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Setting the baby turtles free!

Angela, my wife, is passionate in her love of turtles and this was an opportunity we couldn't pass... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
White Sand Warm Water

One of the mot beautiful beaches in Puerto, soft sand and very walkable. I was a guest at the... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Juliana T
Saint John, Canada
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The westernmost beach in Puerto Escondido.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Angela, my wife, is passionate in her love of turtles and this was an opportunity we couldn't pass up. There was an informative talk and a q&a session and then it was time to release the turtles! For the modest sum of 100 pesos/person we...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

One of the mot beautiful beaches in Puerto, soft sand and very walkable. I was a guest at the Beach Club where you buy a seasonal pass and a beverage which is pretty common, settle under a palapa with a good book and beverage or...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Very clean, and away from the crowds. Just a 35-peso (one-way) cab ride from Chedraui, in the direction of the airport. Arrive at 5:00 p.m. for the sea turtle release- noble conservation work of locals that is as cool as ‘merica under Trump, only way,...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This large beach is a very nice place to visit. The sea is a little wild, but you can swim if you are good swimmer. There are only two beach clubs and no other place to hide from the sun around, so you must pay...More

Thank Ana María E
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Watch the waves swirl around the rocks and observe the pelicans and other sea birds often found fishing near the shore. But keep an eye on the tide and remember there are no lifeguards on this beach. Not suitable for children and swim at your...More

Thank over65now
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Playa Carrizalillo was small and self-enclosed with several small, local restaurants, and was great for swimming. Playa Zicatela was great for nightlife and restaurants. But Playa Bacocho was probably my favorite. It is not commercialized, except for one resort that you can buy beer, water...More

Thank djohnson913
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Best beach in Puerto Escondido, whine sand and not very crowded. Some local people was there but not with many tourist.

Thank akseljohan
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We went to this beach to experience the turtle release which is done at 5pm daily. For 100 pesos you can learn about the way they rescue the eggs and then release them when ready to live in the ocean. It is so amazing and...More

Thank ngrubbs
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Excellent place to visit. Turtle release every day at 5 pm. Nice beach to walk and see the sunset, peaceful place.

Thank discover2018
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

A great little beach that is really quiet and hasn't been hit by the tourist restaurants like Zicatela. Amazing sunsets. At 5pm every day you can help release baby turtles into the sea. Run by Vive Mar, it is part of a conservation program to...More

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22 March 2017|
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Response from Phil L | Reviewed this property |
Si usted habla a los voluntarios que organizan el lanzamiento de las tortugas del bebé de antemano, le dejarían probablemente poner el anillo en el cartón que contiene las tortugas que se entregarán como un surpise a su... More
Nicko R
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Response from Tio d | Reviewed this property |
just take a cab to the beach. There are only two beach clubs on the beach and the rest is deserted, so take some water with you. You can get to the beach via corral beach or through the beach clubs. Nothing to book, just... More
20 January 2015|
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Response from tastebuds_John | Reviewed this property |
It's about a ten minute walk from the end of the shops and restaurants on the riconada.