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Beach a bit rough

I loved the beach at Melaque as it was not as "rough". This one is great for younger people who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deanne B
Nothing to write home about

Taking a short drive up or down the coast and you will find nicer beaches. The nearest would be... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Christian N
Morelia, Mexico
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Picturesque beach featured in the movie "McHale's Navy."
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the beach at Melaque as it was not as "rough". This one is great for younger people who enjoy the waves.

Thank Deanne B
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Taking a short drive up or down the coast and you will find nicer beaches. The nearest would be Manzanilla.

Thank Christian N
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful beach but lacking of any services. Great potential for a resort town but no resort. Bring your own food and drinks. Bring a big umbrella for shade. Very relaxing but nothing other than miles of beach

Thank JamesVincentV19
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

While this stretch of beach is pretty it's not taken care of hence, stuff washed up, no services. Waves were rough as well. Not much attraction. We stayed 5 minutes.

Thank parpaced
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I love this beach and even more so now it is open to the public again. great swimming always for the kids and good snorkelling too. Just watch out at certain times of year for the sall sting rays which come into the bay to...More

2  Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved this small beach! Boogie boarding was easy and the town just feels safe. Would highly recommend staying here.

Thank Blondie01columbus
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a beach in transition. After a prolonged dispute over access to the beach, the public is now free to enjoy this beautiful beach. Unfortunately there are very limited services available. We stopped in during a boat tour and brought our own food and...More

Thank KevinFromCanada
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Beach wasn't what I expected. Quite small... a little rocky... some garbage around. But the snorkling off to the sides of the beach was quite excellent. Many varieties of fish to see. We hired a boat from Barra and he took us to this beach......More

Thank PB8080
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Was taken here because it is one of the only places to snorkel in the area. It was closed for a number of years and is just starting to allow visitors again. There are no services. It is wild and beautiful. Bring your own everything.

1  Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I hope the people of the town can go back to put all of his traditional restaurants and small hotels, unfortunately some body kicks out this people suppose the las Governor of Jalisco try to stole his lands I don't know but what ever they...More

Thank Agustin M
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Alan W
19 January 2017|
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30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Melaque.