This Mother’s Day if you are looking to take your mother away for that special day, Marina del Rey provides a beautiful setting to make sure the day is all about her. A stunning beach city, Marina del Rey will allow you to celebrate this special day in a scenic setting while not having to venture too far from Los Angeles.
Marina del Rey has so many options, whatever your mother wants to do on this day, you can find it. From an amazing brunch cruise, to beachside and scenic lunches and brunches to any of the fun adventurous water activities that are offered.
If your mother would like her day to be spent relaxing, feeling the ocean breeze, enjoying an amazing buffet along with champagne and live entertainment, Hornblower Cruises and Events offers a two-hour Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise for $68 per person. The cruise will be departing at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. and will be complete with free flowing champagne, of course a full brunch and live entertainment. The brunch includes; fresh baked pastries, fresh fruit, an assortment of salads, shrimp cocktail, a waffle station, scrambled eggs, country style potatoes, sausage and bacon, poached salmon, honey fried chicken and a carving station with roasted New York strip loin and oven roasted turkey and if you have any room left there are plenty of desserts. To book this amazing Mother’s Day event, visit: http://www.hornblower.com
Café del Rey is offering a bottomless mimosa and three-course prix fixe menu on Mother’s Day. Mothers will enjoy Café del Rey’s prix fixe menu featuring brioche French toast, eggs benedict and Moroccan lamb burger. Dessert includes chocolate cheesecake and Meyer lemon tartlet. The seaside location of the restaurant makes it easy for anyone to enjoy, and the food is just as exquisite as the setting. Bottomless mimosas are also included in the price of $45 per adult. Children’s brunch is $20 per child. To make a reservation, go to http://cafedelreymarina.com.
Shanghai Red’s Mother’s Day brunch includes omelets, fresh seafood, carvings and delicious desserts. The made-to-order options guarantee that your mom will get exactly what she wants on her day and a variety of sweet and savory treats are a tasty way to end her meal. The cost is $45.95 for adults and $19.95 for children. Reservations are accepted by calling (310) 823-4522
If you are looking to be a little more economical you can still enjoy Marina del Rey. A great way to enjoy the scenery and weather is to put together your own lunch and enjoy a free Picnic in the Park. Marina del Rey is known for the beautiful land along the water, so we have put together a few of the great locations to enjoy this. Burton Chace Park offers views of the harbor as well as picnic tables, shelters, and lots of green grass to picnic on. Salt Marsh and Dunes Interpretive Tour, mother’s and families can explore the salt marsh and dune on the free Salt Marsh and Dunes Interpretive Tour. Sponsored by the Friends of Ballona Wetlands, this free guided experience will tour the salt marsh, native plants and more than 200 species of birds that call Marina del Rey home. 1 p.m. – 3p.m.
What’s a visit to Southern California without getting out on the water? Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and splash into the waters of Marina del Rey. Adventure enthusiasts will love parasailing and Jet Ski rentals, while those looking to unwind and relax can try yoga on a stand-up paddle board or set sail on an elegant dinner cruise. With activities such as on-the-water lessons, hourly boat rentals, sports fishing and boat cruises, Marina del Rey offers locals and visitors a plethora of things to do for an adventure or escape from the city. You will be able to find a number of great rental locations for any type of water and beach equipment that you would like to try out and most of these places can either educate you in how to use what you are renting or they can point you in the right direction. One of the more interesting places that people might not be aware of is the UCLA Marina Aquatic Center. Run by UCLA’s recreation department, the aquatic center offers lessons in sailing, rowing, surfing, and windsurfing including short term classes, you can reach the center by calling (310) 823-0048.
This Sunday is that one day of the year you want to make sure you get it done right, as Mother’s Day will let your mom know how special she is and it is a day to celebrate her. Marina del Rey is a memorable spot that will allow you to make Mother’s Day into an entire day vacation for you mom.
For more information, call 310-305-9545 or visit www.VisitMarinaDelRey.com
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