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Zuma Beach

Address: 30000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Phone Number: 310 457 9891
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Ranked #4 of 29 Activities in Malibu
Activities: Surfing, Swimming
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Activities: Surfing, Swimming

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Allentown, New Jersey
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79 reviews 79 reviews
32 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We went on a Sunday morning around 9am and it was almost empty. It was gorgeous and relaxing. We were able to park on the street right in front of the beach - plenty of parking! The waves were beautiful and there were a couple surfers so it was fun to watch them. This definitely beats Malibu Lagoon which IMO... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Visited in mid-January. Pristine beach was barely dotted with people. Tip: Don't pay the $6 entry-fee to park in the lot. Loads of free parking along PCH and the walk is easy. Eateries not open during winter so bring food. Some construction going on at facilities but there are porta-potties.

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Absolutely loved the sand, view and surf. Fantastic place.. so beautiful.. the sunsets are to die for!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Gorgeous views and serenity. Enjoyed the time we spent together there. Awesome sunsets. Peaceful and quiet. Enjoy the serene sound of the surf.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a super clean beach. We have spent many happy hours sitting on the sand watching surfers, dolphins and pelicans at play. There are some great photographs to be had at sunset. Don't miss it.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

You can't deny the power of the Pacific Ocean as it crashes to shore at Zuma. The surf is mesmerizing, the sand pristine and endless. Truly the California dream beach. Don't miss it.

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42 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A great beach, there is plenty of paid parking and even some free parking if you go on an "off" day or get there early enough. The water is soothing and exciting, the sand is soft and welcoming. I always bring a chair and when I was a Pepperdine student, my books for studying. Great place for body surfing, wading... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Beach was extremely clean. Quiet-though it was December. I saw whales coming up for air and breaching. It was an awesome sight. Great memories.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Drove up from the Santa Monica side. Lots of traffic on the Pacific Coast Highway, as always. They are also doing quite a bit of construction on PCH so the going was slow. Hadn't been to Zuma in a long time. Was shocked you now have to pay to park (of course there was no free parking to be found).... More 

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Belmar, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

one of my favorite spots in SoCal to swim. Big parking lot but if you're lucky you can park right on the PCH in a spot. Can get a little crowded in summer, but nice pleasant spot.

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