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Beaches around Los Angeles, California

Famed for it's golden sands, waving palms, surfer boys and bikini girls the beaches of Los Angeles county are world renowned. And whether you are a tourist to the area or a long term resident there is something here for everybody in the beach in Los Angeles.

Quiet stretch of sands with no people and no facilities on some of the northern beaches such as Lechuza, to the crowds of people playing, relaxing and showing off around Surf rider Beach.

While Zuma is of course the best compromise and has something for everybody but if you want to check out the other beaches on the coast then here they are.

Best beaches in southern California (by distance from Zuma)

North of Zuma
South of Zuma

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Nearby Attractions

While most people visit the beach just for a day of sand, sun, surf and fun, there are actually many interesting attractions all within easy reach of the beach. So if you want to combine some activities in a day in the area, or simply want to allow some members of your group to do different things, then consider some of these nearby attractions.

Point Dume - At the end of the beach, visible as you look all the way to the left while facing the sea, Point Dume is a rocky promontory that juts out into the Pacific Ocean. The point, a long bluff, forms the northern end of the Santa Monica Bay. It is most interesting as a rock climbing location as the rocking mound forms a natural climbing wall with very moderate single pitch rock climbing routes that are perfect for the beginner or training, or simply for those simply wishing to try out natural rock climbing.

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