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Playa Carrizalillo is the most beautiful beach in Puerto. Take yourself down the steep 167 stairs... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Georgia K
via mobile
A must go during puerto vacationing

Beautiful beach, fresh sea food, coconuts, shade, surf lessons and paddle lboard rentals. I live in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Small, lesser-known cove that isn’t usually crowded.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Playa Carrizalillo is the most beautiful beach in Puerto. Take yourself down the steep 167 stairs and feast your eyes on crystal blue waters. Good waves for learning to surf and some great surf schools to help you along the way. You must go and...More

Thank Georgia K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach, fresh sea food, coconuts, shade, surf lessons and paddle lboard rentals. I live in ouerto and always take my friends and family here

Thank Jonathanfletcher88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only spent about 10 minutes on this beach. It's a steep walk down lots of steps and a hike back up. When I arrived at the beach I realised that there was no shade, so I tried to get a seat on a table...More

Thank SDRJvoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Carizallilo has lots of charm and has the best waves to start surfing but also to snorkel and swim on the bay. Definitely my favorite amongst all!

Thank cloe m
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It's a nice little beach, try and ge there early to get a nice spot on the sand. Food is meh but you can bring your own snacks, just please pick up after yourself. Beach beds and a nice umbrella will run you around 13...More

Thank Ivan Z
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Playa Carrizalillo is a lovely little beach, Don't be put off by the steps they are not that strenuous. We had a lovely day on the chairs at carrizalillo ($250MEX minimum spend) at the far left of the cove. The team were so helpful and...More

Thank dreader
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We finally came across this beach at the end of our stay in Puerto! It was the most lively with lots of tourists and locals and brave people taking surf lessons! Nice range of fish restaurants and the waves were very strong so be aware...More

1  Thank Cubalibresev
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

A beginner - friendly beach for surf enthusiasts. Cozy, full of palapas and ideal for swimming. You will mostly find a young crowd. Beware of the steep long steps. The entrance is located in Rinconada, where you can find several restaurants like fabulous Almoraduz or...More

Thank Rebeca G
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

167 steps to get to the beach but worth it. Don't pay for a sun chair! Most of the bars let you use it for free if you spend over $100 pesos at their bar.

1  Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This bay is hard to reach, either go around by boat or hike the long set of steep steps up and down. You will be rewarded by a lovely beach, sweeping waves that are kinder than in Zicatela and thus more suited for learning to...More

Thank Hampm57
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