Living right next to the ocean definitely has its perks in the romance department. Within spitting distance of Marina Del Rey, there are tons of activities at your fingertips. If you’ve just met someone you’re looking to impress and need the recipe for the perfect beachside date, we’ve got you covered.
Go on a Bike Ride Along the Strand
Start at the Manhattan Beach Pier and pedal north along the Strand for a lovely afternoon bike ride. The views are unparalleled and the pace on the bike path is generally pretty mellow, perfect for mid-ride conversation.
Have a Sunset Bonfire at Dockweiler
About four miles up from your starting point, you’ll hit Dockweiler Beach in Vista Del Mar. There you will find a couple dozen bonfire pits waiting for action. Stoke a fire and enjoy the sunset with your date.
Have a Beer Flight at the Tripel
Just a quick bike ride north from Dockweiler, you’ll find an awesome little gastropub called The Tripel. Not only do they have an awesome selection of shareable bites and burgers, they also have a carefully curated beer selection on tap that will be sure to satisfy even the most picky of beer drinkers.
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