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Zuma Beach

30000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
310 457 9891
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Ranked #7 of 29 Attractions in Malibu
Type: Beaches
Activities: Surfing, Swimming
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

Such a beautiful beach and one of the best beaches I have been too!!. If you visit LA you have to come here and breathtaking! Parking easy, rest rooms and showers are great and such a special place! Waves are great and one of the highlights of my trip to LA

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New York City, New York
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Zuma beach is a very kid friendly beach. Lots of fun for kids and adults. Malibu is just so beautiful. The beaches are all spectacular.

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Woodland Hills, CA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

We have been coming for years. Lot parking is easy, bathrooms are clean, and there is food during the summer if you don't have a picnic. Lifeguards are usually out from May- Labor Day, and have a watchful eye. Wind picks up in the afternoon, so the earlier the better. Great waves for boogie boarding but ocean temps can be... More

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Fremont, California
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26 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were staying in a house in Malibu that only had a beach at low tide so we drove up to Zuma to swim and boogie board. It had sand for the kids to play in and the brave ones could boogie board. I don't think the waves are normally that strong, but there had been a hurricane in Hawaii... More

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London, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Not a peaceful beach - rammed with people, expensive parking (if you can even find a space), only one place to eat, just a horrible experience. Not what California is supposed to be like. Might be nice in the Spring or Autumn?

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Rocklin, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Sunset was fantastic on Wednesday night, but overcast on Saturday night. Still, great place to soothe the soul! We say dolphins swimming in the surf on Wednesday evening and saw sea otters on Saturday evening.

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Manitou Springs, Colorado
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6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We spent our vacation visiting several beaches along the California coast and Zuma was one of our favorites. Beach was clean and there were bathrooms with changing areas and showers. Come early because the park gets crowded.

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Illinois
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Gorgeous!! Perfect for sunning, playing frisbee or other beach games, and having a picnic. PLENTY of space to spread out. It is a picture perfect California beach scene and I would definitely return if in the area again. Also saw dolphins as soon as we sat down!!! Yay!!

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Saratoga, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Easy parking, great facilities :showers, bathrooms & cafes. Very, long sandy beach and not too busy.

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San Diego, California
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Lots of room even when crowded in summer season not so much parking even when paying but that's to be expected. Best bet may be off street neighborhood parking if you can find it somewhere. Gorgeous beach though, had some decent waves when I was there 8.2.14 for a wedding ans water was really warm even at night. So there's... More

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