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The hotel has an outdoor, heated pool, two whirlpools, two saunas and a fitness center and masseuse on the property,
as well as jogging trails, and golf and tennis nearby. Guests enjoy casual dining and cocktails. In addition, the hotel provides 12,809 sq. ft. of meeting space.
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Dan Blocker County Beach
26000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu;
Swimming, Surfing, Fishing, Diving, Portable Restrooms.
Dan Blocker makes for a lovely little cove with clear water and not much surf.
This strip of undeveloped beach has over 200 miles of hiking trails up into the Santa Monica Mountains.
Las Tunas County Beach
19444 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu CA;
West LA Surf Report : 310-457-9701;
Swimming, Diving, Fishing. The easternmost beach in Malibu, this spot is more popular with
fishermen and scuba divers, although swimmers and surfers seeking some private space may flock here as well.
Leo Carrillo State Beach
35000 W. Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265;
This state park includes 1.5 miles of coastal beachfront for swimming, surfing, windsurfing, surf fishing and beachcombing.
It is named after the famous actor and early Californian conservationist, Leo Carrillo.
The beach also has tide pools, coastal caves and reefs for exploring. Giant sycamores shade the main campgrounds. The park also features back-country hiking.
Marine mammals and seabirds frequent this area. Leo Carrillo State Park now offers AT&T Wi-Fi Service!
Tide pools - located near the mouth of Arroyo Sequit are exposed twice daily at low tide.
Hiking Trails - a popular trail is the
Yellow Hill Fire Trail which allows scenic views of the Channel Islands on clear days.
A more challenging hike is the 8.5 mile Nicholas Flats Trail which ascends 1600 feet to Nicholas Pond in the highlands.
Nicholas Canyon County Beach
33850 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu CA 90265; 310-457-2525;
Fishing, Handicap Accessways, Picnicking, Restrooms, Showers, Surfing, Swimming.
Surf Beach - known as Zeros Beach by surfers, is a fun left point break that picks up any swell year round. It is a great beach for surfing, bodyboarding, and bodysurfing.
Point Dume State Beach
30000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu CA; 805-488-1827;
At the end of Westward Beach Road, a gradual ascending trail leads to an ancient coastal bluff sand dune.
Point Dume State Preserve features headlands, cliffs, rocky coves and vast beach access.
These facilities are noted for swimming, surfing, scuba diving and fishing.
Point Dume is a perfect place to watch for California gray whales during the December - March migration period.
Robert Meyer State Beach
Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu CA 90265; 818-880-0350; Park Website;
Location: West Malibu, between Leo Carrilo and Point Dume State Beaches.
Robert H. Meyer Memorial State Beach is made up of a number of cove or cliff-foot strands known as "pocket beaches" along the west end of the city of Malibu:
El Pescador, La Piedra and El Matador. Each of these three small beaches are a jewel unto themselves. These beaches can be crowded during the summer, however during the off season, they offer a perfect opportunity to experience solitude at its finest.
Limited parking is available at the blufftop with paths leading down to the beach.
California Coastal National Monument
Established in 2000, the California Coastal National Monument runs the entire length of the
California coast (1,100 miles) between Oregon and Mexico, extends 12 nautical miles from the shoreline, and encompasses
thousands of BLM administered islands, rocks, exposed reefs, and pinnacles above mean high tide.
These provide forage and breeding grounds for significant populations of coastal birds and sea mammals.
Malibu Lagoon State Beach
23200 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265; 818-880-0350
Museum Hours : 11AM-3PM Wed-Sat;
The beach features wetlands, flower gardens and sandy beach. The lagoon is where Malibu Creek meets the sea. Malibu Surfrider Beach has a long standing as a premier surfing beach.
On the east side of Malibu Creek Bridge, Malibu Pier allows for excellent saltwater fishing. On the west side of Malibu Creek Bridge, visitors will find
picnic tables and a nature area, excellent for bird watching and a the study of a greatly diminished eco-system a Southern California saltwater marsh.
- a registered historical landmark, was built in 1929 as a showcase for Malibu Potteries.
Currently it is home to the Malibu Lagoon Museum.
Topanga County Beach
18700 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu; 310-305-9503;
Topanga County Beach is a broad, flat expanse of fine-grained sand. On a clear day you can see Catalina Island 22 miles from shore.
Swimming, Surfing, Fishing, Picnic Area, Restrooms, Showers.
Zuma County Beach
30000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu CA;
Swimming, Surfing, Fishing, Diving, Volleyball courts, Food, Restrooms, Showers.
A south swell makes for challenging surfing in the summer. The water tends to be colder than at the beaches further south, but it's also cleaner.
Zuma has a scenic bike path, which runs northbound about 2.5 miles.
International Surf Festival [AUG]
Three of southern California’s finest beaches - Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo - come alive with more than 5000 fit competitors and over 100,000 spectators.
America’s best beach athletes compete in a series of volleyball matches, beach runs, swimming races and, of course, surfing competitions.
Includes the Wieland Shield where since 1967 the lifeguards of Southern California compete with the best of Victoria Australia.
ISF Website - Event Info