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“Terrible experience”
Review of Playa Veracruz

Playa Veracruz
Ranked #121 of 189 things to do in Panama City
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Dirty beach, there is no sand in the water. Instead there's mud so good luck getting out from it. If you ever go to paddle surf, don't go with the company "Paddle Paradise". They just don't know how to give a good treatment to their customers.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is the closest "beach" to the city, but i would not go in it. the neighborhood close by is not the best in the world.
There are a lot of restaurants and bars opening up here, and hopefuly that will fix up the place.

Thank Jairo G
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

silt, jellyfish, garbage - what more can I say to stop you endangering yourself and loved ones.
Nice lemonade at the last café on the beach, though.

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Ok. I had read the reviews about Veracruz and thought it would be miserable. Maybe because I had such low expectations it surprised me. Beach sand is course and beach is pretty narrow. Not many waves and water is a greenish grey. But still in a beautiful rustic area. There is small island in the distance. Nice stand up boards you can rent with classes. A lot of fun. They say on a calm day if you are good you can go out and go around the island. Beautiful views of the coastal mountain range. Eclectic atmosphere. Decent restaurants right along the beach. Was their trash...yes. Was the beach beautiful...not really. But for some reason the area had its own kind of charm that you can't put put your finger on. For the short 15 min ride from the city, worth a trip.

I will go again.

4  Thank J J
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

There are thieves running around the more secluded parts of this beach and it is FILLED with trash. A warning to all tourists, I refuse to give this anymore than 1 star (should be ZERO) until local police clean up the trash (scum people). I was robbed at gun point with my wife. Once I start seeing news articles (feel free to send them to me) about police doing serious sweeps throughout the area this review will remain the same. I was robbed on a part of the beach near the cemetary and hospital. This level of "safety" is not accecptable.

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