Malibu is the surf capital of the United States, the seaside city coveted by Hollywood stars, a city in Los Angeles County, California that stretches along the Pacific Ocean.
With an area of 26,150 hectares, and a population of more than 12,000, it has a beach extending over 51 km along the Pacific Ocean. Malibu is coveted for its beautiful warm beaches ideal for surfing.
The city was the location of the famous film «Planet of the Apes”, or famous series such as “Hannah Montana”, “Baywatch” directed by “Seth Gordon”. Malibu also has a Hindu temple, built in 1981 near Calabasas.
You can also enjoy nearby beaches such as Surf rider Beach which is known worldwide for its superb waves and has been designated as the first World Surfing Reserve.
Don’t miss the Getty villa where you can discover ancient Greece and Roman art. Admission to the villa is totally free, but you must book in advance. For those interested in surfing, the surf museum at Pepperdine University’s Payson Library features 30 historical surfboards, contemporary masterpieces related to the beach and you can even meet surf celebrities.
On the roads of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, you will find hills, canyons, waterfalls and wildflowers. If you like hiking, we invite you to choose one of the hikes that last about 2 hours from Malibu Wine Hikes on the Saddlerock Ranch, a hilly part of the vineyard where you will have the opportunity to visit the Chumash caves and discover the drawings engraved on its walls, and then meet the giraffe from the film Very Bad Trip 3.
Finally, don’t forget to visit the Malibu Hindu Temple, one of the most beautiful and large Hindu temples in the USA, which is located in Santa Monica Mountains in Calabasas.