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Marina Beach

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Address: Edit 4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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Beautiful on a night with full moon

We enjoyed the scenery as the sun was setting and had a full moon. We were told by locals that the water is somewhat contaminated and they wouldn't recommend swimming in it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
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Grand Island, Nebraska
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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Eh, it's ok. Oh wait, I grew up in Hawaii. But if you *weren't* raised someplace like that, then it's a terrific beach! I agree with some of the other reviews - the off leash dog problem (at times), and the cold water (but I'm a cold water wimp). But it's a good location, and you get a decent beach... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice beach. But dog owners insist on breaking the law and taking their dogs to the beach. And worst, many of them are NOT on a leash. So be careful if you have small children.

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Thank Phil M
Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite beaches in the world. Long expansive powdery sand. Very quiet. You are usually only one of a few people on the beach at any time. Great place to meditate, do yoga, read, run and play volleyball. Search along the shore and you may even be lucky enough to find a sand dollar.

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Thank yogajewels
Marina del Rey, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good beach to learn to paddle board. There are no waves so it's great for kids to swim too. On the weekend, however, the crowds can be overwhelming. There are many outdoor barbeques and they are all spewing smoke. It is quite peaceful during the week. You can always walk up off the beach and grab a... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach. Water can be cold. Do beware for larger fish, like sharks! Best to stay in the shallows or be with a group of surfers.

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We enjoyed the scenery as the sun was setting and had a full moon. We were told by locals that the water is somewhat contaminated and they wouldn't recommend swimming in it. When we were there there were a lot of people renting paddle boards to paddle on the calm bay.

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Thank bzapata8503
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

There are way better beaches in Southern California, however, this is still a nice beach and I got amazing sand reflection pictures las time I was there!

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Thank Jessie M
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Visiting from England we walked the marina and beach area and came across fire house 110 , we were welcomed in given a tour of the station and the rescue boat . We had a brilliant time and the crew were exceptional , thanks guys for giving us a great time

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Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Small beach but just what you need for a relaxing few hours. Very clean. Sheltered areas at the back of the beach for eating. Hope this helps

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great to sit and people watch. Perfect for family get togethers. Safe swimming. Close to the sea taxi. Nice golden sand. Perfect day had by all

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