Marina del Rey Travel Guide
Birdwatching from the Marina Peninsula...
Birdwatching from the Marina Peninsula...
Kayaking the calm waters of Marina del...
Water water everywhere.
From Door View
Uncrowded beaches, pedestrian walks, peace and quiet
In a nutshell
A jet-set beach community
Sail on, Sail on
Marina del Rey can boast of its man-made sail area, the biggest one of its kind - in the world!There are a good number of sailing options at the marina arena. List of charter yachts:1. Captain Alex's Paradise Bound Yacht Charters (good all-around activity option)(310)...
4th of July
Marina del Rey was one of the few places you were able to see a July 4th Fireworks display for free, but due to the government budget cuts there will be no traditional fireworks for 2011. But there will still be plenty to do in this popular seaside community. Hotels,...
Birdwatching In and Around the Marina
Spring is a perfect time for birdwatching in and around the Marina. The Los Angeles Department of Beach and Harbors, offers a birdwatching experience, in it's Outdoor Adventures Program, in the various sites of the Marina and Ballona Wetlands.The tour starts at the Burton...
Discover Marina del Rey Day
Every year, the Los Angeles Department of Beaches & Harbor hosts a community day during the first part of October; this year it is scheduled for Sunday Oct. 12, 2008 from 11am to 4pm in Burton Chace Park. this very family-oriented event features information booths from...
Fishing is Great in Marina del Rey California
For over 40 years, Marina del Rey harbor has been the most popular place in Southern California to start a fishing excursion. Public fishing trips are available year round, and are very affordable. It doesn't matter if you are an experienced fisherman or not, the local crews...
Sail in Santa Monica bay
One great thing to do in Marina Del Rey is to go sailing! Blue Pacific Boating is a company that has 30 boats to rent and also teach sailing. For those who have never been sailing, they have captains who can run the boat for you--just bring your lunch and some drinks and...
Jamaica Bay Inn
2 Reviews and 351 Opinions I usually don't even consider the BW Hotels being below my travel standards but this one is a...
Tony P's Dockside Grill: GREAT FOOD
The food is great and there are big portions. The ambiance is welcoming. The view is gorgeous and the service was great. This is the place to go for any time.
Steak is great. Chicken Parmesan is delicious. Best Clam Chowder.
SHANGHAI REDS: SUNDAY BRUNCH SPECTACULAR
Shanghai Reds continental restaurant has been in the same spot for 37 years and is still the premium Sunday Brunch, all you can eat, restaurant. To make it even better, the restaurant sits on the waterfront in Marina Del Rey. Ask for a window or outside table to view the...
Hornblower Cruises, Marina del Rey: Mid-Week Wine-Tasting Cruise
Celebrate the changing Fall weather with a Wednesday evening Wine Tasting Cruise in Marina del Rey aboard Hornblower Cruises. Starting in September and continuing through October, taste a sampling of three different wines from are different region each week. Enjoy...
During the Summer months, on the weekends (Fridays thru Sundays) and holidays, leave the car in one place and take the Marina del Rey WaterBus to the various areas of the marina. This "water taxi" takes riders from one side of the marina to the other via the water -- go from...
Summer Beach Shuttle Bus
This summer, leave the car in one place and take the free Summer Beach Shuttle from Playa Vista to Marina del Rey and then Venice Beach Pier. It's free weekend transportation, running from about 10:00am to the evening hours Friday thru Sundays, and holidays as well as...
West Marine: Everything for the Boater
This nautical store has ocean maps, boating nessecities and accessories, clothing and shoes for the boater, fishing license and gear. If you own a boat in Marina del Rey you want to know about West Marine. 2 locations -- 1 in the Waterside Shopping Center and 1 on Fiji near...
H.P. Swimwear: Forgot your Swim Suit? Not a Problem!
It doesn't matter if you're looking for the tinie-weenie bikini or a more modest one piece swim suit, the folks over at H.P Swimwear will be able to help you out. Good selection of better suits and great service.
Women's swimwear, coverups and such.
Starting at $85.00.
Please do not fish
Please do not fish in the marina, I personally think the water is polluted anywhere along the marina up to Santa Monica. The more you go away from these waters, the cleaner they get. They seem clean but surfers have been getting skin diseases.
My Newest Toy
Well it's official..! I have joined the ranks of a racing yachtsman. This was taken at Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club. My boat was christened by my close friends who stood by my side and gave me the best advice I could ever get....you only live once!Thanks everybody!
Think racing sailboats is for millionaires in the America's Cup! Think again....In the summer months, there is a Series sponsored by Cal Yacht Club called the Sunset Series. Every Wednesday Night from Memeorial Day to Labor Day. There are a number of captains needing crew....
Brought your golfbag with you? No problem. The greater Los Angeles area have over 200 golf courses that'll cure this disease. And that's not even counting Palm Springs, which have almost 90 courses of their own.Unless you're a member on some of the private clubs, I will...
Fewer people, more pleasure
Marina Del Rey, an unincorporate part of Los Angeles, has an official population of about 8,000 persons and 5,000 boats. So, MdR is a rather peaceful place for being within chaotic Los Angeles county. For those who enjoy a slow pace, the seaside town is ideal for a visit....
biking from marina del rey to the farmer's market
you may have to grin and bear it. it's hard to find a bus going from marina del rey to long beach. i was in england and had to learn to drive on the opposite side of the road AND the opposite side of the car. it took a bit, well, a bit of stress, coming out of london but you...
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