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Marina del Rey

Enjoy spectacular waterfront views in an award-winning restaurant or take a relaxing cruise on an Italian-style gondola in this marina community.

Marina del Rey is one of the world’s largest small craft harbors. The community is perfect for outdoor activities, ranging from coastal bike outings to walking tours. Participate in many water-based activities, including parasailing, sport fishing and paddleboarding.

Some of Los Angeles’ best beaches, including Venice Beach and Santa Monica State Beach, are nearby. Charter a sport fishing outing or rent a motorboat. Enjoy some of the finest seafood and international cuisine in Los Angeles County.

The marina features stunning waterways and over 4,000 boats. Book a dinner cruise and enjoy a formal meal aboard a luxurious vessel. Rent a paddleboard, kayak or Jet Ski and explore the open seas.

Book a charter and fish for sea bass, yellowtail or halibut. Travel along Santa Monica Bay and catch some of California’s best game fish, including barracuda and white seabass. Marina del Rey also offers whale-watching charters, where you can experience the seasonal migration of the California gray whale.

Walk to Venice Beach and play beach volleyball, paddle tennis or handball. This famous beach is regarded as a historic center of creative life for the beat poets and artists of the mid-20th century, including Lawrence Lipton and Saul White. Wander along the boardwalk and watch surfers ride waves at this iconic Los Angeles beach.

Rent a bicycle and ride from Washington Square to Santa Monica Pier along the famous Venice Beach Bicycle Path. Learn to surf from a qualified surfing instructor on Santa Monica State Beach. This remarkable beach covers about 245 acres (100 hectares) of sand along the Pacific Ocean.

This community is regarded for its food and nightlife, with a wide range of acclaimed restaurants and bars. Find Marina del Rey about 6 miles (10 kilometers) from Los Angeles International Airport.

Marina del Rey is the perfect base for fishing charters, water activities and fine dining on Santa Monica Bay.

Where to stay in Marina del Rey

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Del Rey

4/5Very Good!(64 area reviews)

While there might not be top attractions in Del Rey, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Fisherman's Village and Westfield Culver City Shopping Center.

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Useful tip: Rent a bike and take a ride up the Venice Beach Boardwalk to Santa Monica!

Marina Peninsula

4.5/5Wonderful!(17 area reviews)

If you're spending some time in Marina Peninsula, Venice Beach Boardwalk and Venice Fishing Pier are top sights worth seeing.

Marina Peninsula

Top Hotels in Marina del Rey

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Marina del Rey Hotel
Marina del Rey Hotel
4 out of 5
13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, CA
The price is ¥18,708 per night

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice Beach, and Venice Beach Boardwalk. Muscle Beach Venice is 2.1 mi ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (974 reviews)

"It’s a beautiful quiet retreat in the middle of the city. The hotel is lovely the restaurant is terrific was a lot of fun."…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Marina del Rey Hotel
Hotel MDR Marina del Rey - a DoubleTree by Hilton
Hotel MDR Marina del Rey - a DoubleTree by Hilton
3.5 out of 5
13480 Maxella Ave, Marina del Rey, CA
The price is ¥16,219 per night

Located in Del Rey, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice Beach, and Venice Beach Boardwalk. Santa Monica Beach and Muscle Beach ...

3.9/5Very Good! (974 reviews)

"Property was quiet and perfect for a staycation. Restaurant had limited options and bar service available."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Hotel MDR Marina del Rey - a DoubleTree by Hilton
Jamaica Bay Inn
Jamaica Bay Inn
3.5 out of 5
4175 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA
The price is ¥16,714 per night

Located in Marina del Rey, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within a 15-minute walk of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Venice Beach. Venice Beach Boardwalk ...

4.4/5Excellent! (973 reviews)

"Although my room was tagged clean. A broom was left behind and trash was near the bed. I usually wipe things down when I go away and overal the room wasn’t dusty. But as they say if it look untouched they don’t clean. I also had to wipe the toilet off as well. It didn’t like they wiped down the entire ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Jamaica Bay Inn

Popular places to visit in Marina del Rey

Venice Fishing Pier
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Venice Fishing Pier

Find out about the history of Marina del Rey when you spend time at Venice Fishing Pier. Attend a sporting event or simply enjoy the top-notch restaurants while you're in the area.

Universal Studios Hollywood™
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Universal Studios Hollywood™

4.5/5(3,923 reviews)

Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience!

Venice Beach
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Venice Beach

4/5(3,597 reviews)

Bronze your body and rub shoulders with body builders and wacky performers at Los Angeles’ quirky urban shoreline, a colorful escape from the city.

Staples Center
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Staples Center

4.5/5(1,867 reviews)

This multipurpose sports arena has hosted some of the world’s biggest musical acts and is home to two National Basketball Association teams.

Santa Monica Pier
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Santa Monica Pier

4.5/5(6,622 reviews)

You'll find beachside kitsch, boardwalk ambiance and carnival fun at this sunbaked LA attraction that’s more than a hundred years old.

Los Angeles Convention Center
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Los Angeles Convention Center

4.5/5(1,413 reviews)

Find out what's happening at Los Angeles Convention Center during your trip—a top convention center in Los Angeles. Experience the renowned opera and entertainment choices in this vibrant area.

Top things to do in Marina del Rey

Learn to Surf at Venice Beach (Surfing Lessons)
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Learn to Surf at Venice Beach (Surfing Lessons)

¥6,303
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Kayak or Paddleboard with Sea Lions and Photos
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Kayak or Paddleboard with Sea Lions and Photos

¥6,303
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Private Tours of Los Angeles
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Private Tours of Los Angeles

¥74,785
Per adult
Private Surfing Lesson in Venice Beach
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Private Surfing Lesson in Venice Beach

¥16,045
Per adult
Los Angeles+Hollywood Tours from Torrance or Marina Del Rey
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Los Angeles+Hollywood Tours from Torrance or Marina Del Rey

¥13,782
Per adult
Whale Watching Day Cruise Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey and Palos Verdes Bay
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Whale Watching Day Cruise Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey and Palos Verdes Bay

¥9,908
Per adult

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