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Address: Manzanillo, Mexico

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Beautiful!

Very nice for long walks,little places to eat and soak the sun!Not for swimming...the ways are huge,it is fun watching!

Reviewed 24 April 2014
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Vancouver, Washington
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2016

The beach is a great place to relax, get wet and enjoy the ambiance. The shrimp skewers and mango with chili powder is delicious! Walk north along the beach and you will find shops and cafes. We stopped at La Palapa for a beer. We ordered guacamole and rellenos de fresco. Incredible food and great service!

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minnesota, USA
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

The beach near the Vista Playa de Oro is perfection. We've gone to this beach many times over the last 10 years and never had a problem with the undertow or current. We generally purchase boogie boards from the beach venders and spend hours playing in the surf. Last visit we purchased fresh fish from some fisherman who were bringing... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

food is for kids only and is very poor in the taste department, but if you have kids and not alot of money it is fantastic, the beach is scary, the under tow is treacherous! but it is clean and the staff do want to please

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Concord, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We walked from Maria's restaurant through small town of Culebra Colima to the playa along a golf course, Tuesdays is $45 pesos for 27 holes, to the Playo de Oro we were alone, a decaying stairway winds along the cliff up and down to a small beach with a beautiful arch in cliff where the waves crash through. It is... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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Reviewed 24 April 2014

Very nice for long walks,little places to eat and soak the sun!Not for swimming...the ways are huge,it is fun watching!

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Manzanillo is the prime example of some of the planets evolution, so much Fools Gold in the sand means there were major changes in the ocean and Manzanillo is evidence of it. Most of the beach in Manzanillo has a Muddy feel with huge amounts of black sand and Fools Gold. Sort of annoying because it sticks and its hard... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2013

This is a gorgeous beach with white sand. If you look in either direction you will see no development whatsoever just mountains and palm trees. However I would not recommend swimming here the ways are very big in the current is dangerous. It is also quite isolated

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Montreal, Canada
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013

If is not a problem for you to be near of someone else.... Umbrellas ca be leased. Sand and beach interesting. Easy to swing in.

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Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Excellent walking beach.. several nice little restaurants.. good place to just stroll around and watch the huge ships in the bay

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