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"Nurse Shark Beach" is a fun beach to explore and reachable only by boat.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very enjoyable day spent at this beach! Beautiful water for swimming, pretty coral! Coconut shrimp was top notch! Good shopping at the pier!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank winnipegers2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in Zihua just few months ago but didn't venture to Las Gatas. On this trip, we made a point of visiting. We were not disappointed. 50pesos/pp covers your return boat trip to Las Gats. Boat ride is less than 10min. Once you are...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank s b
Reviewed 5 days ago

A shorter walk from the south end of Playa L Ropa than expected. Very relaxing morning/afternoon on the loungers at Otilia. Water is warm, shallow and a little rocky on the feet. Not nearly as busy as Playa La Ropa. Very enjoyable!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Q4953VDrobertd
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Playas Las Gatas is a 15 minute 50 pesos return water taxi from the Zihuatanejo pier I chose Ofilias where Franco head waiter welcomes you and treats you to a great day relaxing with sun umbrellas loungers great drinks and food Just put your chair...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Carol M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Zihua/Ixtapa area the last three years but never ventured to Las Gatas so thought we would give it a try. The boat ride over is enjoyable and the day we visited it wasn’t too busy so that part was enjoyable....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kayakfrank
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are staying in Zihuatanejo, this is a lovely place to spend your day. The beach is beautiful, the water is warm and nice (turquoise color) and the locals offer different activities to enjoy. There are some restaurants with chairs and beach umbrellas that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lilirogz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful beaches ever. It is where the locals go regularly but the tourist are discovering. The restaurants are authentic and the food and drinks are great, but its not too crowded. Lots of fun if you like watching kids...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to relax, snorkel and eat. Amado's at the end of the beach has great lobster and shrimp tacos with a friendly staff. it feels and sounds like you are in a Dos Equis commercial while there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank enjoyingtravelalways
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe this is like going to Vegas. You might want to see it once, but never return. We took the water taxi from Zihua over - lovely ride. It reminded us in Isla Ixtapa the minute we got off the boat. Hawkers, crowded beach and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank StormsEnd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here a few years ago and it seems like there were a lot more fish. Be careful about getting pushed into a sea urchin, but basically, swimming seems safe and protected. Front row seats fill up quickly, but if you buy a meal...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Angel B
27 December 2016|
Response from castleg85 |
No, no se puede acampar ya que todo cierra a las 7 de la noche.
Bonnie P
25 February 2015|
Response from Rodrigo C | Reviewed this property |
No, you leave things ok your chair.
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