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El Matador State Beach, Malibu
(4.1/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy a day at the beach as you swim, sunbathe, and relax in a peaceful atmosphere at El Matador State Beach. The network of caves and rock formations make this beach a well-known spot for nature photographers--bring a camera and see if you too can capture a few great snaps. If you visit at low tide, you'll enjoy ideal views of these caves and formations. The approach to the beach involves a steep path and a wooden staircase, which could present difficulties for visitors who have mobility problems. Arrange to visit El Matador State Beach and other attractions in Malibu using our Malibu vacation route planner.
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  • A lovely and quiet beach for sunbathing, relaxation and photo. We got there in the 10 time and was alone for a while until it came more. Highly recommended!
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  • It is a Beautiful beach, the rocks are amazing, and the view is fantastic, Weekends can be a little too crowded, it's a must see Beach in Malibu. 
  • I was lucky to come on a sunny day in November when there were few people here. It was easy to park in the small lot at the top. The climb down to the beach is not as bad as it looks and you will be r...  more »