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Zuma Beach

30000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3601
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Nice Waves

It was great to experience the nice waves and cold water on the West Coast. The Zumba beach offers... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
My fav beach

This has been my favorite beach since I was a child. The beach is long and wide so plenty of room... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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30000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3601

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was great to experience the nice waves and cold water on the West Coast. The Zumba beach offers a great sunset as well.

Thank D_v_D_usa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has been my favorite beach since I was a child. The beach is long and wide so plenty of room for the people. The waves are strong here. Be careful because it can get quite rough and sometimes there is a strong undertow. I...More

Thank purpletabby
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach with a parking lot if the coast highway is full. This beach is about a half mile of space, which, fills up during the summer time! During the morning, the lifeguards allow surfing. When the lifeguards hang the yellow flag with a black...More

Thank whiteshome1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not stay very long, there is hardly any beach to be on. The waves are huge, and did not look safe to swim in. Bring your own food, as the food booth that is there has a woman working it who does not...More

Thank DebStr2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a pristine beach. Lots of parking, rest rooms, and volley ball nets. Perhaps the last place I would go to contemplate the waves and watch the sunset. Great for children and young families.

1  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't impressed with this beach. $8 parking and a very long walk to the water. Extremely windy the day we went. The water was freezing. Ended up leaving and going to El Matador which was much better.

Thank Kira N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty beach with good facilities. So crowded you can hardly find space though. I'd recommend finding a less crowded beach if possible.

Thank MandM10100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zuma Beach which is a drive out past Malibu proper is a nice beach area and is very popular with the surfers due to its orientation to the ocean. Nice spot for a stop

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose this beach after reading reviews on Trip advisor and wasn't disappointed. Went on a Sunday and even though it was busy had no problem finding a paid parking spot and the beach is large enough that it didn't feel crowded. Our son loved body...More

Thank KiddyBoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very relaxing beach. There was a good hut there but it didn't offer anything healthy. You are better off bringing you own healthy snacks. Very clean bathrooms and good waves came in. I really enjoyed this beach compared to many others because...More

Thank debs476
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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24 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

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