The Malibu luxury real estate community houses some of the most famous recreational areas in southern California. Malibu Lagoon State Beach is located on the Pacific Coast Highway, where Malibu Creek meets the Pacific Ocean. The 22-acre park has something for all ages including, Malibu Pier, The Adamson House, Surfrider Beach and plenty of activities for the nature lover.
Malibu Pier is described as being a “southern California icon in an area once called the Riviera of America.” In 2009, California State Parks won the Los Angeles Conservancy Preservation Award for its restoration of Malibu Pier. On this historic pier, you will be entertained with deep sea fishing excursions, the Surf Museum, beach equipment rentals, salt water fishing, gift shops and numerous dining options.
The Adamson House was built in 1930 as a home for Merritt Huntley Adamson and his wife Rhoda Adamson, daughter of the famous Frederick Hastings Rindge. Featuring exquisite Malibu Pottery Tile, the home has been coined “The Taj Mahal of Tile.” Perched on an overlook, The Adamson House gifts its visitors with beautiful views on the Malibu Pier and Surfrider Beach.
Surfrider Beach is one of the most famous surfing spots in the world. The beach has been featured in numerous films including some of the Tarzan films, Pleasantville, Secretary, Planet of the Apes, and several TV series such as M*A*S*H and Gidget. Known for having some of the best longboarding waves in the United States, Surfrider Beach welcomes 1.5 million visitors every year.
Malibu Lagoon State Beach features some of the most beautiful natural areas in Malibu, including a unique southern California saltwater marsh, flower gardens, and sandy beaches. There are guided tours of the wetlands and tide pools available year-round and guided wildlife excursions where excursionists often see mountain lions, golden eagles, mule deer, bobcats, southern steelhead and gray whales.