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Malibu Lagoon State Beach

23200 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
818 880 0350
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Ranked #15 of 29 Attractions in Malibu
Type: Beaches
Activities: Picnicking, Swimming
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Orange County, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A great wide open beach in Malibu to hang out and relax. Loved all the birds... Tons of them all over the place. The pelicans were particularly striking.

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were on our first vacation from South Africa, to the States, and Malibu was one the the sights that we had on our list of places to "Must" visit. Especially since we see it in american music videos and movies. We were staying in an apartment in Hollywood, and took a long bus ride to Malibu. We found it... More

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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
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A bit crowded for my taste. Lots going on in the water surfing (not a place to swim) prefer Zuma beach for that.The atmosphere on the beach and in the water was a little weird.A little to pumped up ...for what ???. If you are not a seasoned surfer go elsewhere,there are better places to catch a wave / lay... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

There are many great features of malibu, but unless you are an awesome surfer, with a tough skin, surfing is not one of them. I visited this beach in August and the surf was up. The shops in town are keen to rent to anybody and boards were flying out of the doors. BUT although there were over 200 people... More

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Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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139 reviews 139 reviews
41 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It really is a beautiful place to visit. White sand beach. Tons of surfers up and down the coast. Really cool beach.

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Goodyear, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Nice beach, sand is white and lots of space. Lots of family. Volleyball is played. Nice pics of sunset.

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Warwick, New York
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44 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

You reach the beach by following a boardwalk and sandy path that curves around a marshy area that is closed off from the wider ocean and provides protection for various wildlife and plants. Gives a relaxing view. This beach is past the major surfing area so you can swim in the shallower water; lifeguards call you in if you go... More

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America's Finest City
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14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This lagoon is shallow and great for small swimmers. If you want to walk the beach to the right and look at the beautiful beach homes, it is legal to walk on the coastline near the water. Ignore the signs since all beaches in CA are public. Don't bother residents!

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Baltimore
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182 attraction reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Great beach, clean sand, good for surfing. Easy to find highway street parking if you get there early enough.

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Tucson, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I was born and raised in Santa Monica and kept my horse at my friend's house in Malibu. We used to ride our horses along the beaches of Malibu and Zuma Beach (where a lot of the Annette beach movies were filmed) and had the best time. If you are in the area of Los Angeles or Santa Monica, you... More

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