1670 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Majestic Malibu Beach: Where the mountains meet the sea.

Malibu Pier

El Matador Beach in Malibu   What do you do when you are exhausted from all the recreational options California has to offer? Go take a nap on the beach... in Malibu. From Santa Monica, right in front of Hotel California, you can see the Santa Monica Mountains as they plunge into the ocean at Malibu. All the famous Malibu beaches: Point Dune, Zuma Beach, Paradise Cove, Rincon, to name a few, are just 6 miles from our beach hotel.

Beaches to check out: Leo Carrillo State Beach (this park has 1.5 miles of beach for swimming, surfing, windsurfing, surf fishing and beachcombing, the beach also has tide pools, coastal caves and reefs for exploring, the shade of giant sycamores for lounging, back-country for hiking),  Malibu Lagoon State Beach (the lagoon is where Malibu Creek meets the Pacific Ocean), Malibu's Surfrider Beach (has a long standing as a premier surfing beach), Malibu Pier, Zuma Beach (one of the more popular beaches in Malibu), El Matador Beach (pictured in the sunset above), Point Dume State Park, Paradise Cove, Surfrider Beach, Topanga State Beach... it's epic California!

If you need a break from the beach, there are lots of other things to do in Malibu:

Solstice Canyon

The Getty Villa

The Adamson House

Pepperdine University Center
for the Arts

Malibu Wines

Zuma Surf and Swim Training

Malibu Makos Surf Club

Malibu Performing
Arts Center

Library Alehouse

Malibu Country Mart

Duke’s Malibu

Marmalade Cafe

Rosenthal-The Malibu Vineyard Tasting Room

It is easy to visit Malibu from our hotel. More things to do in Malibu:
Malibu Chamber of Commerce, eHow, iNeTours, and Malibu Magazine.


"A gem of a hotel in a prime location."
- Fodor's Guide

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Come stay with us and get a little California sunshine and California culture.
There are not many Malibu hotels, which is why our beach hotel, just 6 miles down PCH from Malibu, is a perfect choice for accommodations when visiting Malibu.
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