Friday, February 5, 2010

You Belong To Me!

Ok, guys (and gals), now is the time to make plans for Valentine's Day weekend, and there are lots of options, because many people will be getting a 3-day weekend. And ladies, make it easy on your husband or boyfriend, by anonymously forwarding this BLOG to him! You don't need to wait for him to arrange things. We're all equal here, aren't we?
Valentine's Day is Sunday February 14, but don't think you can get out of celebrating Valentine's Day this week because most everyone is offering special celebrations all weekend long. And most restaurants and hotels and clubs in the Marina are right on the harborfront- incredible views, beautiful sunsets - it's about romance on the water!

Here are some of the special offerings in and around Marina del Rey next weekend - a simple list all in one place!

Shanghai Red’s Restaurant
13813 Fiji Way - Marina del Rey 90292
An amazing weekend of delectable dining choices are available at this waterfront restaurant, February 13-14. Select from candlelit dinners for two, family friendly brunches or a cupid menu in the main dining room. Prices vary by dining experience.

Valentine’s Weekend Cruises - Hornblower Cruises & Events
13755 Fiji Way, Fisherman's Village
Marina del Rey 90292
Romantic Valentine’s sunset, brunch and dinner cruises are available February 12-14. Prices vary per cruise and dining experience selected, starting at $35 per person. All Valentine’s weekend options include a 2-hour cruise of beautiful Marina del Rey.

Sunday, February 14
Stones Restaurant – Marina del Rey Marriott
4100 Admiralty Way - Marina del Rey 90292
Romance your Valentine at Stones. The three-course meal showcases California cuisine in a elegantly casual environment for $55 per person. Ask about after dinner options at GLOW – the ultra lounge – also located in the Marriott.

Sunday, February 14 - Mysteries en Brochette presents a St. Valentine’s Mystery
13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey Hotel, Marina del Rey 90292
One of L.A.’s best dinner theatres presents – “Deadly Disco Cruise” – join the in-crowd at record producer Richard Kragen’s wedding and dinner reception, complete with a disco dance competition and mayhem. Takes place at Marina del Rey Hotel.

Sunday, February 14
Jer-ne Restaurant + Bar
The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey
4375 Admiralty Way
The Ritz’s sophisticated dining lounge hosts a lovely four-course St. Valentine’s Day dinner at $85 per person or $125 per person with Moet champagne pairing. Ask The Ritz about their "Seaside Love Affair" Valentine's Day package and their "Reconnect" overnight hotel package. And check out their Couples Room in the lavish Spa.

Sunday, February 14
The Waterfront Restaurant & Concert Theater
4211 Admiralty Way - Marina del Rey 90292
The Waterfront is hosting a delightful 3-course prix fixe menu with choice of starter, entrée and dessert. $34.99 per person and reservations are recommended. Ask about their entertainment options in the Waterfront Concert Theater.

Sunday, February 14
Warehouse Restaurant
4499 Admiralty Way - Marina del Rey 90292
This Marina del Rey landmark is offering a three-course dinner for $49.95 per person. The R&B music of Howard Rice will add a little spice to your waterfront dining experience.

The intimate
Foghorn Harbor Inn is offering a Valentine Special - enjoy a romantic and relaxing night at the Inn with Dinner at the famous Cheesecake Factory next door starting from $179 per night. Call 310-823-4626 for details. Tell them you read about it on the Marina del Rey Visitors Bureau BLOG.
If you're interested in a fun and unique on-the-water experience, try renting an electric Duffy you can drive yourself! It's an electric boat with a canvas top - perfect for a picnic lunch and putting around the harbor! Contact Marina Boat Rentals in Fisherman's Village for more information at 310-574-2822.
Still at a loss of what do you and need more help? Call the Marina del Rey Visitors Center at 310-305-9545 and talk to one of our friendly and knowledge information counselors who can help you plan your special weekend. E-mail us at or check out our website, Happy Valentine's Day!