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Address: 31200 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-2694
Phone Number: +1 310-305-9503

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Rocky shoreline

Great beach experience a bit rocky but lots of fun, this was uncrowded and easy to experience try it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Charles V

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great beach experience a bit rocky but lots of fun, this was uncrowded and easy to experience try it.

Thank Charles V
London, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This place is not for you unless you a fan of any of the following.....majestic ocean views, multi million dollar real estate, unique home designs, assorted wildlife and marine life, soft brown sand, never ending waves. Park right on Broad beach Rd and take a walk up and down this beautiful stretch of coast line. No shade available so be... More 

Thank Hakimom
Malibu, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Broad beach starts at Trances and goes north 1.5 miles or so to Lechuza point. Not sure why it's name is bird as it's always been narrow (even before the massive erosion) There is very limited access: Trancas at the south and also 31344 Broad beach road. Low tides it is a nice beach to walk on with terrific views... More 

Thank SanMo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

It is a regular haunt when in Malibu and the reasons are more sentimental than touristy. Quiet part of the beach, just beautiful!

Thank LeawoosKsinKS
Malibu, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

There is better access points now but you have to know where to go to get the the beach. No crowds and an upscale area. Bring everything you need because there are no places to get anything on this beach.

Thank Thomas S
Malibu, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

The once aptly named Broad Beach is now so depleted of sand that neighboring homeowners have created a special assessment district to replenish the beach. Don't bother visiting until after it's done.

Thank Newsdoc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

The accessways put you on a beautiful beach with good swimming and a sandy bottom if you can ignore all the massive boulders that run parallel to the surf line for the entire length of the beach.

Thank Tom734
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014

This is a wonderful and much quieter alternative to the busy Zuma beach. Just be careful of the tide coming in in the late afternoon...there won't be any beach left!

Thank scubagirl302
Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

As a local living nearby, although Broad Beach would be a great place to live, it is not a good beach to visit. There are too many other great beaches with easy access in Malibu to waste time going here. There are 3-4 public access entrances along Broad Beach Rd., but the beach itself is very narrow and not very... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

They purposely make it difficult to acquire access to this very small beach. There are too many better beaches with less hassle. We drove through the Broad Beach Drive and felt like it was a closed neighborhood...so they pay the taxes let them enjoy it. Very limited parking, keep going to more friendly areas....reminded me of Massachusetts.

Thank James H

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