Welcome to Marina Del Rey
Marina Del Rey is a shimmering jewel of the City of Los Angeles. This unincorporated coastal community, positioned between the iconic Venice Beach and serene Playa del Rey, exudes a vacation-like vibe all year round. A short 4-mile hop from Los Angeles International Airport and just moments away from Santa Monica, its prime location is undeniable.
Stepping into Marina Del Rey feels like entering a paradise. Its pristine marina, the proud guardian of over 5,000 exquisite boats, ranging from majestic yachts to elegant sailboats, is a sight to behold. Dubbed as a part of "Silicon Beach," the area thrives as a hub for over 500 technology companies, including budding startups.
Residentially, the Silver Strand stands out as the most coveted spot, with a low turnover rate echoing residents' love for the locale. The neighborhood, home to CEOs, celebrities, and startup moguls, is a harmonious blend of homeowners and renters, families and business professionals.
From the convenience of water taxis to the vibrant energy of the surroundings, Marina Del Rey truly encapsulates the essence of beachy, relaxed, and vibrant living.
What to Love
- Dock your boat conveniently; availability in numerous marinas
- Stroll or bike to beaches and eateries; plus, one-dollar water taxis
- Water sports galore, from jet-skiing to paddle boarding
- Dwell among celebs and CEOs in the opulent Silver Strand
- A low turnover in Silver Strand; people adore the lifestyle here
Feel the pulse of the ocean and the bustling ambiance of the marina while relishing a refined lifestyle in Marina Del Rey. The docks are awash with yachts, and the local vibe is active and leisurely, a mix of nautical and cosmopolitan flair. The weekend farmer's market is your go-to for a medley of organic produce, exotic foods, and more. And when the sun sets on Thursdays, food trucks at Mother's Beach light up the scene, offering a carnival of flavors that will satisfy the palate.
Dining and Entertainment
Experience the authentic charm of C&O Restaurants
in Marina Del Rey, a throwback Italian hub that promises a delightful culinary journey. While they’re best known for their mouthwatering garlic rolls, C&O doesn't skimp on portion sizes, ensuring every guest leaves satisfied. But it's not just the delicious cuisine that sets it apart; dining here is a multi-sensory experience. As you indulge in classic Italian dishes, you'll be serenaded by singing servers, adding a dash of lyrical magic to your meal. In the heart of Marina Del Rey, C&O Restaurants offers a blend of tradition, flavor, and entertainment, making every visit memorable.
in Marina Del Rey is more than just a dining destination; it's an experience. Famed for its unique flavors and oceanic delights, this hotspot truly comes alive on Fridays with live music and bands, setting the tone for a night to remember. As melodies fill the air, patrons are treated to a symphony of tastes, perfectly complementing the rhythmic beats. Whether you're there for the signature shrimp or the euphonic sounds, Killer Shrimp promises a harmonious blend of gastronomy and groove, making Fridays in Marina Del Rey truly special.
The California Yacht Club
and Del Rey Yacht Club are beacons of maritime elegance and tradition. The California Yacht Club, with its rich history, offers both seasoned sailors and marine enthusiasts a haven of luxury and camaraderie. Just a stone's throw away, the Del Rey Yacht Club
boasts its own legacy, fostering a community spirit anchored in nautical passion. Both clubs are more than just docking stations; they are social hubs where members gather to share tales of the sea, embark on sailing adventures, and celebrate the enduring allure of oceanic pursuits.
Nestled along the serene Marina Del Rey coastline, The Ritz Carlton
is the epitome of luxury and sophistication. This waterfront retreat merges impeccable service with coastal elegance, offering guests a sanctuary of relaxation. With world-class amenities, stunning views, and a reputation for excellence, The Ritz Carlton is not just a hotel; it's an experience, a haven where timeless luxury meets the gentle embrace of the Californian seascape.
Things to Do
Take your Saturday mornings to the next level at the farmer's market located near Mother's Beach. From nine a.m. to two p.m., you can explore an array of fresh produce and global cuisines that will please the palate and enliven the senses.
Paddle Pub Marina Del Rey
offers a unique fusion of leisure and libations. Cruise through the scenic waterways of Marina Del Rey aboard a pedal-powered floating pub. With the gentle lapping of waves as your soundtrack, engage in lively conversations, sip on refreshing beverages, and pedal in unison with fellow adventurers.
Located in the world's largest man-made small boat harbor in Los Angeles County, Fisherman’s Village
is more than a shopping destination. With commercial boat anchorages and a myriad of tourist attractions, it offers visitors a blend of retail therapy, scenic views, and maritime allure, encapsulating the very essence of Marina Del Rey's coastal lifestyle.
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