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4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I honestly don't want to be mean with my comment, and I am really trying to be polite, so I won't compare any of the beaches of LA to the beaches we have here in Sydney (Australia)... which aren't the best we have in Australia,...More

Thank rodrigoelp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So nicely cleaned,sand in perfect condition.carpets to walk on.picnic corners nicely prepared.the beach itself narrow and the "lake" is small,but nice.

Thank jehudam2017
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Clean, peaceful, the perfect place to either start or end an enjoyable day by the Ocean. Ideal for families, couples or just wanting to walk the beach on your own.

Thank Nigel_829
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The beach is less crowded. The sand is a bit dirty for my liking. For Travelers, come on by, but its not the funnest beach nor best water.

Thank Keshahues
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Perfect for kids, with a park attached. Lifeguard on duty. Access to bathrooms and picnic tables. Parking is $10 bucks in lot.

Thank mimimank
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Marina beach is really for kids and families, it's a small beach that draws local residents. For adults or couples Venice Beach is the ideal beach,you can walk to Venice in 10-15 minutes.

1  Thank Q6545TMwilliamn
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Nice place to hang out before this is not a beach. There is no ocean but really a lagoon off the harbor. Very gradual slope into the water which means the tide goes out pretty far but also comes in quite a ways. Keep an...More

1  Thank JOHealy
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Great vibes and lots of fab bars along this part of the beach. Would definitely recommend a trip here. Great atmosphere on and around beach area

Thank AnnieRobBushey
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Beach located at the end of the marina furthest distance from the sea, but with a significant tide. There are boating/paddle boards for hire and a good bar/coffee shop by the beach, and a children's play area. There are refurbishments taking place from the Fall...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Checked out Marina Beach and it appears they are making very slow progress with the bathrooms and the BBQ AREA. With that said they moved 3 volleyball courts away from the construction so all three are useable. The children's play area is still good and...More

Thank Donna W
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Response from lmaspen | Reviewed this property |
dogs on leash are allowed on the board walk except during peak times. dogs are not allowed on the beaches. signage at the entrance to the beach explains this. there are other dog beaches nearby.