Malibu beach california

This is one of the beaches I grew up on in Malibu.  Great place for families with a yummy restaurant right on the sand and calm waves for the kiddos.

Malibu: California Beach Getaway

Stairs at El Matador State Beach, Malibu, California

El Matador Beach: Big Boulders and Sea Arches

Stairs at El Matador State Beach, Malibu, California. One of my favorite Malibu beaches!

Saltwater Pools, Laguna Beach, California - The two pools were built into the rocks around 1935.

Native Fox: Thousand Steps

Pirate's Cove Beach, Malibu - California, USA

Pirate's Cove Beach, Malibu CA . almost like a private beach Where Calvary Chapel does baptisms

Sometimes it seems like everyone in L.A. heads to Zuma Beach in Malibu on the weekends, but if you drive just four miles north you can get some privacy (and breathtaking scenery) at El Matador.

14 Under-the-Radar Beaches You Should Visit

El Matador Beach, Los Angeles /// 30 Warm Places We'd Rather Be Right Now - Condé Nast Traveler