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Surfrider Beach

23050 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-4936
+1 310-394-3264
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One of twenty-four beaches in Malibu. Very popular with surfers.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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23050 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-4936
+1 310-394-3264
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That was the most interesting on this stretch of beach. Some were just amazing at manoeuvring their boards with the waves. Well worth the stop.

Thank seetheworld2014
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Not the best beach in Malibu, but one of the better spots to sun, swim, eat and people watch. The waves are crowded so unless you can hold your own with the best be weary. Swimming is limited to the pier area, but typically it...More

1  Thank Adam A
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This beach is pretty calm below the pier, so not a lot of surfers here and excellent for playing and swimming.

Thank HnossDesign
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice beach - but as the name suggest, its best for surfers. The waves also mean that it's not good for kids. Also there are restrictions on where swimmers can go. Parking is hard, so come early if you want cheap parking.

Thank Soren_Odense
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I can’t surf and really wouldn’t want to but it is certainly cool to watch it. The waves were decent and many people knew exactly what they were doing and some not so much. It was fun to watch them all the same though.

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

A nice and lifely beach. You can enjoy the surfers but also the birds in their protected area. It is a safe beach, although the water was still too cold to swim in April.

Thank Tramx
Reviewed 23 October 2016

It's hard to miss the fact hat this coast is one fantastic pocket beach after another. Great job of preserving public access to the coastline

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great place to surf although try and get there early as there are lots of surfers later on and everyone is fighting for same wave. Great for beginners as waves aren't that large or if you just want to watch the surfers its a nice...More

Thank J0hnPM10
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We went here not realizing there was zero wading/swimming as it is strictly a surfing beach. That ended up being ok as it was so much fun to watch all of the surfers waiting to catch a wave. And when they did it was even...More

1  Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 20 July 2016

When there is a swell, it's fun to sit on the beach and watch the surfing because the waves produce a long wave. This is also a good spot to look in tide pools during low tides.

Thank whiteshome1
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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