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Highway 1 - Santa Monica - Santa Barbra

Great place to stop over, whilst travelling the famous highway 1. Nice beach! Limited parking so I... read more

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One of the longest beaches around with huge, crashing waves and soft sand. You can walk for... read more

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30000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3601
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 August 2008

I have lived in So. California for over 3 decades, and this week I was lucky enough to spend the day at Zuma for the first time with my wife and a couple of small children. The sand is close to the parking lot ($7.00)...More

12  Thank James R
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 July 2008

I just visited Zuma beach - I was on vacation from Massachusetts. I can't believe that none of these reviews reference how disgusting the bathrooms are. The stall doors are only up to your shoulder - I've never seen anything like it - you can...More

8  Thank dlmon124
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to stop over, whilst travelling the famous highway 1. Nice beach! Limited parking so I would recommend avoiding peak times!

Thank Turboturley
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the longest beaches around with huge, crashing waves and soft sand. You can walk for miles!!! Great scenery.

Thank PumaJo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is apart from LA center and is calm and relaxing. It is a good choice for families with kids.

Thank xspacex
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zuma is a perfect beach. One of those long, gorgeous sandy beaches with a huge car park and great waves. I love watching the locals stop in the morning, have a surf, put on their suit and head off to work. And then do the...More

1  Thank theFulhamFoxes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come to Zuma whenever we are heading to the beach. It's family friendly, there are volleyball courts and lots of room for tents and chairs. Parking is reasonable and convenient and you can park on the highway side if you don't want to pay...More

Thank Hockeymom91302
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Broad beach with good restrooms and showers. You can either get into the paid parking or park along the PCH. Walk towards the great lookout on the hill.

Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Located in the exclusive colony of Malibu, Zuma Beach is one of the most well-known and largest (almost two miles long) beaches in Los Angeles County. It’s become well-known for its wide sand, excellent surf, cold water and tricky riptides. It has an ample amount...More

1  Thank BruinDan
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Zuma Beach was absolutely perfect for a beach day in Malibu! The parking was reasonably priced, the beach was incredible pristine and clean, water was nice with lots of waves to play in and watch people surf/boogie board on! And the backdrop of beautiful Malibu...More

Thank CaitSnow
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Zuma is one of the cleanest beaches I LA, Malibu. Very safe. Left side is for swimming, right for surfers. Food court and light shopping is near by, easy parking.

1  Thank Yury S
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I went to this beach ,weather was amazing Not so crowded (except weekends ) Really clean & crystal clear The water is a bit cold compared to other beaches I visited in LA Warning We brought our boards to surf in the waves The waves...More

3  Thank Karim E
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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
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Bethani R
19 July 2018|
Response from Bill F | Reviewed this property |
No fire pits
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