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Zuma Beach

30000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
310 457 9891
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Ranked #6 of 28 Attractions in Malibu
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Surfing, Swimming
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80 reviews 80 reviews
20 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We took a drive up to Malibu on a Sunday late morning and decided to take a stop here at Zuma Beach. Just beautiful! Lots of people taking advantage of the parking along side the road. Beach very pretty and worth visiting.

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London, United Kingdom
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279 reviews 279 reviews
177 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Its a large beach with adequate parking facilities. It's not unlimited so you have to be a bit realistic. The beach is large and long. There are plenty of restaurants along the way. If the surf is up, its a great place to watch the brave.

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
40 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The day we went it was very overcast - - which I know happens a lot in S. Cal, but it was also pretty chilly and damp. This may be why we weren't as impressed as I expected to be. Parking is right on the side of the road and very close to the water which is why we decided... More

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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95 reviews 95 reviews
27 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Parking is close and inexpensive comparatively speaking; Access pretty easy; lovely coastline views; lots of nice sand; stunning vista and the really blue waters, and a sometimes happy spot for surfers and surfwatchers.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Due to its location its visited quite often. There are many better beaches not only in Malibu but also in the LA area. Supposedly this is an area where the beaches start to change from southern CA style to Northern? What ever that means! About a mile south of this beach is a much nicer and better one by the... More

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Mountain View, California
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287 reviews 287 reviews
70 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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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232 reviews 232 reviews
51 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

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

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

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

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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