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Zuma Beach, Malibu

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#1 of 12 in Parks in Malibu
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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  • A beautiful, wide, white sandy beach. Also not overrun during our visit, so all well.
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  • Nice beach. Parking $6, but some people parked on the side of the road rather than paying for parking. A few surfers and some others enjoying the beach. It was quiet and relaxing. The bathrooms were o...  more »
  • We spent an afternoon at Zuma beach and we liked the expensive beach and the great view on the ocean. Parking is $6.  more »
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  • One of my favorite beaches in Southern California. Beautiful sand beautiful people. Beautiful sunsets. Generally it's not overly packed especially in the North End of the beach
  • This is a state beach in Malibu and pretty far, almost at the end of Malibu town. Been here twice and loved it both times. Clean, less crowded and lots of places to eat nearby.
  • Best beach in L. A. County for families, by far. Restaurant on the beach on Windward Ave and a 4 star grocery store and a Starbucks too on Trancas Canyon. Been here a million times. Parking along PCH in the summer means getting here by 9 A.M. or having to pay 8-15 bucks in the ample paid parking lot. WARNING : The Sheriff's department will have none of anyone smoking weed or drinking alcohol, they swarm in the summer.
  • Crowded on hot days, but parking doesn't take too long to find if you pay for it. Clean. Great relatively small waves for boogie boarding and kids
  • Its never crowded and it's a peaceful place to watch the waves. Well kept.

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