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This is the beach in Malibu that is spread out, and has room for you to do whatever you want to do... read more

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Birmingham, Alabama
Fun afternoon.

An impromptu visit to Zuma this past weekend. 40 minutes later we were on one of the largest and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Burbank, California
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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 2 days ago

An impromptu visit to Zuma this past weekend. 40 minutes later we were on one of the largest and nicest stretches of beach in Southern California. There is $15 parking and a small cafe with light eats like pizza and sandwiches. We came prepared so...More

Thank PapiJohn
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've visited this beach in the spring as well as the summer. While summertime brings out the crowds, the beach is still very inviting. With restroom facilities spaced every so often along the way it is easy to find a section to plunk down your...More

2  Thank Mary Jo N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We usually go to Malibu or Santa Monica Beach. Someone told us to try Zuma beach and....wow. Such a great place. Bit quieter than other places but just wonderful. We were lucky to see a lot of dolphins swimming close to shore and to people...More

1  Thank 136smith
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful white sand deep and long California coast beach not crazy crowded, clean and inviting. Enjoy the sun and surf here.

Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sure, Zuma can be overrun by Mommies and their little ones, or groups of teens looking to get in trouble. But, generally speaking Zuma is still a great local beach. Head to the northern most section, which then gives you an opportunity to (carefully!) cross...More

Thank Robb W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach was very clean! We had to pay $15 to park, but it was worth it to be right by a bathroom and food stand. There were people walking through selling beach toys, boogie boards, and umbrellas. This worked out great as we didn’t...More

3  Thank Malissa P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great family beach! Lots of sand space, great for kids to boogie board or to waTch novice surfers.

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's California, so of course Zuma is beautiful but not my favorite beach, particularly after spending the day at Malibu Lagoon State Beach just 9 miles to the south. It's very clean and family friendly with lots of paid lot parking ($8) and some free...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paid Parking was easy. Flat walk from the parking lot to the beach. It’s a big beach. It was nice to have our own space! We never felt crowed. The waves were big and kinda intense when we walked out to waist level. Beautiful view...More

1  Thank Chris M
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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