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Beautiful Hidden Beach!

This is the second time I come to this beach an it is just Beautiful! It is hidden, there no hotels... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Danny P
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Eastvale, California
Lots of security guards, demolished hotels

Drove here from Barra de Navidad. Saw lots of armed security guards, hotels torn down, and no... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Chillindrina
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Picturesque beach featured in the movie "McHale's Navy."
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (3 reviews)
“short drive” (2 reviews)
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Barra de Navidad, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time I come to this beach an it is just Beautiful! It is hidden, there no hotels and one restaurant so it is very lonely which is great because the beach is clean and clear! Every time I visit I plan...More

Thank Danny P
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Drove here from Barra de Navidad. Saw lots of armed security guards, hotels torn down, and no restaurants or services. It's a pretty beach, but there are others that are nicer. I asked at my hotel in Barra de Navidad what is going on with...More

Thank Chillindrina
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I loved the beach at Melaque as it was not as "rough". This one is great for younger people who enjoy the waves.

1  Thank Deanne B
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Taking a short drive up or down the coast and you will find nicer beaches. The nearest would be Manzanilla.

Thank Christian N
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful beach but lacking of any services. Great potential for a resort town but no resort. Bring your own food and drinks. Bring a big umbrella for shade. Very relaxing but nothing other than miles of beach

2  Thank JamesVincentV19
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

While this stretch of beach is pretty it's not taken care of hence, stuff washed up, no services. Waves were rough as well. Not much attraction. We stayed 5 minutes.

1  Thank parpaced
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I love this beach and even more so now it is open to the public again. great swimming always for the kids and good snorkelling too. Just watch out at certain times of year for the sall sting rays which come into the bay to...More

2  Thank Daniel P
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved this small beach! Boogie boarding was easy and the town just feels safe. Would highly recommend staying here.

Thank Blondie01columbus
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a beach in transition. After a prolonged dispute over access to the beach, the public is now free to enjoy this beautiful beach. Unfortunately there are very limited services available. We stopped in during a boat tour and brought our own food and...More

Thank KevinFromCanada
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Beach wasn't what I expected. Quite small... a little rocky... some garbage around. But the snorkling off to the sides of the beach was quite excellent. Many varieties of fish to see. We hired a boat from Barra and he took us to this beach......More

Thank PB8080
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Alan W
20 January 2017|
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Response from PvrFederico | Reviewed this property |
30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Melaque.
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