The Boat Rentals in Marina Del Rey, CA
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Things to know about renting 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.
Rent a motor yacht and enjoy the stunning views of Marina del Rey from the water. Choose from simple powerboats to impressive luxury yachts with a chartered captain and crew. You can charter a boat for a day, or choose a sleep aboard or houseboat to stay onboard overnight, exploring more of the coast and living on your own boat!
For active travelers visiting Marina del Rey, you can rent kayaks 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, rent a sailboat while in Marina del Rey. Choose from a selection of beautiful monohull sailboats to rent or charter for an unforgettable 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 rental in Marina del Rey.
All types of water experiences available 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.
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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. Renting a car is recommended if you want to explore the greater L.A. area and other cities nearby.
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GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Marina del Rey.
Spending the day on Mark’s sailboat with 5 of my friends was easily one of my favorite birthday celebrations to date! He’s super kind, knowledgeable, and easy going. He’ll let you get involved, and teach you about sailing if you’re interested. We could play music on his Bluetooth speaker and enjoy the snacks and drinks we brought. 100% would recommend!
The trip was amazing! The owner, Izzy, was such a great communicator in the days leading up to the trip and after. The boat was in such a great condition and was big enough to comfortably fit all 12 of us. It was such a blast enjoying the sea sites from the front of the boat to getting some shade inside the vessel. Definitely would 10 out of 10 recommend booking with Izzy.
Mark is an excellent captain. His boat is beautiful, well maintained and just as described. He could not have been more accommodating and welcome to myself and my friends. We had a wonderful time and will 100% be booking with Mark again!!! Many thanks!! Kelly & Justin :)
The yacht is beautiful and looks better in person! Izzy is so great! Literally his communication is outstanding. Any questions I had, he was very willing to answer. Izzy is very accommodating, professional, but overall just the sweetest person you’ll meet! My first yacht rental experience was so great, captain was very nice as well! Overall experience was 5 stars to me! Thank you so much Izzy, we’ll be booking another trip with you soon!!
This booking exceeded all expectations. Ryan was laid back and helped us fully enjoy a day out on the ocean. He was super attentive with anything from snorkels to extra sun hats and blankets to sit on, and provided an attitude to match the mood we were looking to enjoy on this excursion. If I am ever in the area I would 110% book with Ryan again!
If you're hesitating -- don't. Ryan is by far the best captain I've experienced. We booked his boat for our friends' birthday and it was absolutely perfect. The sound system (bluetooth) rocks, the route was perfect, we saw sea lions, dolphins and a gorgeous view of the Santa Monica pier + Malibu. It does get breezy, so if you get cold easily you might want to bring a jacket. There's a small fridge on the boat that held several champagne bottles, but bring a cooler for anything else. We're looking forward to booking with Ryan again.