Catalina Yacht Anchorage

In Marina Del Rey

For all of the foodies out there, Marina del Rey should be on your bucket list. If you’re looking for a waterway adventure, there are activities on the water and by the water; from biking paths and paddle board yoga to day cruises and hand gliding.

Things To Do

  • Visit Marina Beach or “Mother’s Beach”

    Mother’s Beach, a man-made beach became part of Marina Del Rey in 1957 and is full of family-friendly fun. It’s a safe environment for the kids to swim, play a variety out outdoor sports and activities, and is walking distance from many wonderful restaurants.

  • Book a Charter or a Cruise

    You’re at a marina, do something out on the water! There are many cruise and charter companies around the marina, offering cruises for whatever you’re looking for: sunset cruises, dolphin watching, deep sea fishing, anniversary parties, or a date night adventure, just to name a few! Take a look at the Department of Beaches & Harbor’s website for a great list of resources to contact and schedule your charter or cruise today.

  • Experience Venice Beach

    Not your average beach, the iconic Venice Beach is a must see while visiting the California coast. With up to 30,000 visitors from around the world per day, this makes Venice Beach the second-most visited location in Southern California. Not just a destination, but an experience, there is something along this two-mile boardwalk for everyone.

  • Have some family fun at the Santa Monica Pier!

    Santa Monica Pier offers shopping, excellent dining, The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, amusement park rides and games such as the Historic Carousel, a ferris wheel and roller coasters, walking tours, and the beach, all in one location!

  • Visit Fisherman's Village and More!

    Stroll through Fisherman’s Village, waterfront mall, commercial boat anchorage and tourist attraction!

    Adventure along the harbor-front to enjoy beautiful morning views of the marina from this old-fashioned mariner’s village. There’s great shopping for souvenirs, rent a boat or bike, dine outside at waterfront restaurants and cafes. And there’s free weekend afternoon concerts!

As with all Almar Marinas, Catalina Yacht Anchorage sponsors monthly boating seminars, boat handling classes, navigation courses, and organized outings to beautiful local anchorages – along with reciprocal privileges with all of Almar’s California Marinas.

Helpful Links & Contact Information

Emergency Assistance
Immediate Emergency – Call 911
Marina del Rey Sheriffs – (310) 482-6000
Vessel Assist – (310) 821-0805

Local Boatyards / Supply Shops
Windward Yacht Repair – (310) 823-4581
Boat Yard- (310) 823-8964
West Marine- (310) 823-5357

Marina del Rey Harbor

Marina del Rey Visitors Center –  (310) 305-9545
Beaches & Harbor Los Angeles County
– (310) 305-9503

Local Clubs & Associations
Association of Santa Monica Bay Yacht Clubs
UCLA Aquatic Center