The Best Boat Hires Marina del Rey
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What to know about hiring a boat in Marina del Rey
This district in Los Angeles County opens up endless possibilities for people who love water. For boating enthusiasts, Marina del Rey is paradise. Whether you are an expert or just a beginner —the city has an array of activities in store for you beginning from boating lessons to taking a cruise.
For active travelers visiting Marina del Rey, you can hire kayaks Jet skis, and stand-up paddleboards. Choose a stand-up paddleboard yoga class for a unique experience. Book a guided kayak tour of the ocean, or power yourself around the waters of Marina del Rey for some exercise.
If you enjoy boating by wind power, hire a sailboat while in Marina del Rey. Choose from monohull and catamaran sailboats to hire or charter for an enjoyable sailing day.
Marina del Rey is also a great place to pursue your interest in fishing. Take a half-day or full-day fishing trip and enjoy catching yellow tuna, cod, mackerel, sea bass, halibut, and more. To add more excitement to your visit, go whale watching and maybe see dolphins, sea lions, and other marine life while on board your boat hire in Marina del Rey.
Boating Events in Marina del Rey
If you’re in Marina del Rey during the holiday season, check out the annual Holiday Boat Parade in Marina del Rey. Admire gorgeous decorated boats as they cruise by the harbor.
Other Things To Do
While on land in Marina del Rey, there are lots of things to see and do to enjoy your time. Visit the Fisherman’s Village and get the feeling that you’re in New England. Take a walk through Burton Chace Park and bring a picnic to enjoy the town like the locals do. Visit Ballona Saltwater & Freshwater Marshes at Playa Vista, less than a mile from Marina del Rey and an impressive natural preserve.
Locations Near Marina del Rey
Spending time in Marina del Rey ensures that you will never run out of fun things to do. The Santa Monica Mountains offer a breathtaking backdrop to your on-the-sea activities. At times you can also see Mt. Badly which is located just 50 miles from the beach. Marina del Rey is also very close to the boisterous and ever-exciting Venice-by-the-Sea, fondly known as “Venice Beach.”
Don’t forget to explore the local boating hotspots like Los Angeles, Torrance, Santa Monica, Malibu, Long Beach, and areas further south in Newport Beach, Dana Point, Oceanside, Encinitas, and San Diego.
About Marina del Rey
With its beach-style homes, warm temperate climate, and a lively harbor right at the heart of the community, Marina del Rey in California lives up to the Spanish origin of its name which means the “harbor of the king.” Marina del Rey’s harbor that houses more than 5,300 small-boat slips and is the largest man-made marina in the United States. The marina itself is surrounded by beautiful condos that offer a splendid view of to coast and numerous shops and restaurants that offer great refreshments.
The best time of year to visit Marina del Rey is during summer or late spring and early autumn. The weather in Marina del Rey is temperate year round, and it never gets really cold, but if you’re looking for heat and sunshine, choose summer as your time to visit. The winter months are still pleasant, but there is a higher chance of rain from December through February.
To get to Marina del Rey, take a flight to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and from there, it’s an easy drive or transfer on a public shuttle. The area of the seaside town itself is relatively compact and easy to get around on foot, or by a shuttle bus or water taxi. Hiring a car is recommended if you want to explore the greater L.A. area and other cities nearby.
GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Marina del Rey.
I totally recommend this adventure to anyone that will love to try something new like sailing in the ocean with this professional crew, it was such a fun and beautiful experience to see the ocean from a different perspective, Captain Stephen was a really great Captain, friendly and professional 🤙🏼⛵️ definitely trying this again in the summer!
This was an amazing experience! The staff was so friendly and attentive. I ordered the personal chef and bartender service with my day and I have nothing but incredible things to say about both!! I could not have asked for a more perfect way to celebrate my birthday. FIVE stars!
We honestly could not have asked for a better experience! The crew was top notch from the moment they arrived and greeted us at the dock. Once we got aboard the yacht, the captain explained the safety protocol and then the bartender started making mimosas! Safety first, but drinks second! Also, throughout the trip the crew was so hospitable and on top of things. There was never a dull moment and I can honestly say this was one of the best experiences I’ve had renting boats:)
I love being on the water and was looking for an experience for my family to go sailing. We don’t have a boat but live close to the marina. After posting on Facebook and asking my peers where to rent a boat or charter, I finally found the getmyboat website and Jared’s listing. His listing was a standout and within an hour we had an amazing adventure planned for our first Sunday free in a long time. I consider it an early Mother’s Day present. We brought homemade cookies and drinks and Jared was easy and low key about eating on the boat and playing our Spotify list. We spent most of the cruise at the front deck of the boat rocking and rolling to the soothing waves and tunes. My kids loved it and it was a relaxing and exciting way to bond. On the way back Jared took us through the harbor to see Sea Lions and my girls stood up and danced on the deck. It’s a family memory we’ll never forget. I can’t recommend this experience enough!
Mark, the boat, and the experience is fantastic. He’s very kind, communication is clear and on point, and the in boat experience is the best we’ve had. It was my father’s dream to be on a sailing boat in the Pacific and Mark made the experience fantastic.
We were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and had a great afternoon sailing. Captain Jared has a great way of reading you if its gets a little too rocky he makes trip adjustments that are spot on to keep you comfortable.