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“currently under massive construction”

Malibu Lagoon State Beach
Ranked #12 of 53 things to do in Malibu
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

As we were startled by the "bold", stripped foreground of the lagoon - what used to be a lush rainforest, we were also told (by a local) that the governing agent said "this was for the environmental improvement." Bare, nonetheless, and not pretty, to say the least - for the moment, they say. But the beach was really laid back, and with lots of small rocks, ton of sea crawlies are easily found -- sea anemones, sand crabs, and even sea urchins. And for that, it was a hit for the little ones.

Thank kanpaisan
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

If you are looking for a romantic white sand beach, this is not the place. This beach was a laidback place amid a marsh area. There was hardle anyone when we went there.

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Reviewed October 24, 2012

Was thrilled to find parking close to the entrance...only the entrance was displaced by construction..?? Wish I had known. No change rooms, bathrooms...disappointing.

1  Thank JannieBoo
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Reviewed August 31, 2012

The beach has a large area with tons of small rocks. If you like rocks you will love it here! A fun place to watch the surfers too.

1  Thank RockynRobyn
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Reviewed August 25, 2012

We were rather disappointed to see this beach after reading many favorable reviews. The water level in the lagoon area was rather low & there were few birds. A good portion of the beach was closed off due to protection of some birds. ( We saw no birds in the fenced off area ) The most interesting sight was observing the large amount of resting pelicans, especially when they yawned & stretched. We spent little time there & the fee was excessive ( $12.00?)

1  Thank NatureLover99_11
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