Malibu is a city in north western Los Angeles County, in the state of California, in the United States. A 21-mile strip of Pacific coastline makes up the affluent community. Malibu is a popular destination for sandy beaches, and is a desired address for many of LA’s rich and famous. The city boundaries are defined by the Pacific Ocean, Topanga Canyon, the Santa Monica Mountains, and Ventura County.
While Malibu is often considered a bedroom community for Los Angeles, especially for the entertainment industry, it also is home to several corporations and institutions. Companies with office space or other facilities in the area include HRL Laboratories, the largest employer in Malibu. It also includes Jakks Pacific, and The Surfrider Foundation, and non-profit organization Heal the Bay. Pepperdine University is also nearby.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Residents and visitors alike are drawn to Malibu’s beaches. There are several in this small city, including Surfrider Beach, Zuma Beach, Malibu State Beach, Topanga State Beach, Point Dume State Beach, and Dan Blocker Beach. There are also many parks in the area, including Malibu Bluffs Park, Trancas Canyon Park, Las Flores Creek Park, and Legacy Park. There is great hiking, biking, and other activities at these parks. Dining options in Malibu include Paradise Cove Beach Café, Duke’s Malibu Restaurant, Sunset Restaurant, and Geoffrey’s Malibu. Moonshadows is a bar and restaurant with a breathtaking setting, overlooking the ocean the ambiance of Moonshadows along with the food is unforgettable.
The nearest major airport to Malibu is Los Angeles International Airport. Featuring international and domestic flights from Los Angeles, California it is located 34 miles from the city center. The pacific coast highway connects the area with the rest of coastline.