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Malibu Lagoon State Beach

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Address: 23200 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Phone Number: 818 880 0350

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Nice view

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Peoria, Illinois
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Peoria, Illinois
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This was a really interesting place. As you pull up you wonder, if this is place is worth getting out. At first glance you see a few pools of water and the ocean in the distance. When you walk around their are signs that explain why the pools form and the wildlife attracted to them. As you walk further down... More 

Thank Gabe G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

It was a nice little walk would be good for a day trip for the family. Found the beach clean and a great view.

Thank Andy B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

My wife and I visit Malibu lagoon whenever we are in LA…lots of shore birds and water birds at this site…plus a beautiful beach and popular surfing site. Today we saw gulls, cormorants, great blue heron, snowy egret, osprey, royal tern, surf scoter, coot, marbled godwit, American wigeon, pelican, scaup, coot, common merganser. Previous visits we have seen plovers and... More 

Thank ManjidelMondo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

9 o'clock on a breezy but bright Saturday morning. I've been down to the lagoon several times, but have never written a review about it. This particular guided water bird walk (2 hours) was very enjoyable, but what has really impressed me this year is how the renovation work has not just improved the site for visitors (boardwalks and paths),... More 

Thank ESB-UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Just had a small stroll along the beach in front of the Malibu Lagoon. A very nice and quiet place to spend some time away from the craziness of the city. A good spot for surf too.

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Kirkwood, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

We parked at the Malibu Pier and after checking it out for a while we decided to take a walk on the beach. It turned out to be a long, wonderful walk. We made our way down to the beach and as we walked things got better and better. It was a beautiful, warm, clear, sunny February day. The beach... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

at the beach in winter time gives you fresh air and does you good, I love the long walks at Malibu Beach, many people are out there on the weekend and you always meet friends or people you just know and have a chat at the beach, the beach is lovely to walk at, eve some parts are "under construction"/"refurbishment",... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Malibu Beach hardly compares to my local beach in Australia, but what it offers is a beautiful place to sun bake, Take in the views of the area and of course the odd star that maybe walking along the beach. Worth a visit if your staying around the LA area. Parking was a tad pricey on the weekend!

Thank AussieAceCo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

I had never been to this beach before and decided to come to watch the surfers. Parking is $10 in the lot by the pier but spots were plentiful. Walked to the end of the pier and got a fairly good view of the waveriding action although it was a bit far off to the right. You can go up... More 

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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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