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Zuma Beach

30000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3601
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (48 reviews)
“food stands” (10 reviews)
30000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3601

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Reviewed yesterday

This beach is very beautiful. Our family enjoyed it here in a summer afternoon. We will definitely return here again soon.

Thank Yumikogirl
Reviewed yesterday

Love this beach, bathroom and showers were close by, the view of the mountains everywhere was stunning. It was a great place to relax and people watch. Lifeguards on duty at all times. I did not see a concession stand so make sure to bring...More

Thank fmagriz
Reviewed 2 days ago

Many of Malibu beaches requires a lot of effort to get to. This one is simple as can be. Although it has a swim and surfing line, the surfing conditions seemed very tame. Lot of families picnicking here. Very low key. So many other fantastic...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 2 days ago

When 88% rate it excellet or very good you know it's worth a visit. The beach is very long with sand stretching for miles we were there mid week I can imagine it would attract a lot of people at the weekends.

Thank Whino186390
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took a quick detour of the freeway as the sun was seeing and thought we would stop by.. The beach was pretty empty and amazing views..

Thank rgarg_23
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach to watch the sunset. Easy to park too. Bring a blanket and sweatshirt as the nights are very cool.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent one day at the beach while traveling California and chose Zuma Beach. Great choice! Clean beach and not overly crowded. The current was strong the day we were there and watched the lifeguards bring several people in through the day. Had bathrooms to change...More

Thank metsfan2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best beach I ever been! It's hard to find some parking place but when you find it, you 'll stay all day long...Nice and sandy beach without rocky parts, ideal for families with children. There should be more restaurants nearby but it's lovely..

1  Thank rikkarikka32
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were heading up the PCH and stopping wherever and whenever we wanted and saw Zuma State Beach. The parking was free, the skies were blue and plenty of surfers were out so we stopped and spent a couple hours just people watching, especially the...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Malibu on a road trip across California. We initially passed Zuma beach on a Sunday evening on our way out to eat and it was very crowded. We went to the beach the next day on Monday during the day early around 9...More

1  Thank Lisa T
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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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
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
15 August 2016|
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