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"Nurse Shark Beach" is a fun beach to explore and reachable only by boat.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“las gatas” (111 reviews)
“water taxi” (108 reviews)
“la ropa” (52 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach,great food, awesome hosts!! Short boat taxi ride across. Great place to swim and snorkel!! Been there 4 years running!! : )

Thank Paul L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful day at Las Gatas at Otilias restaurant. Franco greeted us literally with open arms! Had chairs, table, umbrella and a bucket of beer within 5 minutes. We walked from La Ropa and got there fairly early which I would recommend. You can...More

1  Thank sunnygirl0865
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came over with a tour, which is totally not necessary. It would be super easy (and cheap) to do yourself. The snorkeling was just ok. A ton of different fish, but the reef is pretty much dead. Water clarity in the morning was great,...More

3  Thank EBella
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walked down to this beach to see what all the hype is about. If you want space and nice sand don't go here. It is a small beach area crowded with bars and chairs. And lots of rocks!

1  Thank TravelingMac60
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice beach where you can snorkel, you can take your own or rent one a set for $60 pesos (got to leave an ID) or you can take the tour for about $100 and they will take to see the under water Cristo. Did not...More

1  Thank Allan C
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

We took a tour boat to the beach. There will be someone there to help you out of the boat and look for a tip. The food in the restaurant that was chosen for us was good food and we sat in their lounger. The...More

Thank Bonnie S
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

There is only 2 ways to get there, by small boat from pier(need to keep you ticket for return) and walking the trail from La Ropa(we have done it a couple of times)- you have to be in good physical condition with the trail ending...More

1  Thank leftout
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Relly good place to go snorkling lunch was good and you can stay all day at your table in the shade good drinks

Thank Laurie S
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a picturesque spot on Zihuatanejo Bay, which is accessible only by boat (50 pesos, round trip). We went out there to snorkel and, while there are fish, there are not so many, and the reef is dead. There are some scraggly plants coming...More

Thank zmanCalifornia
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

We enjoyed our day at las gatas even though La Ropa is just as nice. Great food, people and service. Neat experience for the kids to talk the water taxi, snorkel and play in the sand.

Thank CAckerman228
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Angel B
December 27, 2016|
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Response from Allan C |
No, no se puede acampar ya que todo cierra a las 7 de la noche.
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Bonnie P
February 24, 2015|
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Response from Rodrigo C | Reviewed this property |
No, you leave things ok your chair.
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