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Zuma Beach, Malibu
(4.2/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
One of the most popular beaches in the greater Los Angeles area, Zuma Beach attracts swimmers, surfers, fishers, and beachgoers alike with reliable waves and smooth sands. Part of Malibu's famous coastline, the beach stretches along the Pacific Ocean and is backed by mountains and foothills. You can hit the waves on a surfboard or body-board and then soak up the sun on sand renowned for its cleanliness. Though lifeguards are on duty during the day, you need to be careful at all times in the water; rip currents can be very strong. To visit Zuma Beach on your holiday in Malibu, and find out what else Malibu has to offer, use our Malibu trip itinerary builder.
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  • Go to Zuma...its awesome but stay away from Pt. Dume( just south of the zuma parking lot)...Pt. Dume is serious " locals only" , especially if there are waves. 
  • It's hard to beat Zuma Beach. The sands are gorgeous, the beach is clean. This is a pretty popular beach, but the liveliness makes it fun. If you walk far enough out from the main areas, you can find ...  more »
  • Fantastic and beautiful wide beach. Can't rate 5 since we were there in November, the beach was almost empty and water temperature was too cold to swim. We had so much fun just running near the water ...  more »