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Marina Beach, Mother's Beach

4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6206
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Beach within Marina

This is not really a beach by southern California terms. It is a sandy area for swimming, paddle... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Jay B
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
via mobile
Not a beach to seek out

This beach wasn't really much of a beach. There was sand and water but with all the boat activity... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Modesto, California
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4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6206
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is not really a beach by southern California terms. It is a sandy area for swimming, paddle boarding and kayaking within Marina Del Rey. There are no waves, however the tide is continually drifting in and out. Great place to learn to paddle board...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This beach wasn't really much of a beach. There was sand and water but with all the boat activity and the water in the beach area being closed-in I don't think the water is that clean. I would not swim here.

Thank soulsisters
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is actually inland and you can walk to many restaurants. They have BBQ pits and you can also use the volleyball nets.

Thank Cie D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This unique beach has a little of everything tucked at the end of D basin and access from both the water and boats and of course cars. They have tables for parties, vollyball courts, very shallow water for smaller children, fun swings and play area....More

1  Thank Donna W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

there is a lot of water pollution of the the boats that are anchored nearby. Its good for small children who don't go in the water or just play in the sand.

Thank 116gloriaw
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

It is a safe and easy to get to beach. A good way to spent a day with little kids...just play in the sand and water.

Thank Victor H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Rented from Paddle Method. We had a great time! The gentleman at paddle method was professional and helpful. Our 12 year old had a great time. We took the whole family. I would not recommend this activity for a family with small children. Plenty of...More

Thank Jbalsz
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Going on a Sunday in mid-summer had me concerned that it would be too crowded or that we wouldn't find any parking. Both were no problem because the beach is very big and there was more than ample parking ($15 as is with any state...More

Thank esemmoc
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This place is truly unique. The water is calm and the sand is soft. The playground will also help keep kids busy. Fun place to spend the day.

Thank ricktable
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Located at the very end of a man-made marina, this is a no surf "beach". The tides make the water level rise and fall, but at no time is the guarded and roped and buoyed section so deep as to make a parent concerned their...More

1  Thank blackie411
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darryl b
23 August 2017|
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Response from ManhattanAdwoman | Reviewed this property |
Excellent Persian at Tajrish on Washington, great Venice Ramen spot in same mall. Husband likes casual Mexican place on WA Blvd near beach. Charcoal is great BBQ also Washington. Cheesecake Fac near the beach
6 August 2017|
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Response from richard s | Reviewed this property |
It costs 10.00 for the day at Parking lot #9 so be aware of that!
21 June 2016|
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Response from Donna W | Reviewed this property |
Yesterday we drove by this property and found out that it is under a major remodel and yesterday I couldn't tell what was open, if anything, as most was blocked off. Recommend calling the Marina Del Rey visitor's center to... More