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“Do not surf here unless you are a class 5 surfer!”
Review of Playa Zicatela

Playa Zicatela
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Owner description: Beachfront in Puerto Escondido.
Reviewed 16 February 2012

this is world class surf. In the big surf of September beware you ha ve to swim through 20-30 over 10 foot waves to get back to shore!

Thank clark w
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Reviewed 7 February 2012

This is a beautiful beach, however keep in mind this is NOT a swimming beach. In fact you will probably be dragged out before even getting in. The waves here are huge. Lots of eateries on this beach. Great beach to visit for the day.

Thank miche2300
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Reviewed 1 February 2012

There were lots of restaurants to choose from. The beach was not crowded.

Thank Dave C
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Reviewed 25 January 2012

if you like to surf or do bodybording this is a great place! the beach line is wery long, you can walk along it, and it is alot of bars and restaurant all iong the way. at the end of zicatela its a place called la punta( most of the surfers are there), there can you walk to the other side of the mountain and walk along untouchd beach;) its paradise!

Thank Mina S
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Reviewed 19 January 2012

The beach was nice, with a relaxed collection of cabanas attached to the various restaurants. The waves were manageable for just basic wading. The highlight of the day, aside from just relaxing, was that there were groups of 8 or so skydivers landing quite near us every half hour or so. Not parasailers from a boat, but seemingly experienced free-fall parachutists....was a nice diversion...I don't know if this was a one-day deal or what.

Thank ViajeroCraig
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