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Zuma Beach

30000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3601
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Beach was polluted by oil tar balls

The beach it self was very nice, but on the day we were there (April 22nd 2018) it was as full of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Antti1973
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Helsinki, Finland
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Plenty of activity without crowds

Heading from Venice beach to Zuma we were (pleasantly) shocked with the lack of crowds. There are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lianna S
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London, England, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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“volleyball nets” (11 reviews)
“food stands” (11 reviews)
“nice waves” (9 reviews)
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30000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3601
Malibu
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"volleyball nets"
in 11 reviews
"food stands"
in 11 reviews
"nice waves"
in 9 reviews
"lots of parking"
in 13 reviews
"body surfing"
in 11 reviews
"free parking"
in 26 reviews
"life guards"
in 12 reviews
"boogie boards"
in 6 reviews
"no alcohol"
in 7 reviews
"santa monica"
in 29 reviews
"on duty"
in 8 reviews
"big waves"
in 6 reviews
"paid parking"
in 11 reviews
"easy parking"
in 7 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 7 reviews
"point dume"
in 14 reviews
"la area"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The beach it self was very nice, but on the day we were there (April 22nd 2018) it was as full of sticky oil tar balls.

Thank Antti1973
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Heading from Venice beach to Zuma we were (pleasantly) shocked with the lack of crowds. There are volleyball nets, plenty of life guards and a vast amount of sand and yet hardly anybody else was there at the same time as us.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friends of ours took us here so we could experience a Malibu style beach walk. Parking costs money if you can’t park in the street and the toilets are pretty bad, but the beach itself is fairly good. The highlight though was the walk at...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place. We went twice during our vacation to Los Angeles. A beautiful beach to go for a long walk. Everything was clean. It was relatively cold and windy for March but that made no difference. During our first visit they were shooting a...More

2  Thank YOWtravelling
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been to Malibu a handful of times over the years, it's a bit of an odd place. The wealth/celebrity factor weigh heavily on the air of the town, but there is also pretty conspicuous evidence of an emerging (or abiding) grunginess. That said, Zuma...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a Tuesday in late March and there were only a handful of people, some even in the ice cold water. This is a beautiful beach, with picturesque dunes. Some sunbathers chose the top of dunes for their sun worship. On the day...More

3  Thank FrequentTraveller034
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

After having bad weather for a couple of days, we took the opportunity on our last day (when the sun finally shone) to go to the beach. It was off season, so the beach was empty with only a handful of families, surfers and locals...More

Thank Katy R
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Hands down, the most magical, surreal spectacular beach in Malibu. I saw whales and sharks SO close to the beach!! Beautiful rock formations and cliffs. Simply MAGICAL. Don't deprive yourself of one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

3  Thank Anne Marie P
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We spent an afternoon here with our 8 yr old son. After a nice beach lunch we headed out on a walk along the water. We passed maybe 2 people! The water was that gorgeous bright blue, and we spotted seals playing in the waves....More

Thank steelewood
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here to just relax and enjoy the day! We parked along the street, although there is a huge pay to park lot. We went to a little grocery store just north of the beach and picked up drinks and pistachios....More

Thank claytravisamy
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Malibu
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
...More
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roxykus
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
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felicevalentine
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
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Klex21
16 August 2016|
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Response from Barry K | Reviewed this property |
No. You can walk your dog along the road and through the parking lot all the way to Point Dume, but you cannot go on the sand or walk along the shoreline with your doggies. The only dog friendly beach up there is Oxnard... More
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