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Marina Beach, Mother's Beach

4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6206
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Easy beach-no big waves

This is actually inland and you can walk to many restaurants. They have BBQ pits and you can also... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cie D
Very popular protected beach

This unique beach has a little of everything tucked at the end of D basin and access from both the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donna W
Marina del Rey, California
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  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
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“mother's beach” (19 reviews)
“shallow water” (7 reviews)
“paddle board” (11 reviews)
4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6206
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 7 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 31 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 21 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

Thank blackie411
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I love it here! There are no big waves, so it's perfect for small children. There are soccer nets, volleyball nets, grills and tables, and a playground for kids. We rented a paddle board for $25/1 hr and the rental place it's right on the...More

Thank rahymapadron
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We stayed at the Jamaica Bay Inn, right no the beach w/ our boys (8, 11, 13 yrs old). The water is a little warmer here since it is shallow, there is a lifegaurd and the sand is very nice. There is a very good...More

Thank Rosalie S
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darryl b
24 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
7 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!
22 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