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Address: Lagoon Barra de Potosi, Barra de Potosi, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Watch the surf.....

We had a wonderful day in Barra de Potosi. Our host at our accommodation had recommended going down to this wee village south of Zihuatanejo, and because we had a car, we did... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
pennymasae
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North Vancouver, Canada
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North Vancouver, Canada
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103 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We had a wonderful day in Barra de Potosi. Our host at our accommodation had recommended going down to this wee village south of Zihuatanejo, and because we had a car, we did so. There were 4 adults and 2 children and we thoroughly enjoyed the beach and lagoon. It was fun to jump in the waves (got hit pretty... More 

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College Station, Texas
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We spent half a day at Barra de Potosi. It's a sleepy fishing village, that apparently is like Zihuatanejo was 60-70 years ago. When I say sleepy, I mean SLEEPY. Not much going on there at all. We had some drinks and snacks at a restaurant there. Super cheap, but food wasn't that great. Then we paid 300 pesos (roughly... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Depending on when you visit Barra de Potosi, a tiny fishing village at the end of the road you can find hundreds of birds, whales jumping off shore, amazing surf fishing and miles of beach to wander...or you can find a few beach side restaurants with fresh seafood and the sand bar closed for the season, limiting bird life and... More 

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Vancouver Canada
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136 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

500 pesos plus tips for a one hour tour in a panga to see a dozen birds at most. Nothing like others have claimed to see. One pelican close up, a cormorant, and an egret were all our guide could find. I was much more interested in the rolling and jumping fish as we are fly fishers. A "guide" snagged... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015

We took a tour here and honestly, it was disappointing. Yes, it's a lovely mangrove swamp, but the waters were low and there was virtually no wildlife; comparing it to the laguna in Acapulco which teems with birds it's very disappointing. The shanty restaurants are just that; really not worth the tour.

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

The Annual Barra de Potosi Spring Fair will be on March 13 2015 and should as fun as last year's fair ~ really great arts and crafts and local ladies making their famous street food. The village goes all out to decorate and have fun with the folks who come out for the day. You can visit the lagoon too,... More 

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Saskatoon
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

We decided to take a day trip down from Ixtapa , so glad we did . It included a few other stops , but Barra was the best ! Pristine beach which you could walk for hours , and the clearest water at the beach and beautiful views . We had a delicious lunch of Red|Snapper at the restaurant closest... More 

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Guttenberg, Iowa
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

This a great day trip. The beach is huge. Place to eat and drink. Get a taxi or jump the bus. Great for young and good old.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014

Barra de Potosí is a great place where a lagoon and the sea merge. We loved it, with a few beach restaurants (not fancy but friendly and confortable), a spectacular lagoon and a very special place to go to swim (kind of a salty river that ends at the sea). People is nice and friendly. We went there on a... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

A local tour guide (self trained in English and very capable) offers tours for birds and crocs in the fabulous lagoon of Barra de Potosi. Avi can hook you up with horse back tours too, to ride out to the wild turtle beach on the back side of Guamiliule hill. Check out the info at the site www.lastbestbeach.com

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