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.  

MDR Dining News May 2022

enjoy the perfect mojito

We rounded up the latest in MDR dining news. From restaurant makeovers to openings, here’s the dish on where to eat and drink in Marina del Rey this month. 


Group of friends relaxing by the pool at Marina del Rey Hotel

If you’re making summer plans, then check out the latest Marina del Rey hotel special offers and packages. Book now to save and enjoy your visit to L.A.’s Marina. 

Everything Fun To Do in MDR this Weekend

kayaking is one of the things to do this weekend in marina del rey

With so much to do in MDR, we rounded up the fun things happening this weekend. If you’re seeking warm sunshine, sandy beaches, and fresh ocean air in a laid-back coastal town, L.A.’s Marina is the place to be. Feel like listening to live music? We’ve got live bands, DJs and more. Want to watch […]

Where to Enjoy Easter Brunch in MDR

easter los angeles marina del rey

Gather with family and friends for a delightful Easter brunch in MDR. Along with the waterfront views, kids can enjoy a petting zoo at SALT or go for a waterfront stroll at Fisherman’s Village. Or mix it up and hop aboard a brunch cruise with City Cruises. We’ve rounded up where to go for this […]


We’re continuing our new series, “Love My Job.” Each article features someone who loves working in Marina del Rey and shares a bit about what they do every day! This month, we’ve got ProSUP Shop Manager Stephen Bohrer on deck. He helps run the family-owned paddle board and kayak rental shop at Marina “Mother’s” Beach. […]

Where to Eat & Drink in MDR, April 2022

Drinks or weekend brunch on patio table overlooking water at Cast & Plow Restaurant

Where to eat in April when visiting L.A.’s Marina? We’ve got it covered. We listed the latest restaurant news, dining deals and more below. Whether you’re in town for Spring Break, passing by, or exploring Los Angeles, Marina del Rey’s culinary landscape awaits. Don’t forget to snap pics of your food and drinks with water […]

APRIL: Marina del Rey Deals & Offers

Marina del Rey Hotel sunset view and pool

Here are the latest Marina del Rey deals, packages and savings on hotels, restaurants and activities. Book now to save and enjoy your trip to L.A.’s Marina. 

5 Reasons to Enjoy Spring Break in Marina del Rey

Group of friends relaxing by the pool at Marina del Rey Hotel

Spend your spring break in MDR for some quality time with your besties, loved ones, family and friends. It’s time to reconnect and recharge as the spring season arrives. We’ve put together our list of 5 reasons (with two bonus reasons!) to spend spring break in Marina del Rey.    Waterfront hotels, restaurants and fun […]

Los Angeles Whale Watching

whale tail

Although whales can be spotted from the California coast mostly year-round, wintertime offers the best chance to see one from Los Angeles. Every year, thousands of gray whales travel between Mexico and Alaska, one of the longest known maritime migrations. From December to March/April, they mate and give birth in the warm and shallow waters […]