This man-made pleasure harbor, literally carved out of the oceanfront can be enjoyed in many interesting ways, as a:
• staycation – luxe indulgent or do-it-yourself tourist
• coastal beach exploration – go North or South
• traveler home base – easy freeway connect to all of LA
• multidimensional water experience – harbor, ocean, pool, beach

Or just come to restore – your takeaway may be the simple pleasures of the water. Here’s what we did, in a way-too-short visit.

Go to Marina del Rey to help plan your visit.

About Jun03


Marina del Rey An affluent unincorporated seaside community in Los Angeles County. A Westside locale, the population was 8,866 at the 2010 census. Fisherman’s Village offers a view of Marina del Rey’s dominant feature, the Marina, the world’s largest man-made small craft...

Day 1 Jun30

Day 1

6 pm arrive Marina del Rey Driving steadily non-stop (and fast) to meet our schedule, we make good time with our long ride down I5 and arrive with a little time to spare. So we drive around the marina, just getting acquainted. 6:30 pm check in Jamaica Bay Inn Terrific room on...

Day 2 Jun29

Day 2

8 am early morning walk and dip in hotel pool Jamaica Bay Inn Premier beach living is a visitor experience. This sparkling day, being outdoors, in, on or near the water is what it’s all about. Mother’s Beach is now Action Central! A group exercises on the sand. Some...

Day 3 Jun27

Day 3

8am exercise and workout Jamaica Bay Inn pool Boo Hoo, check out day. We take our last early morning walk and swim in pool before we pack our luggage. Request and granted late check-out. 10 am Champagne Buffet Brunch Whiskey Red’s We’ve come to experience a Champagne...


To all who helped create this fine experience Fun of Travel  Joseph Cillo Publisher & Editor in Chief  Mary Buttaro Creative & Photo Editor Marina del Rey CVB  Valerie Arias                         ...