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Five stars

Zuma is one of the cleanest beaches I LA, Malibu. Very safe. Left side is for swimming, right for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yury S
Moscow, Russia
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The best of Malibu

I live just above this beach, this is the best of Malibu, perfect, never to crowded, beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Malibu, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zuma is one of the cleanest beaches I LA, Malibu. Very safe. Left side is for swimming, right for surfers. Food court and light shopping is near by, easy parking.

Thank Yury S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this beach ,weather was amazing Not so crowded (except weekends ) Really clean & crystal clear The water is a bit cold compared to other beaches I visited in LA Warning We brought our boards to surf in the waves The waves...More

2  Thank Karim E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live just above this beach, this is the best of Malibu, perfect, never to crowded, beautiful sand..

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband grew up here so we flew back for his reunion. The beach and area are as lovely today as they were 30 years ago. Traffic is very heavy but it is summertime.

Thank Kathy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach - long and broad. When we got there it was a huge queue with cars - all the ones that didn’t want to pay for parking - take the parking and save time. Thought it would be plenty of stands to buy towels...More

2  Thank Eleonor A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love Zuma beach because: 1. Easy to park 2. It’s flat so you can easily haul your beach gear 3. Nice waves 4. Lifeguards on duty 5. The other visitors don’t bother you or get in your space 6. It’s the best kept secret...More

4  Thank MarieUSA605
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ample parking for $8. Parking is close to the water so you don't have to walk too far. Volleyball nets are easily accessible.

Thank Live2trade
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is very nice and scenic. A wide area do spend some time and it can offer some nice activities. It can be a bit of a hassle to find a place to park on the PCH. Of course it can be a hike to...More

Thank Randy2353
Reviewed August 15, 2018

When I was a kid, we went to Zuma several times a summer. I have not visited in over 20 years. Most notible changes are the pristine condition of the sand and overall cleanliness of the beach. Life-guards are on the job every couple hundred...More

1  Thank Craig F
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is the beach in Malibu that is spread out, and has room for you to do whatever you want to do. There is ample parking along PCH so you do not have to pay for parking. I suggest that this is the beach you...More

Thank Wade29
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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
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Bethani R
July 18, 2018|
Response from Bill F | Reviewed this property |
No fire pits
June 23, 2017|
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Response from MikeinMalibu | Reviewed this property |
I have never done this, I do not think it is allowed
March 20, 2017|
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Response from santamonica17 | Reviewed this property |
i believe that you need to get a permit from the city of malibu. good luck