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 trip tool .
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  • El Matador State Beach is worth the stop if you find yourself in Malibu. Be prepared to pay for parking and climb down a lot of stairs. The rock formations are beautiful. Theres lots of little caves a...  more »
  • If you find yourself in Malibu I recommend seeing this beach. The rocks add a beautiful look to the beach. Do be careful as it can be a little tricky navigating the steep descent to he bottom. Especia...  more »
  • A natural site of great beauty. Huge waves is smashing on jagged rocks. Off the beaches of Malibu and Santa Monica. To see
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