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Beautiful and tranquilo

Very beautiful beach but lacking of any services. Great potential for a resort town but no resort... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
James V
Colima, Mexico
via mobile
Great beach

This is a great Beach for walking, clean and beautiful. Mini Yachts spread out and a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newmarket, Canada
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Picturesque beach featured in the movie "McHale's Navy."
Barra de Navidad, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great Beach for walking, clean and beautiful. Mini Yachts spread out and a beautiful restaurant at the end of the beach.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Karatemikew
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although this beach has had some bad press due to a hostile takeover by a ruthless government cronie, it is now open again and definitely worth the trip. There are tables and Sunbrellas for people to use, set up by Mexican entrepreneurs who will sell...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Roddinbc
Reviewed 3 February 2019

This is a beauty of a beach. The swimming is excellent and the sand is hard for walking. The beach is very safe to swim in right where you drive in. The the right are some reefs which, under the right conditions provides for good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Ron747
Reviewed 20 December 2018

Drove there from Barra, took all our own food and drinks and rented a table, chairs and umbrella for 150. Pesos for the day. Walked around to the shell beach and snorkelled. The beach is amazing for walking, and boogie boarding.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank C F
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This is the second time I come to this beach an it is just Beautiful! It is hidden, there no hotels and one restaurant so it is very lonely which is great because the beach is clean and clear! Every time I visit I plan...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Danny P
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Drove here from Barra de Navidad. Saw lots of armed security guards, hotels torn down, and no restaurants or services. It's a pretty beach, but there are others that are nicer. I asked at my hotel in Barra de Navidad what is going on with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chillindrina
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I loved the beach at Melaque as it was not as "rough". This one is great for younger people who enjoy the waves.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Deanne B
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Taking a short drive up or down the coast and you will find nicer beaches. The nearest would be Manzanilla.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Christian N
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful beach but lacking of any services. Great potential for a resort town but no resort. Bring your own food and drinks. Bring a big umbrella for shade. Very relaxing but nothing other than miles of beach

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank James V
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

While this stretch of beach is pretty it's not taken care of hence, stuff washed up, no services. Waves were rough as well. Not much attraction. We stayed 5 minutes.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank parpaced
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4 August 2018|
Response from Dwayne S |
Great snorkling. We go there every chance we can.
Alan W
20 January 2017|
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Response from PvrFederico | Reviewed this property |
30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Melaque.