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El Matador State Beach, Malibu

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Beach · Nature / Park
Enjoy a day at the beach as you swim, sunbathe, and relax in a peaceful atmosphere at El Matador State Beach. The network of caves and rock formations make this beach a well-known spot for nature photographers--bring a camera and see if you too can capture a few great snaps. If you visit at low tide, you'll enjoy ideal views of these caves and formations. The approach to the beach involves a steep path and a wooden staircase, which could present difficulties for visitors who have mobility problems. Arrange to visit El Matador State Beach and other attractions in Malibu using our Malibu trip tool.
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  • Well down below street level with some steep stairs and paths. Ocean carved rocks and caves with plenty of room to spread out.  more »
  • It was part of a Malibu day trip and 1 of the 2 beaches we visited. It is very pretty and different than the idea of a traditional beach with the high rocks it has. To avoid any confusion there is...  more »

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