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Point Dume State Beach and Preserve

Cliff Drive, Malibu, CA 90265-4280
+1 805-488-1827
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Nice and peaceful beach

We went here with our kids (8 and 5) and they really enjoyed the beach. Parking is limited so go a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
XperioXperson
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Los Angeles, California
Great little hike and views!

This was the perfect place for my daughter's first hike. It didn't take more than 15 mins or so to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sheljowo
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Fenton, Michigan
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Cliff Drive, Malibu, CA 90265-4280
Malibu
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here with our kids (8 and 5) and they really enjoyed the beach. Parking is limited so go a bit early in the day if possible. If you are lucky you might find street parking if not there is a paid parking lot....More

1  Thank XperioXperson
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the perfect place for my daughter's first hike. It didn't take more than 15 mins or so to get to the top and my 2 year old did the whole thing. The views were great at the top and there were multiple trails...More

1  Thank sheljowo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived we parked on the street which was free then walked along to the cliff side. We laid out on the beach and spotted some dolphins swimming close to the shore which was lovely to see! If you climb over the cliff there...More

1  Thank Helen J
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Park in the car park end of westward beach road - 15 dollars for the day. Great beach far better than any other in the area and fairly quiet compared to Zuma ! Much more pleasant love it !

4  Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Perfect location for a peaceful walk on the beach if you go early and immerse yourself in nature. It gets busier later and there is limited parking.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

A very tranquil morning visit to Point Dume. Arrived at 10am on a sunny day. Walked the beach all the way to the big rock which was being conquered by some fearless climbers. Walked up the trails to the top to view the landscape. Absolutely...More

Thank pauldadamo
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful view of the coastline! We were there late morning and was able to see a few sea lions from the cliff. Parking can be a pain due to only a handful of spots at the bottom of the cliff. The beach has...More

Thank vineshakbrown
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is a great beach to enjoy the view and the sand. The water can be rough so be cautious about swimming. There are lifeguards. There is a great short hike to the top of Pt. Dume at the end of the beach with beautiful...More

3  Thank Tony K
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice place to relax a little and habe a break when you are leaving LA and heading north on the PCH 1. It is definitely worth to stop and enjoy the sun, the white beaches and the Wildlife. Actually we have...More

Thank Hugo v
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice area in a vicinity of route 101 with plenty of opportunities to snap a pretty photo or two. Unfortunately, car park space is very limited (few cars only).

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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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Ssm2704
16 April 2016|
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Response from jasonparkhouse | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, there is no camping at Point Dume, but I believe you can camp just down the coast at Zuma...there are camping sites all along the coast all the way up to Point Mugu...try them out.
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AuntieMame1985
21 January 2016|
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Response from Gail G | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any dogs on the beach. There isn't much sand especially at high tide. There are some trails around the beach though.
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