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Santiago Peninsula

Manzanillo, Mexico
+52 314 337 2166
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Half-Day Manzanillo City and Shopping Tour
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These dramatic hilly slopes are home to Las Hadas, known as a "fantasy land."
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Manzanillo, Mexico
+52 314 337 2166
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

beautiful area for a ssunset cruise that was offered from our hotel. was out on the water for over 3 hours.

1  Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Beautiful beaches, Ramadas (beach restaurants) good swimming on a long, flat, sandy beach with lots of activities, including a Saturday Tienda (market) in the town of Santiago. The Peninsula juts out along a lagoon, where if you take the rustic road out to (resorts) Vida...More

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Here's a place that we would never have discovered had it not been for a snorkeling trip we booked while on a Princess cruise to the Mexican Riviera. The snorkeling trip booked through Aquatic Adventures, which was one of the best ever, uses this beach...More

2  Thank kevin f
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We hired a local man to show us around the Santiago area and then take us to old town Manzanillo. He took us on all manner of streets up and down the peninsula to a secluded beach and some little known family-owned hotels and also...More

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We're not fans of gated communities and it seems many occupy this peninsula. Still, it's worth a winding drive to see the hillside enclaves on this peninsula that separates Santiago Bay and Manzanillo Bay..

Thank AlliecatOOB
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Santiago is a nice, long bay, great for walks and swimming. The beach is rough on the east end but is swimmable closer to the hill on the west end. Can get very crowded on local holidays and weekends.

1  Thank xyz1324
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Hidden away beach. There are local vendors, Beach chair & umbrella rentals $150 MX. Coconut drinks are over-priced. Warm waters that are easy to swim & soak in. Great day at the beach overall.

Thank MelissaWorldTravels
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Do not recommend. Did not feel safe in the city of Manzanillo, Mexico. Walked around the city and quickly return to cruise boat after seeing young men with guns and the Mexican Federallies just a couple block away from the cruise ship dock.

Thank paula_naf
Reviewed 27 March 2016

This area is beautiful at sunset and very popular in the daytime with swimmers, sunbathers and a few surfers. There is a flea market in this area that sell clothing and misc items.

Reviewed 14 November 2015

The Santiago peninsula is removed from Manzanillo centro and the port - which is a good thing. The Peninsula is home to many condos, hotels and private homes. La Punta is a high end gated community. Las Hadas is a condo/hotel, has a marina, and...More

3  Thank YYC_traveler_10
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25 February 2015|
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Response from Richard289 | Reviewed this property |
We cruise the coast of Mexico every year by sailboat and love stopping in the Manzanillo area. Our favourite walking beach in Mexico is along the west lobe of the bay - from Olas Altas to La Boquita. There is a lovely... More
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25 February 2015|
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Response from Richard289 | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus route that does a counterclockwise loop on the point, past the Tesoro and Las Hadas resorts. I have not taken the bus in recent years as in the past it ran infrequently. When we stay at Las Hadas we often... More