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Address: Westward Beach Drive and Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA
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One of the best beaches in So. California

Get there as early as possible. We got there at 11:30am and all of the parking was full with no nearby parking anywhere. There was no street parking, the free and paid lots were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Get there as early as possible. We got there at 11:30am and all of the parking was full with no nearby parking anywhere. There was no street parking, the free and paid lots were both full as well. We ended up not being able to enjoy Westward at all but had to drive further north up the coast.

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I've been all over the world, and have visited most of the famous beaches and when I come home to Malibu - I still think West are between the two main beaches, although if you have kids or are going to be in the water alot you might want to be closer to a life guard. Due to limited parking,... More 

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

As beautiful as Zuma with a LOT less people! The sand is a little firmer, but beautifully situated. This isn't where you go if you want to play volleyball (no nets), but if you want to relax at the beach without fighting the crowds, this is your beach...

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I was tipped off to this area by a hiking book that mentioned the beach walk from Point Dume to Paradise Cove. Westward beach (just below Point Dume) has quickly become my favorite place in the world. I've been back about 6 or 7 times already (I just moved to L.A. last year and live about 30 minutes away). So... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This beach was so undiscovered for many years. In the old days one could drive, walk or ride a bike down the beach road and not see another soul at all. At the very end, that you now have to pay to go to, you might recognize the rock formations of the Point of Pt. Dume..where MANY a commercial and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a gorgeous beach, with daily rock climbers at the end of the road. The surf is extra active near the rocks as well. I've spotted whales, sea lions and pelicans here too. The beach is very clean and is regularly patrolled by the life guards and sheriffs. I'm a wedding coordinator and have had four in March alone!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We visited this beach on recommendation from a friend and are so pleased we did. The weather was great so made our time spent on the beach even better. Lovely sand and clean beach. We had lunch at The Sunset which I will review separately so valet parked with them but there appeared to be plenty of other parking. I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Most people go to Zuma, but this beach is just as great. Parking limited on the road, but paid parking area available. There is a restaurant close by called The Sunset with good food. Bathrooms are available and clean. I ride my bicycle here every day or 2 and many people walk this stretch , both on the road and... More 

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Malibu, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great place if you're looking for a place to rest and spend the afternoon. The waves are pretty big too, so if you're looking for a place to surf this might be a good location for you. Parking is fairly easy.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Perfect beach if you want go and relax, not to many people as everyone goes to main Zuma Beach. Beautiful views and very relaxing atmosphere.

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