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Playa Pichilingue (Pichilingue Beach)

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Address: 10 miles north of La Paz, La Paz, Mexico
Phone Number: 800-446-3942
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Description: Playa Pichilingue is popular for sunbathing, swimming, and sportfishing...
Playa Pichilingue is popular for sunbathing, swimming, and sportfishing. Visitors can also enjoy a number of restaurants along the waterfront.
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Last minute road trip....

So a couple we met at our resort told us about this restaurant they went to earlier in the week. The food sounded so amazing me had to check it out. So two days later we rent a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Marcia O
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Beaumont, Texas, United States
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Beaumont, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

So a couple we met at our resort told us about this restaurant they went to earlier in the week. The food sounded so amazing me had to check it out. So two days later we rent a car and drove a little over 2 hours passed La Paz to this little restaurant out in the middle of no where.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Pichelingue is a popular beach a few miles to the north of La Paz. There are more beautiful beaches further to the north like Balandra and it can get busy at the weekends. However,none of the others have such a marvellous restaurant right on the beach almost in the water! I would say it is defintely not the cheapest restaurant... More 

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Pichilingue has a real cool name. But the beach, in the context of the much better beaches nearby, is not a big deal. Shallow water, narrow strip of sand, they are okay; but across the bay is the ferry landing, uglying up the place. Just a few kilometers up the road are Balandra and Tecolote beaches, much, much better. So... More 

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South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Lovely beach with nice snorkeling at the far end....just hide your belongings well in the rocks before going out. Bus service from La Paz to the beach is regular, on time, and inexpensive.

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Centennial
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We went there by private yacht. Our captain ordered several dishes to share. The food was excellent.

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I almost hate to review this as I don't want it over run by tourists but it really is a beautiful drive and beautiful beaches. Water is bath-warm and pristine. There's nothing I don't love about Mexican culture so it's going to be a luv-review.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We were told to go to the restaurant there to eat the Chocolata clams, so that's what we did. The beach did not look enticing at all, although it was chilly that day. Just not my style.

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Tappen, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Sitting under the new palapa with our feet in the sand we enjoyed a lovely serving of seafood ceviche, with a nice glass of cool beer. It was perfect.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

this a very nice beach where there is a very good restaurant and you can relax and take some sunshine not for bathing water too shallow better if you want to walk.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Water is a deep, turquoise blue and green. There is only one very good restaurant, try the clams. A good place to relax.

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Address: Address: 10 miles north of La Paz, La Paz, Mexico
Phone Number: 800-446-3942
Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  La Paz

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