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El Matador State Beach, Malibu

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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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  • We wish we had brought a blanket to spread out and just enjoy the view. Simply gorgeous and my kids enjoyed going down the path to the beach.  more »
  • If you go early enough, you can park on the street (on the PCH) and walk in and save about $10-12.00 daily parking rate. better to go early morning or late in the afternoon to catch the best light. th...  more »
  • We arrived here mid morning, still cool and the smog had not yet burnt off yet still it is one of the most beautiful beaches we have visited. There were already lots of people staking claims to areas ...  more »