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Fun beach

Many days we chose a beach restaurant and spend a few hours drinking, relaxing and getting some... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chip A
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Beautiful beach

The beach is great. Sandy bottom, mild surf. Nice swimming. Lots of bars and restaurants and not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greigk
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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

Many days we chose a beach restaurant and spend a few hours drinking, relaxing and getting some food. Often we rent kayaks and paddle to Las Gatas beach for a change of scenery.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chip A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Busy beach during holidays and weekends. Not really a great place to spend the day if you are looking to relax. The water is good for swimming here, clear with a sandy bottom.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank curlymb2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The beach is great. Sandy bottom, mild surf. Nice swimming. Lots of bars and restaurants and not too much sales push on the beach. Bars pricey compared to Playa Las Gatas. 40 p/beer compared to 25 at Las Gatas.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Greigk
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Vast, gorgeous, very swimmable white sand beach edged with a characterful neighbourhood of good bars and restaurants. Worth visiting even just to watch the diving pelicans. Affordable by taxi to/from Ixtapa.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank RSGVancouver
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Busy on the weekends, but lots of room. It’s about 1.3 km of Sandy beach to walk on. Lots of places to eat. Loved it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Explore40233
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to spend a couple of days with friends enjoying the surf, food from local vendors and some of the nicest people you can meet.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Brett F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been told by Mexicans that this is the best all-around beach on the Pacific side of Mexico. It certainly is clean, there are plenty of small hotels with varying prices and it's close to downtown Zihuatanejo. I've stayed at this beach four times over...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank julieQK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the beach here The water is amazing Smooth fine sand Ride the swells & enjoy the Ocean Many lovely beach restaurants serving delicious local fare! Beach chairs provided if you eat & drink at the restaurants here. Mostly Pesos accepted Some take credit Be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank EvaWinnipeg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Playa la Ropa is a lovely sandy beach with warm water perfect for lounging. There is snorkeling available off the beach. There can be a current so take care.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank gracesfsf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo area is no stranger to tourist traps. The much vaunted boat trips to Playa Las Gatas and Isla de Ixtapa will make you a prisoner of the fairly mediocre restaurants, which charge you just for using their precious air, in crowded...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Ernesto G
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Jenny F
9 January 2019|
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Response from EvaWinnipeg | Reviewed this property |
Hello My Husband is a non swimmer & was comfortable in these waters. There were many families with young children in & on the beach. Some days the water is calmer than others so use your judgment but always respect the... More
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Keith B
15 October 2018|
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Response from AmyB74 | Reviewed this property |
I have been 3 times and going for 4th in January.. I have NEVER felt even uneasy. The people are wonderful and helpful. We were advised to not be walking on streets after midnight. And hec.. that’s true anywhere almost in... More
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23 July 2018|
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Response from Lizzie S | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of local shops by the beach where you can buy some groceries. Head to the large supermarket for your big food . Taxis are cheap and easy.
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