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February visit

It was empty and we parked near the sunset restraunt and played on the beach and just watched the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Mostly clean - few amenities

We parked along Highway 1 for free, and walked down to the beach. It was mostly clean (very little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kevin R
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30000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3601
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was empty and we parked near the sunset restraunt and played on the beach and just watched the ocean

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chevyjlewis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We parked along Highway 1 for free, and walked down to the beach. It was mostly clean (very little trash anywhere). There weren't a lot of immediate amenities, but that's quite alright if one just desires to walk by the water and take in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 10 January 2019

definitely a must visit ! Best parking price! Beautiful views and long long beach! Bring your lunch or stop by the beach front cafeteria.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ciann H
Reviewed 21 November 2018

The beaches are clean as are the facilities. The food is typical and tasty not incredibly expensive. Be sure to wear suncreen even if overcast, you will burn!

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank TinaandVinnieO621
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Turboturley
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PumaJo
Reviewed 7 November 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank xspacex
Reviewed 6 November 2018

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...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank theFulhamFoxes
Reviewed 30 October 2018

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...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hockeymom91302
Reviewed 30 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MiamiKeyWest
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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
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Bethani R
19 July 2018|
Response from Bill F | Reviewed this property |
No fire pits
24 June 2017|
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Response from MikeinMalibu | Reviewed this property |
I have never done this, I do not think it is allowed
21 March 2017|
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Response from santamonica17 | Reviewed this property |
i believe that you need to get a permit from the city of malibu. good luck