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Zuma Beach

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Address: 30000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
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Perfection Personified

Fabulous beach, fabulous views, fabulous wildlife - tranquil, peaceful, friendly. Lose yourself here for a few hours on a glorious beach with the sound of the surf in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous beach, fabulous views, fabulous wildlife - tranquil, peaceful, friendly. Lose yourself here for a few hours on a glorious beach with the sound of the surf in the background. Truly beautiful

Thank robem64
Torrance, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is so worth the drive. It's always clean and family friendly. If you lucky, at times you can catch them filming at the beach.

Thank 1mrandmrsdavis
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an enormous stretch of sand. A stunning setting with only a few people out for a walk. If you like it quiet, visit at this time of year to avoid the crowds that will build when the weather is hot.

Thank Kohinoor12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This morning I popped over to Zumba Beach to kill time before the Malibu Seafood Shack opened. I pulled into the entrance and immediately to the left is metered parking ($1 for 45 minutes I think, accepts credit cards or coins) rather than pay $6 for the lot. The beach was pretty empty at 10 am but there were a... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When going to Malibu you must go to the beaches there's nothing more spectacular and relaxing and sitting on the sand watching the sunset with somebody you love

Thank Barendina S
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When my wife and I were first dating we came here on a trip and it was here on this beach I realized how much I loved her. Now many years later the beach still looks amazing as ever. Parking is easy to find and whether you're looking to catch some waves or find some playful seals here and there... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really nice spot with few people during the week and a got spot to watch a school of dolphins swim by casually. Also a good romantic view at sunset.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Go to Zuma...its awesome but stay away from Pt. Dume( just south of the zuma parking lot)...Pt. Dume is serious " locals only" , especially if there are waves.

Thank santamonica17
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

It's hard to beat Zuma Beach. The sands are gorgeous, the beach is clean. This is a pretty popular beach, but the liveliness makes it fun. If you walk far enough out from the main areas, you can find some quieter spots. Great for watching dolphins - this last time we saw a few seals. Must make the drive here... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Fantastic and beautiful wide beach. Can't rate 5 since we were there in November, the beach was almost empty and water temperature was too cold to swim. We had so much fun just running near the water and enjoying the view.

Thank OlgaRusland

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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 with stunning rock formations. In certain areas, where the ocean waves are just right, surfers can be seen bobbing in the water. Up in the mountains to the east hikers take in truly stunning views of the ocean and the sprawling Los Angeles landscape. And along Pacific Coast Highway, restaurants are filled with visitors and locals from all walks of life. Stumble into the right place at the right time, and you’ll likely encounter a celebrity.
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