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Paradise Cove

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Address: 28128 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3928
Phone Number: 3104572503
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Beautiful walk on a foggy morning

There was absolutely no-one besides us when we had a morning walk along the beach on one foggy but beautiful day in late June. Great walk, and then a breakfast at the Beach cafe... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago

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Malibu, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great beach restaurant. That's it. Location location location. Go elsewhere for food. Expensive poor service and the food taste frozen,

Thank D C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There was absolutely no-one besides us when we had a morning walk along the beach on one foggy but beautiful day in late June. Great walk, and then a breakfast at the Beach cafe. Pricy parking if you don't eat, only 6 dollars if you do - at least when we visited.

Thank Henna_M_
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here to eat at the Beach Cafe, but of course the Cove is an added bonus.! The beauty with the cove is that it's relatively quiet as it's not a long beach and is cut off either end by rocks..Parking is pricey if you don't eat at the cafe. The houses around it are all amazing. Happily recommend... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok - my wife and I love the Point Dume beach. However, we've been passing Paradise Cove always on our way - and it always looked so busy - a full/ overcrowded beach we wanted to avoid by all means. Still, we tried long time ago - and got scared by the $50 parking fee PLUS the floods of people... More 

Thank GuidoKarp
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paradise cove is just breathtaking with gorgeous views and rolling surf. There is a famous trailer park with multi million dollar homes that houses many Hollywood stars that live quietly semi of the grid. A very cool experience along Hwy 1

Thank TonyFi18
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paradise Cove is such as lovely cove, protected from the elements even on a windy day. This is the only place I know of in Malibu where you can have drinks on the sand, which always makes me feel like I'm on vacation in Hawaii. The restaurant has pretty good food, though it's a little pricey. I'd choose Paradise over... More 

1 Thank Annemarie P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled to Malibu twice in 1 week and both times we drove to Paradise Cove. It's a gorgeous beach except the $35 dollars parking for week day and $50 for the weekend. The waves are huge and a ton of fun. It's a great beach! However, if you don't want to pay there are other beaches you can park... More 

1 Thank WanderlustSydney123
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place... White sands, blue sky and sea and a local cafe for cocktails.... Just died and went to heaven um paradise

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was beautiful weather. Beach offered a private cabana area if you wanted. Parking was crowded but easy and valet was offered. The beach stretches for miles and isn't crowded. Nice surf to do some waveboarding. It was amazing to know you were in the middle of the creative history for music in the 60's and 70's.

Thank Scott T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the short drive from PCH to Paradise Cove just for the views. Many years ago I happened on this spot while segments of "Indecent Proposal" were being filmed here. So it's etched fondly into my memory. Turns out that this is used as a location for many films. If you're hungry there's a restaurant near that's a bit pricey... 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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