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WE walked this beach every day

This is a wide beach with good sized waves it is one op my favorite beaches in the world we stayed... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Paul C
Las Vegas, Nevada
Sewer still coming into the ocean from Pacifica Resort

This is a beautiful beach. Very clean until you get down near the Pacifica Resort. If you are in... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Mukilteo, Washington
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This former coconut and mango plantation is now the best beach in Ixtapa.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue flag” (4 reviews)
“big waves” (8 reviews)
“great beach” (12 reviews)
Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is a wide beach with good sized waves it is one op my favorite beaches in the world we stayed at the Emporio ocean front room love falling asleep to the sound of the waves

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This is a beautiful beach. Very clean until you get down near the Pacifica Resort. If you are in the ocean when the estuary starts to drain please get out! There appears to be sewer that has been dumped into the estuary by SOMEONE (...More

3  Thank ruthrowejohnson
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Ran this beach for the past 3 days and found only one plastic cup along the way .2+miles each way....no Trash..there has been a big push over the past few years to clean up this beach and it has worked. No dogs are allowed so...More

1  Thank klinoregon
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

El palmar beach,one of the Best beaches in Ixtapa... Along the palmar beach you can enjoy,a morning walk during the morning, watch the surfers, at the end of palmar beach... Contact Filiberto for a morning walk, Will inform you about the development of Ixtapa, how...More

1  Thank fily g
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The nice thing about the El Palmar Playa is it's 2 miles long. The negative is that it isn't the white sugar sand you get on the Caribbean side similar to Cancun or Play Del Carmen, but it is a light brown sand. There are...More

1  Thank Mike-MollieSmith
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The beach is great place to swim and sunbath. The water was not rough. It was a 15 - 20 walk from my hotel.

Thank inthegarden
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Yes, you can enjoy this beach even if you are not staying at one of the all-inclusive hotels that seem to have it monopolized. There are 2 public access points where anybody can easily walk on a paved driveway right up to the sand and...More

Thank tedlyk
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views!!! Big waves. Lots of cabanas on beach. Vendors for activities out daily. Coconuts are yummy!

Thank mcardiel
Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you like to run barefoot..you can not do any better...2.5 miles of flat clean, beach with minimal shells and rocks, one of the gr3eat beaches in the world to run

Thank klinoregon
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Absolutely Loved Walking this Beach ! Every Morning we took a long walk and went for a Message way down at the one end for 200 pesos. Never too full Sand got a bit Hot but run down to the shore and its perfect. We...More

1  Thank Binkyljfm
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1 April 2015|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
There was no smell in January or February of this year.