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El Matador State Beach, Malibu

4.2
#2 of 13 in Parks in Malibu
Beach Nature / Park
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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  • went with family to this beach on recent Friday . while the beach is awesome & unusual with rock formations etc for Los Angeles. Parking is the PITS we got there early about 10a, there wer no spots le...  more »
  • Beautiful beach. Lots of steps to walk up and down. Parking could be a problem if u go late. Lots of people. But a must to visit.  more »
  • We took Route 23 to this Beach from the Simi Valley area. What a ride! Twists and turns on a narrow road. There is a small parking lot that you pay at the machine (bring your plate number!). Nice plac...  more »

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