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Malibu Lagoon State Beach

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Address: 23200 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-4937
Phone Number: 818 880 0350

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Stunning views

It's almost unbelievable the views each of these beaches hav. Parking was good for us crowds non existent

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Charles V

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's almost unbelievable the views each of these beaches hav. Parking was good for us crowds non existent

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we loved walking to the lagoon and beach, passing the wetlands on the way. a lovely beach and a fun place to people watch... we walked round to the main road passing the museums on the way. We also loved "house" watching... well worth a visit if you're in LA.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long Beach with limited visitors so one can enjoy with the family. Beautiful sunset view and see row of houses of rich people

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Malibu on a Sunday afternoon. It was one of those scorcher days in LA and this was a wonderful escape. So fresh and I loved the nature...it was so close to LA. I was expecting a much longer drive. The traffic was actually quite acceptable too. I can definitely see why it is as popular as it is with... More 

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Limburg Province, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We really loved Malibu. When you enter Malibu there is a sign saying '27 miles of scenic beauty'. That's exactly our experience. The beaches, the beautiful villas, the surfers,... Everyone who visits LA, should take a day to see Malibu as well.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Malibu beach runs for about 12 miles (20 km) and its southern end is about 20 miles from Santa Monica. You can drive to it from Santa Monica along the Coast Highway 1 (El Camino Real) or go north west on highway 101 from which there are many roads going to the coast. We used Los Virgines which takes you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Nice beach with beautiful view of the lagoon entering.. Nice ocean ...freezing as always but also full of people surfing..from kids to adults.. Just be careful...just few parking spaces available...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Beautiful beach with surprisingly few people given it is August and the sun is shining. Worth walking up and down and admiring the stunning villas overlooking the beach. A little corner of paradise.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

We stopped by here after having breakfast at the Malibu Country Mart, which is pretty much across the street. Parking in the lot was available on Fri. morning but full when we left before noon. There's a bit of a walk around the lagoons to get to the beach. It was busy when we were there, with a surf camp... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

We walked up and down the beach after eating at Paradise Cove Café. The view of the water is beautiful. It was a 100 degree day and the water was so cold. The waves brought in a lot of kelp so it was somewhat dirty.

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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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