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Quiet Beach On Weekdays

The taxi drop off is right at the public entrance to the beach. If taking the bus, it turns off the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
peter r

So many fish that water actually looks dark. Great!!! Lots of places to get in the water. Get... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Dwayne S
Nanaimo, Canada
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Manzanillo, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The taxi drop off is right at the public entrance to the beach. If taking the bus, it turns off the beach access road leaving you with a walk of 100 meters or so. On weekdays it is quite quiet, on weekends it will be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank peter r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The "beach club" concept is common in Mexico. You rent chairs/table/umbrella and can stay as long as you want (that day). 180 pesos seems to be standard on beaches in Manzanillo. It's a fair price for a lovely setting. There is table service for food/drinks,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

This beach is basically for the locals. They allow you to bring your own drinks n food. You can order snacks n drinks but little English is spoken by the friendly waitstaff. Strong smell of sewage on beach. Not really swimmable since there was a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 24 December 2018

Best swimming experience we've ever had on the Pacific side of Mexico. The beach is large and clean, the water very clean and warm with no rocks or seaweed.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 104cheryld
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

My kid had tons of fun snorkeling saw many fish, the water was warm and clean. All around gorgeous. There’s also venders and beach service.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

This is hands down the best place to snorkel without having to pay for a tour. Great for beginners. Going up down over and around the rocks on the right side you'll see plenty of fish and usually stingrays snakes and morrey eels as well....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul D
Reviewed 19 October 2018

This a really familiar beach where kids and parents can be at the ocean swimming without fear. There are two restaurants where you can get seafood and it tastes good, it's also inexpensive. On the other hand, if you want to have a table and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MarianaInfante
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The beach is small and nice. The problem of this beach is that the sea is soon very deep and I heard that many persons died in the past, because they were not expert swimmer and the current brought them far away from the beach....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank r0semaryjacks0n
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Probably the nicer beach in Manzanillo for your family, clean, and accessible. Taking your own meals and drinks is advised but please take your trash with you. Dogs are not allowed tho

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jose M
Reviewed 13 June 2018

So many fish that water actually looks dark. Great!!! Lots of places to get in the water. Get there by taxi. There is not much for parking if you drive in.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dwayne S
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Flaka R
12 April 2017|
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Response from EmMorningstar | Reviewed this property |
Hello Flaka R, this place is a public beach, but you can find hotels nearby that vary in prices and luxury. If you don't mind spending a little more you can check out Barceló or Las Hadas, that have private beaches near La... More
22 September 2016|
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Response from OntarioTravellers2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes that is a good time to go although it may rain. Try the Barcelon or Tesoro.
27 September 2015|
Response from mototyacht | Reviewed this property |
about 25 minutes away! the marker on the map is wrong, I have tried to change it to no avail.