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El Matador State Beach, Malibu

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#2 of 25 in Parks in Malibu
Beach · Nature / Park
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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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  • Great beach with interesting rock formations, abundance of seabirds, and a few wedding parties and social media attention seekers. Worth waiting there for the sunset if weather and time permits. 
    Great beach with interesting rock formations, abundance of seabirds, and a few wedding parties and social media attention seekers. Worth waiting there for the sunset if weather and time permits.  more »
  • Great time with friends on a Malibu trip. It is a must see when going to Malibu. Rock formations were spectacular! Great photo opts for everyone visiting! I would go again in a heart beat! 
    Great time with friends on a Malibu trip. It is a must see when going to Malibu. Rock formations were spectacular! Great photo opts for everyone visiting! I would go again in a heart beat!  more »

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