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Zuma Beach

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Address: 30000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3601
Phone Number: 310 457 9891

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Nice beach, but not much surrounding it

Pleasant beach, pretty quiet, but not much around it in terms of places to eat/grab a drink. It's pretty much just the beach and a couple of public toilets. If you want food you'd... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Georgina C
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant beach, pretty quiet, but not much around it in terms of places to eat/grab a drink. It's pretty much just the beach and a couple of public toilets. If you want food you'd have to drive down PCH a bit further in either direction.

Thank Georgina C
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach was not crowded probably as it was some distance from Malibu Pier compared to the other beaches. The surf was still strong, and there were manned lifeguard towers a few hundred metres apart. The sand was clean too. The paid car park was vast, and had more than enough lots even on Sunday. Several cars were also parked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very Nice beach, beautiful place. Clean. Great sunset view. but during weekends hard to find free parking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful beach -even with people can feel uncrowded. Lots of street parking if you go early.

Thank MOKMinnesota
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We'd just gotten to California from Denver and was dying to see the beach! We'd pulled into Zuma Beach and was told it was something silly like $14 a day. F that. We left and noticed all the cars on the side of the road, so we found a place to turn around and got free parking instead! It was... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice clean beach! We were lucky enough to find a parking spot on the road. It's super to park and step out of your car right onto the beach! Great waves for body surfing. Restroom convenient.

Thank Garbear52
Blaine, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to check out this beach while vacationing in nearby Santa Monica. There is a $8 fee to park within the park area. However, we did notice that people also park on the PCH on the shoulder and then walk in. The beach is long and not crowded at all! The waves were really great there and there were... More 

Thank Trisha K
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in L.A. Malibu is a must-go place. Very popular, very crowded, but I wouldn't change Nielsen Park or Parsley Bay in Sydney for Malibu beach. Frying on the hot sand, or panting under an umbrella instead of to lie on the grassy shore in full sun, or just some rays are shining through the foliage of the trees? My... More 

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Redwoods, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a very beautiful beach. Have been there several times!!! This is our fifth time visiting Point Dume, too Passed by Bob Dylans house too!!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good looking beach, but it's mind numbingly cold in the water. I am not sure I get the California coast, but Malibu certainly looks good.

Thank Rory K

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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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