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Beachfront in Puerto Escondido.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

These humongous waves are incredible to watch especially when some brave soul is riding it on a six foot fiberglass board!

Thank BobnAnneontheroad47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best waves on the world os right here. You can shred the gnar on this water walls. Nasty!! Some times local people get crazy. But they share if you know what are you doing. Bless!

Thank locurasana
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Great beach for a walk, numerous good restaurants and shops. Very popular with surfers, low-rent hotels along this strip. Lovely!

Thank username11374
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Greetings Travelers! So you made it this far south and want to know where its happening. Zicatela is really good and international. Great food, good music, and a mellow scene. HOWEVER....I am writing this as a heads up. Be super careful in the water because...More

Thank gurusdakini
Reviewed 4 August 2017

July is the spot in the world to surf big waves!!!! Great wind from the ocean 20 to 30 foot waves, nice barrels. People are super nice, service on the beach from the restaurant are really nice. Going back next year. If you want to...More

Thank Dom1776
Reviewed 2 August 2017

if your into bars at the beach this is the right place with bars all over te beah even with pools. if you like quiet. low season is perfect with better prices and the beach all for yourself

Thank La Casa D
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The place is really good for sure or even if you like to swim on big waves mostly. A lot of businesses are opening shop and there is pretty much anything you'd need nearby. The only issue is that most locals litter all around the...More

Thank Luis T
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Zicatela is a blend of surfers, young people, beach clubs, bars and great food. The beach is a long strip of approximately 3km. A place to enjoy and chill.

Thank Rebeca G
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

The beach is amazing and pretty long, not crowded at all. There are some big waves that are really fun to play with, but be careful as it can be really strong ones.

Thank István B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Amazing waves guys, deff not for beginners, sunsets in this water just makes you travel to a diff world! Deff going back next year!

Thank davwalsh1987
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31 July 2016|
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Response from angiehookhome | Reviewed this property |
Playa Zicatella is just one beach of 4 in Puerto Escondido. It is the main surfing beach (mican pipeline) not a fishing beach. I have never seen any violence in Puerto Escondido and have been going there for over 20 years