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Address: Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Small town featuring fresh seafood restaurants and safe cove swimming.

Small town featuring fresh seafood restaurants and safe cove swimming.

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Perfect for families

A beautiful beach with calmer water, snorkel rentals, food and tidal pools to see a wide variety of fish. Parking in the street is free even though some may ask you pay. There is... read more

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 November 2016
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth visiting if you in Puerto for few days, mainly food wise. Beach is thiny and unbelievably overcrowded.

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Thank Natalia D
CAMPBELL RIVER
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152 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a busy port for some of the commercial and sport fishing fleet in Puerto Escondido. There is a lot of traffic on the water which all comes ashore eventually since there is no actual dock. It's a busy place and, as such, the beach isn't really great for sunning and/or swimming. The boaters seem very aware of the... More 

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Thank ROBERT N
Mexico City, Mexico
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22 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is crowded with people and boats. It is small and not well maintained. I would look for another beach

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Thank hoopsover
Winnipeg, Canada
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Don't waste time going to Puerto Angelito/Manzanillo - just go to Playa Carrizalillo if you want to swim. There are a TON of boats here, and you are apparently supposed to just swim in between them. There is garbage in the water, dead fish on shore, and green algae...or something...all over the place. There's also a bunch of restuarant owners... More 

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Thank hurley_forever
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

A beautiful beach with calmer water, snorkel rentals, food and tidal pools to see a wide variety of fish. Parking in the street is free even though some may ask you pay. There is a dirt lot above that is free too and has an easy to walk path to both sides of the beach.

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Durango, Mexico
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I hire a taxi to take me to the beach rather than walk down the the loads of tourist buses. I also arrived early to beat the bulk of tourists who come from all over. It was a hot day and still school holidays so it was busy. it was definietly worth going though and enjoyed the sights and sounds... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing and beautiful beach the restaurants there are good and very welcoming. The water are good not too stormy and you can snorkel there (it's a good place to snorkel)

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Thank דניאל ט
Toronto
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Puerto Angelito is itself not a great beach but just walk 3 minutes to Puerto Manzanillo is much better Angelito has too many boats in and out and on the weekends is very crowded. Manzanillo, part of the same cove is very nice especially during the weekdays. And has very few boats coming in and letting people off/on

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Thank SHEAMUSToronto
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

This beach is dirty. There is a roped off for swimmers but there are constantly boats going into the area without warning. Just walking down the beach makes you feel nasty.

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Thank courtney t
Toluca, Mexico
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

This beach gets crowded with local tourists, so if you want privacy, go somewhere else. The water is better for swimming than at Playa Principal, and there are several restaurants that provide beach umbrellas, lounge chairs, and tables for you to camp out all day and enjoy food and drink at the beach.

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