We are proud to announce the winners of Marinalife’s 7th Annual Best Marina Contest. Thousands of votes poured in for marinas that offer superb customer service and hospitality to all boaters. Thank you to marinas and boaters nationwide for participating in this year’s contest.
BEST LARGE MARINA (OVER 100 SLIPS)
1ST PLACE — ORANGE BEACH MARINA IN ORANGE BEACH, ALABAMA
Orange Beach Marina has state-of-the-art docks, facilities and friendly marina staff that enables them to standout as one of the premier marinas on the Gulf Coast. With 161 in-water slips, the marina offers a safe, fully protected harbor and family-friendly environment for all types of boaters. On-site there are two dining options — upstairs or dockside at Fisher’s, along with two retail shops, watersport rentals, yacht and engine repairs and fishing charters
2ND PLACE — GREEN TURTLE BAY RESORT & MARINA
Green Turtle Bay Resort & Marina in Grand Rivers, Kentucky was named one of the “must stop” destinations for boaters circumnavigating the Great Loop! Offering more than over 450 covered and uncovered slips for cruisers and houseboats. Their full-service marina features two on-site restaurants, courtesy vehicles, access to an indoor pool,
spa and exercise equipment and much more!
3RD PLACE — WENTWORTH BY THE SEA
Wentworth by the Sea in New Castle, New Hampshire is a picturesque marina located in scenic Little Harbor offers amenities including heated pool with Tiki bar, tennis, spa, onsite restaurants, as well as several nearby golf courses. To top this all off, it is only 10 minutes from historic Portsmouth.
BEST SMALL MARINA (UNDER 100 SLIPS)
1ST PLACE — CHESAPEAKE BAY MARITIME MUSEUM IN ST. MICHAELS, MARYLAND
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is a world-class maritime museum dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment and people of the Chesapeake Bay. Boasting 40 in-water slips, the marina offers electric, pump-out, climate-controlled showers and other amenities to members.
2ND PLACE — HARBOUR TOWN YACHT BASIN
Harbour Town Yacht Basin in Hilton Head, South Carolina is an intimate marina offering 100 slips in a world-class resort setting. The red and white striped Harbour Town Lighthouse welcomes guests to enjoy the marina’s modern facilities and services, and access to The Sea Pines Resort’s outstanding amenities and accommodations.
3RD PLACE — SOUTH JERSEY MARINA
South Jersey Marina in Cape May, New Jersey provides first-class accommodations and services for boats up to 140 feet. In addition to hosting some of the East Coast’s largest sportfishing events, the marina is geared for the transient boater with outstanding spa-like bathrooms, showers and a state-of-the-art laundry facility. The marina is the closest destination to the downtown historic district of Cape May.