Marina del Rey.

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The Free Ride offers free daily transportation in the Marina from noon till 9 p.m. If you see a car, wave it down. Or text (no calls please) your location, destination, and passenger count to 323-435-5000; please allow 10–15 minutes for pick-up. Click here for a flyer with a map of the service area.


The free weekend beach shuttle runs on a loop between Playa Vista, the Marina, and the Venice Pier with shuttles arriving approximately every 30 minutes. Service runs 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Fridays–Saturdays, and 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Sundays and holidays. Click here for a map.


The Marina has 12 public parking lots. Click here for a map.