El Matador State Beach, Malibu

4.2
#2 of 12 in Parks in Malibu
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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  • October 1, 2017
    One of the beaches of Malibu characterized by large rocks on the sea. On the day of our visit there were waves and therefore neither surfer! Parking costs 3 euros per hour for a short visit than enough!
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  • September 24, 2017
    We have been visiting every beach we can see in the last year since moving to Southern California, and while they are all nice, many look similar. This beach is a rare exception. There are amazing roc...  more »
  • September 18, 2017
    Beautiful day at the beach . Water is cold, waves are not to crazy. Nice road , beautiful views. Not so easy access, steep hill. Chemical bathrooms. Free parking if u park on the highway.  more »

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