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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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A special place to enjoy the sunset

We usually came here to have a glass of chardonnay, a plate of almeja chocolate and a marvellous sunset in front of us. The beach is quite good also for sunbathing and swimming... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We usually came here to have a glass of chardonnay, a plate of almeja chocolate and a marvellous sunset in front of us. The beach is quite good also for sunbathing and swimming but the most I prefer here is during the end of the day. The restaurant Playa Pichilingue is our special place for this. Prices are probably too... More 

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The ;pier shown is in front of one of the best beach side restaurants in La Paz. It is in the first cove past Pichiningue, first palapa on the left

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Turquois waters & white sand. We got our snorkel gear & headed on our small boat to Spirit Island. We snorkeled with seals.

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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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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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