About Malibu

Malibu is a small community of about 16,000 people living along a beautiful 27 mile strip of ocean and mountains. Travel along Pacific Coast Highway, the main coastal road through Malibu, and enjoy magnificent beach homes and majestic mountains dotted with homes and foliage. Dine or shop at one of Malibu’s several gourmet restaurants or casual eateries or enjoy shopping in our charming boutiques. There are also schools, parks, movie theaters and supermarkets, all enhancing a friendly, warm community set against the backdrop of one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Malibu has many residential areas featuring different attributes. Take a moment for a brief introduction into some of these areas:

Big Rock: This is a convenient family neighborhood for those who work in the Los Angeles area. Most homes have views and yards.


Malibu La Costa: A hillside neighborhood with incredible views of the ocean, and easy beach access, with most properties having membership in the private La Costa Beach & Tennis Club.


Serra Retreat: This prestigious, landside community is distinguished by lush landscaping and incredible homes, some with ocean views. The Franciscan Monastery is located on a private knoll in this area.


Malibu Knolls: Just off Malibu Canyon, overlooking the Civic Center with most properties enjoying incredible ocean & Santa Monica Bay views, this neighborhood offers proximity to center of Malibu and the valley.


Malibu Country Estates: Below Pepperdine University, this family-neighborhood subdivision boasts sidewalks and a sewer system – two rarities for Malibu.


Winding Way: This area offers estates with acreage and ocean views, many of them being new homes.


Point Dume: A family community where most of the homes have deeded beach rights to one of the private riviera’s. This area is also accented by a highly regarded elementary school focused on Marine Science. Swim, surf and play here.


Malibu Park: Across from Zuma Beach and nine miles from the Civic Center, this family neighborhood is perfect for horse lovers. Riding and hiking trails abound. Most properties have nice amounts of land. Juan Cabrillo Elementary, Malibu Middle school, & Malibu High School are located here.


Malibu West: Another great family-neighborhood subdivision that also boasts sidewalks and a sewer system. This area is located just inland of Trancas Beach in Trancas Canyon. Most homes have memberships to the Trancas Beach Club on the south end of Broad Beach.


Canyons: There are many canyons in Malibu that afford many opportunities to live the Malibu lifestyle with a variety of views and acreage, but at price levels typically much lower than properties located in central Malibu or on the beach. Topanga, Las Flores, Rambla Pacifico, Latigo, Corral, Ramirez, Encinal, Decker Canyons and beyond.


Beachfront: Las Tunas, Big Rock, Las Flores, La Costa, Carbon, Malibu Colony, Malibu Road, Malibu Cove Colony, Escondido, Paradise Cove, Point Dume, Broad Beach, and Encinal Bluffs, and more – They’re all beautiful and each offer their own distinct quality.