4 mentions in Which beaches should I see?
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. 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
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. 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. 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
3 mentions in Nice LA beach for swimming in July
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. 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
2 mentions in Relaxing SoCal family holiday this Spring
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. 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
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1 mention in California - 14 days itinerary on the coast?
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
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