Visit Malibu - Best of Malibu

A favourite hideout of the who’s who of Hollywood, Malibu, the gorgeous neighborhoodlike of Los Angeles is a gem of a place for more reason than one. Apart from proximity to Californian hotspots like Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Washington, it is its gorgeous weather all around the year, that makes it a no brainer to get up and go to Malibu. Of course, your likes and dislikes may further determine the best time to visit Malibu. While summer has lots of festivals including some amazing food festivals, winter is when all the surfers head to Malibu’s beaches for the ultimate waves.

Checking into one of the many accommodations Malibu spoils you for choice, is a great way to explore the city’s attractions and points of interests. You may choose your pick from AirBnBs that will surprise you with their palatial characteristics, some even overlooking the sea, family friendly motels or absolute indulgence at the many luxury resorts doting the coastal road. Points of interest cover a wide array of attractions; from museums, to beaches soaked in nature’s wonders, there is plenty to do in this beachside city where doing nothing could possibly be “the” thing!

Malibu Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Malibu tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone; UTC-08:00
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Electricity and Internet- The voltage is 120 V/ 60 Hz. Internet in the form of wi-fi is available at most of the hotels, restaurants and places of interest.
  • Languages: English is the official language Malibu. Spanish is spoken too.
  • Security: Dial 911 for police, ambulance, or fire
  • Tipping: Although not customary, tipping is appreciated as a form of gratuity.

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Facts and Stats for Malibu*

  • Pollution Statistics in Malibu

    Know the pollution level of Malibu before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 15 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 45 (Moderate)
  • Malibu: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Malibu for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Malibu.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.17 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 66.67 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.17 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.17 (Moderate)
  • Living in Malibu - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 49.51 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 95.95 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 52.5 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.76 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.62 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 131.91 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Malibu

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Malibu

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 58.25 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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