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Malibu Lagoon State Beach

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Address: 23200 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Phone Number: 818 880 0350
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Activities: Picnicking, Swimming

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A fun place for the family and kids.

Great for the family on the weekend. Get there early because parking is tough. Pretty safe for kids. Bring food and make a day of it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Castaic, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is outstanding beach, the view is gorgeous is giving you a sense of tranquility, the color of the water is amazing. I recommend to go there you are not going to be disappointed!!!!!!! Trust me 😉

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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A beautiful beach. Beautiful area. Prefer Santa Monica nearby for shopping and dining. Many beach parking lots charge fees. You can park along hwy 1. Don't forget to see the Getty Villa museum. It's awesome.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The beach is beautiful with the mountains in the background, but when my family visited, I wish I would have taken them somewhere else, like somewhere in Orange County because there were just waaaaay too many people there, so if you plan to go, take a number. Also, driving the PCH in this area is treacherous because so many people... More 

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Castaic, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great for the family on the weekend. Get there early because parking is tough. Pretty safe for kids. Bring food and make a day of it.

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Guildford, Surrey, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A really lovely location, on the beach at Malibu with a colony of Brown Pelicans to entertain you. We spent hours watching them flying from the lagoon, over the sea and back to the lagoon, where we were able to watch them fishing. The beach is beautiful with a newish boardwalk taking you from the car park and around the... More 

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Edwardsville, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Nice park for a relaxing walk & enjoying the outside without having to leave the hotel area. Walked from Malibu Beach Inn more than once during my stay and checked out what had washed up on the beach, waded across the inlet, watched the birds in the lagoon. Nice!

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Reno, NV, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Be prepared to park on PCH a mile away or pay for the small parking lot. It's a decent walk around the archipelago to the actual beach, which is pretty small and usually covered in seaweed. It was neat to visit, not that great to hang out at for some relaxing, calm and quiet beach time. There are better beaches... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This beach was so incredibly beautiful! It was fun to climb some rocks on the cliffs and watch the breathtaking view of the great pacific from above. Saw some playful seals jumping in the water. Absolutely loved this beach

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Malibu Lagoon provided just the quiet California beach experience I was looking for. Most of the local beaches in LA are wide expanses of sand, but this cute little lagoon is an exception worth checking out, with its shore-bird and sea-bird population. The informative tables dotted around the lagoon are a nice touch, as they give you info on... More 

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Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This is a gorgeous area for photography. The beautiful water, rocks, landscape, backdrop, clean sand, etc. There are a lot of birds and surfers. This is a great place to relax and watch all the surfers (or watch the birds). But if you're not a surfer or sunbather, I wouldn't recommend planning to spend a long time here. It didn't... More 

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Address: 23200 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Phone Number: 818 880 0350
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu

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The Malibu coastline is like a chameleon. In some areas it resembles the French Riviera with its lush, green hillsides descending into crescent-shaped shorelines. In others, it feels 100% Southern Californian with beaches wide and flat as a football field, and often crowded with beach-goers lounging on towels and playing volleyball. Other coastlines still feel secluded, tucked under tall cliffs and dotted with stunning rock formations. In certain areas, where the ocean waves are just right, surfers can be seen bobbing in the water. Up in the mountains to the east hikers take in truly stunning views of the ocean and the sprawling Los Angeles landscape. And along Pacific Coast Highway, restaurants are filled with visitors and locals from all walks of life. Stumble into the right place at the right time, and you’ll likely encounter a celebrity.
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