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Address: 4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6206
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Peaceful and relaxing beach

This is not a typical California beach - I.e. No waves , but it is a quiet cove in the Marina . Lots of paddle boarding , kayaking etc here . There is a public beach area for kids... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Los Angeles, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I used to frequent this place as a kid. Now I look at it and cringe. Parking is actually decent. There are a bunch of covered picnic tables with BBQs, so that s nice, but it's definitely dingy. I would not let my kid in that water - it's a busy marina with lots of boats (and I assume lots... More 

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seattle
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not a typical California beach - I.e. No waves , but it is a quiet cove in the Marina . Lots of paddle boarding , kayaking etc here . There is a public beach area for kids as well as several ( lots !!!) covered picnic tables with bbq's) it was the perfect quiet place for our long... More 

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Thank libbikins
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I kayak over here every now and then. Its a beach in the marina so its not open ocean ahead of you. There are BBQ grills and pavillions that the public takes full advatage of.

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Thank Rachel M
Los Angeles, California
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76 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll go right off the bat and say that this probably isn't a place if you're visiting out of town. There are tons of beaches short distance way that are much more famous such as Venice (known for weird people and street shows), Santa Monica (3rd street promenade and pier with rides), Manhattan (Beach volley ball), Hermosa, and Redondo to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dependent on your beach preferences, Mother's beach is a very beautiful peaceful scene. We visited early on in the morning and it was empty very pretty to see, surrounded by huge palm trees. Not really any activities and I imagine during a hot day it would be heaving but definitely worth a visit or a swing by on an early... More 

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Thank Kerry B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful to wine and dine overlooking the beach. It's quiet and serene and away from the crazies on the pacific side but don't go in the water, it has the poorest water rating in the area. Probably due to all the boats in such a small area.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Just across from my hotel, it was a cute little beach that made you feel away from it all. I ate at a few of restaurants around it. Nice view of all the boats.

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Thank Janine G
Marina del Rey, California
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Many families come here because of the picnic and BBQ areas. Very load and way, way too many kids. Mother's Beach has had an F rating due to pollution for a very long time. I would never put even a toe in the water.

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Thank Pammie65
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice and clean family beach area. Surrounded by restaurants in small shops and cheesecake factory. Marriott hotel directly in the front of the beach area.

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Thank virginiag809
Marina del Rey, California
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Cute beach in Marina Del Rey. Not much for swimming but it has nice restaurants, stand up yoga paddle board and a farmer's market.

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