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Zuma Beach

30000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3601
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Beautiful, relaxing day

Nice beach. Parking $6, but some people parked on the side of the road rather than paying for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrea01010
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Ontario, Canada
Very good beach

We spent an afternoon at Zuma beach and we liked the expensive beach and the great view on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
367PierreA
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New York City, New York
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“food stands” (11 reviews)
“nice waves” (9 reviews)
“lots of parking” (13 reviews)
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30000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3601
Malibu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice beach. Parking $6, but some people parked on the side of the road rather than paying for parking. A few surfers and some others enjoying the beach. It was quiet and relaxing. The bathrooms were open but the snack bar was not - probably...More

Thank Andrea01010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an afternoon at Zuma beach and we liked the expensive beach and the great view on the ocean. Parking is $6.

Thank 367PierreA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a super clear winter's day this is a great spot to watch the sunset! Sure to get lots of ooohs and aaahs when out of town guests see this.

Thank Saranger
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Went to this beach after the Malibu Wine Safari (10 minute drive) for a birthday photoshoot and it wasn’t crowded. The place as so clean. We found some metered parking right at the entrance. The water was beautiful. Not every LA beach is clean, trust...More

Thank jellej92
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We decided to take a day trip to Malibu and saw reviews on Zuma Beach. It was Friday after Thanksgiving - whether was beautiful. Views were great - sand was well maintained - beach wasn’t too crowded. Waves were great and water was clean. Nice...More

1  Thank Markpicc
Reviewed 20 November 2017

My friends and I came here on a whim; we loaded up our car and drove from Santa Barbara. We spend the day swimming in the warm water and body surfing and had a blast. I would keep in mind that the police patrol is...More

Thank Jen M
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a clean relaxing beach with fewer people and nice surf, it's worth the extra drive from LA. There is a changing house/restroom. There were no lifeguards on duty when we went (a Saturday in late November). There is a pay parking...More

Thank Partera60
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We went a couple times during the week. Even though the weather was great there was no one there. I am told it is more crowded on the weekends. Stayed for the sunset. it was beautiful

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

You want to go to Malibu, but what you don't know is you really want to go to Zuma. Miles of wide, gorgeous beach. Lots of lifeguards, lots of parking. Bathrooms, snack shops, showers. Zuma, baby, Zuma. Free Zuma if you're young, fun & single...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Not as crazy as the "city beaches" from Santa Monica to Long Beach. You feel like you're "away" but still convenient enough to LA. Good facilities. This is the site of the annual Malibu tri, so good swimming as well.

Thank Kenpasadena
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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
23 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
15 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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