Zuma Beach, Malibu, California

21 Mentions on Trippy

Zuma Beach

30050 Pacific Coast Hwy.

Malibu, CA 90265

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http://beaches.lacounty.gov

  • 4 mentions in Which beaches should I see?

    • Chris C.

      Chris C. said, "...different character. I think they're all good for various reasons. It really depends what you're after... Some places to consider are: Zuma Beach- generally quite nice (avoid the pay lot by parking on the road for free) Manhattan Beach - good..." See More

    • Courtney N.

      Courtney N. said, "...Drive north up Pacific Coast Highway to Malibu, there is a great beach on the left before Zuma Beach called Westward Beach . Or go a little south of Santa Monica to Manhattan Beach , awesome city and beach and the best..." See More

    • Julia K.

      Julia K. said, "...El Matador State Beach Zuma Beach Leo Carrillo State Park Beach..." See More

    • Gary E.

      Gary E. said, "...always pristine. Just west of Santa Monica into the Pacific Palisades and Malibu the beaches are great for almost 30 miles. Zuma Beach is my favorite, but also like County Line (at the LA and Ventura County line). Across from the beach..." See More

  • 3 mentions in What are the top 3 beaches in Los Angeles?

    • Ben O.

      Ben O. said, "...Since you're down to drive, I'd have to second Melanie's suggestion to check out Zuma Beach in Malibu. On the way there or back, you can grab a bite to eat at Malibu Seafood [link]. Just try not to get there at..." See More

    • Kelly W.

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      Kelly W. said, "...Definitely Zuma Beach is a pretty and easy to swim beach. If you want to stay more local to Santa Monica I usually swim and hang out at Tower 26 Ocean Swim Short Term Parking Lot in other words lifeguard tower 26..." See More

    • Alica B.

      Alica B. said, "... Zuma Beach, Surfrider Beach, Cabrillo Beach - San Pedro...." See More

  • 3 mentions in Nice LA beach for swimming in July

    • Emily K.

      Emily K. said, "...at SHOREbar on your way home. If you like Mexican, Marix Tex Mex is right near there too. Malibu Beach or Zuma Beach are also great, but would be farther for where you're staying. Have fun!..." See More

    • Kelsey K.

      Kelsey K. said, "...A very popular beach is Zuma Beach in Malibu. It is a bit out of the way (especially if you are staying in Hollywood), but if you leave very early in the morning, you can make a nice drive down the Pacific..." See More

    • Kara S.

      Kara S. said, "...I would drive up to Malibu and go to Zuma Beach probably..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Relaxing SoCal family holiday this Spring

    • Kristal S.

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      Kristal S. said, "...a little less hectic and they have a play area for kids. There are also lots of families that go there. Zuma Beach in Malibu has lots of parking, lifeguards, and places to eat. This is a good option for a family...." See More

    • Megan O.

      Megan O. said, "...It's more local, there's parking, or you can bike up the Strand to get there. Or drive up to Malibu to Zuma Beach or Point Dume State Beach. For a more relaxed town, try Santa Barbara. It's the kind of town most..." See More

  • 1 mention in Beaches/things to do in Malibu?

    • Abbey R.

      Abbey R. said, "...Try Lechuza Beach, next to Zuma Beach, but far less touristy. Its on Broad Beach. There are 5 Access Points on Broad Beach and even the locals don't know about all of these. This is the best stretch of Beach in..." See More

  • 1 mention in Can you recommend a 5-hour round trip from LA to see the most sites?

    • Megan O.

      Megan O. said, "...usually get a nice breeze off the ocean. I would suggest doing this first and then going to Point Dume or Zuma Beach afterwards. There are many cute little resturants or really nice places you could stop at to grab a bite..." See More

  • 1 mention in First time in LA - How can I feel like a local?

    • Supun E.

      Supun E. said, "...bus ride from here. OutdoorsBesides the popular beaches like Hermosa Beach, Bolsa Chica State Beach , Santa Monica State Beach or Zuma Beach, I also recommend going up to Malibu for quieter beaches mentioned in the other answers. If you're in..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best Restaurants and things to do in LA?

    • Laurie P.

      Laurie P. said, "...casual restaurant (I think it’s casual?) that looks out at the sea. The best beaches To me, the best beach is Zuma Beach (which is pretty far to go to) or Malibu Beach, both of which can be gotten to by driving..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where are fun family places to go in Los Angeles?

    • Fritzi L.

      Fritzi L. said, "...Going to the beach is great family fun. I recommend Zuma Beach, Santa Monica or Malibu Beach. Twilight beach picnics are also great: this is what we did for fun when I was growing up in LA...." See More

  • 1 mention in California - 14 days itinerary on the coast?

    • Kristal S.

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      Kristal S. said, "...Farmers Market, LACMA, Runyon Canyon Park, Getty Villa, Mulholland Drive, 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Malibu, Zuma Beach, Marina Del Rey, theme parks (Disneyland Park, Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain). http://www.trippy.com/question/San-Francisco-Top-things-to-do-see-eat For food recommendations..." See More

  • 1 mention in What would be on your top-100 list of things to do in L.A.?

    • Fritzi L.

      Fritzi L. said, "...6. Olvera St 7. The Rose Bowl Stadium Parade including Bandfest, Equestfest and float viewing 8. Los Angeles Public Library 9. Zuma Beach 10. Watts Towers Arts Center 11. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens 12. Watch TV show taping..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are must see places when traveling with kids in Los Angeles?

    • Jessica M.

      Jessica M. said, "...one of our favorites! We live in Playa Vista and it has a fantastic park as well! Our favorite beach is Zuma Beach. Disneyland Park, Disney's California Adventure and Knott's Berry Farm are all close by. The farmers markets throughout the..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the most popular neighborhoods in L.A.?

    • Kristal S.

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      Kristal S. said, "...a ton of good restaurants although everything is kind of spread out. I really like Taverna Tony for excellent Greek food. Zuma Beach is well known. There's also Marina Del Rey (there you'll find Abbot Kinney - a street that has lots..." See More