El Matador Beach: A Small Yet Stunning Beach That Will Make You Amazed

El Matador Beach: A Small Yet Stunning Beach That Will Make You Amazed
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Tripboba.com - El Matador Beach is a beach in Malibu, Southern California, United States. This beach is one of Robert H. Meyer Memorial State Beach. There are two other beaches that are also part of the Robert H. Meyer Memorial State Beach, namely the El Pescador Beach and La Piedra Beach.

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El Matador is a small beach surrounded by rock formations. To get to the beach, you need to walk through a steep rocky path. Once you get to the beach, you will be rewarded with the raw beauty of nature, because there are no facilities and lifeguards. Thus, you will be able to enjoy some privacy if you’re having a picnic or just walking along the beach.

El Matador Beach is also a perfect spot to watch the sunset and sunrise. However, since the way to get to the beach is a little bit challenging, you need to make sure to wera comfortable shoes and don’t bring too many supplies that can hinder your journey to get to the beach.

El Matador Beach Weather

El Matador Beach Weather
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The weather at El Matador Beach varies throughout the year. In Malibu, the summer days are warm and clear, but also short. The weather in summer is perfect to explore the beach and other attractions in the city.

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Meanwhile, winter in Malibu is cold and wet. The temperature in Malibu changes from 49 degrees Fahrenheit to 76 degrees Fahrenheit. It is rare for the temperature in Malibu to go below 43 degrees Fahrenheit or more than 84 degrees Fahrenheit.

El Matador Beach Parking

When you visit El Matador Beach, you can park your vehicle at the El Matador beach parking lot. There are about 40 spaces available for visitors. The fee that you need to pay for parking is $10 for a whole day. If the parking lot is full, you can just park your vehicle right on the Pacific Coast Highway.

El Matador Beach Camping

Unfortunately, camping is not allowed at El Matador Beach. However, if you really want to camp on the beach, you can go to Sycamore Canyon State Park located a few miles north of El Matador beach, and camp on the beach there.

Best El Matador Beach Hotels

El Matador is a beautiful beach, and it will be a great opportunity to explore and enjoy the beauty of the beach for more than a day. To be able to do that, you can look for accommodation located near El Matador where you can also be able to explore other stunning beaches along the coast.

And here are two amazing hotels that can be a place to stay while you’re in Malibu.

1. Malibu Country Inn

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Malibu Country Inn is a casual hotel located only a few minutes' walks away from El Matador beach. The hotel is also located near other interesting attractions in Malibu, such as the Escondido Canyon Park and Zuma Beach. The hotel has a Cape Code style which makes it cozy and neat.

The rooms at Malibu Country Inn come with flat-screen TVs, minifridges, coffemakers, free WiFi, and patios in some rooms. There are also two suites that equipped with fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and one of the suits even offers a panoramic view of the ocean.

This pet-friendly hotel also offers amazing amenities for its guests. While you’re staying here you can enjoy the outdoor heated pool and experience dining at the casual restaurant that features a rooftop bar that allows you to spend your time relaxing and having a great conversation accompanied with a tasty drink.

2. Malibu Beach Inn

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Malibu Beach Inn is a luxury hotel located on the Pacific Coast Highway. This hotel is a great option of accommodation, especially if you want to explore other points of interest the city has to offer besides El Matador Beach because this hotel is also located on Carbon Beach and it will only take you 5 minutes of walking to Malibu Pier.

The hotel offers upscale rooms that come with private balconies and modern facilities. In addition, the hotel also has amazing features for its guests, such as a New American restaurant, a bar, a lounge, a fitness center, and a spa where you can get the best treatment to rejuvenate your body.


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