It’s almost time to shake off winter and embrace some sunshine! Want to know what to do for spring break in Los Angeles? Read on for exciting spring break ideas in L.A.’s Marina. Whether you’re traveling solo or with a group of all ages, there’s something for everyone to do in Marina del Rey. Just four miles north of LAX and steps from world-famous Venice and Santa Monica, this waterfront playground is chock-full of fun spring break activities.
FISHING IN MARINA DEL REY
What’s a trip to the ocean without a chance to hook a prize catch? In Marina del Rey, you can be at the water’s edge, pole in hand, in just minutes. Or, connect with a licensed sportfishing or charter company to head out into the big blue for some deep-sea action off the Los Angeles coast. Learn more about fishing in Marina del Rey here.
Whether you’re seeking a relaxing getaway or an activity-packed weekend, Marina del Rey is the place to be. Indulge in a day of luxury at Sisley Spa. Located at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey, the spa offers massage and body treatments, nail services, and a eucalyptus steam room. Spa patrons can enjoy use of the hotel’s outdoor pool and Jacuzzi all day! Staying over? Great! Enjoy a lazy morning with coffee on the balcony of your hotel room that overlooks the sparkling Marina.
SAILING FROM MARINA DEL REY
Charter a private skippered yacht and sail along the Los Angeles coastline. Enjoy views of popular landmarks like the world-famous Venice Beach Boardwalk or the Santa Monica Pier’s amusement park. Talk to your chosen charter representative about catering options—how does a picnic at sea sound? If you’re on a tighter budget, Hornblower Cruises & Events offers the only public dining cruises in the Marina. Choose from weekend champagne brunch cruises or dinner cruises that take in the sunset.
LAUNCH YOUR LOS ANGELES SIGHTSEEING TOUR FROM MARINA DEL REY
Hop-on Hop-Off Starline Tours picks up at various spots throughout Marina del Rey. Hop off at your leisure to explore such attractions as the Venice Pier and Boardwalk, Muscle Beach, Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade shops, and Santa Monica Pier.
STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD IN THE CALM MARINA
The Marina's shorebreak protects the harbor from waves and strong currents, making our waters the perfect place to learn this sport. Experience the stand-up paddleboarding craze with hourly rentals available through Marina del Rey Boat Rentals, Pro SUP Shop, or the UCLA Marina Aquatic Center. Find some inner peace with a yoga class on stand-up paddleboards in a calm cove. These 90-minute group classes start with basic paddleboard instruction and acclimation, then move into an hour of yoga practice.
PARASAILING ABOVE THE PACIFIC
Go parasailing and get a bird’s-eye view of the entire Los Angeles coast, including the world-famous Venice Beach Boardwalk, Santa Monica Pier, and Malibu. Choose from a 500 ft. or 800 ft. experience.