Marina del Rey is a census-designated place in the Westside of Los Angeles County, bordered by Venice, Playa del Rey, and the Pacific Ocean. The marina is the world’s largest man-made small craft harbor, which is home port to approximately 6,500 boats.
The marina is specifically designed for pleasure crafts and small boats and is surrounded by high-rise condos, hotels, apartments, shops, and restaurants. Marina del Rey real estate values have gone up 8.1% over the past year and the median home value is $950,400.
Marina del Rey residents are served by the Los Angeles Unified School District, and students attend Coeur d’Alene Avenue Elementary School, Marina del Rey Middle School, and Venice High School.
Notable points of interest in Marina del Rey include the California Yacht Club, Fisherman’s Village (live music, ferry service, boat rentals, restaurants, and 4th of July fireworks), Chace Park, Yvonne B. Burke Park, UCLA Marina Aquatic Center, and the Ballona Wetlands.