Welcome to the official Marina del Rey blog written by the Marina del Rey Tourism Board. My Marina tells different stories of what makes L.A.’s Marina a unique destination. Read about fun things do like sailing and paddle boarding to waterfront dining, yacht cruises, and more.  

Jamaica Bay Inn Unveils Newly Renovated Guest Rooms

discover refreshed charm at jamaica bay inn  Jamaica Bay Inn, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, recently completed the total renovation of all 111 guest rooms and suites at the ideally-situated waterfront property on Marina “Mother’s” Beach. We’re thrilled to see the updated look for one of the best beachfront boutique hotels right here in L.A.’s Marina.  […]

Pickleball in the Marina

PICKLEBALL by the sea Dive into the pickleball craze at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey, where three courts await your best shots! Get ready to unleash your pickleball prowess with through the on-site Marina Racquet Club, which also offers tennis classes seven days a week. Stay tuned as they will soon launch pickleball classes, too. […]

MDR Annual Halibut Derby 2024

Get ready to reel in the fun at the 49th annual Halibut Derby in Marina del Rey on June 1-2, hosted by the Marina del Rey Anglers Club! Each year, the fishing tournament attracts hundreds of halibut anglers to compete in catching the largest fish on rod and reel. The two-day event ends with an […]

10 Things to Do on Memorial Day Weekend in Marina del Rey

Looking for outdoor things to do on Memorial Day weekend? Dive into these 10 outdoor activities in Marina del Rey, L.A.’s seaside playground. Whether you’re visiting from out-of-town or a local, L.A.’s Marina offers a wide variety of attractions to explore. From poolside lounging and beach strolls to thrilling water sports, L.A.’s Marina is a […]

MDR Dining Specials and Events May 2024

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We’re excited to share the latest scoop from Marina del Rey’s restaurant scene. From special Mother’s Day brunch to exciting food and wine events and graduation parties, we’ve got you covered with the tastiest updates. Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or just love a good meal, scroll below for your next culinary adventure in L.A.’s […]

MDR Mother’s Day Brunch Guide 2024

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MDR mother’s day brunch guide 2024  Dive into the latest dining news in Marina del Rey! From exciting culinary events to mouthwatering specials, we’ve got the scoop on all the delectable happenings here. And don’t forget to explore our events calendar for year-round fun and delicious discoveries!   BEACHSIDE  Celebrate Mom with a scrumptious Mother’s […]

Five Outdoor Activities for Springtime Bliss in MDR

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Ready to banish those winter blues? Head to Marina del Rey for some sun-soaked fun! With waterfront walks and serene paddle boarding sessions, this seaside gem offers endless outdoor adventures. Here are 5 fantastic ways to embrace spring in L.A.’s Marina. Get ready to soak up the sun and enjoy every moment of the season! […]

Where to Celebrate Earth Day in MDR

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Get ready to celebrate Earth Day in Marina del Rey! It’s time to show Mother Earth some love. Join in beach cleanups, harbor revitalization, and Ballona Wetlands restoration events. Embrace the community vibe as locals and visitors unite to safeguard the L.A. coastline. Whether you’re passionate about marine conservation or just keen to lend a […]

The Latest Food and Drink Buzz in MDR

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Hungry for the latest scoop on Marina del Rey’s culinary scene? Look no further! Marina del Rey is buzzing with the freshest food and drink news, just waiting to be savored. From new restaurant openings to egg-citing Easter brunch spots, there’s never been a better time to explore this culinary hotspot. Scroll below for a […]

Hotel Deals in Marina del Rey

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Looking for hotel deals along the sea in 2024? Look no further than these fantastic hotel deals in L.A.’s Marina! Are you dreaming of sun-soaked days by the beach? Or wishing for a getaway where you can unwind and relax? We’ve got you covered. Dive into the details below and kickstart your vacation planning with […]