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Topanga State Beach

18700 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5525
+1 310-394-3266
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Great alternative

Great alternative to most of the busy state run beaches in the area. This is just down the PCH... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Very easy to get to

Some beaches along PCH are very dangerous to get to and some are just a breeze. This is one of the... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Daniel A
Beijing, China
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  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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18700 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5525
+1 310-394-3266
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great alternative to most of the busy state run beaches in the area. This is just down the PCH from Will Rogers State Beach and is smaller and more intimate. The beach is VERY clean, but is far rockier than most public beaches, and is...More

Thank Warnerdang
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Some beaches along PCH are very dangerous to get to and some are just a breeze. This is one of the easier beaches to get to. Very nice beach on the PCH and this should be an easy spot to get to. We only stayed...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I crawled in here after a suffer-fest bike ride in the heat of the Santa Monicas. There was easy parking on the PCH, but there is also parking lot parking available.On a Monday afternoon the beach was pretty empty, may 15-20 people. There were some...More

1  Thank Unpossible
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great waves and not crowded. Parking lot right above the beach. Good spot for young kids to explore. Lot of surfers so be careful if you like to body surf. Some very talented surfers of all ages.

Thank rob24242013
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This beach is the ideal surfers spot, it offers parking and a surfers only beach, yes you are not aloud in the water without a surf board. The life guards will immediately whistle you out. The beach is kinda rocky and the swell is really...More

Thank AlexanderfedericoIV
Reviewed 10 July 2016

this area was nice. parking close to beach. nice swim area. it was a little windy and the ocean waves were high, but still a nice swim.

Thank Jacquelyn Y
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Topanga is one of my favorites; it sits right between Santa Monica and Malibu (proper) and is very easy to access without overcrowding. A swimming nook and also an area to surf all on the same terrain. If you are feeling that mid-day hunger, use...More

1  Thank napakettu7
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Parking is right by the road and with a 15 second walk you are on the beach. We liked the beach a lot and enjoyed the variances it offered with parts of it having smooth rocks and another part that was mainly sandy. It was...More

2  Thank kloverfield
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Another one of my favorite surf spots, the beach is beautiful so bring the family, there are rest rooms. Parking is slightly troubling unless you want to pay the full price.

Thank Vindens S
Reviewed 3 March 2016

It's a beach. There's sun and sand and usually plenty of parking. You can swim, use the restroom, bring a picnic, and relax.

Thank Elizabeth T
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