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What to know about hiring a boat in Marina del Rey
This district in Los Angeles County opens up endless possibilities for people who love water. For boating enthusiasts, Marina del Rey is paradise. Whether you are an expert or just a beginner —the city has an array of activities in store for you beginning from boating lessons to taking a cruise.
For active travelers visiting Marina del Rey, you can hire kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. Choose a stand-up paddleboard yoga class for a unique experience. Book a guided kayak tour of the ocean, or power yourself around the waters of Marina del Rey for some exercise.
If you enjoy boating by wind power, hire a sailboat while in Marina del Rey. Choose from monohull and catamaran sailboats to hire or charter for an enjoyable sailing day.
Marina del Rey is also a great place to pursue your interest in fishing. Take a half-day or full-day fishing trip and enjoy catching yellow tuna, cod, mackerel, sea bass, halibut, and more. To add more excitement to your visit, go whale watching and maybe see dolphins, sea lions, and other marine life while on board your boat hire in Marina del Rey.
Boating Events in Marina del Rey
If you’re in Marina del Rey during the holiday season, check out the annual Holiday Boat Parade in Marina del Rey. Admire gorgeous decorated boats as they cruise by the harbor.
All types of water experiences available in Marina Del Rey
Other Things To Do
While on land in Marina del Rey, there are lots of things to see and do to enjoy your time. Visit the Fisherman’s Village and get the feeling that you’re in New England. Take a walk through Burton Chace Park and bring a picnic to enjoy the town like the locals do. Visit Ballona Saltwater & Freshwater Marshes at Playa Vista, less than a mile from Marina del Rey and an impressive natural preserve.
Locations Near Marina del Rey
Spending time in Marina del Rey ensures that you will never run out of fun things to do. The Santa Monica Mountains offer a breathtaking backdrop to your on-the-sea activities. At times you can also see Mt. Badly which is located just 50 miles from the beach. Marina del Rey is also very close to the boisterous and ever-exciting Venice-by-the-Sea, fondly known as “Venice Beach.”
Don’t forget to explore the local boating hotspots like Los Angeles, Torrance, Santa Monica, Malibu, Long Beach, and areas further south in Newport Beach, Dana Point, Oceanside, Encinitas, and San Diego.
About Marina del Rey
With its beach-style homes, warm temperate climate, and a lively harbor right at the heart of the community, Marina del Rey in California lives up to the Spanish origin of its name which means the “harbor of the king.” Marina del Rey’s harbor that houses more than 5,300 small-boat slips and is the largest man-made marina in the United States. The marina itself is surrounded by beautiful condos that offer a splendid view of to coast and numerous shops and restaurants that offer great refreshments.
The best time of year to visit Marina del Rey is during summer or late spring and early autumn. The weather in Marina del Rey is temperate year round, and it never gets really cold, but if you’re looking for heat and sunshine, choose summer as your time to visit. The winter months are still pleasant, but there is a higher chance of rain from December through February.
To get to Marina del Rey, take a flight to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and from there, it’s an easy drive or transfer on a public shuttle. The area of the seaside town itself is relatively compact and easy to get around on foot, or by a shuttle bus or water taxi. Hiring a car is recommended if you want to explore the greater L.A. area and other cities nearby.
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GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Marina del Rey.
Mark was a dream and his boat was absolutely spectacular! He was attentive and quick to respond. We couldn’t ask for a better captain. My party was running late, and I was freaking out a bit. I requested to move our reservation by an hour (pretty last minute), and he had NO problem! He was so calm about everything and reassured me that everything was going to be OK. Our experience with Mark and his boat literally made my 30th birthday celebration one for the books! If and when we ever travel back to this area, I am FOR SURE booking with Mark!
Jared is the best captain and host! It was an amazing experience. I highly recommend his boat. We had a small group of 4 and spent a full day out at sea and it was well worth it. We saw so many dolphins and seals along the way. He also has a paddle board and kayak, so he brought us to a fun little spot where we could go out to paddle board or sunbathe and relax. We'll definitely be back for another boat adventure with Jared!
I had so much fun on my birthday all thanks to Jared for being an awesome host. He was very helpful right when I booked the trip he made everything easy. He communicated very well, answered all my questions and I never felt any stress at all. My husband and friends had a blast and at the end of the trip, it was all good vibes.
Everything about this excursion was perfection! Shahrouz from the moment we booked was easy to reach and responsive. He was extremely flexible with our plans and the entire day went by seamlessly. Like other's have said, sound system is top notch and toys are also a plus. Thank you!
I can't say enough about the experience. Jared is fun and super easy. He's a very go with the flow captain! Knew the area well, so took us to safe places to anchor, swim and sail. The experience was special and unforgettable. I'd sail with Jared anytime! Each one of my guests had nothing but positive things to say about him and our experience! Can't wait until our next trip!
Mark was an amazing host, and the boat is spacious and beautiful. Mark was very friendly, knowledgeable, accommodating and all-around just pleasant to be around. He even taught me some basics of sailing. Also, the boat was sanitized and clean. Thanks Mark! Looking forward to doing it again sometime soon.