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Marina Beach, Mother's Beach, Marina del Rey
(3.6/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Feel at ease on a family vacation at Marina Beach, Mother's Beach, known for its attentive lifeguards and family-friendly beach conditions. The beach earned its nickname "Mother's Beach" for its protective nature, as the soft beige sand eases into the gentle sea here. The swimming and wading areas are roped off and sheltered from any waves or current. When you're not swimming, check out the other recreational activities including kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, volleyball, and windsurfing. Amenities include bathrooms, showers, barbecues, and picnic tables as well as a handful of nearby restaurants. Make Marina Beach, Mother's Beach a centerpiece of your Marina del Rey vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Marina del Rey vacation trip planner.
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  • This beach is a quiet, clean, and not crowded. It is a great spot to relax and paddle board. I recommend visiting this place if you want to view a scenic place in Marina Del Rey. 
  • This is a great location to take your toddler to and let him have lots of fun at the beach and public playground. 
  • This part of Marina Del Rey is like a piscinão Palm, but with sea water, as there is no connection with the ocean. Still waters and no waves, is an excellent beach especially for nautical sports. There is a place for picnicking, toilets and showers, as well as blocks. Just a reminder that water is too cold!
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  • Great beach for volleyball. You need to get the early to get a court, though. It's sheltered from wind, there's lots of inexpensive parking. There's even a convenience store right by it so you can grab snacks and drinks. It's not a good beach to swim in because the water is really oily because it's in the marina with all the boats.
  • It's really not a beach for say but it's like a man-made beach for the marina it's small and peaceful and it's great for a family outing and beautiful on a clear sunny day.
  • A good place for paddle boarding or BBQing. Well visited but not over-crowded.
  • Bad water quality. The water is really dirty with lots of floating trash. I tried to convince myself it wasn't that bad until a bandaid floated by, then it was time to go!
  • Great place to kayak with little ones. Nice shade and 30 grills to cook on.