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Zuma Beach

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Address: 30000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Phone Number: 310 457 9891
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Activities: Surfing, Swimming

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Lovely beach - very popular

We had to wait in a long line the day we visited. It's a very popular spot in Malibu. The beach is very nice, but the water was cold. We're more used to warm Gulf water, so this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Pearland, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Very nice beach. The parking was awful. They had 3 attendants working though there were about 8 lanes. Needless to say the delay was irritating especially with a seven year old asking "are we there yet?" No rentals of umbrellas or chairs were available. Overall nice.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We had to wait in a long line the day we visited. It's a very popular spot in Malibu. The beach is very nice, but the water was cold. We're more used to warm Gulf water, so this was a change. The rock formations are just lovely. After we spent time at the beach we drove up the coast a... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Zuma Beach is very popular as you can see by the number of people that frequent the area. It is a fun atmosphere. Snack bar is located there. Nice restaurants in close vicinity.

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Malibu, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Zuma is huge, and always gets lots of traffic. Lifeguards are present accordingly, and it's clean. (If you don't consider the restrooms - not always so great. Bring an extra pack of tissues and some hand sanitizer just in case.) And in case you're visiting, don't make the cardinal sin: DON'T FEED THE SEAGULLS. And don't think that putting your... More 

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Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

As a foreigner getting tips from locals, this is the best beach in the LA area. Quiet, big waves and coast guard to keep an eye. Easy parking and clean beach... And an inspiration to Neil Young's album Zuma. Where can you go wrong? :)

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great beach in Malibu! Go hear to avoid lots of crowds and enjoy beautiful scenery in a great area. The scenic drive here is just breathtaking enough. The beach was clean, the waves were good, and my family enjoyed the visit with the mountains in the background. Our favorite beach that we visited while in LA, better than Santa Monica... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It's a perfect beach to relax and have a great day. Different than other that I visited, has restrooms and restaurant near beach. I loved!

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Castaic, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Zuma beach is a great location with lots of paid parking. This is usually a better option than Malibu or santa monica. They have food sales at the different buildings in the parking lots.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

very serene, the water is beautiful here...absolutely lovely and there are great places to eat nearby... the day we went there was hardly anyone else there and it was a beautiful day! love it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Loved this beach. Very Clean. At the time of our visit, it was low tide. Enjoyed walking along looking for rocks/shells and just enjoying God's Creation. looking forward to going back someday

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Address: Address: 30000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Phone Number: 310 457 9891
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu

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The Malibu coastline is like a chameleon. In some areas it resembles the French Riviera with its lush, green hillsides descending into crescent-shaped shorelines. In others, it feels 100% Southern Californian with beaches wide and flat as a football field, and often crowded with beach-goers lounging on towels and playing volleyball. Other coastlines still feel secluded, tucked under tall cliffs and dotted with stunning rock formations. In certain areas, where the ocean waves are just right, surfers can be seen bobbing in the water. Up in the mountains to the east hikers take in truly stunning views of the ocean and the sprawling Los Angeles landscape. And along Pacific Coast Highway, restaurants are filled with visitors and locals from all walks of life. Stumble into the right place at the right time, and you’ll likely encounter a celebrity.
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