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Malibu Vacation Packages

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Malibu Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Malibu hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Malibu trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page (opens in new window).

Top Malibu Flight + Hotel Deals

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Where to stay in Malibu

Find the best Malibu areas and neighborhoods for the activities you enjoy most. Learn more about Malibu

Top Hotels in Malibu

Malibu Country Inn
Malibu Country Inn
3 out of 5
6506 Westward Beach Road, Malibu, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $209 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
3.7/5Good! (370 reviews)

"If you can, book a room upstairs. The floorboards are a little squeaky and it doesn't matter how quiet the person above you is, if they're up before you, the floorboards will definitely let you know."…"

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

Malibu Country Inn
Calamigos Guest Ranch and Beach Club
Calamigos Guest Ranch and Beach Club
4.5 out of 5
327 Latigo Canyon Road, Malibu, CA
The price is $536 per night from Apr 4 to Apr 5
4.5/5Wonderful! (248 reviews)

"Amazing attention to detail and service. The ranch has multiple areas tucked away with plenty of privacy. The aesthetic of the property is true to a modern Malibu canyon experience."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2021

Calamigos Guest Ranch and Beach Club
The Surfrider Malibu
The Surfrider Malibu
4 out of 5
23033 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA
The price is $399 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
4.8/5Exceptional! (122 reviews)

"The best spot to stay in Malibu! Also the guest only rooftop lounge is perfect so you don’t have to worry about the hassle of reservations, etc. Woke up and literally walked across the street to Malibu Pier Cafe for brunch, beating the long line that began to assemble as we left. Rooms were first ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2021

The Surfrider Malibu
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Malibu

Malibu Beach Vacation

There's nothing more relaxing than a Malibu vacation. Whether you're sipping on refreshing margaritas at a local hot spot or reading your favorite book by the water's edge, your trip to Malibu is the time to live out your beachy fantasies. Many will suggest you stay near Zuma Beach, located just 4 miles (6 km) from the center of town. However, you'll also discover a fantastic range of Malibu vacation deals around El Matador State Beach and Malibu Lagoon State Beach, two other well-loved nearby options.

Things You Should Know About Malibu

  • Listening to the calming sounds of lapping waves is one of life's small pleasures. See what's available among our Malibu beach hotels and get ready to relax.
  • Lots of travelers also base themselves in private vacation homes here. Beachfront Malibu House by RedAwning and 3 Bedroom House on the Beach are a few options we recommend.
  • Not a fan of endlessly pulling your wallet out while on vacation? We know how you feel. With most things taken care of, our All-Inclusive hotels in Malibu are the perfect solution.
  • Our Malibu things to do page is a good place to begin organizing your escape to Malibu. Once you arrive, get chatting to one of the 13,000 friendly locals to find out more.
  • Save big on experiences with our Malibu vacation deals. See Pepperdine University, along with other top attractions, with the extra dollars in your wallet.

What are the advantages of a road trip to Malibu?

There’s nothing quite like a Malibu road trip. And Expedia makes it easy for you to turn all those road trip ideas into reality. You can find cheap deals on hotels in Malibu or bundle your hotels with car rentals to save even more. With our Malibu packages, you’ll find hitting the highway for that road trip adventure is more affordable than ever.  

How to plan a road trip to Malibu?

Planning a road trip can feel daunting, especially when you’ll be making multiple bookings for your itinerary. But you can find car rentals in Malibu and low rates on hotels all in one place— Expedia. How you plan your road trip depends on what’s important to you. People love to take road trips to experience the great outdoors, bond with friends or family and see more of the world. When planning, bundle your car rental and hotel into one discounted package to maximize savings on both. Or, leave room for spontaneity, booking what you need when you need it with our last-minute deals.  

What to do on a road trip to Malibu?

When taking a road trip adventure, it’s best to plan how you want to spend your time on your road trip itinerary. We don’t want you to miss out on any of the best things to do in Malibu. You can book all the road trip activities on your Malibu wishlist, and even plan activities along your route as well.  

How to rent a car for a road trip?

For an epic road trip, you'll need the perfect car. Renting a car for a road trip is the best option that doesn’t put miles or strain on your vehicle, and especially when it's also so affordable. Because when you book on Expedia, it doesn't need to be expensive. You can pick up a cheap car rental and head out to one of these incredible vacation rentals in Malibu. And when you bundle car rentals with hotel stays, you'll save even more on each part of your journey.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Malibu vacation package cost?
Handcraft your Malibu vacation package from as little as $275. Pick from any combination of flights, hotels and rental cars to pull together the getaway you’ve been dreaming about. Be sure to add on one or two experiences!
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Malibu vacation package?
Whether it’s your hotel or flight, yes, you can cancel or amend it. Locked in your Malibu vacation package in the last 24 hours? You may be able to make changes or cancellations at no cost. For older bookings, you may incur a charge from your hotel, airline or car rental company. For more details, look up our Customer Service Portal. We’re here to help you every step of the way.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Malibu?
Bundle your flights and hotels with Expedia and save up to $583. With over 550 air carriers and 1,000,000 properties across the globe, your Malibu vacation package can be customized exactly to suit your budget. With all those extra dollars, why not add in a few fun tours and activities? That’s the easiest way to unlock even more savings. That vacation you’ve always dreamed of in Malibu is much closer than you thought!
What are the top hotels in Malibu?
If you’re thinking of staying in the Eastern Malibu neighborhood, some frequently booked options are The M Malibu and The Surfrider Malibu. Western Malibu is also a popular Malibu area. We recommend Malibu Country Inn or Cottontail - Sebastian if you prefer this part of the city.
When is the best time of year to visit Malibu?
If you love the buzz of peak season, head to Malibu in July, June, August. If you’re chasing a more relaxed vibe, October, December, November is a better time to visit. Don’t want to spend a fortune? Perhaps avoid August, when things like hotels and airfares go up in price. January is generally when you’ll pick up the best deals.
How far in advance should I book my Malibu vacation?
While prices fluctuate, we generally advise booking your spot as early as possible. Many international airfares can be found on Expedia up to 12 months in advance. If you’re booking last minute, you may still get lucky. Low prices to Malibu sometimes occur in the weeks prior to departure.
What does an Expedia Malibu travel package include?
Travel packages include hotels, flights and rental cars, but you can combine any of them to create your perfect Malibu escape. You can also add on activities and tours once you’ve made your booking. You’re in the driver’s seat! When you combine your bookings with Expedia, you’ll get access to discounts you won’t find elsewhere.
What should I know before booking a Malibu travel package?
A travel package can be customized for your budget and is a fantastic way to make your budget go further. How much you include is totally up to you. Hotels, rental cars and flights — mix and match whatever combination works with your plans.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Malibu vacation packages?
If you want to spread the cost of your hotel and flight over a few payments, Expedia can help you out. Paying the total amount for your trip upfront isn’t always the best way to budget for your vacation, so we’ve joined forces with online lender Affirm to give you financial freedom. Book Now, Pay Later and reduce the worry of saving to travel.
Can I choose my airline with a Malibu Expedia vacation package?
Yes — and it’s simple too. Expedia has access to more than 550 partner airlines all over the world. Our packages give you the freedom to pick from available flights, hotels and activities that fit your needs.