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Westward Beach

7103 Westward Beach Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-4280
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Best Beach in Malibu

this is my favorite, and I live here ! the parking is free, ( if you can find it ) you park on... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Malibu, California
Great beach, OK parking

Great beach to bring the kids, especially if you go early. Late afternoon it is packed. Good sized... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Los Angeles, California
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“zuma” (8 reviews)
7103 Westward Beach Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-4280
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

this is my favorite, and I live here ! the parking is free, ( if you can find it ) you park on the sand and your there ... it is not as busy as the rest, BUT its the best.

1  Thank MikeinMalibu
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great beach to bring the kids, especially if you go early. Late afternoon it is packed. Good sized waves for body surfing and lots of sand crabs to catch.

Thank RilesMurph
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Beautiful, clean, nice sand, big beach with free street parking on beach level if you get there early... We got a spot before 9am on a Fri and Sat. Family friendly with reasonably clean and large restroom. We saw lifeguards on the beach and lifeguard...More

Thank bobafan
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Very pretty beach in Malibu that was quiet and family friendly. Great for long walks. Our only complaint was that we all ended up with a tar-like substance on our feet and shoes.

Thank boilerjenni
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Stunning long white sands and far enough of PCH to offer some peace. Parking along the road means it's merely a few steps onto the beach. Cafe at the end of the road, we've seen it used in CSI Los Angeles . We stopped here...More

Thank Tina16flight
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Good sand no crowds plenty of parking and great for walking along the beCh. Enjoyed our stop here as you will

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Just before Zuma Beach and the expensive parking is Westward. It is worth it to park here for free and walk down to Zuma. Beautiful surrounds and clean sand!

2  Thank mchelle1
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I was recommended to go here by our host at AirBnb. So we went there during sunset. There is a short hike from the beach to top of the small hill, takes approx 15 minutes to get to the top. You will have from there...More

2  Thank Pitr F
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Favorite of locals looking for a spot of sand and a great view of the waves (and usually some marine life). Not a surfing beach at all. Safe for kids - never crowded.

Thank Nancy I
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Westward Beach is just south of Zuma and actually connected. It's about a mile long. Take the ZUMA exit and follow westward road south. Lots of room and space for all. Nice wide sandy beach with plenty of restrooms and trash cans....use them Put your...More

1  Thank SanMo
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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