Malibu Colony

This exclusive neighborhood has long been home to some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.

Welcome to Malibu Colony

Many A-list Hollywood stars seek out this ritzy, exclusive Malibu neighborhood

Malibu Colony is an exclusive neighborhood in the heart of Malibu. Commonly referred to as "the original Malibu," this affluent enclave is home to some of the area's most luxurious estates—some of which date back to the Golden Age of Hollywood (with modern updates, of course)!

Most homes within the neighborhood are expansive and feature panoramic oceanside views. Formerly known as the Malibu Movie Colony, this neighborhood came about in the 1940s as a getaway for A-List movie stars and entertainers like Bing Crosby, Clara Bow, and Gary Cooper. Today, the area is still a hotspot for film, television, and music personalities and executives.

Boasting some of the most imaginative and luxurious homes in the world, Malibu Colony is the cream of the crop when it comes to top-tier properties. The majority of the area's beachside properties fetch prices in the $10-15 million range. As a popular rental spot for high net worth individuals, summer leases in the Colony can go for as much as $350,000 per month.

What to Love

  • Gorgeous oceanfront
  • Cliffside vistas
  • Close to L.A. hotspots
  • Great shopping and dining
  • Beautiful, luxurious homes

People & Lifestyle

A secluded haven for the affluent and wealthy, Malibu Colony is home to high-powered CEOs and A-list stars. Among the many luxury amenities offered to residents are 24-hour surveillance and an exclusive, gated entrance offering optimal security at all hours of the day while living in a tranquil, beautiful community.

Additionally, the neighborhood has a welcoming environment featuring regular community events like annual tennis tournaments and a fun Halloween tradition where neighbors open their garages and decorate the interiors with haunted house decorations and live music. Once you're part of the community, you'll benefit from the exclusive insider vibe and dozens of fantastic perks.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Malibu Colony residents have the advantage of being close to all the shopping and entertainment provided by surrounding Malibu and Los Angeles, which is only a short drive away.

You'll find local favorites like the Trancas Country Market and the Malibu Colony Company in the neighborhood's immediate vicinity. Trancas is a spacious retail complex known for its unique rustic, barn-like aesthetic. Visitors will find themselves in a relaxing atmosphere while perusing the many shops and restaurants inside. The Malibu Colony Company is a more luxury shopping area featuring dozens of high-end retailers selling home decor, candles, clothing, and other stylish gifts.

Malibu Colony is also home to a broad range of cuisine, from beachside cafés to fine dining—there's sure to be something for every taste! Check out Malibu Farm for farm-fresh American fare with oceanside views, Nobu Malibu for modern Japanese delicacies, and be sure to stop at V's Restaurant for specialty pizzas!

Things to Do

With such a beautiful natural landscape around them, most Malibu Colony residents enjoy exploring the great outdoors more than anything else in the area. Whether you want to go hiking through the cliffs or spend time luxuriating on the warm, sandy beaches, you'll have plenty of opportunities to sample different locations unique to Malibu.

The world-famous Surfrider beach is within walking distance, and you'll want to check out the private Malibu Colony's beach—specifically reserved for the neighborhood's residents with no public access allowed.

Anyone new to the area will want to plan a trip to the Adamson House and Museum. This sprawling museum is a fantastic place to visit if you've ever wanted to learn more about the city's long, fascinating history.


Malibu Colony is home to excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

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

Overview for Malibu Colony, CA

289 people live in Malibu Colony, where the median age is 48 and the average individual income is $140,323. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Malibu Colony, CA

Malibu Colony has 177 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Malibu Colony do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 289 people call Malibu Colony home. The population density is 10,481.45 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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