Welcome to Malibu Park
Laid-back elegance and serenity with stunning ocean views
Malibu Park is a highly desirable neighborhood situated just above the popular Zuma Beach
, Malibu’s sandiest beach. This serene community boasts stunning ocean and mountain views, as well as walkable amenities. Homes here are situated on large lots for optimal privacy and range in style from ranch to modern designs. Many properties feature sweeping ocean views and direct access to incredible hiking trails in the Malibu Mountains.
Malibu Park is a luxe, rural slice of Southern California. It's not uncommon for residents to keep horses and raise goats and chickens on their sprawling lots and large oceanview estates.
Malibu Park was a cattle farm until the 1950s, attributing to its signature low-slung ranch homes on spacious lots. Agricultural activity remains in Malibu Park today, with its orchid, avocado, flower, and herb farms.
What to Love
- Proximity to Zuma Beach and the glistening shoreline
- Direct access to Trancas Country Market and hiking trails
- Large, private lots with stunning ocean views
- Amenities within walking distance to each other
The large parcels of land and privacy offered by many homes in Malibu Park add to the community’s tranquil and upscale casual feel. Many celebrities and SoCal elites call this seaside sanctuary home, as well as families who are drawn to its excellent school system.
A major draw for residents keeping horses and raising livestock here are the rustic beach vibes, spacious lot sizes, and agricultural lifestyle. Locals and visitors love the town’s proximity to unparalleled beauty found within the many nearby parks and trails.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
In Malibu Park, there are plenty of shopping and dining destinations reminiscent of the area’s signature low-key elegance.
Trancas Country Market
is a favorite among locals. Set on a 17-acre natural sanctuary, Trancas features retail and dining experiences set in a charming and rustic, barn-style design offering relaxing open-air commons, a local garden nursery, and more. Don’t miss Vintage Grocers
, a curated, hometown grocery store experience featuring gourmet, organic, natural, and conventional foods. Take in the breathtaking Malibu sunsets overlooking Zuma Beach while dining alfresco at Kristy’s Village Cafe
Things to Do
Whether you’re seeking solitude among nature and wildlife or looking to break a sweat on one of the area’s many hiking trails, there’s no shortage of outdoor adventure in and around Malibu Park. Just west of Malibu Park lies Zuma Canyon, a serene oasis of beauty and one of the most ecologically preserved areas in Malibu. Chock-full of diverse wildlife, Zuma Canyon is a favored destination among local bird-watchers hoping to catch a glimpse of a Golden Eagle and other birdlife. Zuma Canyon Trail
boasts breathtaking views of Zuma Canyon and is home to an abundance of native wildlife and vegetation. With a gentle climb of 300 feet, this trail is wonderful for jogging, hiking, or horseback riding. Extend your adventure by looping around Canyon View Trail
, which meanders upward along the ridge of the foothills, offering sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and Malibu. You’ll find the tallest waterfall in the Santa Monica Mountains at Edward Albert Escondido Canyon Trail and Waterfalls
Head to the uber-popular Zuma Beach
for the quintessential Southern California beach experience. It boasts nearly two miles of open sand and is devoid of housing—a rarity among the beaches of Malibu. Locals and visitors alike flock to this beach for its whale watching, volleyball, and surfing opportunities.
Malibu Park is served by the Santa Monica–Malibu Unified School District. Top educational opportunities include:
- Juan Cabrillo Elementary, K-2
- Malibu Middle School, 6-8
- Malibu High School, 9-12
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