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Small fishing village and tourist attraction

The town is unique and worth the visit. One of the high lights is taking a water taxi to Seafood... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Manzanillo, Mexico
Pleasant little village with everything you need

Barra is a fun place to visit. Lots of restaurants and tourists craft shops to visit. Good street... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
michael h
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The town is unique and worth the visit. One of the high lights is taking a water taxi to Seafood restaurants. Each restaurant has it own taxi. The restaurant calls the taxi so return service is very simple. Any of the restaurants are good and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MC A
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Barra is a fun place to visit. Lots of restaurants and tourists craft shops to visit. Good street food as well as more upscale sit down places. You can take a boat ride over to Isla Navidad or the Grand Bay hotel. The ride is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank michael h
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Five adults, and two children; a thirty month and 12 month old, had a great time in Barra. Apart from browsing and buying in the local clothes and artisan shops we went for a water trip to a restaurant on the Isla. Afterwards we did...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Smcbzlo
Reviewed 4 September 2018

barra de navidad is one of not many town left in the world,this tow offer you the best Mexican food and the best fresh seafood in any restaurants, also you can enjoy watching how the sunset despair in the ocean. as a recreative sports, the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank northswellbdn
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

After a long trip and walk of the village we had the pleasure of dining for lunch at the pool terrace. Wonderful setting and excellent service, with good food. Nice surprise!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alf S
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Small town with good beach bars/restaurants. Great for a day trip from Manzanillo. About 1 hour north on an upscale bus you can catch at the Primera Plus station at the Santiago station on the main boulevard in Manzanillo. It was 49 pesos each way...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank EagleBayBC
Reviewed 15 March 2018

lots of choice for where to stay. I chose the Bogavante which is right on the sea with infinity pool and probably the best in town. It cost me gbp 44 for a non seaview room which was usa sized with two double beds and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank ds999999999
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I took a taxi from Las Hadas hotel instead of a tour because I didn’t want to take up most of the tap. Miguel Cerne (#129 taxi) was a great host. His English is very good. He allowed me to stop for pictures and stayed...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank deanm217
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Did a tour and stopped here and walked up and down the Main Street. Walked the pier Quaint little place

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank RetireeKelowna
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Don’t expect a quaint Mexican beach town. The expats and north of the border tourists abound here, significantly diluting the recollection that this is Mexico. But the sunsets can be spectacular.

Date of experience: February 2018
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27 November 2017|
Response from GlenSrs |
Casa Blanco is a great little hotel to stay at, we are going back for a 2nd year this winter. Music at poolside Thursday afternoons is a must!
23 November 2017|
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Response from Margaret T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a spa at the hotel which is o.k. and there are some nice ones in town where they massage you right next to the ocean, which is divine.