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Marina Beach, Mother's Beach

4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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260 reviews 260 reviews
103 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Nice beach - good for tanning and walking/jogging/running and other land activities but I wouldn't swim there. All fuel/oils/chemicals from the boats in the marina are in the water including the water from the rain water run-offs.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

When the rains start in SoCal, the storm drains all exit directly into the Pacific. This renders the beaches unsuitable for about two weeks until the drains are flushed out. Unfortunately since this beach in a non tidal land locked area, it sometimes takes months for it to clean up.

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Dublin, Ireland
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Great beach for children, there's so much to do. Water is not too clean but the play area makes up for it.

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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Discovered this beach across from my hotel while waiting to check in. I found easy parking that does cost across the street from the beach. Nice and clean area. Folks taking a standing kayak class, yoga on boards in the water and families enjoying the swimming area. Seemingly calm water to play in. And a few well mannered small dogs... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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277 reviews 277 reviews
52 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The water is smooth and glassy in the morning, which makes it good for SUP, rowing or kayaking. The overall consensus is that the water is very dirty. This is a waveless beach and is not a destination for bodysurfers. If you want to swim, this isn't the spot for that. A clean pool or a different beach would be... More 

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Waldenbuch, Germany
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257 reviews 257 reviews
140 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

The beach itself is great for the little kids as it is flat and has shallow water and has a decent amount of parking so you aren't lugging beach chairs and pales and shovels to far from the car. My only real complaint and why I only rated it 3 stars is the beach is kind of dirty....not the sand... More 

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Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
36 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Boats, beaches, sailing club, they got it all here. Nice surroundings to spend a sunny afternoon...We took a car and did some of the attractions here and both my wife and teenage daughter enjoyed to tour very much.

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Marina del Rey, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is a stretch of sand inside the Marina with theme nice views and amenities. It's also one of the dirtiest beaches in California. Save yourself the ear infection & check out the beach report card.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Mother's Beach was right behind the hotel we stayed at. It was a nice little Beach that is great for family's to hang out at. There is a public parking lot and BBQ grills available. While we were there quite a few Families were out grilling and having birthday parties and get together.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Our hotel was right on the beach. During Memorial day it was filled with people having picnics but there was still plenty of room. Lots of activities. Restaurants in area. Thursdays there is a food truck event at night and during the morning there is a farmers market. All day people rent paddle boards or Kayaks everday of the week.... More 

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