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Just nice

The sea is not very good for swimming maybe paddle board. We found a dead dog just a few feet from... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Hector T
Sun, surf, sand, sunscreen and food and drink.

Came down to enjoy the sun and surf for a couple weeks as it's been 50 years since my first surf... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
mybadjr
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Hailey, Idaho
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One of San Blas' main beaches.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“great beach” (2 reviews)
“mile” (2 reviews)
“sand” (4 reviews)
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San Blas, Mexico
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

The sea is not very good for swimming maybe paddle board. We found a dead dog just a few feet from where we were , No good restaurants in that area . Be very aware of the mosquitos they call them JEJENES vicious little bugs....More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Came down to enjoy the sun and surf for a couple weeks as it's been 50 years since my first surf trip here as an 18 year old. Have been back maybe 15 times since then, holds a special place for me even though the...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2017

El Borrego beach is a great sandy beach, good surf, plenty of space, but do not recomend the restaurants arround, lousy service mdiocre food, high prices for the place.

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

We spent an afternoon at this place. It is clean and wide with wonderful views and terrific restaurants that serve excellent and cheap cocktails.

Thank 70ava
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

The beach is very quiet, clean, good food, full of friendly people. If you want to get some real rest on your vacations this is the right place to go. Winter is the birding season and you can observe thousands of birds around the area...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

There were 6 of us in the water along about a 1/2 mile stretch of beach. And except for a few people gathered on the beach in front of a nearby restaurant, the beach itself was virtually deserted- idyllic. Easy to relax taking in the...More

Thank Andy L
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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Nice clean beach. Food is good. People are nice. Beautiful scenery! Can rent horses. To ride up and down the beach shore. Locals sell hand made jewelry. Fresh baked banana bread. Safe town.

Thank Places2Enjoy
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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Playa Borrego is beautiful with the palapa restaurants, clean sand and calm waters. Just enough wave action to make boogie boarding and body surfing fun, but keeps the surfers away. No hotels or condominiums! Very untouristy, you will see many more Mexican families than travelers....More

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Reviewed 29 December 2015

A short walk from the town centre, it's a good place for a lazy hour or three. The cafes and restaurants were nine-tenths closed when I was there; nice to be one of the few gringos around but with a beach as good a this,...More

1  Thank 16jamesdoc
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

Kilometres of wide, clean, sand beach. Swimming when permitted (pay attention to the tide warning flags). Many seaside seafood huts to choose from

Thank MexicoBev
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