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Barra de Potosi Day Tours

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Lagoon Barra de Potosi, Barra de Potosi, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Our hosts, La Rusa and Mike organized a bird watching tour with Araceli. Araceli is very... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2018
MMNelson00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Forget the tour - do-it-yourself is more fun... & CHEAP!

I know nothing about the organized tours. But we easily went to Potosi on our own by bus. And... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
tedlyk
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Cleveland, OH
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Lagoon Barra de Potosi, Barra de Potosi, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed January 12, 2018

Our hosts, La Rusa and Mike organized a bird watching tour with Araceli. Araceli is very knowledgable, speaks decent english and has a good sense of humor. There was 6 of us on the boat and we had a blast. Great photos! memories of a...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

I know nothing about the organized tours. But we easily went to Potosi on our own by bus. And once there, we could pick and choose restaurants, activities, etc. For the record, the journey was safe and fun and everyone we encountered was friendly &...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2017

About 45 minutes south of the Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo resort is this wonderful beach area. As the river meets the Pacific Ocean, you have a tranquil fishing village, that welcomes tourists and locals alike, to enjoy the many restaurants and the "endless beach"....! After a bite to...More

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Reviewed January 16, 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...More

1  Thank pennymasae
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Reviewed October 28, 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...More

2  Thank jamiemckean
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Reviewed June 27, 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...More

4  Thank MexicoGringa
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Reviewed April 25, 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...More

3  Thank MikeyVancouverCanada
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Reviewed April 11, 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...More

2  Thank Neil M
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Reviewed March 6, 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...More

1  Thank Barbarasendasdelmar
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Reviewed February 5, 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...More

3  Thank andy_macSaskatoon
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Russell F
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When we visited Potosi in September 2017 there were very few boats at all in the area. The river mouth opens and closes to the ocean by sedimentation & currents at certain times of the year so there is not a good natural... More
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