Located at 30000 Pacific Coast Highway, Zuma Beach is one of the largest and most popular beaches in all of Los Angeles County. Zuma Beach is ranked as one of the healthiest beaches for clean water conditions. Visitors to the beach enjoy swimming, surfing, fishing, volleyball and diving.
Every September, Zuma Beach hosts the Malibu Nautica Triathlon, a benefit for the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. The event is consistently a success; in 2011 $1,120,000 was raised in donations for the hospital. The event has had more than 1500 celebrity participants including Rainn Wilson, Teri Hatcher, Robin Williams, James Marsden, Jennifer Lopez, David Duchovny, Will Ferrell, and Jeff Probst.
The beach is also a popular filming location. Zuma Beach has been featured on Baywatch, I Dream of Jeannie, Zuma Beach, Planet of the Apes, and numerous commercial advertisements. The beach was the source of the title of Neil Young’s album Zuma, and was referenced in Some Girls by the Rolling Stones and Why I Came to California by Leon Ware.