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Zuma Beach, Malibu

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Beach · Nature / Park
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. Arrange to visit Zuma Beach and other attractions in Malibu using our Malibu planner.
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  • Beautiful beach. But I stay by the #5 or 6 lifeguard stations up towards the #10 or more at west end of Zuma beach. If I walk by the water from #1 to #5 I usually get oil globs on my feet or shoes...  more »
  • Stunningly beautiful beach. Clean water. Full of families. Relaxing. Many amenities such as bathrooms and places to eat. Just love it! Would go again in a heartbeat.  more »
  • Walked this beach on a Sunday morning with very few people in November. Has parking lots, bathroom facilities and wonderful, wide . beautiful beach. Loved watching surfers at far north end.  more »
  • It was my first time going to this beach. I had fun, but it had alot of seagulls on the beach that day I went.
  • Great place not overcrowded.
  • Perfect beach to visit for people watching. Surf can get good at times..Does get windy most days after 12:00-1:00pm
  • It is a clean beach, has showers to rinse the sand off your feet, and the bathrooms are actually nice and clean. Had a great time.
  • Water was a little rough. But the scenery was beautiful. It was a nice family beach where everyone could have a good time.

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