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Marina Beach, Mother's Beach

4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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Type: Beaches
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- Aug 24, 2014
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English first
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57 reviews 57 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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269 reviews 269 reviews
49 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 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
126 helpful votes 126 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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136 reviews 136 reviews
33 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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58 reviews 58 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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Puyallup, Washington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This was a very relaxing cam beach. There is no current for the little ones. The bathrooms were a bit scary but not the worst either.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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192 reviews 192 reviews
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Nice beach with golden sand. Safe swimming for children. plenty of boats, kayaks to rent. Boardwalk along the marina.

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We did not spend much time here. We were kayaking (starting from the other side of the Marina) and landed on Mother's Beach for a break. The water is REALLY dirty from all the gunk and oil in the Marina, and the sand stained with black ripples from the oil. Garbage floating around and strewn all over the beach. I... More

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