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Playa palmar

Beautiful views!!! Big waves. Lots of cabanas on beach. Vendors for activities out daily. Coconuts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Santa Fe Springs, California
via mobile
Magnificent flat beach

If you like to run barefoot..you can not do any better...2.5 miles of flat clean, beach with... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
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This former coconut and mango plantation is now the best beach in Ixtapa.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“big waves” (8 reviews)
“daily walks” (2 reviews)
Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views!!! Big waves. Lots of cabanas on beach. Vendors for activities out daily. Coconuts are yummy!

Thank mcardiel
Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you like to run barefoot..you can not do any better...2.5 miles of flat clean, beach with minimal shells and rocks, one of the gr3eat beaches in the world to run

Thank klinoregon
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Absolutely Loved Walking this Beach ! Every Morning we took a long walk and went for a Message way down at the one end for 200 pesos. Never too full Sand got a bit Hot but run down to the shore and its perfect. We...More

1  Thank Binkyljfm
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The perfect beach to walk on (once you get past the hot dry sand). The water is good to play in the waves and you must get a massage(hut #6 Teresa was the best 200 pesos for an hour!). A new sunset everyday to watch.

Thank Theresa P
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Playa el Palmer is lovely for early morning or sunset strolls, approx 2.5 kms of beautiful soft sand, which heats up drastically throughout the day, in the afternoon wear your flipflops! My sister and I bought silver brcelets from a vendor, so beautiful and reasonable,...More

1  Thank Leanne S
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We stayed at a condo on this beach. Not many places open to the public, but the beach is nice for walking. Some vendors but not too many. Great sunsets. Parasailing $20 US and jet skiing $30. One vendor sells fresh oysters around 4pm each...More

1  Thank herewego2005
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Of all the beaches in the Barra to Playa Linda corridor, this is the most disappointing. Hard to access with all the high rise AIs lining the waterfront. Pretty much zero on the scale of 'does this place have a soul'. And without a wrist...More

Thank TheFez
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach for walks and watching the sunset. The waves are pretty rough, so I wouldn't brave the water if you're not a strong swimmer. There are reasonably priced activities like parasailing, jet skiing and banana boats available.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Love this clean beach. So many activites to entertain while you are exploring this Hotel Zone. No vendors to distract you from enjoying Ixtapa at it's finest.

Thank judyjudyjudy9
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Entire beach is verrrrry clean. Excellent soft sand. I believe it's about 10,000 steps from end to end. Is that about 5 miles? The water is 'soft' the waves at end of January were quite gentle. The water was a beautiful color. I enjoyed the...More

Thank kinesiogal2015
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1 April 2015|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
There was no smell in January or February of this year.