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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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Mountain View, California
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235 reviews 235 reviews
49 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

First time visitor, down for the Malibu Triathlon. They accommodated over 3000 participants and many more spectators with aplomb and organization. The lifeguards were busy during the swim, due to challenging conditions. As a veteran of dozens of similar events, their professionalism, awareness and skill was obvious and much appreciated! Can't wait to go back for an easy beach day!

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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199 reviews 199 reviews
45 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We visited this beach with friends yesterday, it was extremely busy and very clean. The cost of entrance with a car is $12.50, very reasonable. The beach is a few miles long and has areas to eat, drink and go to the rest room. Highly recommended.

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san diego
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92 reviews 92 reviews
41 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

It was Labor Day Weekend, so we expected it to be crowded and it certainly was. The traffic wasn't bad going there via 101 instead of the PCH. Fun anyway!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

The beach is big enough to find your own space for your towel and things. There are lifeguard huts and they take their job seriously.The water was fresh and seaweed free. Nice clean sand bottom and good wave ride for body/or boogie board .

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Malibu, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

I'd say this is a pretty nice beach. During weekends it is usually really crowded, so I suggest you go on weekdays. If you are a surfer, the water here is above average. The waves are pretty good sized but sometimes the waves pattern are messed up. The water isn't usually clear here (that's a minus).

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Gorgeous spot, more chilled out than Santa Monica... Didn't want to leave... Just a little drive up the PCH. Highly recommend. Gorgeous surf.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

A hurricane out in the Pacific pushed huge swells into towering surf along PCH and at Zuma Beach. Very windy but did not bother the many family groups as well as couples enjoying the very wide, soft sand beach. Nice restroom, showers and changing room; water fountains. Many Lifeguard Towers.

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Glendale, California
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33 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Went with my family here on Labor day. We took the scenic Kanan road going here. Awesome beach.... It got crowded during the late morning and afternoon though ...but it is still better than the beaches down south. Kid friendly and lifeguards are visible.. Tides can get high at noon... So come early...also they have to be consistent in the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful beach with great surf...and some beautiful "scenery" too! We even enjoyed the hot dogs and fries

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Zuma is a great local beach. It is well taken care of, and there are enough life guard stations to make things feel a bit safer. During the summer, however, the crowds are insane. You can barely find a path to the restroom in-between the umbrellas/chairs/towels. The shore also gets very crowded. That's summer at Zuma. In the non-summer months,... More

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