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Nice little beach for surfing and swimming.

Went to this beach a few times during a surf camp. Very relaxed and quiet. Good for families. No... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mac4YYZ
,
Toronto
Great surfing for kids

Our kids 7and 11 took surf lessons here and the waves are perfect for the beginner. The beach is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Creinhardus
,
Alberta, Canada
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Small, lesser-known cove that isn’t usually crowded.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“beautiful beach” (14 reviews)
“steep steps” (4 reviews)
“gentle waves” (3 reviews)
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Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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"beautiful beach"
in 14 reviews
"steep steps"
in 4 reviews
"gentle waves"
in 3 reviews
"lounge chairs"
in 6 reviews
"start surfing"
in 2 reviews
"minimum consumption"
in 2 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 4 reviews
"small beach"
in 5 reviews
"take your time"
in 2 reviews
"great swimming"
in 2 reviews
"spend pesos"
in 2 reviews
"purchase food"
in 2 reviews
"swimmable beach"
in 2 reviews
"learn to surf"
in 4 reviews
"beginner surfers"
in 2 reviews
"clear water"
in 2 reviews
"an umbrella"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this beach a few times during a surf camp. Very relaxed and quiet. Good for families. No loud annoying beach clubs. While there is still an active surf here it is smaller than the other local beaches.

Thank Mac4YYZ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our kids 7and 11 took surf lessons here and the waves are perfect for the beginner. The beach is quaint and casual and away from the hustle of the main beach. We loved this beach.

Thank Creinhardus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went and took our first surf lesson then enjoyed a fruit plate for breakfast. The area is nice but busy and not for long beach walks but watching the surfing is very enjoyable.

Thank Brent S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best beach Andrea and I have ever visited! We have been to Maui, many in Florida, Belize, Cancun, etc. Gorgeous! Great waves, crystal clear waters, cool international crowd. So much fun watching all the surfers! It's a small, so I could imagine at the wrong...More

Thank Lance C
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

Loved going to Playa Carrizalillo. We spent a month in Puerto Escondido and went to P.C. at least 8 times. You can purchase food/drinks/lounge chairs or you can bring your own. We usually brought our own. Beach was beautiful and clean. Lots to do there...More

1  Thank Michaelgoalie
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Steep set of stair down to the beach. Not for the faint of heart. Expensive umbrella charge! And charge for bathroom on top of that! Food reasonably priced.

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Didn't realze there were over 165 stps leading to the beach. Not really compatable with knee or breathing issues. Cost was $300 pesos to rent char and umbrella, which can be exchanged higher for food/beverage. Prices higher than most.

1  Thank PemiNH
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

One of the most picturesque beaches ive been to (and i've been to Tulum, cancun, Thailand, Vietnam, Bahamas, aruba). The steps are not bad at all- take your time if you need to..there is no rush :) we saw older people going up and down....More

1  Thank James G
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Beautiful white beach with lots of restaurants serving cold cervaza on a hot day . You can rent a lounger with shade , sit & laugh & enjoy the great food . The waves & the current can be strong so watch the little ones...More

Thank passiontotravel77
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Very pretty beach, clean water, lots of steps,over 160, easier arriving and leaving, but if you're in OK shape, not a problem. Definitely worth the effort.

Thank Anne L
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