Malibu – A Tourist Haven
Malibu encloses the Pacific Ocean and is located north of the town of Santa Monica, north-west of Los Angeles County. As this town is located near to the ocean and has a proximity to the downtown Los Angeles studios, this town has become a fixture in the American culture and has also featured on some popular T.V. shows that include Hannah Montana, the popular series.
The tourist can visit this place by flying in at the LA International Airport and take a private cab to Malibu. Being a popular tourist destination, there are plenty of hotels of various budgets to accommodate the influx of tourists during the peak season. There are plenty of places to visit in Malibu. The most important tourist spot is the Malibu beach itself. The beach is a huge draw among the international tourists as it is safe and clean and is sure to provide the tourists to have an entertaining time swimming or sun bathing. Another top draw of the place is the Pepperdine University. This university is unique as it boasts in having the finest ocean views compared to any of the college campus in the entire United States and has a very beautiful campus. Students from across the globe come here to complete their studies and get a great career.
The tourist can enjoy the beach all the day. There are also other exotic locations around the beach that are a visual treat. At selected places, one can easily find dolphins and sea lions and hear to their sounds. Surfing is also one of the most popular recreations and beach festivals are conducted from time to time that in itself is a major attraction. Tourists interested in surfing, however, need to check at the regional classic point-break at Malibu Lagoon. Contests are held round the year and tourists can also take part in them. People who are not experts can simply watch the others surf and enjoy the excitement around. The Malibu ‘Film Festival’ is a real treat for the movie buffs. It is regarded as a must go personality spring-time event. The other interesting places around Malibu are Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, the Channel-Island National Park, Malibu Creek State-Park, Catalina Island and San Fernando Valley.
The hotels in Malibu span the spectrum ranging from family to luxury motels. Majority of the hotels in Malibu are located along the coast and the Pacific Coast Highway. As a matter of fact, the most well known hotels are said to be found along the beach. They provide comfort and luxury to the tourists and have all the basic amenities that are required by the tourist to have a comfortable stay. They are also reasonable in price and do not compromise on the quality of their services.
Malibu is really indeed a vacationers’ delight and can be reached at any time of the year. This is the perfect place of entertainment and complete enjoyment for the entire family and for newly wed couples trying to understand each other.