Broad Beach

This exclusive enclave is also popular with notable entertainment industry personalities and executives.

Welcome to Broad Beach

Popular, laidback beachfront Malibu neighborhood with breathtaking ocean views

Primarily composed of beautiful beachfront lots, Broad Beach is a slice of heaven located off a quiet road branching from the Pacific Coast Highway. The beach itself makes for a gorgeous walking trail during low tide and offers magnificent ocean views during high tide. Residents in this coastal community tend to live a laidback life of luxury.

Made up of little over 100 homes, Broad Beach is known for its exclusivity and attracts many wealthy businessmen and women. This exclusive enclave is also popular with notable entertainment industry personalities and executives. Many well-known celebrities have called Broad Beach home over the years, including Frank Sinatra, Carroll O'Connor, Danny De Vito, and Sylvester Stallone.

Broad Beach real estate offers a wide range of housing styles, from traditional cottages to modern beachside mansions. Part of the appeal of living in this area is finding a home that suits your personal style. With beachfront properties and the secluded area having limited homes, listing prices are high, typically starting at $3 million on the land side of Broad Beach Road and ranging from $10-100 million for houses perched on the beach.

What to Love

  • Picturesque landscape
  • Breathtaking views of the ocean
  • Beautiful ocean walks
  • Great shopping and dining
  • Close to L.A. hotspots
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People & Lifestyle

Broad Beach is a laid-back beach town made up of residents seeking a retreat from their busy metropolitan lives and jobs.  Due to its affluence and pricey homes, Broad Beach is primarily home to celebrities and wealthy professionals searching for respite.

Athletically-minded individuals and outdoor enthusiasts will also find lots to love in this beach town thanks to its proximity to the water and mountains. Locals are particularly fond of the ability to live in the lap of luxury while also residing mere steps away from the secluded beach.

As most homes sit on spacious lots, don't be surprised if you see lots of pools, basketball courts, guest suites, and more. Plus, outdoor patios are a great place to sit and enjoy the natural sunlight and sea breeze.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Broad Beach residents can find day-to-day needs such as clothing, coffee shops, & services like banking at the Trancas Country Market.

Across the street sits Vintage Grocers, a one-stop-shop for all your grocery needs, complete with a delicious deli, sensational sushi bar, and bountiful bakery. For guys and gals wanting a quick shopping fix after soaking in some sun, hiptique offers an array of cute and chic clothing and accessories for any outing.

While there is a scattering of local dining and entertainment, Broad Beach is primarily residential. Locals take advantage of other nearby Malibu eateries and shops and are lucky to have Los Angeles just minutes away.

Things to Do

Broad Beach's main attractions are the plentiful natural landscapes. Residents take full advantage of the local beaches, canyons, and parks. Broad Beach (from which the town gets its name) is technically a public beach, but the best way to get to the sand is by owning a home. Because of its secluded nature, beach traffic is usually low, appealing to locals who enjoy the area’s peaceful nature.

Just a short trip down the PCH is Zuma Beach, one of Malibu's most popular beaches with the best surf well around. If you get tired of the beach and want to put a little pep in your step, head to Solstice Canyon and take in the beautiful landscapes and wildlife as you hike through the mountain trails.


Broad Beach is home to excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

  • Webster Elementary, K-5
  • Malibu High School, 6-12
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