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Nice place for a sunset walk but make sure the tide is out

We stayed close to this beach and decided to walk the beach at sunset however it was high tide and... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Tonythebedouin
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Manama, Bahrain
Great views on the Malibu Pier

The Malibu Colony is made up of a few wooden stilt houses on both sides of the Malibu Pier, whit a... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2017
ochassot
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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I knew some people who lived here and we were frequent guests and visitors down here in the 1980's and early 90's before we escaped California to Arizona. We have someone in our lives now who lives here and lost the entire...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Doesn't love up to the image created by the movies or TV! I simply can't believe that anyone would pay so much for these properties with their fixed view of the sea. It's a crazy world.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

We stayed close to this beach and decided to walk the beach at sunset however it was high tide and it was time to get our feet wet. It was interesting to see the surf colony of stilt homes albeit looking a bit shabbier than...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Tonythebedouin
Reviewed May 27, 2017

The Malibu Colony is made up of a few wooden stilt houses on both sides of the Malibu Pier, whit a more gentle Ocean on the North side of the beach which makes for a perfect place for surf beginners.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ochassot
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This is a gated private community you can only visit if a resident puts your name on the guest list.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Newsdoc
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We are considering the colony the town and it's still full of old timers and while comercial it's still real.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Vonschmidt
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Over-crowded, trashed, and dirty feeling I cannot recommend this beach. The water had a tinge to it. The beach name by locals is "old malibu road beach" just right of the colony. The waves are big for boogie boarding. There isn't much of a stretch...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Cat V
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Not that you get much chance to see it fully unless you live here as it is a gated community but like most people, curiosity got the better of me. Fascinating to see from a distance and didn't get to see any celebrities but interesting...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed April 28, 2016

The colony is now just another gated community----it's living on its fabled history. Malibu is filled with celebrities and many aren't in the colony anymore. The mystical-vibe of the colony is from yesteryear. There are many more tech and corporate raiders/owners/financiers than celebrities. More 2nd...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Summerasalifestyle
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Don't be surprised as to who you might run into here. Cindy Crawford, Robert Downey Jr., and a host of other "Beautiful People" at the local grocery or Starbucks shop.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank LetsGetOut
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