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Highway 1 - Santa Monica - Santa Barbra

Great place to stop over, whilst travelling the famous highway 1. Nice beach! Limited parking so I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Turboturley
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Beach Walking Paradise

One of the longest beaches around with huge, crashing waves and soft sand. You can walk for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
PumaJo
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White Rock, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to stop over, whilst travelling the famous highway 1.
Nice beach! Limited parking so I would recommend avoiding peak times!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the longest beaches around with huge, crashing waves and soft sand. You can walk for miles!!! Great scenery.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This beach is apart from LA center and is calm and relaxing. It is a good choice for families with kids.

Thank xspacex
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Zuma is a perfect beach. One of those long, gorgeous sandy beaches with a huge car park and great waves. I love watching the locals stop in the morning, have a surf, put on their suit and head off to work. And then do the same in reverse at 5.30. Lucky bugger.... it's my dream!

1  Thank theFulhamFoxes
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We come to Zuma whenever we are heading to the beach. It's family friendly, there are volleyball courts and lots of room for tents and chairs. Parking is reasonable and convenient and you can park on the highway side if you don't want to pay for it.

Thank Hockeymom91302
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Broad beach with good restrooms and showers. You can either get into the paid parking or park along the PCH. Walk towards the great lookout on the hill.

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Reviewed September 28, 2018

Located in the exclusive colony of Malibu, Zuma Beach is one of the most well-known and largest (almost two miles long) beaches in Los Angeles County. It’s become well-known for its wide sand, excellent surf, cold water and tricky riptides.

It has an ample amount of parking (not free), rest rooms, lifeguard stations and snack stands. The nice thing about Zuma is that because of its size and the relative remoteness of Malibu, it rarely seems overcrowded. If you want to spend a day at a quintessential Southern California beach, you won’t go wrong with Zuma.

1  Thank BruinDan
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

Zuma Beach was absolutely perfect for a beach day in Malibu! The parking was reasonably priced, the beach was incredible pristine and clean, water was nice with lots of waves to play in and watch people surf/boogie board on! And the backdrop of beautiful Malibu behind you is stunning. I enjoyed my day here and would love to come back someday.

Thank CaitSnow
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 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.

1  Thank Yury S
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 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 were sooo strong
Like there were 2 waves in a raw with no 5 seconds break that turned me upside down
Tried to surf Waves ,it literally washed me on shore
Not sure if waves are strong most of the time or we weren’t lucky
The lifeguard swam fast when a girl struggled to reach the shore since the waves pulled her deeper
But he saved her (maybe I am overreacting) but several people were watching the incident
Immediately after that situation I decided to leave ,,I had a little brother who may face a dangerous situation like this so I stepped back
Carful if you have children & decided to go deeper
Actually a solid 7 steps is enough to put you in the dangerous spot of strong currents

3  Thank Karim E
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