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Small town featuring fresh seafood restaurants and safe cove swimming.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (6 reviews)
“small beach” (4 reviews)
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This little Bay is mainly for a fisherman to store and launch their boats. I enjoyed a beer while watching them launch. Be prepared to help because everybody jumps up when they start pushing the boat towards the water. Not a great place to hang...More

Thank BobnAnneontheroad47
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Puerto angelito has it's charm for lunch and whenever you want to take a bote to go fishing, see the dolphins in the morning or other. It is not such a nice place to be only in the beach it has a much more comercial...More

Thank cloe m
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I always get to this beach a couple of times on every visit. Little baby waves, a small cove ringed by seafood restaurants, boat rides available, but there's nothing like sitting by the water's edge and letting the gentle little waves wash over you. Love...More

Thank username11374
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We went to the left side as you come down to the beach. That is MANZANILLO beach. Slightly less crowded and with an adorable view. We ate and used the lounges at Isla Manzanillo Restaurant. Good food and great coconuts.

Thank BlancaRmz
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Nice quiet beach to see the bravery of de "pacific" ocean. Basic need satisfactors available : wc services, food, beer and wifi. Highly recommended.

Thank Luis C
Reviewed 12 August 2017

visited this beach many years ago. Now it is overcrowded and although it has natural beauty crowding makes it unpleasant. I wish I never returned to see it the way it is now

1  Thank Joshua P
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We drove to the beach from our hotel (about 15-20 minutes from downtown Puerto Escondido). The beach is good for swimming because the waves are not too big. The downside is that there are a lot of boat tours which means the boats take up...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

There are three great beaches near each other here, and this one was pretty much seething with people. Better to go to Playa Carrizalillo instead.

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This small beach is good for swimming and if like seafood there's plenty. If you give spanish a try and ask for any help the locals are more than willing to help you along. You can reach this cove by boat from the main playa...More

Thank landrymissrainl
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Watch out for the boats! But otherwise it is really beautiful beach with crystal clear water. Nice for both swimming and snorkeling

Thank Elin F
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