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Address: Manzanillo, Mexico
Description: One of several popular beaches.

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Lovely Walking Beach

The beaches extending across the bay forming the north lobe of the Manzanillo bay are lovely for walking. The sand is firm under foot and can be beautiful, as the micas floating... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The beaches extending across the bay forming the north lobe of the Manzanillo bay are lovely for walking. The sand is firm under foot and can be beautiful, as the micas floating in the receding waves reflect the sun like flakes of gold! At the west end of the beach is La Boqueta, with popular ramadas (thatched roof beach restaurants)... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Well if you are an adept swimmer or you have a board to surf, this is the place for you, steep drop in the sand makes big waves that crash and create underwater cross currents that can pull you down and maybe drown you. So be carefull and keep that leash tight and board close.

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Ensenada, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

If you're looking for waves you can boogie-board (even surf if you have a board), want to sip coconut water with rum splashed inside, and enjoy a long walk along the beach, this is the place. Although tons of locals on this beach and a few hawking their wares, we felt very safe and had a good many conversations.

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Address: Manzanillo, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Colima  >  Manzanillo

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